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App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

I have been wanting that Citi Diamond card for sooooooo long!!!!!! My Amex 61 day 3xcli date is Coming up in two weeks... I reallllyyyy want to app for the Citi card... Or should I jusy hold out a little bit longer? I don't want to ruin my Amex 3xcli chances though! I have like 3 inqs in the past six months and only three new accounts in the same time frame, including Amex.... What to do what to do?!!
Marriott PR$25k | BCE $24.5K |BankAmericard Visa $25k| BOA Better Bal $17.5k |Wmt Discover $12.5k | BR Visa $17.5k | Amex Delta Gold $10k | Discover IT $10k | Paypal Extras MC $15k | Amazon Store $10k|Smile Gen $7.25k | Dillard's $10k | West Elm $4k| Express $3.05K | Mypoints.com Visa $4.5k | Freedom Visa $1k| Amex Surpass $1k
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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

From what i read the 3x amex sometimes doesn't pull a hard inquiry. I would verify with a CSR whether it will be a hard pull or not! If it's a soft pull, then go for the Amex CLI THEN apply for Citi Smiley Happy You can have your cake and eat it too!!

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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

That's a great point! I am assuming that they would base my 3xcli on a sp from the previous two weeks before the request. I did read, however, that Amex has a service that alerts them when cardmembers accrue hps..... Is this true? Amex has me scared!!!! The Citi Diamond Preferred card would just absolutely complete my collection! Lol
Marriott PR$25k | BCE $24.5K |BankAmericard Visa $25k| BOA Better Bal $17.5k |Wmt Discover $12.5k | BR Visa $17.5k | Amex Delta Gold $10k | Discover IT $10k | Paypal Extras MC $15k | Amazon Store $10k|Smile Gen $7.25k | Dillard's $10k | West Elm $4k| Express $3.05K | Mypoints.com Visa $4.5k | Freedom Visa $1k| Amex Surpass $1k
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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?


youngandcreditwrthy wrote:
That's a great point! I am assuming that they would base my 3xcli on a sp from the previous two weeks before the request. I did read, however, that Amex has a service that alerts them when cardmembers accrue hps..... Is this true? Amex has me scared!!!! The Citi Diamond Preferred card would just absolutely complete my collection! Lol

I think (may need some clarification on this) that with a HP and a SP you get the same info, its just coded different. So if AMEX softs you the could still see the INQs.

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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

Eeeeek... I guess I should wait then :-/
Marriott PR$25k | BCE $24.5K |BankAmericard Visa $25k| BOA Better Bal $17.5k |Wmt Discover $12.5k | BR Visa $17.5k | Amex Delta Gold $10k | Discover IT $10k | Paypal Extras MC $15k | Amazon Store $10k|Smile Gen $7.25k | Dillard's $10k | West Elm $4k| Express $3.05K | Mypoints.com Visa $4.5k | Freedom Visa $1k| Amex Surpass $1k
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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?


beb86 wrote:

youngandcreditwrthy wrote:
That's a great point! I am assuming that they would base my 3xcli on a sp from the previous two weeks before the request. I did read, however, that Amex has a service that alerts them when cardmembers accrue hps..... Is this true? Amex has me scared!!!! The Citi Diamond Preferred card would just absolutely complete my collection! Lol

I think (may need some clarification on this) that with a HP and a SP you get the same info, its just coded different. So if AMEX softs you the could still see the INQs.


I do believe you are correct.

 

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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

I am worried they would see a hp from Citi and deny my 3xcli.... Valid concern?
Marriott PR$25k | BCE $24.5K |BankAmericard Visa $25k| BOA Better Bal $17.5k |Wmt Discover $12.5k | BR Visa $17.5k | Amex Delta Gold $10k | Discover IT $10k | Paypal Extras MC $15k | Amazon Store $10k|Smile Gen $7.25k | Dillard's $10k | West Elm $4k| Express $3.05K | Mypoints.com Visa $4.5k | Freedom Visa $1k| Amex Surpass $1k
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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

I got my AMEX 3x CLI ($1k>$3k) with 15 inquiries showing on my record...

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Discover It $18.3k | Chase United $12k | AMEX BCE $8.2k | Chase Sapphire Preferred $7k | Chase Freedom $5k | Citi Simplicity $5k | Paypal Extras Platinum $5k | Citi Visa Signature $3k | AMEX Schwab $3k | Wells Fargo $1k
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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

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youngandcreditwrthy wrote:
I am worried they would see a hp from Citi and deny my 3xcli.... Valid concern?

Yes

AMEX: $0/$25,000, CSP: $0/$6500, Chase Priority Club: $0/$3500, Freedom: $0/$6000, Barclays NFL: $0/$7000 Discover: $0/$14,000, Citi Dividend: $0/$3500

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Re: App for Citi Diamond...or wait til after Amex 3xcli?

Mehhh Ill just wait til after I request it. Then maybe app for Citi Diamond in January or later. Lol I have the ITCH!!!!
Marriott PR$25k | BCE $24.5K |BankAmericard Visa $25k| BOA Better Bal $17.5k |Wmt Discover $12.5k | BR Visa $17.5k | Amex Delta Gold $10k | Discover IT $10k | Paypal Extras MC $15k | Amazon Store $10k|Smile Gen $7.25k | Dillard's $10k | West Elm $4k| Express $3.05K | Mypoints.com Visa $4.5k | Freedom Visa $1k| Amex Surpass $1k

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