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19 October 2009
Bute Estate, working in conjunction with rural property specialists CKD Galbraith have announced details of a range of new farm lettings on the Isle of Bute.
8 October 2009
It is a £1.6 billion programme of economic, environmental and social measures designed to develop rural Scotland until 2013.
27 January 2009
Seminar in Elgin on Thursday 19th November that looked at the challenges and opportunities for farmers, landowers and rural property owners during these difficult economic times. Speakers notes available.
10 December 2008
As a consequence of the substantially increased commodity prices at the end of the 2007 harvest, many landlords took the opportunity to serve Notice on their tenants for a rent review at Martinmas (28th November) 2008.
10 November 2008
It is hard to believe that the 5th anniversary of Short Limited Duration Tenancies, the new style tenancy introduced by the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland ) Act 2003, is fast approaching.
10 April 2008
Recently announced by the Scottish Government, the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) has funding amounting to £1.6 billion available over the period 2007 to 2013.
15 October 2007
The initiative of offering a Farm Tenancy to a new entrant to the industry for a peppercorn rent of £1 per annum....
6 March 2007
CKD Galbraith has acquired one of Scotland's oldest firms of chartered surveyors specialising in agriculture and has formed an alliance with livestock auctioneers United Auctions to deliver a wide range of property services to the agri-business sector.
8 June 2006
CKD Galbraith has been instrumental in the settlement of a landmark agricultural rent review case, writes Chris Addison-Scott.
6 December 2005
One of the most unexpected - and potentially serious - issues arising in the Scottish agricultural sector is the affect on rent reviews in view of the fact that Single Farm Payment entitlements are owned by farm tenants.
9 August 2005
The impact of the community right to buy provisions of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act continues to be felt across the rural property market.
5 July 2005
Many rural sporting and amenity properties operate at an annual deficit. As a result they can carry significant tax losses, a valuable asset often overlooked.
9 September 2004
Mobile phone and radio masts continue to be in the news as technology develops and new masts are planned in various parts of the country. Whatever your views on the situation of masts, it has come to our attention that many of our clients could miss out on a valuable income stream...
12 July 2004
A recent economic survey undertaken at the behest of the Scottish Executive has confirmed that sport fishing (angling) in Scotland is worth over £113 million to the Scottish economy, somewhat to the surprise of the Executive exceeding the value of golf tourism.
15 December 2003
Our forestry department is long established and is one of the largest in Scotland, with a woodland management portfolio in excess of 150,000 acres.
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