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How does one get a repossession off their credit report if they were not responsible for the repossession?

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2015-07-15 19:34:36
2015-07-15 19:34:36

One will have to prove to the CB that one wasnt responsible. It will likely involve paying an attorney. Good Luck.

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Absolutely. Repossession, whether voluntary or involuntary, show on your credit report as a charged off account. This designation is similar to a collection account and shows that you did not repay the vehicle loan. Such a listing in your credit report would have a significant negative impact.

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The credit reporting companies have a dispute form that you can use to dispute anything that is wrong on your credit report. Ask for this form or send a letter detailing the information in your report and explain why it is incorrect. They will investigate the matter and send you their findings. If it is incorrect they will remove it from your report.

It won't fix it, but paying off any remaining debt from the vehicle should help your credit rating. Unfortunately, a repossession will linger on your credit report for about 7 years.

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It can not be erased. If it has been paid, it will come off your credit in 7 - 10 years. If you still owe money on it and they report monthly that you owe an amount, it can stay indefinitely. If you owe money, but they are not reporting it monthly to the credit agencies, it i will come off in the 7 - 10 years.

Get a copy of your report and write the creditor responsible for the discrepancy.

Think about it. IF the lender waited until the loan was paid off,zillions of repos would NEVER be reported. Sooo, they report them as they happen.

If the account contains any incorrect, incomplete, misleading, erroneus, or misleading information, the repossession may be deleted from your credit report. But you do not need to hire a lawyer and pay thousands of dollars. You can hire a credit repair service which will be a lot more cost effective.

One option is to pursue credit repair through a credible company such as Lexington Law or Accurise. These companies have been in the industry for years and can dispute errors on your credit report. However, in certain situations you won't be able to "fix" the repossession on your credit report and will have to wait for the incident to age off your report.

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Filing bankruptcy does not remove a charge off report from a credit card on your credit report. It just adds bankruptcy to your credit report.

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A repossession that is over seven years old is not supposed to be on your credit report. It is not unusual for a collection agency to illegaly "reage" a debt in order to try to pressure you to pay. From your post it does not appear that you know what is on your credit report. If you have been denied credit then you are entitled to receive one for free. Contact information for the three credit reporting agencies can be found at solidgoldhomebusiness.com If this item is actually on your credit report then you can dispute the information and demand verification. Dispute instructions will be included with the report.

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