I need to find out how many properties someone owns - is there an online directory that provides this?
System of Law: England-and-Wales
Hi, Thanks for your question. The Land Registry keeps registered titles of all properties owned in the UK (apart from those old ones which have not been bought/sold/remortgaged in the last twenty or so years). You can search for an individual property and download the register to find out who owns it via:-eservices.landregistry.gov.uk/wps/portal/Property_SearchHowever, the land registry will not search against a person’s name on request due, I suspect, to data protection laws and the Human Right to privacy. They will almost certainly only do this where there is a court order directing them to do so I’m afraid. If you wish to informally find out then you can consider using a tracing agent to see if they have other records which state where a person either resides or is registered on the electoral roll. If you search “tracing agents” and your locality then a list of providers will be produced. Sorry it could not be better news.If this has been useful please kindly click accept so that I may be rewarded for my time. If you do not click accept your money stays with the site and I do not receive any credit for the time I have taken to answer your question. You will not be charged any further money for clicking accept.If you wish for me to provide you with further guidance on any question you may have in the future then please submit a further question to the board requesting me either by my profile or by marking your question. “FAO Tom”. Kind regards,Tom
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