Four ways to maximise income from residential farm properties
Many farmers and landowners could be commanding more rental income from their residential farm properties. Julie Liddle, a director of Robson & Liddle, shares four tips to improve portfolio performance.
Can I stop my domestic stables being classed as a business?
The number of domestic stables being reclassified as liable for business rates appears to be on the rise. Julie Liddle examines the rules and what redress is available for stables owners.
How do new rules on smoke and carbon monoxide alarms affect farming properties?
Julie Liddle, director of Robson & Liddle, explains how the new rules on smoke and carbon monoxide alarms will impact upon landlords of farming and rural properties.
Q&A: Are solar panels still a good option for farmers?
Julie Liddle, a director of Robson & Liddle Chartered Surveyors, looks at whether solar panels will continue to provide a good return for farmers once cuts to subsidies are made.
Landlords and tenants: Changes to your tenancy
If you have an old style tenancy, being that under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, there are changes that came into force on May 17, 2015.
Do you know your option from your elbow?
How many times have you heard a landowner say he has agreed an option agreement over his land with a developer (for either housing or renewable energy)?
Permitted rights for barn conversions
It is a year since the Town and Country (General Permitted Development) Order came into force. This gave the right to convert agricultural buildings for residential or business use, in certain circumstances.