10 Reasons To Consider Purchasing A Park Home [Infographic]

10 Reasons To Purchase A Park Home

Posted by Justin Allitt in Buying, April 12, 2016

More than 250,000 Brits currently live in a residential park home. Residential park homes can provide modern, comfortable accommodation alongside a sense of real community; all at a fraction of the price of a traditional home. For some, they make a great retirement property. For others, they’re the perfect solution to staying on the property ladder or down-sizing. Here’s 10 reasons to consider a park home lifestyle: 1. They’re More Affordable Than A Traditional Home […]


What is the Difference Between a Park Home, Caravan and Lodge?

Differences Between a Park Home, Caravan and Lodge

Posted by Justin Allitt in Comment, April 11, 2016

Are you approaching retirement, wanting to downsize and therefore looking at alternative accommodation which is more convenient for you to live in? Or perhaps you are looking to purchase a holiday home that you can enjoy spending a few weeks of the year in away from home? If you’ve been researching park homes but keep seeing the words ‘caravan holiday homes’ or ‘lodges’ cropping up in your search you may have started to become a […]


Park home insurance

What Insurance for a Park Home?

Posted by Justin Allitt in Park Industry Services, April 5, 2016

Buying a Park Home A park home, also referred to as a mobile home is a detached bungalow-style home usually set within a park with other lodges, for example a residential park. When it comes to purchasing one of the many available park homes for sale, you will be buying the home itself. However, the plot of the land in which the home is situated on, known as the pitch, remains in ownership to the […]


Can you take out a mortgage to purchase a park home. lodge or static caravan?

Can you get a mortgage on a park home?

Posted by Justin Allitt in Park Home and Holiday Home Finance, April 4, 2016

If you’re currently living in a bricks and mortar built property, then the chances are that you were able to take out a mortgage to help finance the cost of your home. However if you’re now in the process of looking to buy a park home, lodge or static caravan, then you might be looking at similar ways of being able to finance such a large purchase, including taking out a mortgage. Unfortunately  mortgages used […]


Who is The Independent Park Home Advisory Service (IPHAS?)

Who is The Independent Park Home Advisory Service (IPHAS?)

Posted by Justin Allitt in Park industry bodies, April 1, 2016

The Independent Park Home Advisory Service (better known as IPHAS) was set up to offer advice and information to those who already own, or are considering owning a park home in the UK. It is a voluntary organisation, run by residents who know the mobile home legislation inside out, and work with the government to promote and review any possible changes in the legislation. IPHAS can be compared to say the TCA who act on behalf […]