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Getting a mortgage while on benefit?

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Cazz81 Tue 25-Oct-16 22:40:26

Out of curiosity and this might sounds like a silly question but can someone on benefit get a mortgage? I'm just being nosy neighbour - They are currently home owner,and as far as I know both on benefit with zillion of kids. hmm

Neverenoughspoons Tue 25-Oct-16 22:44:50

I doubt you have been able to since the credit crunch, but before it happened you could in certain circumstances. Benefits guaranteed for life, plus tax credits etc.

gingerboy1912 Tue 25-Oct-16 22:46:19

I got a mortgage on a low but regular income, tax credits and child maintenance.

ijustwannadance Tue 25-Oct-16 22:48:45

More likely that they bought the house before they bred like rabbits and went on benefits.

BubbleGumBubble Tue 25-Oct-16 22:52:48

What does it matter to you OP?

I cant see how their home ownership or how many children they have is any business of yours......unless you only want to know so you can judge them and slag them off hmm

UnsuccessfullyAdulting Tue 25-Oct-16 22:52:54

Nice Caz & Ijustwanna
thlbiscuit

ijustwannadance Tue 25-Oct-16 23:34:05

Ffs I was being sarcastic in response to the daft op! Must remember emojisthlhmm

legotits Tue 25-Oct-16 23:35:21

Boring cock.

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