What do people do all day? Mike Harlow, General Counsel at HM Land Registry, uses the charming illustrations of Richard Scarry to explain the worth of our work to the UK economy.
Buying and selling property
If you've not seen an HM Land Registry title register before, you may wonder what it's all about. As Frank Ramsay learns, you need to know your ABC.
Deputy Director for Comprehensive Registration at HM Land Registry, Maggie Telfer, explains the benefits of comprehensive registration and how it will make buying and selling homes easier.
Our Customer Policy Manager, Adam Hookway, shares the main questions he's asked about boundaries and why they tend to be some of the hardest to answer.
When customers ask us for title deeds, they’re often disappointed to learn that we don't have the originals. Find out what they are, where they might be kept, and whether you need them.
Adam Hookway, Customer Policy Manager, talks about some of the main issues that arise when a property owner dies.
In England and Wales, all land is owned by somebody. But how can you find out who owns a piece of land or property that isn't registered with us?
People sometimes ask us "How old is my house?", because they need this information to take out building insurance. Here are some things you can do to explore the age of a property.
Our Head of Customer Policy, Andrew Robertson, sets out how and why we are looking at opening up our conveyancer data.
Chief Executive and Chief Land Registrar, Graham Farrant, explains how our new Business Strategy sets the direction we will take over the next five years to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data.