The highlight was the announcement that the Government is to subsidise deposits and provide state backing for loans to help house buyers get on the property ladder. This will give a big boost to aspiring house purchasers and the house building sector.
However, it remains the case that help from parents and grandparents will still be needed by many young people wanting to buy their first property.
Whether this should be by way of gifts, loans, part ownership or a Barclays type Springboard Mortgage is an area where further guidance from The Retirement Team will be available once the rules have been finalised.
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