Which? offers advice on how parents can help their child buy their first home, from gifted deposits to guarantor mortgages.
Saffron Building Society has become the latest mortgage lender to allow first-time buyers to use savings from a family member as security when buying a home.
Virgin Money has announced it will begin accepting mortgage applicants with defaults on their record. Which? explains how to get the best deals on bad credit mortgages.
Barclays has cut the interest rate its range of guarantor mortgages, but are 100% home loans worth the risk?
First-time buyers can borrow up to 100% of a property's value, provided their family can put down some money as security, on this new mortgage deal.
The amount you can borrow through a mortgage could vary by as much as £22,500 depending on the lender you apply with, according to Which? research.