Helping children buy property

Firstly, it’s important to consider the real purpose of the loan, is it in place for asset protection purposes, or do you have a serious expectation of being repaid? Effectively this would be an early inheritance, which if you can afford, makes sense and will allow you to financially assist your children when they really need it, rather than later in life.

There are a number of approaches to consider when looking to help your children, including:

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