Rural property news around the UK

14 January 2021

Buying a farm: Structure and tax implications are 'important'

13 January 2021

Saffery Champness issues advice on buying a farm

Half of farm tenants 'may be excluded' from new schemes

13 January 2021

Many tenants operate under 'restrictive' FBTs

Tribunal sets three stage approach to rural mast rents

23 December 2020

Decision could shift the backlog of disputes

Welsh white paper for farming 'leaves tenants exposed'

18 December 2020

Welsh govt 'failing to provide safeguards for tenants'

Govt urged to make wealth tax 'fair and proportionate'

17 December 2020

Growing pressure to introduce new wealth tax

Estate branded 'most important farm to hit market this year' sold

15 December 2020

1,400 acre Ogbourne Down estate sold for £15m

Thousands of people back family farm threatened with closure

11 December 2020

Westridge Farm may close due to housing plans

Farmers could be 'unintended victims' of Wealth Tax plan

10 December 2020

'Farmers are often asset rich but cash poor'

Bradford Estates unveils new regenerative farming plan

9 December 2020

Plan will 'ensure healthy legacy for generations'

Scotland's Fair Rents Bill 'may unintentionally create higher rents'

9 December 2020

Tenants could see 'higher and more frequent rent rises'

Farming families warned they could face potential tax hike

4 December 2020

Possible change to Capital Gains Tax in March Budget

Beef farmers capitalise on growing demand for UK staycations

3 December 2020

Cheshire farm enters glamping market with luxury pods

Only one in seven NI farmers plan on fully retiring

30 November 2020

Succession plans 'vital' for future of NI farms

'Excellent' rural development opportunity in Angus

27 November 2020

Buyer given chance to create 'rural business hub'

Lending for land boosted by low Covid rates

26 November 2020

H&H seeing continued strength in land market

New code aims for 'fair and objective' farm rent reviews

26 November 2020

Scotland has introduced a new Code of Practice

Shropshire grassland farm available to let on 7-year FBT

24 November 2020

230-acre farm is available on a fixed term FBT

Farmers 'dismayed' by plan to axe hydropower support

23 November 2020

Welsh govt told to keep farm hydropower viable

HS2 review misses key points, agricultural valuers say

20 November 2020

The review tried to address wide range of concerns

New blow for claim of Business Property Relief on holiday lets

17 November 2020

HMRC wins new case resulting in denial of BPR

Considerations for farmers contacted by utility firms

17 November 2020

Farmers and landowners told to know their rights

Agricultural and croft land for sale in Argyll and Bute

17 November 2020

Two separate blocks of farmland and a croft

Farmers welcome Permitted Development Rights proposals

16 November 2020

Anticipated boost for farm business development

Farmers affected by HS2 urged to start compensation process

3 November 2020

Numerous government compensation measures

Community nature project buys 5,000 acres of Scottish land

3 November 2020

South of Scotland’s biggest community buyout

Affordable housing guide launched for young farmers

2 November 2020

FAQ guide aims to help rural young people

Kent farm estate on market for first time since 1955

26 October 2020

Diversified sheep and arable estate for sale

Unknown person outbids community effort to restore rare farm

23 October 2020

Secret bidder spoils nature-friendly plan

1 in 2 young people want to swap city for countryside

22 October 2020

Londoners want to swap city life for rural idyll

White v White: 20 years on from seminal farming divorce case

21 October 2020

The case fundamentally changed the landscape