Legal

  • The Fit and Proper Person Test: an overview

    The Fit and Proper Person Test: an overview

    20th November 2019

    We often hear word of a ‘fit and proper person’ test for park site operators, but what does it actually mean? The Government has committed to introducing such a test in England as already exists in Wales. The Leasehold Advisory…

  • PITCH FEE DISPUTES: WHO PAYS & WHY?

    PITCH FEE DISPUTES: WHO PAYS & WHY?

    24th October 2019

    In P R Hardman and Partners v Marilyn Fox [2019] UKUT 0248 (LC), the Upper Tribunal (the UT) considered the extent to which the park home owners are liable to pay an increased pitch fee to cover the costs incurred…

  • Repairs on site – who is responsible?

    Repairs on site – who is responsible?

    27th September 2019

    The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Richard Hand tackles the issue of repairs on park sites and attempts to clarify the legal position for residents and site owners At LEASE Park Homes, we get a lot of enquires about repair and maintenance…

  • PARK LIFE: key issues examined

    PARK LIFE: key issues examined

    28th August 2019

    Moving to a residential park home site can seem daunting. There are so many new and, occasionally confusing rules, regulations and laws to assimilate. Anna Tomasik, of the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), helps demystify things… Buying a residential park home…

  • Buying and selling a pre-owned home

    Buying and selling a pre-owned home

    2nd August 2019

    Park home legal experts Rawdon Crozier, a barrister and mediator from KBG Chambers, and Ibraheem Dulmeer, a Solicitor Advocate with the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), examine the buying and selling process surrounding a pre-owned park home, with a fascinating case…

  • Site improvements costs: the consultation requirements

    Site improvements costs: the consultation requirements

    4th July 2019

    The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Ibraheem Dulmeer examines the consultation requirements that must be complied with by a site owner who decides to undertake improvements on a residential park home site and proposes to pass the costs on to park home…

  • Inheriting and gifting a park home

    Inheriting and gifting a park home

    5th June 2019

    Aimee Hutchinson, a solicitor at Blacks Solicitors LLP, and Richard Hand, senior legal advisor at the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) examine the main differences and areas of importance for park home owners when it comes to inheritance It is common…

  • Utility charges on residential park homes…

    Utility charges on residential park homes…

    8th May 2019

    The amount of money park home residents pay for gas, electricity and water is sometimes something of a thorny issue. KBG Chambers’ Rawdon Crozier and Ibraheem Dulmeer, a solicitor from the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), explore some of the most…

  • Pitch Fee Reviews

    Pitch Fee Reviews

    11th April 2019

    At LEASE-Park Homes Team we receive many queries about pitch fee reviews. This article will focus on what the pitch fee review process entails and some of the common issues that arise The pitch fee can only be changed either…

  • Repairs on site who is  responsible?

    Repairs on site who is responsible?

    13th March 2019

    The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Richard Hand tackles the issue of repairs on park sites and attempts to clarify the legal position for residents and site owners At LEASE Park Homes, we get a lot of enquires about repair and maintenance…