Questions & Answers
You probably have many questions regarding putting your static caravan up for sale, including “how do we sell static caravan” and “what is the resale value of static caravans” to name a few.
Read on to find answer to people frequently asked questions
How do I sell my caravan?
Once you have made the decision to sell your static caravan, we would advise you notify your park office. Not only will they inform you of certain processes which need to be adhered to but they may also be able to buy or offer selling advice.
What is the resale value of caravans?
This can depend on a number of factors which we will discuss with you. We have to take into account the amount you bought it for, condition along with current supply and demand.
How quickly will we find a buyer?
We advertise your static caravan here on Parklink as well as other leading portals. Speed of sale can depend on many factors which you need to get right. Please ensure your description, images and selling price is all correct which will help you get enquiries. Enquiries turn into sales.
Will the park buy my caravan back?
You may be wondering if the park will buy my static caravan back. In many case the park operators you bought the caravan from may well buy it back. This can be a great solution if you’re looking for a quick sale of you caravan or lodge. However its worth noting that you’re likely to achieve a higher return by selling privately compared to selling back to the park or off park to trade.
There are certain rule of fair practice you must adhere to which your park operators will be able to go through with you in more details. When you sell your caravan the park will facilitate the sale and ensure all parties are fully informed along with filling in relevant paperwork. In regards to the advert, your caravan description must be accurate with actual pictures of the caravan or lodge you are selling. There isn’t a selling static caravan law in-particular however you’ll find there are certain guidelines and of course the sales of good act which needs to be adhered to.
Is there a static caravan market calculator?
There is no specific calculator available as the value of a static caravan or lodge is determined by a number of factors. The closest thing to a calculator is the glass’s guide which holds all caravan values. Still this is only a guide and values can increase/decrease depending on market conditions, supply & demand as well as condition and originality of the caravan for sale.
Caravan site fee refund
Many people wonder when selling their static caravan privately whether they would be entitled to a refund on their site fees? In most cases the answer is yes. The park would usually refund a proportion of site fees to you the owner and charge the new owner their proportion. It can however depend what time of the year you decide to leave the park where the % refunded can be significantly lower.
How much do static caravans depreciate?
Similar to a car or a boat, caravan are classed as consumable items so over time they are likely to depreciate. This is a general point of view and it should be noted that caravans can at times hold their value very well and even increase in value if demand is high enough. How much they depreciate is dependent on supply and demand, general condition and market conditions.