Legal

  • 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…

  • Forming a Qualifying Residents’ Association

    Forming a Qualifying Residents’ Association

    14th February 2019

    The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Richard Hand and Anna Tomasik explain more about Qualifying Residents’ Associations… Residents who live in mobile homes as their permanent homes on a park home site have the right to set up a Qualifying Residents’ Association…

  • Mixed use sites and case law update

    Mixed use sites and case law update

    16th January 2019

    Does your park’s site licence provide your home with the requisite security of tenure? Understanding the issues around site licences is becoming increasingly important. Rawdon Crozier, from KBG Chambers, and Ibraheem Dulmeer, of the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), discuss Park…

  • The 10% commission charge

    The 10% commission charge

    19th December 2018

    The Government has published a briefing paper ahead of a review of the ten per cent commission rate on the sales of park homes in England. Richard Hand, senior adviser at the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), explains more… The House…

  • Review of Park Homes Legislation: The Government’s response

    Review of Park Homes Legislation: The Government’s response

    21st November 2018

    Park home residents are to receive greater protection from unscrupulous site owners seeking to make a profit at their expense, thanks to Government plans announced this week. The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Ibraheem Dulmeer explains… In 2017 the Government undertook a…