Sold my home in July 08 and rented since. Am I eligible for the $6500 credit on a new purchase?I sold my previous residence which I had lived in for 7 years in July of 2008. I moved to another state and have rented since then. We are looking to purchase another home in the beginning of 2010. Can I claim the $6500 tax credit if a contract is signed by April 30, 2010?November 05 2009 - Annapolis00YesReport 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.