Can I rent a home to a new tenant while the bank is deciding on a loan modification; if they say no; we will have to short sale?

Asked over 1 year ago - Mooresville, NC

We are two months behind in the mortgage payments. The house is a rental in North Carolina.

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  1. Fred B. Amos II


    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . Rent the house and pay the mortgage. As long as you own the home, you have every right to rent it. Good luck to you.

    Fred Amos provides legal representation in Wake County, North Carolina. Any answer provided through this... more
  2. Michael Ryan Juarez

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . Yes but disclose this information to the tenant and use the rent money to pay the mortgage.

    -Michael R. Juarez Law Office of Juarez and Schaeffer PO Box 16216 San Diego, CA 92105 (619) 804-4327 www.jslaw.... more

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