renting out a room?

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renting out a room?

Unread postby BrokeDad214 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:15 pm

I'm looking at a substantial CS increase, from 350 to 800-1000 it may not seem like a lot, but I only make ~60k.

I'm either looking at a part-time job, 24 hours or more a week, or renting out a room. (current wife split) Either way, I know its going to raise my income. What I'm worried about is that having a "stranger" in the home would give the x a reason to complain more, and even get my custody completely removed.

I'm not sure how else I can go about keeping the home, and food on the table.
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Re: renting out a room?

Unread postby lovingfatherof2 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:37 pm

Just going to give up like that?
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Re: renting out a room?

Unread postby Fatheroffour » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:09 pm

She'll be moving in a stranger soon enough.
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Re: renting out a room?

Unread postby hopeful dad » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:46 pm

Do the background check.
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Re: renting out a room?

Unread postby JimRockford » Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:58 pm

Unless you rent to a sex offender, I can't see how she can use this to affect custody.
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Re: renting out a room?

Unread postby grandetaco » Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:45 am

If you are a home owner it will complicate your taxes a little bit,
Other than that, rent out to the older college students (masters/phd) etc who are nearly always out. Background check, references,
You can get a background search form from the state police and it is like $25 here in MI.
If the renter subs at local school then they already have passed a background check,

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