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Whether you are buying or selling farmland, find out what land prices are doing in your area of the country. Find information for landowners, tenants, letting farmland, the best way to market your property and how to get the best price for your sale.

Advice and tips

LAND MARKETS

To lot or not to lot: How to market your farm

Making the decision to split up a farm that has been whole for generations can be difficult, but it could be the best option for building interest, encouraging competition and…

LAND MARKETS

So you want to... sell your farm?

Selling a farm may be the first time in generations that it has changed hands and it can be a complicated process. Farmers Weekly finds out more about how to…

LAND MARKETS

6 innovative ways to market your farm

Offering a unique experience or a bespoke deal could be the key to building interest in a property and finding the best-suited and most-committed buyer. Whether it’s extending a viewing…

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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

Land in your area: East Midlands

Land remains a strong investment option for farmers and non-farmers alike, as values over the year have been steadfast despite a tumultuous background. Current uncertainty is less of an issue…

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Land in your area: Yorkshire and Humber

Acres launched to the open market in Yorkshire and Humber this year have halved compared with 2018, with those farms that have changed hands achieving strong prices. Private sales, which…

LAND MARKETS

Land in your area: North-west England

The quality, location and accessibility of farmland is key to achieving the most interest and the best prices in north-west England, with the pull of the Lake District being particularly…

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News

LAND MARKETS

UK forestry values rise 23% as battle for land intensifies

The average price of commercial forestry on the market in the UK rose 23% in the year to September 2019, supported by timber prices, government schemes and investor interest. This…

LAND MARKETS

Seven Staffordshire County Council holdings up for sale

Five fully-equipped farms and two blocks of bare land have been put on the open market as part of Staffordshire County Council’s plans to sell off part of its estate.…

LAND MARKETS

Wide range of smaller farms across Britain come to market

England, Wales and Scotland have seen a number of smaller arable and livestock holdings come to the market as autumn proceeds. Dairy units, versatile properties and productive blocks of land…

LAND MARKETS

Low feedback makes Rics land market survey unviable

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has decided not to issue its Rural Land Market Survey results for the first half of 2019 after revealing it was “no longer…

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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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