PADDOCK WOOD COMMUNITY ADVICE CENTRE

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As from Trading Standards/KCC Public Protection : 13 July 2018

 

Beware of mis-sold lease agreements for park home sites

 

We have received reports of mis-sold lease agreements for park home sites. Members of the public are told they can live on the site for 12 months of the year when the maximum allowed is only 10 months.

 

Some victims had already sold their previous home, only to discover that they had nowhere to live for 2 months in the year.

 

Do your research

•Find out which licence the site has by contacting the local district or Borough Council

•Contact the Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) for FREE advice, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm on 020 7832 2525

Ask questions

•Ask if you can live on the site all year

•Ask to see the lease agreement before you sign

•Read all paperwork carefully

•If you are buying a park home with a lease agreement, seek independent legal advice

 

Never feel pressured to sign documents without seeing the licence agreement, walk away and seek independent legal advice.

 

If you think you have been mis-sold a park home lease agreement report it to Trading Standards and contact LEASE for free legal advice.