Fosters Law provide specialist legal advice for anyone looking to buy or sell property in caravan, leisure or mobile home parks. Although we work with a number of park owners, we act exclusively for the individual buyer or seller, at all times giving independent legal advice, based upon our substantial experience of dealing with such matters.
Buying or selling a property in a mobile home park or similar is not the same as buying a ‘bricks and mortar’ freehold or leasehold property. You may have also heard that you do not need to obtain legal advice. While there is no obligation to use Solicitors on your transaction, buying or selling a park home is a significant transaction that generates serious financial and emotional consequences. You are entering into a legally binding contract to buy or sell a substantial asset, so obtaining specialist legal advice is a sensible option.
When buying a park home you are afforded certain rights under the 1983 Mobile Homes Act. Central to the 1983 Act is a ‘written statement’ that details the terms under which you will occupy the property. This includes ‘implied’ terms - rights and obligations under the 1983 Act - and ‘express’ terms - those which have been included by the Park Homes owner. This written statement covers a variety of factors ranging from ownership and occupation of the land and property, to when you are allowed to put the bins out. When considering such encompassing yet critical terms, to avoid confusion and/or disputes and to allow for a better long term residency, you obviously need to understand and agree with each and every one of them.
Fosters Law provide low cost legal advice for anyone looking to buy or sell property in caravan, leisure or mobile home parks, including Equity Release transactions. Fosters Law are Solicitors regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, adhering to the Solicitors' Code of Conduct.