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How many points does your credit score drop after an auto repossession?


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2009-01-09 21:16:10
2009-01-09 21:16:10

http://www.NationalScoreIndex.com. Overall, the study found that: * The average Experian PLUS(SM) Score for consumers with no late auto payments is 689 versus 596 for consumers with at least one late auto payment. When a payment is late by 90 or more days, the average score dropped to 574. * 1.5 percent of consumers who have an auto have a repossession noted on their credit file. The average credit score for those with a repossession dropped even further to 566. The states with the highest repossession rate are Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, South Carolina and Nevada.

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With a reposession on your credit report it is almost impossible to get another auto loan unless you have not had any negative reports after the repo and you have at least 30% down. It probably lowers your credit score by 100 points.

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== == http://www.NationalScoreIndex.com. Overall, the study found that: * The average Experian PLUS(SM) Score for consumers with no late auto payments is 689 versus 596 for consumers with at least one late auto payment. When a payment is late by 90 or more days, the average score dropped to 574. * 1.5 percent of consumers who have an auto have a repossession noted on their credit file. The average credit score for those with a repossession dropped even further to 566. The states with the highest repossession rate are Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, South Carolina and Nevada.

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Absolutely it does! Your credit score is used by credit agencies to determine the amount of risk they are taking on. If your credit score is bad or low then you auto loan rate will be higher. However, if your credit score is good or high then your auto loan rate will be lower.

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Auto insurers take a credit score provided by one of the three (3) credit bureaus and then they add characteristics that would not be present on your credit score to come up with an internal score. The auto insurer does not need to tell you what your credit score was, however, they do need to let you know which credit report (and associated score) was used to arrive at their decision. There are a number of service provides that provide access to your credit score. A few of these service providers are represented in the related links section.


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