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I was thinking about how to gift a flat to my son without

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Hello. I was thinking about how to gift a flat to my son without tax & legal complications. My son is under 18 yrs now. Can that be done?
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Customer: OK. Let me think about the exact questions I need to ask and what information I need to provide to allow the expert to provide the advice. I have seen this now and will get back in touch when I have done as mentioned. THank you for your time. it looks like a good service. no

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am here to assist with your question. I will wait for you to put some more information then I will get back to you with an answer. Roughly how much is the flat worth? And is it mortgage free?

Customer: replied 29 days ago.
The flat is on a "Buy to Let" interest only mortgage with £300k outstanding today. It is worth £545k today. We wish to gift the flat (have our son take over ownership of the flat) in about 8 years time when he will be 23. We may or may not pay down some of the outstanding mortgage - but we wish him to own the flat as a step onto the property ladder but without legal complications or tax bills (if possible). Wondering if a trust is necessary or just able to "gift" a part of it over a number of years. So trying to think of the steps we need to take to achieve that.
Customer: replied 29 days ago.
Disappointing that we cannot have a conversation given that it was your recommendation with so many advantages over the on-line chat. Is he able to call within the next few hours? Or I could call him.

Sorry the site offers the call automatically, not me, I wasn't actually even at my desk! I'm not going to be available for a couple of hours, can we pick this up this evening? Happy to call then if that suits. Just to make you aware the site does charge extra for the call.

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Customer: replied 29 days ago.
Thanks very much Peter. I am loathe to get you working on a Friday evening and would say that Monday morning is just as good although it would need to be 9 am to 9:30 am as I am travelling after that. Happy to do the call tonight though if that works for you. I will leave it up to you - just let me know your preference.

Hello - yes we can talk on Monday, no problem at all. I'll make a note and aim to call around 9am. Thanks and have a good weekend. Peter

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Thanks very much Peter. Enjoy your weekend as well and speak to you 9am Monday.

Thanks, ***** ***** Peter