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 our daughter get a guarantor mortgage & put a charge on ours?

My wife and I own our on home valued at £300,000 without a...

Mother and Son Joint Mortgage

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

Elderly Guarantor

Do you know of any mortgage lenders that don't have an age limit...

Guarantor for a buy-to-let mortgage

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

how do we sell a share of our property to our son stay on the deeds and downsize too

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...

Mortgage with Overseas Guarantor

My cousin is a British citizen living in Dubai for the last 4...

Mortgages in Trust

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

I want to buy a house for my daughter to rent from me. What's the best way?

I own my own home and another property outright (rented out). I...

Overseas Guarantor

My father lives in Australia whilst I live here in the UK. My...

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...

We’re gifting money to our child, what else do we need to do to help him get a mortgage?

My wife and I are looking to help our son Jason with his first...

Halifax Guarantor Mortgages

My 25 yr old daughter bought a new build flat with her boyfriend...

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