Fields at Armagh Road
Sheltering income from inheritance tax is the principal reason for the flight to farmland which is particularly popular with those who grew up on farms before pursuing other careers.   One agent estimates active farmers were the successful bidder in just 20% of land sales in 2017. Anecdotally, average values have continued to rise steadily with best-in-class achieving £13,500/acre compared with £12,500/acre in 2016. Prices being paid are yet to reach the £16,000/acre pre-recession peak but are following a pattern […]