Legal

  • 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…

  • Understanding enforcement action on park home sites

    Understanding enforcement action on park home sites

    25th October 2018

    When is enforcement action required on a residential park site? There may be some instances where the local authority has to take enforcement action against the site owner. Anna Tomasik and Manjit Rai, legal advisers from LEASE, put some questions…

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

    A summary of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013

    26th September 2018

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

  • Not Quite All Rights on the Site

    Not Quite All Rights on the Site

    30th August 2018

    Rawdon Crozier, a barrister and mediator practising from KBG Chambers, and Ibraheem Dulmeer, a legal adviser and solicitor-advocate (civil) with the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE), explain how the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and other legislation impacts on buying a new…

  • Termination of a written agreement

    Termination of a written agreement

    1st August 2018

      The Leasehold Advisory Service’s Anna Tomasik and Tamika Chingandu explain the procedures a site owner must follow in order to terminate a park home owner’s Written Agreement and remove them from the park. The Written Agreement sets out the…

  • Quiet enjoyment – a case study

    Quiet enjoyment – a case study

    4th July 2018

    Leasehold Advisory Service park home advisor Manjit Rai examines a recent Upper Tribunal decision concerning the Tribunal’s jurisdiction and home owners’ entitlement to enjoy ‘quiet enjoyment’ on a park Away Resorts Ltd v Ms Morgan (Sandy Balls Estate home owner)…

  • Inheriting and gifting a park home – the key differences

    Inheriting and gifting a park home – the key differences

    8th June 2018

    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…