Agricultural & Rural Property Services
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In an ever changing rural scene, Simpson Towler endeavours to develop its range of services. With farmers and rural property owners wanting to explore new and diverse business opppotunites, their needs in developing business opportuities cross into differing sectors. This requires a multi-disciplinary approach, for which we cater from our own overlapping skills base and by using our established contacts with other professions.

Farming in Eden

As dedicated agricultural valuers, we provide valuation assessments and advice for a range of needs, including:-

  • Sales and lettings.
  • Taxation, including probate/ Inheritance Tax, Captial Gains Tax and Income Tax.
  • Matrimonial disputes.
  • Farm ingoings and end-of-tenancy compensation claims ( for landlords and tenants).
  • Rental assessments.
  • Development appraisals.
  • Insurance.
  • Lending purposes.
  • Charities Act purposes.

Landlord & Tenant
In addition to our work within the scope of the Housing Acts (see Letting Services), Simpson Towler undertakes work in the agricultural sector, acting for both landlords and tenants. The services that we can provide in the areas of both tradition and Farm Business Tenancies include:-

  • Lettings, from grass lettings to whole-farm.
  • Termination of tenancy proceedings, including compensation claims.
  • Rent Reviews.
  • Schedules of repair and dilapidations.
  • Arbitration and expert witness work.
  • Succession planning and succession applications.
  • Diversification negotiations.

With over 20 year involvement in rural property management, we can provide a range of services, from basic rent collection/ payment and property maintenance, extending into the identification of development oppportuities, estate strategic planning, advice on access and conservation/ environmental matters.

Single Payment Scheme & Grants
We assist with the preparation of Single Payment Scheme applications. We also research grant availability for diversification and business development projects . See also the link to the Stewardship page

Diversification, Development and Business Appraisal
We help rural property owners identify and develop opportunities to extend the scope of their businesses, including alternative uses and opportunities to make savings through building improvements and the use of alternative technologies and help in their evaluation through business appraisals.

Wind Farms
We have acted for farmers in discussions for the establishment of wind farms and have experience in negotiating option agreements and lease terms .

Dispersal Sales
Through our association with experienced and reputable auctioneers and our experience in organising sales, Simpson Towler is able to arrange on-farm sales of machinery, tractors and equipment and livestock, either on cessation of business or as part of farm re-structuring. Enquiries are welcomed.

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