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Protecting your commercial property investment

08 June 2018

Many private investors have dipped their toe in the residential buy-to-let market. Some consider putting their money into commercial property as a way of spreading risk across their portfolio. Commercial property can often offer a lower cost alternative to residential investment. It can also offer ...

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Safeguarding your agricultural assets

01 June 2018

Succession under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 does not arise all that often nowadays but a timely reminder of some useful pointers to protecting what you have might be useful. A tenancy under Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 is, after all, a valuable asset. So, if you are such a tenant or ...

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Protecting your land against new rights of way

25 May 2018

We all know about the many difficulties associated with farming in the urban fringe environment, not least in respect of repeated trespass over routes not dedicated as public rights of way. Ignoring the use of such unauthorised access is unwise as, after 20 years of uninterrupted use by the public ...

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Small Grant Scheme great opportunity for farmers

12 February 2018

The £60 million of funding on offer under the new Small Grant Scheme provides a fantastic opportunity for the region's farmers to update farm equipment. However the window of opportunity is short, and you need to act fast to avoid disappointment. With a deadline for applications of 14 March 2018, ...

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YoungsRPS strengthens team with new appointment

09 February 2018

Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants YoungsRPS has further strengthened its team with a new senior appointment. Chartered Town Planner, Richard Morgan, joins YounsgRPS from one of the UK’s largest land promoters where he spent a number of years in a strategic planning manager role. He has ...

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INSIGHT SCOTLAND - ISSUE 01

06 February 2018

We are pleased to present our first issue of Insight Scotland which includes topical industry updates and exciting changes at YoungsRPS. This issue includes the following articles: · Amnesty for tenant’s improvements- a practical guide · Farm business finance · Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016- what ...

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YoungsRPS are Expanding

12 January 2018

Rural chartered surveyors and property consultants YoungsRPS are marking the start of 2018 in style with the official opening of their new office in Scotland. Headed by YoungsRPS Director Tom Oates, it is located in Thornhill, Dumfriesshire. Concentrating on the core rural services of farm sales, ...

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New Requirements for Environmental Impact Assessments on Rural Land

24 July 2017

New legislation sees further requirements come into play in relation to improving the productivity of uncultivated or semi-natural land. Farmers should be aware that an Environmental Screening Report may now be required before implementing any change in farming practice on such land warns Emma ...

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Good advice is the key to a successful farm sale

16 March 2017

Timing and first impressions are critical to the sale of any farm, according to James Thompson of North East rural property consultants, YoungsRPS. As the farmland market tightens and becomes increasingly competitive, attention to detail can make all the difference in achieving market advantage. ...

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Brexit

16 March 2017

Brexit – an ideal time to develop new opportunities and keep young farmers farming Two recent surveys highlight the continued move away from farming by young people in rural areas. In a post Brexit world where the farming industry will be more dependent than ever on the entrepreneurial skills and ...

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