Legal

  • INHERITANCE: DON’T BE FOOLED!

    INHERITANCE: DON’T BE FOOLED!

    8th July 2020

    Do not be confused by a will that gifts you a park home without the right to occupy it. The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Anna Tomasik and Richard Hand examine the rules surrounding inheritance… At LEASE Park Homes, we get a…

  • Repairs on site – who is  responsible?

    Repairs on site – who is responsible?

    6th May 2020

    Communal grass cutting is the site owner’s responsibility 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…

  • NEED LEGAL HELP? GET IN TOUCH WITH AN EXPERT!

    NEED LEGAL HELP? GET IN TOUCH WITH AN EXPERT!

    27th April 2020

    Steve Rowe chats to barrister and park home legal expert Ibraheem Dulmeer, finding out more about the chambers he has joined. If you are anybody in the park homes world or industry, then be sure to read on! Regular readers…

  • HERE TO HELP!

    HERE TO HELP!

    8th April 2020

    The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) has its own successful park homes’ arm. In conversation with LEASE, we find out exactly what services the organisation can offer park home residents… Q: WHO ARE LEASE? A: We are non-departmental public body funded…

  • BE REASONABLE!

    BE REASONABLE!

    11th March 2020

    Ibraheem Dulmeer, barrister and mediator at Normanton Chambers, examines the issue of unreasonable conduct during litigation and the potential cost consequences… The general consensus is that litigation is the last port of call. Churchill famously said ‘to jaw-jaw is always…

  • SECURITY OF TENURE

    SECURITY OF TENURE

    11th February 2020

    Do you have proper security of tenure on your park home site? The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Anna Tomasik and Kemi Adedeji look at how and the Mobile Homes Act 1983 is applied to this issue in light of Romans Park…

  • Forming a Qualifying Residents’ Association

    Forming a Qualifying Residents’ Association

    17th January 2020

    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…

  • Park Home Insurance

    Park Home Insurance

    18th December 2019

    Whether you are thinking of buying a new or pre-owned fully residential park home or you own a site, it is important to consider the financial security that insurance offers. Park homes law is regulated by the Mobile Homes Act…

  • 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…