Buying a residential caravan

Before buying a residential caravan, follow these simple rules:

DO:

  • always seek advice from a trusted financial person such as your bank or independent financial advisor before making any┬átransactions regards the sale or purchase of any property (including residential or static caravan/park home)
  • always seek out residents of any caravan park or site where you are thinking of moving to about what life is like on site
  • always ensure any agreement to buy a residential or static caravan/park home is a written agreement and approved by your own solicitor

DO NOT:

  • enter into a purchase of a residential or static caravan/park home on the basis of a verbal agreement, no matter how much you trust the owner or site owner
  • buy any residential or static caravan/park home without the advice of your own solicitor
  • buy any residential or static caravan/park home without a detailed legally binding contract drawn up by your solicitor

You can check if a site is licensed for residential caravans on our caravan sites page.