How can gifting help my children own property?

Answer

When it comes to gifting property as a way of helping your children, there are several options.

You can provide money for a deposit or part-pay a loan. If you gift a deposit to your children, there may be impacts to your Centrelink benefits—the Department of Human Services has more information about the impact of gifting on your benefits.

There are options for buying property in a child’s name too, but it’s a complex topic. If you’re considering buying a property in your child’s name, we recommend that you seek specific legal advice from a specialist in this area.

 

 

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