Farmers looking to acquire land increasingly have to compete with non-farmer buyers – from those interested in the investment potential and so-called “rollover” buyers looking to divest the proceeds of a sale to those focused on a lifestyle purchase. Ben Pike asks Clive Hopkins, head of farms and estate sales at Knight Frank, to explain who is in the market and what they are looking for. See also: In pictures: Arable farm with £5m price tag enters market Investment buyers “The capacity and earning potential […]