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what score to get home depot card?

anyone have any idea what score is needed to get approved for a home depot card?

my score is 605 EQ now and getting some items removed just waiting for them to report. also working on paying down my revolving debt ratio which is now at 27%


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Re: what score to get home depot card?

Looks like most approvals are in the 670+ range. I don't think that Citi will approve your score.


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Re: what score to get home depot card?

Really they we not approve you, they are so picky now, I was turn down for  increase on my home depot card with a score of 720 plus  don't know why yet but still waiting on the letter. And they always pull experian most of the time.

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Re: what score to get home depot card?

thanks for the quick reply, i didnt think they would approve me at 605. was going to apply in 2 months when my collection got removed and i payed my revolving balance down a bit. but i think my score will only go to maybe 630 once i got those items done. good to know not to apply till score hits 670ish i dont want to apply till im sure i will get approved.


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Re: what score to get home depot card?

 


markcerm wrote:

thanks for the quick reply, i didnt think they would approve me at 605. was going to apply in 2 months when my collection got removed and i payed my revolving balance down a bit. but i think my score will only go to maybe 630 once i got those items done. good to know not to apply till score hits 670ish i dont want to apply till im sure i will get approved.


 

You might even wait until you are in the 700 club. I recently was approved for Citi Diamond Preferred and it was a crappy $1200 CL. I know it will grow with them, but I had 3 Plat accounts with Citi back in 2003 (all closed by me with perfect history) and they were all in the $5k CL range. I think that Citi has really tightened up their approvals and CL's.

 

Good luck to you whenever you decide to pull the trigger! Keep us posted!  :smileyhappy:


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Re: what score to get home depot card?

I was just approved for the Home Depot card in December, my equifax score was 631. My utilization was about 14% and my AAoA was 6.9 yrs.

 

Mind you my credit limit was only $500.

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