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rckstrscott
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Re: AU vs. Joint

MHCali wrote:

Hey Scott,

 

llecs is probably right about no score difference between being AU or Joint, but do you know if when getting a mortgage pre-approval that the manual review would look better with a joint account. If so I'd have to dispute because even though I'm a joint account holder, the bureaus still haven't updated my report as joint.  Thanks to llecs and scott.

PS-I know this may seem trivial, but I don't like disputing things anymore if I don't have to.


Yeah he is def. right about the scoring in regards to FICO, and from my understanding AU accounts are NOT considered in any way when it comes to mortgages.

 

I was merely disputing him on being added as a joint after the fact, it can happen. I just did it haha

 

-scott

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