We went through the whole process and everything was fine.....but at the last minute they said they wanted my hubby to have more time on the job. He was at his current company for 9 months..... And his previous employer for 2.5 years, same line of work. So fast forward to now...almost a year later and in a better position financially, both our scores went up....they were at 640ish.
I really find it hard to believe that with $20,000 down we will not qualify because of a STUPID $67 collection from 3 years ago. That's just crap!!!!!!!!
So 3 days before closing, they denied it because your husband's job history? That seems insane, didn't they already know his job history when you started the loan process?
Was it a scheduled closing date...like you had "clear to close" and then it got denied, or it was just a date that was put on a the sales contract by the realtor at the beginning when you signed the sales contract?
Here is the info about the collection that came on my report: Thank you for looking into this!
|Account Name||ENHANCED RECOVERY CO L||ENHANCED RECOVERY CO||ENHANCRCVRCO|
|Account Type||Collection Department / Agency / Attorney||Collection Account||Collection Account|
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See that line where is says
Terms 1 Month
That is ILLEGAL!!
Fire out disputes targeting that. You can't have a term on a collection.
It will go away.
SERIOUSLY???? It's that easy???
So what do I say in the dispute? Exactly what you wrote? That it's illegal to have a term on a collection? If so... you are one AMAZING person and I'd owe you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!
Can I do the dispute AND send them a GW letter? Will the agency know that I tried to dispute it? I'm wondering if I dispute it and then it does not get removed if the collection agency will be "mad" and not help me at all.
I'm new to this so excuse my ignorance.
Dear Sir or Madam,
This letter is a formal complaint that you are reporting inaccurate credit information on my report #xxxx. Because of the mistakes on my credit report, I was wrongfully denied credit recently for a home loan. My social security number is xxxxx and my current address is listed above. My last address was xxxxx. My contact number is xxxxx.
The following information is incorrect and therefore needs to be corrected or deleted from the report as soon as possible:
ENHANCED RECOVERY CO L (Account Number):
-This account is showing to have a term of one month. This account is in violation of the FDCPA Section 807(10) prohibits the "use of any false representation or deceptive means to collect or attempt to collect any debt or to obtain information concerning a consumer."
According to Section 611 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, I am requesting that these items are investigated and deleted from my report as soon as possible. Also in accordance with the FCRA, please FULLY investigate my disputes and verify with the furnisher of information, not just your own data. Be advised that the description of the procedure used to determine the accuracy and completeness of the information is hereby requested as well, to be provided within 15 days of the completion of your reinvestigation.