Getting onto the property ladder

First-time buyer help from parents

  • How you can give your children a helping hand onto the property ladder
  • First-time buyer mortgages that allow you to help
  • The legal and tax implications of buying an investment property

What's in this guide

How parents can help first-time buyers

First-time buyer mortgages and other financial products that allow you to help your child.

10 tips for parents helping first-time buyers

Tips for making sure the process of helping your child become a first-time buyer works smoothly.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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