Mel, that varies by state. (2) The notice shall be in writing and conspicuously state: the name, address and telephone number of the creditor to whom payment is to be made, a brief identification of the credit transaction, the consumer's right to cure the default, and the amount of payment and date by which payment must be made to cure the default. A notice in substantially the following form complies with this subsection: "(name, address and telephone number of creditor) _____________________________________________________________________________ (account number, if any) _____________________________________________________________________________ (brief identification of credit transaction) _____________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________(date is the LAST DAY FOR PAYMENT, ____________________________________________(amount) is the AMOUNT NOW DUE. You are late in making your payment(s). If you pay the AMOUNT NOW DUE (above) by the LAST DAY FOR PAYMENT (above), you may continue with the contract as though you were not late. If you do not pay by that date, we may exercise our rights under the law. These rights include the right to repossess any property held as collateral for this transaction and the right, in many instances, to hold you personally responsible for any difference between the amount the property brings in a sale and the balance due us on the credit transaction in question. If you are late again in making your payments, we may exercise our rights without sending you another notice like this one. If you have questions, write or telephone the creditor promptly." This one is from SC code.
How do you write a car repossession letter?
An auto repossession letter should begin with a letter head consisting of the name, address and phone number of the recipient. Choose a date that payment must be made for the vehicle along with its VIN number.
Sample letter of vehicle repossession for the state of texas
call the finance company and tell them that you want to do a voluntary repossession and they will take it from there.
Ga UCC Sec 9
A repo agency should follow it's state requirements. Most respected places will try to call or send a letter to a good number or address with this information.
It depends on the repossession laws of the state where the car was purchased. In some states the lender is required to send the borrower a notice of "cure and remand" before repossession can occur but not before a lawsuit can be initiated. Generally a lender will send such a letter in the hopes of avoiding litigation which is time consuming and often expensive for everyone involved.
yes if you car was repossessed in Maryland and the dealer has a security intrest on the tittle they can apply for a repossession tittle and sell the cars as soon as they have a tittle
The second to last sentence should read - Never will a voluntary repossession cost you MORE than a forced repossession. A repo is a repo. Voluntary Repos will, in most cases, save you money due to the cut in fees associated with the repossession. In some cases these fees will not be any less and the cost of a voluntary repo and the cost of a forced repo are the same. Never will a voluntary repossession cost you less than a forced repossession. Either way, voluntary repossession is the decision I would make, due to the possibility of a lesser cost.
As far as I know there is no statute of limitation on auto repossession in any state. Check with your state Attorney General to be sure. I will post a link for you to read. Repossession should be your last resort. Hiding a vehicle from repossession is a crime in some states. The consequences of repossession are always bad for you.
No, you cannot just return it to the dealer. The dealer has nothing to do with this unless the dealer is also the lender. You must return it to the entity who loaned you the money to buy the car in the first place. It is their car until you pay for it. This is called a voluntary repossession. You will be required to pay the deficiency. That is the difference in what you owe on the vehicle and what they sell it for at auction or private sale. Your credit will also be ruined for 7 years. You will save repossession fees by turning it in voluntarily.
need a 10 day letter after vehicle is repossessed
It will be sold at auction at a lower price than the dealer will sell it for.
No they can not collect one PENNY - It is a law in MD . See financial regulations website state of MD
You DO NOT have to take it back, but it will save you some money if you do. They will come pick it up if you tell them to.
Up until the time that your motorcycle is actually repossessed, the dealer will be happy to receive your payments, even if they are late, and will allow you to keep the motorcycle. But if you wait too long the repossession will happen.
Repossession laws vary from state to state. States also have different provisions for different types of property. You would need to be more specific about the circumstances, the property and the state where the repossession would take place. Your question should be reformed to ask, "Is a repossession under the following circumstances legal"? Asking what is considered an illegal repossession is much too broad a question.
Yes, there is no difference. A repossession is a repossession.
A repossession is a repossession, no matter if it is voluntary or not. Your credit will be ruined for 7 years.
Depends. Are you receiving the car or are you selling the car.Repossession = againRepossession = ownershipRepossession = gaining ownership again
No you cannot remove a repossession off your credit report if your cosigner has a judgement on the repossession.
California allows self help repossession as long as there is no breach of the peace. There is no requirement to send a Right to Cure letter unless your specific contract says that one must be sent prior to repossession.