Extra Benefits with our Car Insurance 

Did you know that as well as insuring your park home, you can also insure your car with Park Home Assist? We are always looking at ways of helping our park home insurance customers and many of them asked if they could insure their cars with us too. We are happy to provide the best-value car insurance that we can and it’s exclusively for park home owners under the age of 75.

We are also always looking to improve the insurance products that we provide and we’re pleased to offer some new benefits with our car insurance policies – these are our Uninsured Driver Promise and Dash Cam Excess Waiver.

Uninsured Driver Promise

If you make a claim for an accident that is not your fault and the driver of the vehicle that hits your car is not insured, you will not lose your No Claims Bonus or have to pay any excess. In this event, we will need the vehicle registration number and the make and model of the uninsured vehicle, plus the uninsured driver’s details if possible. It also helps to confirm who is at fault if you can get the names and addresses of independent witnesses, if there are any.

Dash Cam Excess Waiver

If you’re involved in an accident and you make a claim that includes evidence from a Dash Cam, we will waiver the excess, regardless of who is at fault. Please note that you have a specified period of time in which to supply Dash Cam evidence.

We offer comprehensive car insurance with up to 5 years No Claims Bonus, unlimited windscreen cover, personal belongings cover and a courtesy vehicle in the event of an accident, as well as various other options.

You can insure your car with us at any time – it doesn’t have to have the same renewal date as your park home insurance. Customers who insure both their park home and their car with Park Home Assist receive the same excellent customer service from the team in our Northampton office. They also have the peace of mind that if they do need to make a claim, they can rely on us to look after them and they love the fact that we understand the park home lifestyle and what it means to them.

More information on car insurance for park home owners.

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Retirement Living

Retirement Living

Retirement may present you with the opportunity to change your lifestyle. You can escape the routine and constraints imposed by your working life for something less hectic, more relaxing or more peaceful.  You can decide to take up a hobby or pursue an interest that you’ve never had the time to do before.

Many more people are now choosing to move to a different home when they retire – escaping to the country or a seaside location.  Downsizing also reduces the responsibilities and costs of owning and maintaining a larger home, freeing up income and time for you to enjoy.  A residential park could be the ideal place for you when you retire and a park home could provide you with a little bit of everything.

What are the benefits of living on a residential park?

Park home living offers a unique lifestyle choice, with a laid-back, quiet and relaxing atmosphere.  It is growing in popularity and boasts great community living.  Park homes are affordable to own, with furnishings and appliances already included. Maintaining your park home can be a lot easier than regular bricks and mortar, making it the perfect low-cost solution for retired people.

There are social benefits too!  You will be living amongst people of a similar age, who may have similar interests and the time to enjoy them. This is just one of many reasons to choose park home living.

Independent living and a relaxing life.

Living in a park home provides completely independent living and is nothing like living in a retirement home, as some may think. Many residential parks have a minimum age of 50 or even 45. You are living in a community and surrounded by people who are like-minded, not noisy or disturbing neighbours.  You will be away from a town centre, so you are not situated in the middle of the normal hustle and bustle of town living, but close enough to just pop into town to go shopping or access the amenities if you want to. In addition, being closer to the countryside allows you to enjoy it much more easily.

Location of your park home?

One of the most important things to consider when choosing a park home is the location. Park homes can be in some really stunning locations, tucked away in the country or by the coast.  You may want a home that has easy transport links to friends and family or one from which you can easily explore nearby places. Take the time to look carefully into different locations that may be suitable for your needs.

What is security like in a residential park home?

Some parks have security, CCTV and could even be gated to give you that added security.

Where can I view park homes for sale?

You can view park homes for sale on Park Home Search where you can also find a list of open days and weekends.   On Park Home Search there are contact details for park operators and manufacturers, which you can contact directly, if you choose.  Every park is different, so make an appointment and visit the park yourself.  This gives you an opportunity to meet the residents and get some feedback, along with getting a good feel for the park and its atmosphere.

Something to think about.

Sit down and think about exactly what you are looking for. Downsizing can be a practical choice when choosing a new home for your retirement and can mark the beginning of a new phase in your life.  A single storey park home could be the perfect home for your retirement, especially as your physical needs will change as you get older. Your dream retirement home will enable you to enjoy life and could also take care of your future needs, as well as any current preferences. It can significantly reduce your living costs and release funds, so you can really enjoy your retirement.

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