We are looking for people aged 18+ who have bought their first home to take part in a group discussion in Watford for 90 minutes about mortgages and first time buyers.
Thursday 8th December 2016
Please answer the questions below.
Occupation of chief income earner in the household:
Who do you live with in your home?
If you have children, please tell us their ages
Working status i.e. Full time, part time, retired, etc..
Which of the following best describes your living status?
Living with parents
Homeowner in first property
Homeowner – not in first property
When did you buy your first property?
Which of the following best describes how you found the process of saving for a minimum deposit?
It was real struggle. It took longer to save than I anticipated and we had to borrow money from parents
It was real struggle. It took longer to save than I anticipated but we were not able to or did not want to ask for help from parents/family
It was hard but I did it over time without too much difficulty and did not need to borrow from parents to buy our property in the time frame we had
It was not too hard as I already had the deposit when I decided to buy
If your parents helped you with a deposit for your first home, in which of the following ways did they do this?
With a cash gift
With a cash loan
By help in kind such as letting me with them whilst we saved
Other – Please specify
Do you have a parent that owns their own home? Yes/No?
Which of the following financial companies do you hold a product with?
Bank of Scotland
None of the above
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
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