Discover why more and more people are downsizing to the park community lifestyle, with estate agents and part exchange specialists, Quickmove Properties.

The cost-of-living crisis has caused many to consider how they can reduce household bills, with one solution being to downsize to a modern, affordable- to-run residential park home. In fact, moving to a residential park home can lead to considerably lower energy usage verses bricks and mortar dwellings, as well as releasing equity to enjoy life to the full.

Mark O’Dwyer, Sales Director at Quick- move explains: ‘The bungalowstyle park homes offered by Quickmove are generally efficient and cheap to run, thanks to their advanced insulation and modern appliances. Maintenance costs are low and they are usually Band A or B Council Tax.’


Quickmove also report that the value of equity released when customers down- size to residential parks is, on average, a staggering£100,010, tax-free! (Based on 227 part-exchange completions, Oct 21st.)

Residential parks offer a peaceful, worry-free lifestyle. The recommended parks in Quickmove’s network are selected for their outstanding locations, many close to the sea and pet friendly, making them perfect for active people looking for beach walks and a healthy retirement lifestyle. And being mainly for over 50's, in secluded, gated settings they offer a safe environment to enjoy with your new friends, where everyday feels like a holiday!


Quickmove can find suitable options in your preferred areas and arrange your viewings, they also deal with solicitors and park owners so you don’t have to. If you have a house to sell, they can arrange a no-obligation valuation and part exchange for a hassle-free move. Some parks even offer 100% market value part exchange, for total peace of mind.

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  Published on 26 June 2023 By Jenny Blumsom