You should consult at CPA. There were some recent tax law changes regarding rental property that they can help you understand. Usually for homes that were rental property before January 1, 2009, the rule was that you could re-occupy the home for the 'right reasons'. Your CPA will have a list of those reasons.
To be able to claim the property as your personal residence the test is called the "THREE YEAR RULE"--is that your address three out of the least five years? So IMHO that would mean you'd need to live in the property another 2 years.... more