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Cash for carbon: new woodlands unlock carbon units

Posted: March 25, 2020

Cash in on climate change mitigation – new woodland unlocks cash for carbon Did you know that if you plant woodland now, or have done so recently, you can trade the carbon sequestration?  Registering your carbon units allows your new ecosystem service to become a financially viable environmental asset. So, as well as receiving grants [...]

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D&R’ COVID-19 Statement

Posted: March 16, 2020

  COVID -19 Statement In light of the extraordinary and ever-evolving global impact of Covid-19, I would like to share with you the measures we are taking to ensure we continue to operate effectively in the challenging weeks ahead. We understand the importance of minimising disruption to a business in the event of challenging times. [...]

Land registry – the race is on

Posted: March 15, 2020

Land registry. Have you considered a voluntary registration of your land in the Land Register? There are real benefits to be considered ahead of the 2024 deadline. The Scottish Government set an ambitious target of having 100% of Scotland’s land mass on its Land Register by 2024. Following the introduction of the Land Registration (Scotland) [...]

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Maintaining realistic mobile mast rental income – 5G & beyond

Posted: February 21, 2020

MOBILE MAST RENTAL INCOME. Demand for better mobile connectivity is nothing new, but with the rollout of 5G on the horizon, it’s more important than ever for landowners to know where they stand. There are likely to be rent reductions ahead – so landlords will need to negotiate. The Digital Economy Act 2017 became law [...]

D&R mobile mast valuation

2019 Sales Market Review

Posted: February 11, 2020

D&R saw properties secure good interest in 2019 with strong offers received, averaging 28% over asking price for all properties sold. Last year the market saw the level of interest and speed of sale being determined by the quality of the property and its location with lifestyle properties being dominated by buyers seeking properties within [...]

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New face takes the helm at D&R Castle Douglas

Posted: January 7, 2020

Davidson & Robertson the firm of Rural Surveyors & Consultants with offices across Scotland and Northern England, has appointed a new Branch Manager in Castle Douglas. Colin Beattie joined the D&R team as Branch Manager in Castle Douglas, releasing D&R Director Derek Bathgate to focus on developing the D&R Ayr office. Brought up on a [...]

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