Press release

June 2014 Transaction Data

The data published on this page provides information about the number and types of applications that Land Registry completed in June 2014.

  • Land Registry completes 1,414,785 applications
  • South East tops the table of regional applications with 326,514
  • Birmingham tops the table of local authority applications with 21,101

The Transaction Data shows Land Registry completed over 1,414,780 applications from its customers in June. This includes 1,365,798 applications by account customers, of which 348,972 were applications in respect of registered land (dealings); 607,931 were applications to obtain an official copy of a register or title plan; 202,412 were searches and 79,809 were transactions for value.

Applications by region

Region Applications
South East 326,514
Greater London 266,708
North West 161,232
South West 140,087
West Midlands 117,710
Yorks & Humber 113,787
East Midlands 100,789
Wales 64,652
North 64,560
East Anglia 58,637
England & Wales (not assigned) 71
Isles of Scilly 38
Total 1,414,785

Top three local authorities

Top three local authorities Applications
Birmingham 21,101
City of Westminster 20,906
Leeds 18,438

Top three customers by transaction

Top three customers Transactions for value
My Home Move Limited 1,496
Countrywide Property Lawyers 959
O’Neill Patient 738

Top three customers by searches

Top three customers Searches
Brighouses incorporating Epsley & Co. 12,397
Enact 6,095
Optima Legal Services 5,440

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Notes to editors

  1. Transaction Data is published on the fifteenth working day of each month. The July Transaction Data will be published at 11am on Thursday 21 August 2014.
  2. The monthly Transaction Data shows how many applications for first registrations, leases, transfers of part, dealings, official copies and searches lodged by Land Registry account customers were completed. Explanation of the terms used
  3. Transactions for value include freehold and leasehold sales.
  4. Most searches carried out by a solicitor or conveyancer are to protect the purchase and/or mortgage. For example, a search will give the buyer priority for an application to Land Registry to register the purchase of the property. For information about the different types of search.
  5. As a government department established in 1862, executive agency and trading fund responsible to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Land Registry keeps and maintains the Land Register for England and Wales. The Land Register has been an open document since 1990.
  6. With the largest transactional database of its kind detailing over 23 million titles, Land Registry underpins the economy by safeguarding ownership of many billions of pounds worth of property.
  7. For further information about Land Registry visit www.landregistry.gov.uk
  8. Follow us on Twitter @LandRegGov. Find us on LinkedIn, Facebook and our blog.

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