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October 2020 Transaction Data

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

Please note this data shows what HM Land Registry has been able to process during the time period covered and is not necessarily a reflection of market activity.

In October:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,761,230 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 422,216

HM Land Registry completed 1,761,236 applications in October compared with 1,704,591 in September and 1,905,543 last October 2019, of which:

  • 267,115 were applications for register updates compared with 271,392 in September
  • 981,945 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 950,164 in September
  • 212,982 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 197,197 in September
  • 15,506 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 16,358 in September

Applications by region and country

Region/country August applications September applications October applications
South East 355,163 405,032 422,216
Greater London 275,735 310,818 325,631
North West 170,636 192,764 196,957
South West 149,120 167,493 174,310
West Midlands 124,753 143,282 148,009
Yorkshire and the Humber 116,805 134,097 134,139
East Midlands 112,849 122,933 124,686
North 69,766 80,185 82,547
East Anglia 64,781 72,439 75,586
Isles of Scilly 39 44 69
Wales 65,061 75,401 77,009
England and Wales (not assigned) 83 103 77
Total 1,504,791 1,704,591 1,761,236

Top 5 local authority areas

October applications

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op 5 local authority areas October applications
Birmingham 25,670
City of Westminster 22,889
Leeds 20,087
Cornwall 18,551
Wandsworth 16,548

October applications

Birmingham
25,670
City of Westminster
22,889
Leeds
20,087
Cornwall
18,551
Wandsworth
16,548

September applications

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Top 5 local authority areas September applications
Birmingham 24,035
City of Westminster 21,642
Leeds 20,150
Cornwall 18,740
Manchester 16,559

September applications

Birmingham
24,035
City of Westminster
21,642
Leeds
20,150
Cornwall
18,740
Manchester
16,559

Top 5 customers

October applications

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Top 5 customers October applications
Infotrack Limited 98,689
Enact 41,045
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 30,445
O’Neill Patient 25,566
Optima Legal Services 21,799

October applications

Infotrack Limited
98,689
Enact
41,045
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice)
30,445
O’Neill Patient
25,566
Optima Legal Services
21,799

September applications

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Top 5 customers September applications
Infotrack Limited 92,488
Enact 43,392
O’Neill Patient 29,081
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice) 21,501
Optima Legal Services 21,436

September applications

Infotrack Limited
92,488
Enact
43,392
O’Neill Patient
29,081
TM Group (UK) Ltd (Search Choice)
21,501
Optima Legal Services
21,43

Next publication

Transaction Data is published on the 15th working day of each month. The November data will be published at 11am on Monday 21 December 2020.

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

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

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