Finding the Right Park Home for Your Needs

Sunday, February 11, 2018


Finding the perfect home for you or your family can be a daunting task. You may have heard some horror stories of some people who were deceived and had wasted money on homes that were not of good quality. A park home is a detached bungalow-style home which is usually set in a private estate, located on plots known as 'pitches'. Since there are many park homes for sale, and you may be having a hard time deciding where you should buy one, here are some tips you should follow to make the search for a park home easier.

Determine your budget
You need to set a budget for your purchase. Before you start your research and site visits, determine how much money you can shell out. Bear in mind that aside from the purchase, you need to set aside a budget for other things such as buying furniture and the like, so make sure that you have a maximum in mind and that you won’t go over budget. 

Do a lot of research
You need to do a lot of research in looking for the perfect park home. Understand that there is a difference between a holiday park and a residential park. So make sure that you check that the area you are eyeing will have the necessary license to operate. If it is possible, you can actually interview some of the residents in the area so that you can know what their experience is like living in their homes. 

Choose the most convenient location for you
If you are eyeing several areas for your purchase, then choose the one that is most convenient for you. If you do not own a car, is the area near public transportation. There are times that many buyers are enticed by the beautiful photos they see on the websites. It would be smart to visit the place to see just how accessible it is. Check if it is near places that you need to go to, such as hospitals, grocery shops or schools if you have children. Another thing that you can check is whether the area has experienced flooding, so ask the site owner if the place has a history of floods and factor that into your decision.

Jot down most wanted features
How many rooms should the home have? Do you need a park rental home that is already furnished because you don’t want the added effort of buying furniture? Or maybe you want to be in a residential place that offers other facilities such as a swimming pool or play areas for your children? Do you want a place that offers extra security so that you can have peace of mind when you are in your home? List down all the things that you want your home to have. After all, you will be spending your hard earned money and you want to make sure that you will be getting your money’s worth. 

Make sure that the developer has a stellar reputation
Look for developers that have been in the business for years and have always been known for quality homes and residences. Just search for the prospective companies you are eyeing to see if there are reviews available online and see what their past clients had to say about their quality of service and the quality of their homes.

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