Can I check who owns a house in Northern Ireland?

By registering title to land in Northern Ireland, there is a register of landowners whose title is guaranteed by the state. This information is important when transferring or mortgaging land. You can search Land Registry to find out who owns land or a property.

What is LandWeb?

Accessing LandWeb Direct a Land Information service which enables the user to search records in any of the registries and to download copies of documents, a range of payment options is available for these services.

How do I find out who owns land in the UK for free?

Head to GOV.UK and conduct a title deeds search. HM Land Registry holds records on most property or land sold in England or Wales since 1993. These records include details of the title register, title plan, title summary and flood risk indicator.

Is the Land Registry public?

Since December 1990, the Land Register has been open to the public. For a fee, anyone can inspect the Register, find out the name and address of the current owner of any registered property or obtain a copy of any registered title.

How do you find out who owns land near me?

The most efficient way to find out who owns land is to use an online mapping utility such as our portal, which enables you to identify property by several different means, title number, address or map, making it incredibly simple, quick and efficient.

How can I find out who owns the land next to me?

Start with a public records search at the local county recorder’s office or the tax assessor. The recorder’s office keeps all the permanent public records that have to do with real property. The clerk will do the property owner lookup for you with the address you’ve given them.

How do I claim land in Northern Ireland?

To apply for adverse possession of registered land (s53 of Land Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 1970) please use the following forms: application in Precedent 7. A (Form 61) – Application under S. 53 which should state where the matter will be determined if an objection is received.

Is Land Registry the same as title deeds?

Title deeds / Title register are the same thing, although the plan and register will summarise the old paper deeds. You will be given copies of the paper deeds for reference/interest, if they exist. If they don’t, then there will be none. They aren’t considered important once the title is electronically registered.

Where can I find the land registry for Northern Ireland?

Land & Property Services keep the Land Registry for Northern Ireland. They can help you search for land registered on the Land Registry map. You’ll need the postal address to find a property or land. If you aren’t sure about an exact address, it’s helpful to bring a map showing nearby landmarks and road names.

How is the title to a property registered in Northern Ireland?

The title to approximately 50% of properties in Northern Ireland is registered in the Land Registry and the remaining properties are dealt with by the Registry of Deeds.

Who is responsible for the registry of land?

Land & Property Services (LPS) is responsible for the registry. To check if land is registered, you can search the registry in LPS customer information centres.

When to make a priority search application under Section 81?

A separate application should be made for each parcel of land. A priority search application under Section 81 may only be made where someone has contracted to purchase, take a lease of, or lend money on the security of a charge on, registered land.