How much rental history does a lender need if I am renting out my house and looking to purchase?I have tenants that are 8 months into a two-year lease. I'm trying to purchase another home and while I understand that most lenders need a two-year history of managing a rental, are there exceptions and if so what are they?February 26 2012 - Ashburn00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.