Kansas City, MO asked in Real Estate Law for Kansas

Q: My fiance works and im a stay at home mother, we are buying a home. Can i be on the deed with no income?

We are working with a rent to own

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Scott C. Stockwell
Scott C. Stockwell
  • Lawrence, KS
  • Licensed in Kansas

A: A deed can include any group of people. A lender would not typically have a preference with respect to partners, so long as the partners were otherwise approved for the loan. Your question references a rent-to-own arrangement. The landlord would have some discretion over what arrangement they would be willing to enter into, but if both fiancés are on the lease, it would consistent to have both on the purchase/deed arrangement.

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