Posts Tagged: Scottish Farming Lawyers

Farmland prices in Scotland remain steady

Farmland prices in Scotland remained steady for the second half of 2013, matching reported prices for the same period in 2012, according to the latest RICS/RAU Rural Land Market Survey. During the second half of last year, the average cost of farmland continued at £3,750 per acre across Scotland, consistent with 2012. The cost of… Read more »

Progress towards Agricultural Holdings Review

It is good to hear that the Scottish Government is moving forward on its Review of Agricultural Holdings Legislation, with the news of six appointments to the expert group that will advise the review. The review – led by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead – aims to determine what policy and legislative changes may be… Read more »

Statistics released on tenanted agricultural land in Scotland

New statistics on tenanted agricultural land in Scotland have been released by Scotland’s Chief Statistician, which brings together data for 2012 on the number and types of rental agreements, and the rents paid. The 2012 rent results are apparently calculated on a different basis than previous years, which means that the 2012 rent statistics are… Read more »