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Holiday Homes and Site Fees - a Guide

Site Fees and Caravan Parks – A Guide


Posted by Justin Allitt in Static Caravans, November 14, 2019

While we have previously discussed the running costs of a static caravan at some length, there are still a few concerns which people may have regarding site fees.  Essentially, all holiday parks will request that you pay towards the running costs of your caravan, as well as those which apply to the upkeep of the park itself. Static Caravan Site Fees The site fees that you pay at a holiday park will differ to those […]


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Holiday Parks: Legal Aspects and Contract Matters

Holiday Parks: Legal Aspects and Contract Matters


Posted by Sell My Group in Static Caravans, November 4, 2019

Buying on a holiday park is a big investment for many people.  It also means that you are entering into a series of binding legal terms.  For that reason, it always makes sense to look carefully at any paperwork you are required to sign.  Remember that you can always ask for legal advice if you are not sure about terms and conditions you are asked to sign for, too. Here we will consider what you […]


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Decking and Skirting – A Beginner’s Guide

Decking and Skirting – A Beginner’s Guide


Posted by Sell My Group in Owners Advice, November 4, 2019

When buying a holiday home, whether a static caravan or lodge for the first time, there are many physical fixtures and fittings you need to bear in mind.  While you can buy a holiday home complete (with decking and skirting), in some cases you may have the option of arranging decking and skirting yourself.  Alternatively, you may want to improve what is already there (or not). But why is this and what exactly does decking […]


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Static Caravan Maintenance

Static Caravan Maintenance


Posted by Sell My Group in Owners Advice, November 4, 2019

When you first buy a static holiday caravan, you may assume that it’s going to weather years to come.  Hopefully, that will be the case!  However, there are always going to be a few things you’ll need to prepare for.  Much of this falls to British weather, including winter preparations.  Maintaining and running a holiday caravan means being vigilant for any issues or factors which could affect the stability of your unit.  Whether this is […]


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Caravan and Lodge Insurance: What You Need to Know

Caravan and Lodge Insurance: What You Need to Know


Posted by Sell My Group in Owners Advice, October 11, 2019

If you’re in the process of setting up a static caravan or lodge, you’re going to need to think about insurance.  Whether you are going use your new property, or if you are going to let it to someone, it’s time to think about protecting against the worst-case scenarios.  Caravan and lodge insurance is a must. It’s crucial to look at different types of insurance.  For example, basic caravan insurance may not cover you for […]


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Holiday Homes Tax Guide: An Introduction

Holiday Homes Tax Guide: An Introduction


Posted by Sell My Group in Owners Advice, October 11, 2019

As with anything you can expect to make money from in the UK, your holiday home is going to incur tax. This means that each year, you will need to set enough money aside to clear with HM Revenue and Customs. HMRC, who manage taxation for payroll services as well as for sole traders and limited companies, will expect you to show honesty in the tax you pay on your income. It is always important […]


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What to Remember When Buying a Holiday Home

What to Remember When Buying a Holiday Home


Posted by Justin Allitt in Lodges, April 10, 2019

In this day and age it can be difficult making a choice like buying a house, a car and even a new mobile phone, there’s so much choice and information out there on the market it can be hard to narrow it down. When you’re looking for the perfect holiday home you can be faced with a lot of information, and find yourself speaking to lots of different sales people, or relying on knowledge from […]


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8 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Holiday Lodge

8 Reasons Why You Should Buy A Holiday Lodge


Posted by Justin Allitt in Lodges, August 18, 2017

Ever wondered how you can treat yourself and make an investment in one go? If so, a holiday lodge could be just the right thing for you. Lodges are becoming increasingly popular in the UK due to their financial benefits and their flexibility. It’s not only easier to stay in a holiday lodge — it’s also easier to invest in one. Staying in a holiday lodge is a great way to explore a new area […]


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Securing Your Holiday Home Over Winter

A Guide To Securing Your Holiday Home Over Winter


Posted by Sell My Group in Owners Advice, November 13, 2016

Winter brings with it its own set of challenge for all homeowners. These challenges are multiplied for holiday home owners. As great as they are, holiday homes aren’t as well insulated as bricks and mortar homes. There’s also the risk of water freezing and the pipes bursting, among other things. With this in mind, it’s really important to take some steps to protect your holiday home before you leave it for the winter. Here are a […]


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