Stockport solicitors O’Neill Patient has again appeared in the Land Registry’s UK top 3 customers submitting applications in October 2016.
The monthly Transaction Data, published on the 15th working day of each month, shows how many applications for first registrations, leases, transfers of part, dealings, official copies and searches lodged by Land Registry account customers were completed.
Hazel Grove based O’Neill Patient came 2nd in the top 3 customers for transactions and 3rd in the top 3 customers for searches.
During October, the Land Registry completed 1,532,007 applications. The South East topped the table of regional applications with 358,770 and Birmingham topped the table of local authority applications by area with 23,574.
Sue Brown, managing partner, O’Neill Patient said: “O’Neill Patient has consistently been in the top three entries for transactions and searches going through the land registry for the last 4 years.
“It signifies the firm’s position as one of the leading property firms in the country, and demonstrates how much we have grown over the last few years.”
Stockport solicitors O’Neill Patient carried out 909 Transactions for Value out of a UK total of 0ver 82,000; during the same period the company also conducted over 7,000 searches out of a total of over 198,000.
Top three customers for transactions
|Top three customers||Transactions for value|
|My Home Move Limited||1,901|
|Countrywide Property Lawyers||872|
Top three customers for searches
|Top three customers||Searches|
|Optima Legal Services||7,602|
Transactions for value include freehold and leasehold sales.
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.
As a government department established in 1862, executive agency and trading fund responsible to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Land Registry keeps and maintains the Land Register for England and Wales.
The Land Register has been open to public inspection since 1990.