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Chase pre approval/underwriting differences

Under the Chase see your card offers it shows I have been preapproved for CSP, Freedom and Slate. I would prefer one of their hotel reward cards. Does anyone know if they are more strict on their own cards, or the co-branded cards..

 

Lastly, how accurate is that preapproval page?

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Re: Chase pre approval/underwriting differences

The CSP I believe is their hardest card to get approved for as it carries a minimum 5k CL, I would assume if you're preapproved for it that you could get any of them.

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Re: Chase pre approval/underwriting differences

>>>Lastly, how accurate is that preapproval page?

 

I'd say, that even if you don't have a preapproval on Chase website, you can still get a card. I asked a very similar question not a long ago, as I had no preapproval for CSP and was wondering if I can qualify. Went fine, instant approval. 

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Re: Chase pre approval/underwriting differences

Thank you both!!

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Re: Chase pre approval/underwriting differences

I had nothing on the Chase page and applied and was approved for the CSP last week

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Re: Chase pre approval/underwriting differences

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Have never gotten a Chase preapproval offer.  Just got approved instantly for the United card with a $9,000 limit (I bank with Chase and have a $300 student card that I haven't used in months).  Really, I never get preapprovals for anything except BofA and a bunch of really subprime cards, but I have never been declined for a card when I applied. Most approvals have been instant or almost-instant (5 minute online chat for Citi, pending then app status approved for the Delta).  Discover, PRG and Unted were straight instant approval).

 

 Not sure how it works.

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Re: Chase pre approval/underwriting differences


mikka1 wrote:

>>>Lastly, how accurate is that preapproval page?

 

I'd say, that even if you don't have a preapproval on Chase website, you can still get a card. I asked a very similar question not a long ago, as I had no preapproval for CSP and was wondering if I can qualify. Went fine, instant approval. 


Quite true. My DH didn't have a preapproval on Chase's website (yes, we checked first), but he apped anyway for the Freedom and was approved.


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