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Land ArticlesLand is soaring and its value appreciating

The value of land for sale in the UK has shot up over the last few years and its stable nature means that it is now a strong rival to other traditional investment vehicles....


End of Greenbelt?

The government simply isnt going to abandon the principle of protecting our green fields to any significant extent, both because it isnt necessary and would be politically extremely damaging in the long term...


Land as an Investment

A new concept in Land Investment has been developed, that is said to deliver land investment opportunities to a wider range of investors and unite the benefits of equity market and land investments. s


Buying Investment Land sale in South East England

Although buying land for sale in the south east portion of the UK is difficult, the returns can be huge....


Uses of Investment Land

One of the many benefits of investing in land is its tangibility....


New Homes Plan for London

London mayor Ken Livingstone hopes to build 440,000 new homes in London by 2016 in a bid to house the Capital's swelling population....


Residential Land Report West Midland

Even Staffordshire is starting to see more demand for smaller plots of residential land....


Understanding Residential Land Values in UK

For many years, residential land in the UK remained stable, growing just slightly.....


Residential Land Report South East

For the southeast regions of England, we see a number of things transpiring when it comes to residential land......


Residential Land Report North East

Looking over to South Cumbria, new residential land development has been slow because of restrictions on planning and a stronger focus on Brownfield sites.....


Residential Land Report London

When it comes to outer London and residential land, we see a number of variances......


Residential Land Report Merseyside

In Warrington, we see the local authorities still using strict planning guides, meaning residential development is tightly restricted......


Residential Land Report Inner London

In Kensington and Chelsea there is no sales evidence for bare sites.......


Residential Land Report East England

Now if you head to the south for Epping Forest and Chelmsford, most residential land sale has been for small plots and other land sites that will be used specifically for flats.......


Residential Land Report Scotland

Other things happening in Edinburgh include a new development in Leith Docks.......


Residential Land Report Scotland

Other things happening in Edinburgh include a new development in Leith Docks.......


Landowners set to make huge profits

Landowners could make more than £700 million from land for sale in development of West Stevenage.......


2,400 acres of green belt land lost each year in England

The Government has admitted in a parliamentary written answer that an average of 2,400 acres of undeveloped green belt land is being built on each year.......


Extra 140,000 homes planned for South of England

In the South-East, an over-heating market for housing has prompted the accelerated development of homes in Kent and Essex, but the proposals have been controversial where they involve building on Greenfield land sites.......


Demand for Country Land Booms

Townies and City slickers desperate to buy up rural retreats are pushing the price of farmland up to record highs.......


Shortage of Land for Sales

Land Prices in North of England, with overall picture nationally recording prices of land highest ever with a consistent reduction in supply of land coming on the market because of CAP reforms.......


Development Strategy, New Housing and Green Belt - Hertfordshire

A Green Belt will be maintained in the south of the County as part of a Green Belt about 12-15 miles deep around London with limited extensions along the main radial corridors and around the towns, as indicated on the Key Diagram.......


Development Strategy, New Housing and Green Belt - Hertfordshire

A Green Belt will be maintained in the south of the County as part of a Green Belt about 12-15 miles deep around London with limited extensions along the main radial corridors and around the towns, as indicated on the Key Diagram.......


270,00 New Homes in rural South East

If you have a good look at this one corner of the rural South East Enland. It will soon be swept away by a tide of 270,000 new homes under John Prescott's master plan.......


Reasons do you need to start investing in "Land"

The bulk of the profit from land investment transactions comes from the appreciation in value of the land over time and, potentially, from the massive change in value occurring if the land is earmarked for development.


Land Buying Tips

Although it is very important to look out for a number of factors when purchasing land for sale in the UK, it is fairly simple to spot which plots of land for sale have good investment potential and those that don't.


Finding Building Plot

Most building plots for sale these day fall into the category of 'infill'. This usually arises where large garden is subdivided and planning permission is sought for an additional property on part of the garden.


Finding Land Agent

If you can find a specialist land agent then make sure they are affiliated to a larger organisation or institution. Would your land agent be able to find you a dream plot? Possibly. In theory, their expertise should be able to ensure that your plot is not beset by any problems.


Buying land - why use solicitor?

Though buying land is relatively simple, it involves a process that must be evidenced in writing.


What is Greenfield Land?

By definition, most of the land in the UK is Greenfield. Greenfield land is simply land that has not been developed before.


What is Brownfield Land?

A brownfield site or land is simply one that has previously been developed for either housing, commercial or industrial use. You can technically get greenfield (undeveloped) land within a brownfield site


About UK Agricultural Land

The majority of 'useable' land in the UK is agricultural land as it covers the widest area. This includes all the uplands and lowlands in Wales and northern parts of England, such as the Pennies and Lake District, plus the lowland and highlands areas of Scotland.


About UK Farmland

If you can buy farmland next to existing development and get it redesignated to for residential use, you are onto a winner - in some areas of the southeast, residential land is commanding almost £1m per acre.


Equestrian Industry

The equestrian industry is growing in popularity every year. Whereas several years ago many rode horses from riding schools, higher disposal incomes combined with more leisure time has lead to the growth of the leisure rider, who have their own horse or horses.


About Pony Paddock

The term pony paddocks has been derived from the fact that the land is usually of such small acreage, or odd location, that is only suitable for pony paddocks.


Self Builders

Bargains for the self-builder can still be found. If you are prepared to wait and trawl the auctions, properties become available that either are only worth the land they stand on or have sufficient grounds for a house and your building plot.


Finding Building Land

Finding building land for sale is getting significantly harder. This is mainly through the growth of the self-build industry - people who feel that building their dream home would be cheaper than buying it!.....


Do I need planning permission?

If you intend to carryout any development on land the chances are that you will need planning permission.


What is outline planning permission?

Outline planning permission states that in principle it is possible to build a house on the land and this status usually lasts for around three years.


What is detailed planning permission?

As soon as full planning permission is given the development can begin...


How do I obtain planning permission on land not owned?

It is possible to apply for planning permission on land you do not own but the planning regulations require you to inform the owner of the land of your intentions....


Information on Permitted Development Rights - GPDO

Your individual circumstances may vary from what is covered by Permitted Development Rights....


About Planning Consultants

Your individual circumstances may vary from what is covered by Permitted Development Rights....


Planning Permission Guide

Planning Permission is of course the official confirmation that your building plans are legal. If you intend to build or alter a property it is essential that you obtain planning permission prior to starting the project, or you might find that all your money and hard work goes to waste. ....


UK Planning Permission

You have a right to have your say about other people's planning applications and objecting to a planning application is a fairly simple process.....


Objecting to Planning Permission

Whether you intend to build a new garage, a conservatory or a playroom for the kids, you will have to abide by UK planning permission regulations....


Appealing Against an Application Refusal

It can be incredibly disappointing when your planning permission application is refused.....


 

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