The data covers single residential property sales in England and Wales sold for full market value which have been duly lodged with the Land Registry. Notable exclusions include repossessions, auctions, part sales and corporate transactions. For full details see the Land Registry Price Paid FAQ.
Currently January 1995 - March 2022. Data for all sales lodged each month is released by the Land Registry in the last week of the following month, along with any corrections or late submissions for earlier months. The new data is incorprated in houseprices.io on the same day. To register for an email alert as soon as the next batch is available, please contact us.
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The red prices indicate a fall in price since the previous sale in nominal terms, amber is used when a price has fallen in real terms, i.e. when adjusted for inflation (using the Retail Prices Index). Green is for any rise.
This indicates the sale is an "additional price paid transaction", a category of sales which were previously excluded from the Land Registry's prices paid data, but began to be captured in October 2013. The Land Registry defines this category as:
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