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Source: UK Government

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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
Top 5 local authority areas
October applications
Birmingham
25,670
City of Westminster
22,889
Leeds
20,087
Cornwall
18,551
Wandsworth
16,548
September applications
Top 5 local authority areas
September applications
Birmingham
24,035
City of Westminster
21,642
Leeds
20,150
Cornwall
18,740
Manchester
16,559
Top 5 customers
October applications
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
September applications
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

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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.

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