How long does a credit report take?
If you do it by mail then within a week. If you do it online then it's instant.
How long will it take for a closed account to appear on your credit report if it is not a negative item?
That will depend on how frequently the credit reports to the credit buearos. Creditors may report monthly, quarterly or intermittently. If they are a relatively small firm, they may not report at all. You might want to ask the creditor when and to whom they report your credit information. Larger companies will have departments who specifically handle customer credit reporting.
Bad credit or any negative report will remain in your credit report for seven years. Therefore, if it happens that there is a wrong information that will affect your report negatively, be sure to dispute it immediately. You can also do your own credit card repair in order to eliminate any bad credit that will be reflected in your credit report.
A hospital bill can stay on your credit report from 7-10 years. You can learn alot more by getting a credit report from Transunion, Experian or Equifax. You are entitled to one free credit report a year. You can go to annualcreditreport.com and get your free credit report their. It is very important to know what is on your credit report.