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What work do agricultural valuers do?

Agricultural Valuers provide clients with professional advice and valuation expertise on a wide range of issues affecting the countryside.

They have a thorough knowledge of country life, understand the relevant law, keep abreast of government regulations and have a strong sense of practicality in times when there are many new or increasing pressures on and opportunities in the countryside. At all times they act professionally and focus on adding value to their clients.

Types of work often include...

Sales and Lettings
Sales, purchase and lettings of farms, estates, houses, commercial premises and land.
Tax Planning
Advice on rural taxation and finance, including income and capital taxes.
Government Schemes
Payments and grants, applications and advice.
Property, livestock, machinery and equipment auctions.
Valuation of farms, estates, houses, commercial premises and land.
Joint Ventures
Preparing contract farming, share faming and other agreements.
Compulsory purchase and compensation claims, including water and gas pipelines, road and rail schemes and electricity wayleaves.
Preparing advice, applications, site promotion and appeals.
Providing advice, grant/finance applications and any planning issues.
Renewable Energy
Advising on renewable energy projects including wind, solar, water, biofuels and biomass.
Advice on agreements relating to telecommunication masts and broadband cables.
Dispute Resolution
Arbitration and dispute settlements, mediation, independent experts, evidence preparation and hearings.
Estate Management
Management of rural property and business.
Strategic Business Advice
Strategic business advice, planning and identifying opportunities.
Advice on government schemes, natural capital, biodiversity, soils, water and climate change.