The national residents' association IPHAS (Independent Park Home Advisory Service) is currently seeking to recruit someone to look after its website.
If you have been pleased with the service you have received from Paul Baker Insurance Services why not recommend us to a friend or neighbour?
I am sure we have all heard horror stories about credit and debit cards being cloned and money being taken from bank accounts by scammers.
Whether you are choosing to buy a park home directly from a site owner or a pre-owned park home from an existing park home owner, spending your life savings on your home may feel very daunting.
There is a lot of excellent and FREE information available for park home residents and those considering the purchase of a residential park home.
It can be difficult to arrange insurance on park homes up for sale, particularly if they are unoccupied or if the previous insurance has lapsed, possibly due to the death of the previous owner.
In recent years we have seen the development of so called ‘secure parks’ where as well as a boundary wall there are secure gates to control access to the park.
All residents living on licensed residential parks are required to pay a monthly pitch fee, it will vary considerably from park to park.
British Standard 3632 is the standard to which residential park homes are built, homes built to this standard are considered to be suitable to be used as a permanent residence and occupied all year round.
The 2021 edition of Park Home News magazine, now in its 15th year, is now available.
As bases are owned by, and the responsibility of the site owner they are not covered by your park home insurance policy, any problems with the base should always be referred to the site owner in the first instance.
This story recently came to our notice and we thought it would be of interest to home owners considering repainting their homes.
This story reaffirms why you should always use a solicitor who is conversant with park home legislation when buying a new or indeed a pre-owned park home.
As we enter another national lockdown we would just like to reassure all our customers, and potential customers, that despite the challenging circumstances in which we all find ourselves in it is very much business as usual for us at Paul Baker Insurance Services.
Many park homes are heated by oil usually because the park is not served by mains gas.
More and more park home owners are choosing to take advantage of grants and attractive offers to add thermal insulation or cladding to their homes.
We always recommend having a survey when purchasing a park home, you would not contemplate buying a bricks and mortar property without one, why should a park home be any different?
Our lives have been changed beyond anything we've seen in recent years and the uncertainty doesn't appear to be ending any time soon.
Sonia McColl OBE shares the latest updates from the Park Home Owners' JUSTICE Campaign
Find out the benefits of a Qualifying Residents' Association.
The inheritance rules applying to park homes differ from those applying to bricks and mortar properties.
The House of Commons Petitions Office has now published our e-petition to government, asking it prevent the fees payable by park owners to councils for processing the Fit & Proper person criteria applications being passed on and added to our pitch fees.
Insuring older park homes can be difficult as some insurers are now refusing to quote on such homes.
Every year, thousands of park home owners suddenly find their parks under new ownership.