Looking at becoming a guarantor for your child or interested in the wider options to help your loved one onto the property ladder?

Giving help to your child to buy a house is expensive and if you do decide to offer your money towards a deposit, both you and your child need to ensure that you are making this decision based on the best advice there is available.

Our team of mortgage experts at John Charcol mortgages have complied this list of the most frequently asked questions about this type of borrowing. If you can’t see an answer below that helps, you can always ask your own question.

Can a Mortgage Guarantor Live Abroad?

It’s highly unlikely that a lender would allow someone who’s...

Can a Parent Be a Guarantor on a Mortgage?

Parents can be guarantors for their child’s mortgage.

Can a mother and son get a mortgage together?

As part of a settlement for divorce my mother was given the...

Can I be a guarantor for a buy-to-let mortgage?

Is it still possible to get a guarantor mortgage? I would like...

Can I sell half of my house to my daughter or son?

Where can my son get a mortgage to buy a share of our house? We...

I'm buying a house with my mother. Can we get a mortgage?

Hello, My parents are midway through a divorce and are selling...

Mortgages in Trust

My daughter and her partner, due to wed next year, are potential...

Should we use our property as collateral for our son's mortgage?

We are retired and own our home outright. Our son wants to buy...

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