Lanark - Property & Estates

The Property and Estates Department at Lawrie & Symington Limited provides a comprehensive, professional service in all aspects relating to Farming Property.

Through our continued presence in the Agricultural Property Field for over 50 years, we have generated a wealth of invaluable knowledge making us experts in the field.
As part of our Estate Agency Service, we have created a continually updated property database, consisting of clients interested in the purchase of all types of rural properties. This invaluable tool allows us to market properties directly to a vast number of potential customers in a more personal manner than advertising allows.
Our friendly, competent personnel can be reached at our Lanark Office where all enquiries and consultations are treated in strictest confidence.

Estates and Property Department

property@lawrie-and-symington.com

H McCall – 07775 755 029
A P G Muirhead – 07799 890 503

Compensation Claims:

Pipelines * Telephone Masts * Roads *Underground Cables
All of these can mean money to yourselves. Before any third party enters your land it is vital that you appoint an agent to represent and advise you.
Lawrie & Symington Limited, The Property and Estates Department, have experience in all aspects of such works and can advise you on a sound, professional basis

Planning Applications:

It is now the case that planning permission requires to be obtained for almost any development wherever it may be –

  • Erection of new buiding
  • Alteration/Extension to existing building
  • Change of use of an existing property

We can liaise with Planning and Development Control Department on your behalf, completing all necessary paperwork to be lodged with the Council.

Landlord and Tenant Matters:

  • Settling of new rental
  • Record of condition of property and lands
  • Outgoing claims for tenants improvements or dilapidation’s
  • Disputes

It is vitally important that Landlord and Tenant can have a good professional working relationship. To this end we, at Lawrie & Symington Limited, will act as an intermediary in a huge number of matters that may occur. We would specifically advise when entering a new long-term lease that a record of the condition of all buildings and land be undertaken. This exercise alleviates many problems during and at the termination of a lease.

Valuations:

It may be necessary for your property or land to be valued for a number of purposes:

  • Annual Accounts
  • Valuation for Sale
  • Lending
  • Death Duties
  • Tax Implications
  • Valuations for Rent

Whatever the purpose of your valuation, the Property and Estates Department are capable of formulating data to reach appropriate values which shall be suitable for whatever purpose.

Lawrie & Symington Limited are on the approved List of Valuers for Agricultural Properties for the Royal Bank of Scotland plc.

Farm Management:

Should you require assistance in the completion of departmental paperwork, measurement of hectares for IACS, where fields are split. Perhaps you require to appoint an agent to take over management of an agricultural unit for a period of time. We can provide the knowledge and staff required to carry out the task.

We have previously taken instructions from Solicitors and Financial Institutions to oversee farm management in insolvency and other situations that arise.

Land and Property Sales:

Should you require assistance in the completion of departmental paperwork, measurement of hectares for IACS, where fields are split. Perhaps you require to appoint an agent to take over management of an agricultural unit for a period of time. We can provide the knowledge and staff required to carry out the task.

We have previously taken instructions from Solicitors and Financial Institutions to oversee farm management in insolvency and other situations that arise.