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Maybe. It probably wouldn't be a very good idea though. If you get divorced, this could possibly be considered martial property since it was purchased during the marriage. I'm currently going through a divorce and purchased a house while the paperwork was still being processed. For the most part, if you're still with your spouse and have not divorced yet: you cannot hide the house because it is one of your assets. the only avenues of opportunity i see are: 1) you purchase the house but under a trusting family members name (mother/father). Using money from YOUR account and not a joint. 2) If you want the house in your name....THOROUGHLY document and leave as much a paper trail as possible showing the expenses came from your accounts. That way, even if divorce might occur, you will have no problems arguing the case for your house. 3) if you file for divorce...clearly document on the divorce papers that your future ex spouse has no financial rights after a certain date. then, and only then, can you hide the house as an asset (if it's purchased after the assigned cut off date) I strongly suggest you do not hide it because if you should ever WILL need a spousal signature whether he knew of the house or not. You don't want that. hope this helps!

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