Many people wrongly assume that buying or selling agricultural property is much the same as any other conveyance. In reality, a property transaction involving farmland can be a complicated and taxing process with many elements to consider.
Philip Taylor, property law and agricultural specialist at Pearsons & Ward Solicitors in Malton outlines some of the pitfalls involved in purchasing or selling agricultural property and explains why you should engage us as your specialist conveyancer to guide you through the process.
The conveyance of agricultural land requires all the usual checks and searches that are needed for non-agricultural property, such as title investigations at the Land Registry, checks for existing easements (rights of way) and planning permissions, as well as local authority, environmental, and water and drainage searches.
In addition, agricultural land conveyancing often requires a whole…