Advice

  • Settling In

    Settling In

    12th April 2018

    Once you’ve found the home and park of your dreams, your attentions will begin to turn to life on your chosen site. Part of that may involve joining the park’s residents’ association or social club committee. Alex Melvin finds out…

  • Dealing with harassment

    Dealing with harassment

    3rd August 2017

    The Leasehold Advisory Service‘s Anna Tomasik and Richard Hand examine the issue of harassment and explain what you can do if you believe you are a victim Park home owners who live on a protected site and have a residential…

  • Frequently asked questions…

    Frequently asked questions…

    5th July 2017

    The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) answers questions on a variety of topics by telephone, email or letter for park home owners, site owners and other parties with an interest in park home legislation for both England and Wales. LEASE’s Ibraheem…

  • A summary of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

    A summary of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

    7th June 2017

    Some important changes to the legislation relating to Welsh park home sites was introduced in 2013. The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Richard Hand and Ibraheem Dulmeer explore the main issues LEASE provides legal advice to park home owners, site owners and…

  • Beware of the hidden costs!

    Beware of the hidden costs!

    31st May 2017

    When comparing park home insurance quotations, it is worth bearing in mind the hidden costs which are often overlooked. It’s a bit like cheap air fares where you pay an awful lot more for in hold baggage and other benefits…

  • Case law update: Recovery of annual licence fees via the pitch fee

    Case law update: Recovery of annual licence fees via the pitch fee

    10th May 2017

    The Leasehold Advisory Services’ senior legal advisor Richard Hand and solicitor Ibraheem Dulmeer examine two important cases relating to local authorities’ licence fee charges and the implications for site owners and park residents  From 1 April 2014, local authorities have…

  • Inheriting and gifting park homes

    Inheriting and gifting park homes

    12th April 2017

    It is common for site owners, park home owners and those who may be entrusted with the administration of an estate after a park home owner has passed away to be unaware of the rules that apply in relation to…

  • Insuring against fire damage

    Insuring against fire damage

    22nd March 2017

    After a serious fire at a Gloucestershire park that saw the loss of two park homes and damage to others, we asked Paul Baker, of Paul Baker Insurance Services (PBIS), to explain what home owners should expect in such circumstances.Fires…

  • All about pitch fee reviews

    All about pitch fee reviews

    15th March 2017

    Pitch fee changes can often become something of a bone of contention between park and home owners. The Leasehold Advisory Service explains when, and by how much, the charge should be applied… A pitch agreement is an agreement that sets…