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If a person needs a cosigner to lease a car will their credit improve if they make payments on time?

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Yes, the owner as well as the co-signer will be affected when you lease a car, being it negative or positive it will have an impact on both credit reports.

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What are the rights of a cosigner?

A cosigner is a person who signs with another person for a loan of some sort due to credit issues or financial reasons. A cosigner unfortunately does not have as many rights as the person who is first listed on a loan. For example, if you purchase a car and your boyfriend/girlfriend cosigns for you and you two break up, they cannot take the car away from you. However, if you are late on payments, the cosigner will then be responsible for the payments.


If we have bad credit will a cosigner help us get a mortgage?

Yes, a person with bad credit can get a cosigner for a mortgage. The cosigner will have to have excellent credit and must go into the office to sign papers to become a cosigner.


What effect does a student loan have on a cosigner and the cosigners credit?

When you cosign on a loan, you are liable for payment of that loan if the other person does not make payments. Any late payments and other negatives will be reflected on your credit report. The debt will be included in your debt-to-income ratio. If the person makes all payments on time, it could actually help your credit score. Usually, it's the other way around, though. Bottom line: as a cosigner, you are treated as a signer.


If you cosign an auto loan for someone and they refinance in one year and remove you from the loan how will that affect your credit assuming all payments are made on time?

The cosigner's credit isn't affected one ioto unless the person who was responsible for the loan payments defaulted, then and if the cosigner also defaulted. In other words, just being a cosigner does not affect ones credit ratings.


How can a person get a no money down mortgage if they have bad credit?

This is a very unlikely scenario. Firstly, the individual must attempt to clean up their credit by raising their credit score- or by having a cosigner who is willing to accept all responsibilities of late payments and non-payments.


If the cosigner is on the title can they take vehicle if person is not making the payments?

Yes..... I did


Does the credit of the cosigner gets affected if car is not paid?

Oh yes it does. That person put their credit on the line when they signed the contract making me a cosigner.


When is co signer required to take over student loan payments?

The co-signer is fully responsible for paying the loan and, therefore, they should take over the payments immediately to prevent damage to their own credit record.Cosigners should make certain they know what their obligations are before they sign. A person who has poor credit or no credit record needs a cosigner when they borrow money. A cosigner is a person who accepts the responsibility of repayment of a loan along with the primary borrower. The lender requires a cosigner to increase the chances that it will be repaid. The cosigner is sometimes referred to as the guarantor because they guarantee the full repayment of the loan in the event the borrower defaults. The cosigned loan will appear as a debt on the cosigners credit record.The co-signer is fully responsible for paying the loan and, therefore, they should take over the payments immediately to prevent damage to their own credit record.Cosigners should make certain they know what their obligations are before they sign. A person who has poor credit or no credit record needs a cosigner when they borrow money. A cosigner is a person who accepts the responsibility of repayment of a loan along with the primary borrower. The lender requires a cosigner to increase the chances that it will be repaid. The cosigner is sometimes referred to as the guarantor because they guarantee the full repayment of the loan in the event the borrower defaults. The cosigned loan will appear as a debt on the cosigners credit record.The co-signer is fully responsible for paying the loan and, therefore, they should take over the payments immediately to prevent damage to their own credit record.Cosigners should make certain they know what their obligations are before they sign. A person who has poor credit or no credit record needs a cosigner when they borrow money. A cosigner is a person who accepts the responsibility of repayment of a loan along with the primary borrower. The lender requires a cosigner to increase the chances that it will be repaid. The cosigner is sometimes referred to as the guarantor because they guarantee the full repayment of the loan in the event the borrower defaults. The cosigned loan will appear as a debt on the cosigners credit record.The co-signer is fully responsible for paying the loan and, therefore, they should take over the payments immediately to prevent damage to their own credit record.Cosigners should make certain they know what their obligations are before they sign. A person who has poor credit or no credit record needs a cosigner when they borrow money. A cosigner is a person who accepts the responsibility of repayment of a loan along with the primary borrower. The lender requires a cosigner to increase the chances that it will be repaid. The cosigner is sometimes referred to as the guarantor because they guarantee the full repayment of the loan in the event the borrower defaults. The cosigned loan will appear as a debt on the cosigners credit record.


What happens if you were a cosigner on an auto loan but now your credit is terrible and you are in a credit consolidation program?

As far as the auto loan you cosigned for, nothing will happen as long as the person who actually borrowed the money makes the payments on time.


If cosigner has a car loan already may she cosign for someone and be approved for that person and the cosigner has good credit?

Yes.


Do you have the right to sell a car after repossession on a cosigned loan?

Yes, but only if you are the cosigner. When you cosign it is usually for these reasons: The person the loan is for is a minor The person has a poor credit rating The person doesn't have collateral When you cosign you are 100% responsible for that debt. All the banking institution is interested in is getting their money, so if the car was repossessed the cosigner has two options ... take over the payments or sell the car and hope it pays off the total loan. It's a smart thing to do so it doesn't ruin one's credit rating. If you aren't the cosigner, but the person the loan went too, shame on you! If you can afford to continue to make payments now, then you could have made those payments on the loan cosigned by someone who was nice enough to do it.


Can a co signer sue the person who defaulted on the loan for the amount of the loan in question since the car was reposessed and that person is working and more than capable of making the payments?

Not likely. If you cosign then you are saying "I trust my credit in this person's hands." If the signer does not pay then it is the responsibility of the cosigner to take care of the payments.


Can a person with bad credit get a loan with a cosigner with good credit?

Possibly. However, the cosigner needs to understand all the implications should the one needing the cosign on the load default on payments. If the primary borrower doesn't pay the co-signer will be held personally responsible for paying the loan in full. That's what they agree to when they sign as co-signer.


How can you get out of cosigner even through you already cosigned?

Pay the loan off and then collect payments from the person you cosigned for.


How can the cosigner of a car immediately have possession of it after it was repossessed by the bank?

When you cosign for anyone you are taking 100% responsibility for the payments on that car. If the person that gets the car doesn't keep their payments up it will be repossessed by the bank with an option for the cosigner to take over payments or sell the car and pay back the loan. Marcy


Do you have a right to take a car away if you are the cosigner?

Well if the original person that you co-signed with defaults on the payments and you are stuck with the payments, technically it is your vehicle and you can take the person to court and take control of the vehicle.


What legal recourse is there for the cosigner when the person that was cosigned for has defaulted on the loan?

The usual legal recourse for the cosigner when the person named as the primary on a loan has defaulted, is to make the payments on the loan. Then, the cosigner can take the person who defaulted to court to try and recoup some of the money they are out. If the loan was for a car, some states allow the cosigner to take possession of the car and sell it to recoup losses also.


Can a person on ss be a cosigner?

Yes, it's income but need good credit & enough to qualify.


Do You need a cosigner if your married?

Having a cosigner has nothing to do with your marital status. It's all about your credit. If you do need a cosigner for lets say a car loan, then it's better to have your spouse sign than ask a relative/friend to sign. Unless your spouses' credit is bad, then you have to look into a person who has good credit. Hope this helps!


Can the cosigner repossess the car if the person is not making the payments?

If the co signers credit is going to be affected because of the lack of payments from the payee, and if the co signer is paying for the payments, then yes the car can be given over to the co signer, especially if the payee is not paying for the car that was agreed upon. check with the finance companies, and your local state, county laws.


What legal options does a cosigner havewhen making a oral agreementt?

Oral agreement makes no difference to written since unenforceable, essentially loan is your in most states, other person only gets credit for payments made on time


What is a credit card-?

A credit card is a line of credit given to a person that has good credit. the person can charge things and pay it back with small payments each month.


What are the qualifications of a co-signer?

Normally a cosigner has to be able to pay the loan if the signer does not pay. So the cosigner should have better credit than the person seeking the loan.


If the co-signer do not have enough credit after being the co-signer half year for a car loan because of the co-singer lose the job What will happen to the co-signer?

AnswerIf you have already been the cosigner on the loan, you will remain so until the loan is refinanced or paid in full. It doesn't matter if the cosigner has lost their job or not. As long as the person is making their payments, the cosigner isn't affected at all.Good luck job hunting cosigner! :)


How does cosigning affect your credit rating?

As a person who co-signed an auto loan for someone who consistently made late payments, accrued late fees, and eventually filed bankruptcy . . . I can truly tell you that if You co-sign an auto loan and the person doesn't make the payments it can really screw your credit up. However, if that person is making the payments timely without any problems - then I'd say it won't necessarily hurt your credit. But at the same time it won't necessarily help it either. If I were you I wouldn't do it. Believe me if I could go back - I wouldn't do it. A cosigner is only needed because the primary doesn't have adequate credit rating/history for the needed loan. Hence, the cosigner needs to have credit good enough to qualify for the loan, presumably good, at least betterr than the primary! (Credit scores are not combined or added to get to the needed level). Understand, being a cosigner is essentially the exact same as getting a loan - the cosigner is just as liable as if he got the loan on his own..in fact needs to be more responsible, because he now has to take on the obligations of the primary too, if needed, likely without the control/posession/benefit of what was purchased. A cosigner is only needed because the primary doesn't have adequate credit rating/history for the needed loan. Hence, the cosigner needs to have credit good enough to qualify for the loan, presumably good, at least betterr than the primary! (Credit scores are not combined or added to get to the needed level). Understand, being a cosigner is essentially the exact same as getting a loan - the cosigner is just as liable as if he got the loan on his own..in fact needs to be more responsible, because he now has to take on the obligations of the primary too, if needed, likely without the control/posession/benefit of what was purchased.