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Non-farmer buyers have paid an average of £700/acre more for English farmland over the past five years, analysis of sales has shown. Research from Strutt & Parker shows lifestyle buyers, investors (including overseas purchasers) bought a higher total number of acres from 2013 to 2017, but farmers were involved in more transactions. The firm said the higher average price paid was due to the regions that non-farmers had been most active in; south-east England, the Midlands and counties close to […]