Welcome to Mumsnet!

We’re delighted you’ve found us. Join in the conversation on the UK's busiest site for parents

Get started »

Property | Barclays

Family finance, from Barclays


Home sweet home doesn't happen by magic, so take a look at the information and tips you need to make decisions for your family's home, whatever rung of the property ladder you're on. 


When is renting the right answer?

When is renting the right answer?

Many of us stress about climbing the property ladder when in fact we might be happier sticking with the renting route.

From first steps to next steps


7 in 10 of Mumsnetters surveyed don't think our kids are going to be able to afford to buy a home when the time comes, so here are some handy ways to help. 


Dream kitchens

Want to open up your kitchen and create more family space? Six women reveal how they did just this without blowing the budget.

What Mumsnetters have told us

We asked you for your thoughts about renting, mortgages and saving for your children and more, and over 1,000 of you replied. Read the results here. 

More on property

Business start-ups, from Barclays

If you're thinking of starting your own business, or you already run a business, head to Business start-ups, from Barclays, for help and expert support on:

What to do with your great business idea, getting started, making the first year count, and to join in the conversation on our business start-up talk board.

LifeSkills from Barclays

Find out how you can help get 1 million young people ready for work by 2015.

 Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage