valuations and compensation claims

Our Services Include:

FARM VALUATIONS

UTILITY WORKS NEGOIATIONS

COMPULSORY PURCHASE

COMPENSATION CLAIMS

valuations

We provide advice to clients who are

• Looking to purchase an additional farm or estate
• Looking to purchase bare land
• Investment purchasers of farms, estates and bare land
• First time/non farming buyers of farms, estates and bare land
• Require valuations for tax or other management purposes

Advice provided can comprise appraising land values, ingoing valuations, likely returns, land productivity, budgets, business plans and assisting in the borrowing process. Valuations can be prepared to RICS standards to assist with purchase negotiations, internal business restructuring or tax and financial planning.
We can also provide further farm and estate management services or consultancy advice on a successful purchase, as well as help negotiate the myriad of farm and estate administration, subsidies, grants, staff wages and related legislation.

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Compensation Claim

compensation claims

The firm has acted for our farming and landowning clients in a variety of situations where compensation was due. This experience includes compensation for crop loss due to pipelines, water pipes and electricity cabling, wind turbine routes, compulsory purchase for roads and railways, disturbance, access routes and also profits foregone as a result of existing infrastructure affecting business performance, machinery failure and contractor negligence. Electricity wayleaves, servitudes and telecom negotiations also form part of the services provided by the firm.

Recent projects we have been involved with include the AWPR, Network Rail Aberdeen to Inverness track widening and ongoing SSE and SSET wayleave and servitude negotiations.

It is normal for the acquiring authority to pay reasonable professional fees and expenses, resulting in added value for our clients at no cost to them.

KEY CONTACTS

Valuations & Compensation Claims farm valuations

Allathan Associates

49 High Street, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 4EJ

Unit 2, Old Mart Site, Market Street, Maud, Aberdeenshire, AB42 4NH

01888 563464   office@allathanassociates.co.uk