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March 2020 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in March 2020.

In March:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,584,270 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 367,175

HM Land Registry completed 1,584,273 applications in March compared with 1,780,074 in February and 1,744,141 last March 2019, of which:

  • 256,062 were applications for register updates compared with 337,363 in February
  • 880,501 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 961,901 in February
  • 196,807 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 190,388in February
  • 15,411 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 20,909 in February

Applications by region and country

Region/country January applications February applications March applications
South East 424,390 413,018 367,175
Greater London 349,183 336,448 295,595
North West 212,480 203,913 184,461
South West 172,851 168,719 151,389
West Midlands 156,965 150,978 134,232
Yorkshire and the Humber 143,650 138,435 123,430
East Midlands 132,390 129,431 116,088
North 88,245 85,503 77,673
East Anglia 75,804 72,331 65,199
Isles of Scilly 39 70 42
Wales 82,752 81144 68,907
England and Wales (not assigned) 84 84 82
Total 1,838,833 1,780,074 1,584,273


Top 5 local authority areas

Top 5 local authority areas January applications Top 5 local authority areas February applications Top 5 local authority areas March applications
Birmingham 27,664 Birmingham 27,136 Birmingham 24,469
City of Westminster 24,777 City of Westminster 24,756 City of Westminster 22,027
Leeds 21,771 Leeds 20,901 Manchester 18,693
Manchester 19,006 Manchester 17,383 Leeds 18,229
Cornwall 18,243 Cornwall 17,356 Cornwall 15,787


Top 5 customers

Top 5 customers January applications Top 5 customers February applications Top 5 customers March applications
Infotrack Limited 60,745 Infotrack Limited 63,924 Infotrack Limited 65,764
Enact 57,323 Enact 59,342 Enact 50,955
O’Neill Patient 37,864 O’Neill Patient 37,041 O’Neill Patient 35,297
Optima Legal Services 24,113 Optima Legal Services 23,601 Optima Legal Services 26,135
My Home Move Limited 21,498 The Mortgage Works (UK) plc 22,135 TM Group (UK) LTD (Search Choice) 20,444


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Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The April data will be published at 11am on Friday 22 May 2020.

 

Channel website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry

Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/march-2020-transaction-data

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