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    • tony brierley
    • By tony brierley 17th Apr 18, 1:26 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 1:26 PM
    avoid deposit 17th Apr 18 at 1:26 PM
    Hi.


    I have an house to sell, my daughter would like to buy it bit is struggling with the deposit.


    Is it acceptable/legal/possible for me to reduce the asking price by 10% and then she gets a mortgage for 90% and I can then state I paid the deposit for her without actually having the deposit?


    Thanks
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    • glentoran99
    • By glentoran99 17th Apr 18, 1:28 PM
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    Its called gifted equity and should be possible, would probably be best advised to speak to a broker
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    • By ACG 17th Apr 18, 1:58 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 1:58 PM
    As above, plenty of lenders will allow it, not all of them, but enough to get normal rates.
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    • By ethanscott 17th Apr 18, 2:08 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 2:08 PM
    Its called gifted equity and should be possible, would probably be best advised to speak to a broker
    Originally posted by glentoran99
    Thank you, this helps.
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