Dairy land in the south-west of England© Nicholas and Sherry Lu-Aldridge/FLPA/Imagebroker/REX/Shutterstock
Polarised values, off-market deals and increasingly discerning buyers typified transactions of South West England’s farmland in 2016. Forced sales did not increase, according to region’s agents, but the first half of this year could see farmers with no succession plan retiring amid policy uncertainty. Realistic valuing has been challenging but vital to attracting bidders. See also: North England farmland prices show confidence in the market Charlie Evans, partner, Strutt & Parker, Salisbury I cannot remember a market where values were so […]