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Frequently Asked Questions​

Frequently asked questions about our homes answered

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How are our bungalows actually built?

Our homes are constructed under carefully controlled workshop conditions to BS 3632 standard, meaning they have high levels of insulation and are energy efficient making them comfortable all year round. They are then transported to our developments where they are sited and connected to mains services such as electricity, drainage and mains gas.

How do our homes differ from conventional houses?

The only real difference is the method of construction. Our homes are timber framed and mounted on a robust steel frame. There is a tough and durable weatherproof exterior and a textured finish. They are all fully furnished with modern interiors which provide good sized living areas and a separate kitchen with integrated appliances, built-in cupboards and wardrobes. Central heating and double glazing are installed as standard, and so is carpeting throughout.

Can I get a mortgage for my new home?

No you are not able to get a mortgage on a one of our bungalows. We do however offer our innovative Home Part Exchange scheme which gives you 85% market value for your current home, with no fees to pay.

Feel free to reach out with any additional questions

01.

What happens to my bungalow when I die?

You are able to will your home to your family in the event of your death, they are then able, if they are aged over 45, to move into the property. If they wish to sell the property they are able to do so on the open market.

02.

Will my home hold its value?

In our experience our homes hold their value and reflect the local property market. This is down to the quality of build, ever increasing demand for bungalow homes and the fact that our developments are like no other with ever improving facilities and surroundings.

03.

Am I protected as a homeowner?

The law has developed over the years to provide a legal framework which specifically protects the rights of homeowners on residential developments. The law gives homeowners security of tenure – that is probably its single most important safeguard – and rights to sell their home on the development. There are also important rules about inheritance and controls on the way the estate charge is reviewed.

04.

What does the estate charge cover and will it increase?

The estate charge covers the land on which your home is sited. Rent reviews are now capped by the CPI (Consumer Price Index) since July 2023.

05.

What kind of Security do I have?

You own your home outright and we offer a Written Statements under the 1983 Mobile Homes Act (Amended 2023), which gives you the right to remain on the plot in perpetuity for the lifetime of the home.

06.

What are the advantages of Royal Wight living?

Our developments are real communities. Many homeowners enjoy our onsite activities, committees, clubs and other social opportunities which develop as a result of initiatives by residents themselves. There is also the security of knowing that our developments are gated and have 24 hour CCTV in operation.

Our team of experts are on hand and happy to help

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to our team. We are happy to discuss any of our luxury bungalow properties with you and answer any questions you may have.

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