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Equifax dropped BK early

BK to fall off in Aug or Sept  '14 after ten years, recently disouted it with EQ and EX. Just heard from EQ and they removed it. Haven't heard from EX yet

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compassion101 wrote:

BK to fall off in Aug or Sept  '14 after ten years, recently disouted it with EQ and EX. Just heard from EQ and they removed it. Haven't heard from EX yet


 

 

 what was the basis of your dispute?

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Re: Equifax dropped BK early


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BK to fall off in Aug or Sept  '14 after ten years, recently disouted it with EQ and EX. Just heard from EQ and they removed it. Haven't heard from EX yet


How did you dispute it with the CRA?

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I pulled my annual credit reports and disputed the BKs. I checked off the boc that has this item has been dimissed/cancelled, etc.

 

It I just found out it is now off my experian and transunion also! Interested to see what difference it makes in my scores.

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It might not make a huge difference. I've read multiple reports that have people gaining a minimal amount of points... Due to the fact the BK is 7-10 years old when it falls off and already had a minimal effect on their score.
        
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Re: Equifax dropped BK early


compassion101 wrote:

I pulled my annual credit reports and disputed the BKs. I checked off the boc that has this item has been dimissed/cancelled, etc.

 

It I just found out it is now off my experian and transunion also! Interested to see what difference it makes in my scores.


Grats to the success :smileyhappy:

 

You can look at my siggy for point info TU is only one that has a 9.5 yr old BK reporting the others are clear.

EX Cred Sesame 03/15: 774 (+8) ; EX Fico 04 V2 06/14: 775; EX Fico 08 BC 02/15: 790 (-7)
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Re: Equifax dropped BK early

Guys I am confused 

 

My BK is due to fall off nov 14 

So just few more months 

Can I actually get it removed now 

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pokerpro wrote:

Guys I am confused 

 

My BK is due to fall off nov 14 

So just few more months 

Can I actually get it removed now 


You can try. They removed mine after I disputed it at 9 years and 10 months. I've heard of others who have done this. I had also tried around 8.5 years without success.

 

 

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Re: Equifax dropped BK early

It has been reported that the CRAs will remove BKs up to six months early. Naturally YMMV but if I were you, I would request that it be removed. The worst they can do is to say no.

 

I am so jealous of the OP. I can't wait until 2017!!!!!

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Re: Equifax dropped BK early

My BK dropped early too with an 80+ increase in FICO Score. Every person's CR is different but it sure put a smile on my face :smileyhappy:
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