Family Agreements – A Guide

Living with your adult child? Co-purchasing property with a friend? Or building an extension or granny flat with family?

These common arrangements often involve an older person exchanging their property or assets in return for housing and/or care as they age.

This guide offers information on:

  • What is a family agreement?

  • What should a family agreement include?

  • Steps to take to arrange a family agreement

  • What to do when things go wrong

  • Centrelink and the age pension

  • Intergenerational households

  • Contributory parent visas and migration to Australia