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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.

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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…

LAND MARKETS

How to value land and property and get the best price

The vendor and buyer perception of value might be defined by heart, desire or what the competition is prepared to pay. However, for agents, a valuation is a professional process…

LAND MARKETS

What ‘hidden’ elements of farm ownership can hold up sales?

Buying and selling land and property can be complicated, and certain things that seem minor can easily slip through the net and really restrict progress. Farmers Weekly asked land agents…

PLANNING PERMISSION

How to diversify agricultural land: building to rent or sell

Many farmers are looking to expand their business and generate new revenues through diversification, amid relentless pressure on yields coupled with uncertainty over the future. Carefully planned residential and commercial…

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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

Hill farms slow to market but snapped up by investors

Few hill farms have come to the market so far this year, but land with potential for tree planting and in an attractive location is seeing good demand and achieving…

LAND MARKETS

Secret sales see land hit higher prices

More farms are changing hands off the open market and achieving a premium for the convenience, in a growing trend that benefits both buyers and sellers. Units near landowning neighbours…

LAND MARKETS

12 things that affect how much farmland is worth

New factors are increasingly affecting the price tag of land, alongside the traditional influences. Matthew Berryman of land agent and farm business consultant CLM provides an at-a-glance guide.   1. Enterprises…

LAND MARKETS

Demand high for arable units, but farmers wary of selling

Supply of arable land remains tight across the UK with farmers holding onto their assets amid the uncertainty of Brexit and the future of subsidies, agents have said. Buyers are…

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News

LAND MARKETS

More quality mixed farms wanted to satisfy demand

Traditional mixed farms of a good size in the right location are failing to come to the market despite demand remaining steady, say agents. Buyers are seeking the ability to…

LAND MARKETS

Range of farms launched as summer market lights up

Arable, livestock and mixed farms have been launched across England, Wales and Scotland as the summer market opens up. Spring and summer are traditionally popular times to bring land and…

LAND MARKETS

Diverse range of land and farms offered at auction

A mix of land, property and woodland is set to go under the hammer in two upcoming summer auctions. Agents say an auction can be an efficient and cost effective…

TENANCIES AND RENTS

Five farm tenancies up for tender across UK

Tenancy opportunities do not come to market with great frequency, so these five farms will interest those on the lookout. Two upland livestock farms are available to let as a…

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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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