Q: Can i get a mortgage from a bank in P.R to buy a home alone without my husband? We are separated.
I was told by a broker that I have to get a mortgage with my husband even though we are separated.
That is not a legal issue. If the lender requires both spouses to sign a note and deed of trust, then that is their requirement. You may find another lender not requiring both spouses to sign. Potential homestead
rights of a surviving spouse are inconsequential.
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