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Land Values in England.

In a late number of The Field some information is given as to the present value of fanning land m England,, from winch it would appear that well-improved farms with stood homesteads sell at about one half what would be accepted for such properties m Australia.. .The writer cites instances of farms, air witty houses and steadings and m good positions, varying m size from 50 to 150 acres, that, soldjin 1888 realized prices ranging from £5 10s to £13 per acre. Many old Australian residents- who j have visited England during the last few years have spoken of the low prices accepted for excellent farms with good houses thereon m the old couiitry. They all express the opinion that farming land m England has fallen below its true value, and that it Us a safer speculation to buy country land there/thanjh} Yic^pria.; It is estimated that during the List ten or a dozen years the value of farming land m England has fallen fully 50 per cent.

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Land Values in England., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2553, 25 October 1890

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Land Values in England. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2553, 25 October 1890

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