What is the Land Registry?

As the name suggests, the Land Registry is responsible for registering land ownership and property in England and Wales.

When you buy a property, it will be recorded on the Land Register, which is an exhaustive list of more than 25 million titles for homes.

Every registered property has a land title with a government guarantee, and a title plan, which has information about the boundaries.

If you’re house hunting, Online Land Registry is a great resource for researching sold prices in your chosen area.


How to register a house with the Land Registry

If you’ve bought a property since 1990, it’s almost certainly registered with the Land Registry, so you don’t need to worry.

However, there may be circumstances where you inherit land or property that was never registered, in which case, you will need to do so.

It’s worth checking the property’s status by calling us. If you’re certain the property is unregistered, you will need to produce the original deeds in order to prove your ownership claim.

And if you cannot find that dusty document in the cellar, you can submit a deeds request form to us.

Click here to learn more about changing your property's register. 


How long does it take to update the Land Registry?

It can take a number of weeks for the Land Registry to update its information about a property.

The exact length of time depends on their workload and the complexity of the transaction.


What other services does Online Land Registry provide?

Here at Online Land Registry, we offer the following services:

-Title Register: this document provides you with details of full ownership information for a property or piece of land.

-Title Plan: this document is another document proving the extent of the property and is used by professionals and non-professionals alike.

-Map Search: For land and property without an address, you can quickly obtain a Title Register or Title Plan for any land or property without an address, such as fields, tracks, barns, roads and parcels of land.

-Property Ownership: These two documents prove ownership of a property. They are packed with information relating to ownership, tenure, purchase price, mortgages, and date of purchase.

-Land Registry Property Alert Service: Offers a robust defence against property fraud.

For any other service Contact us right now.

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Our online services provide the general public and property professionals with access to official copies of Land Registry Title documents.

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