I just checked my fico and noticed that it took a hit this month from an electric provider. Planing on paying this provider off by the end of the month however I want to get this completely removed from my CR. The original date of default was on 08/10 due to my divorce I'm going through now. What steps do I need to take? I have an idea of calling the electric provider and informing them that I plan to PIF however I do need this removed from my credit report immediately however I want to ensure that this matter is resolved and about how long should it take if they agree?
Did they send you any sort of notice prior to posting to your credit report?
It usually takes 30 to 60 days to update with the credit agencies, I have had in the past bad accounts removed off my credit report although I had one collection agency send in a request for removal and the next day it was removed off my EX report when I checked. All I can say is EX is the quickest for updating accounts and reporting
I would see if you can do a pfd and explain your current situation tell them you really need this help. Good Luck