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LAND MARKETS

Move to online ordering drives demand for development land

Land for distribution and logistics buildings is a market described as ‘on fire’, with the pandemic having shifted online ordering into a new gear. Suzie Horne asked Patrick Stanton of…

LAND MARKETS

Sales of land in support schemes: What farmers should know

Land that has been included in a farm business’s support scheme application or agreement is subject to specific rules that must be followed during the transaction process to avoid financial…

LAND MARKETS

Sussex farm weighs pros and cons of biodiversity pilot scheme

The concept of biodiversity net gain (BNG) will become increasingly familiar over the next few years as developers look for land on which to offset their environmental obligations.  Doing a…

LAND MARKETS

How farmers can sell small blocks of land for a big return

Owners of small fields delivering limited returns from agriculture could benefit from cashing in on the general public’s growing demand for land. The Covid-19 lockdown experience has changed buyers’ priorities,…

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LAND MARKETS

Why we’re selling the family farm during coronavirus

Jane Clark and her son, Fred, have decided to sell their family farm in Essex during a time of global uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic has given the family a chance…

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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LAND MARKETS

What’s the market like for farms with natural capital?

Natural capital has moved to the forefront of farmers’ minds in recent years, with new support schemes and grants focusing on environmental objectives. Interest in a limited supply of properties…

BUSINESS

Could you be sitting on thousands in land tax relief?

Farmers could be missing out on as much as £50,000 of tax relief on land they bought in a derelict or contaminated state and returned to productivity. Land Remediation Relief,…

LAND MARKETS

What the UK let sector can learn from Ireland tax reform

The UK’s tenanted sector and agricultural productivity could be improved by following lessons learned from Ireland’s tax reform, says the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV). Jeremy Moody, CAAV secretary…

LAND MARKETS

7 things we know about the 2021 farmland market

Farmers are increasingly competing with non-agricultural buyers for land as forestry, environmental assets, outdoor space and privacy move up priority lists.  Conservation and climate change, additional income streams and lifestyle…

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News

LAND MARKETS

Resurgence of land auctions begins across England

Public land auctions are beginning to take place again, following an 18-month Covid-19 induced lull, and demand remains firm. The number of online auctions increased considerably during the past year,…

LAND MARKETS

Four tenancies and two unusual sales on the land market

Four farm business tenancies are being offered in England and Wales on five- to 10-year agreements. With tenancies always in high demand, these agreements are a great opportunity for arable…

LAND MARKETS

High buyer interest sees land prices rising in Wales and NI

Land prices in both Wales and Northern Ireland are being supported by good consistent demand. A mixture of buyer types is active in the market, with both agricultural and investment…

LAND MARKETS

Four county farm tenancies available in Yorkshire

Four parcels of land are available on farm business tenancy agreements with East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The areas available to rent cover a combined 260 acres, with a mixture…

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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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