First time home buyers credit- requirements?

this year before the deadline of december first, i will buy my first home, my question is one of the requirements prior to getting this credit, is not to have owned a property 3 years behind. The thing is 2 years ago, my parents gave me one of their homes, as a gift, would this count towards, me owning or buying... show more this year before the deadline of december first, i will buy my first home, my question is one of the requirements prior to getting this credit, is not to have owned a property 3 years behind.
The thing is 2 years ago, my parents gave me one of their homes, as a gift, would this count towards, me owning or buying a property 3 years prior to this upcoming purchase!
Hope you can help, I am really confused!
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