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Advice and tips

LAND MARKETS

Planning a farm dispersal sale: What you need to know

Choosing a date, lotting items and organising on-site facilities are all parts of the preparation process for a farm dispersal sale. Farmers can get a huge amount of support, says…

LAND MARKETS

What puts land and property buyers off farmland?

The most important part of preparing land and property for sale is ensuring everything a potential buyer wants to know is legally documented and presented clearly, say agents. This includes…

TAX

Advice on selling farm dwellings before CGT rule change

Capital gains tax (CGT) rules on residential property are being tightened from April 2020, so farmers and landowners may want to try to complete any planned sales before this deadline,…

PLANNING PERMISSION

Agricultural Occupancy Conditions explained

Thousands of properties in rural areas across the UK have restrictions on what type of person can occupy them, reducing their potential value and their demand from potential buyers. Andrew…

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Case studies

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

How HS2 compensation battles have hit two family farms hard

The high-speed rail project set to link London, Birmingham, the East Midlands, Leeds and Manchester has proved controversial. The project has cost taxpayers £4.1bn even before construction has started, according…

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

How compulsory purchase has ruined a dairy farmer

A Lancashire farmer has been forced to sell his dairy herd during a compulsory purchase battle that has left him out of pocket for four years. Paul Casson farms in…

LAND MARKETS

Video: Farming family sells estate after 70 years

Succession planning is commonly defined as the process of passing a farm from one generation to the next. Done properly the outcome should provide clarity over the future of the…

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Insights

LAND MARKETS

6 things we know about the 2019 farmland market

Keen buyers, limited supply and a background of endless uncertainty has characterised the land market this year. Farmers Weekly’s land tracker shows 75,172 acres have been publicly advertised so far…

LAND MARKETS

Farmland supply lowest since 2001 foot-and-mouth crisis

The number of acres to hit the farmland market in Great Britain so far this year marks the lowest first half supply since the foot-and-mouth crisis of 2001, according to…

LAND MARKETS

Large farms rare commodity in active Northern Ireland market

Demand for farms in excess of 100 acres is extremely strong in Northern Ireland, where the price of prime land can reach £15,000/acre, but supply of all types and sizes…

LAND MARKETS

Attractive Scottish land market sees busy start to 2019

Bare agricultural land or smaller blocks of pasture that offer flexibility are selling well in Scotland in the first half of 2019, while hill land with forestry planting potential underpins…

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News

LAND MARKETS

Slew of farms hit the autumn land market

Farmers looking to buy land will have a range of new offerings to choose from after a slew of new farms and land parcels were put up for sale. They…

BUSINESS

Strutt & Parker (Farms) business sold to investment company

East Anglia-based Strutt & Parker (Farms) has been sold to Robigus, a private company incorporated on 1 June this year. The business, which farms about 33,000 acres of its own,…

LAND MARKETS

Royal Agricultural University to sell 622-acre livestock farm

A 622-acre livestock unit in Gloucestershire is set to hit the market after the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) decided to sell off one of its farms. Harnhill Manor Farm was…

LAND MARKETS

Dairy farm assets prove a hot commodity

Both modern and traditional dairy units are attracting strong demand from a range of buyers, agents say. As with all farm types nationally this year, supply of dairy farms remains…

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Opinion

BUSINESS

Opinion: Why Dieter Helm is wrong on land prices after Brexit

What drives the farmland market – and what this ultimately means for the future of farming post Brexit – is more complicated than many realise. The farmland market is a…

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Video

LAND MARKETS

Large Lincolnshire arable estate selling in lots

One of the largest commercial arable holdings to come to market in Lincolnshire for 20 years is being sold off in several lots to a variety of buyers. Rainthorpe Farms,…

LAND MARKETS

Video: Farming family sells estate after 70 years

Succession planning is commonly defined as the process of passing a farm from one generation to the next. Done properly the outcome should provide clarity over the future of the…

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VIDEO & PICTURES: Stunning Leicestershire dairy farm for sale

Property agent Howkins & Harrison is selling a 235-acre Leicestershire state-of-the-art dairy unit that will seriously whet the appetite of all milk producers. The firm's Jeff Paybody says Ridgefield Farm at…

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