The Land Registry oversee the ownership of property and land in the United Kingdom. As the government body in charge of recording the important information about property ownership, the Land Registry allow people to view their archived information on house prices, as well as material on properties, such as land boundaries, flooding risk and the registered title at a property.
This information is useful for a number of reasons, including reviewing the average price of property in a particular area you’d like to move to, preparing for potential flooding issues and proving a boundary issue in a dispute with a neighbour.
Find the price of a house on the Land Registry
The Land Registry keep extensive information on the cost of housing in England and Wales. Information about housing in Scotland can be found through Registers of Scotland and information about housing in Northern Ireland can be found with the Land and Property Services.
The Land Registry’s house price archives date back to 1995. Users can find the average house price for a particular area based on date, type of property (terraced, semi-detached, detached, flat or maisonette) and region, county or local authority.
To search the archive, use the Land Registry’s online search tool. The tool provides a variety of graphs and data for users to review. You can also enter two different areas in order to compare the difference in property prices over the selected period of time.
Find property information with the Land Registry
The Land Registry keep information about title register, title plan and flooding risk for properties and land sold in the United Kingdom, dating back to 1993. You can search the Land Registry by heading online and logging into the Land Registry website. From here, you can search for a property and, for a fee, download a specific document.
The title register costs £3, the title plan costs £3 and a flood risk document costs £10.80, including VAT. More information about searching for housing information and the payment process can be attained by calling our Prove I Called Land Registry Contact Number.