Hi Clare, My bank records show I paid the house purchase solicitor a cheque for £714 in their joint names in April 2008. In June 2008 I drew out two sums of cash, one for £3,700, the other for 2,300. This was just after they bought the hiouse and were advised the old boiler needed replacing.
I remember offering to pay for this (I was worried about carbon monoxide). I am certain that I just gave them the cash (as that's how plumber wanted payment). But I have no proof of this.
The gift was definitely to both of them, as it was to improve the house.
There is approx £142,000 outstanding.
Yes, it is.
Up until January of this year capital of £3,558 had been repaid. He will receive an annual statement for the year 2015 in January. I expect the figure will be fairly similar.
In October huis ex-partner re-mortgaged with the same mortgage provider at a more advantageous rate (without any reference to son). So the amount of capital repaid will probably increase.