Car finance company may have in its contract that a car loan can be charged-off even when making timely payments if the car is destroyed or stolen, or its value substantially depreciates.
Texas Car Repo: Whether a car repossession in Texas is voluntary or involuntary, there are certain procedures that must be followed after the bank or finance company repos a car.
Surrendering your vehicle also known as voluntary repossession to the lender does not void the car loan contract. You are still responsible for the loan and deficiency balance.
Voluntary Repossession: 4 Strategies to get voluntary and involuntary car repossessions from credit reports. Lenders must follow particular steps to collect deficiency balance.
Gap insurance can be misleading, it’s not a catch-all policy that covers car payments under any circumstances. It may not cover the diminished value of your car after an accident.
When you reinstate a loan due to car repo, the derogatory marks remain on credit reports that’s why these steps to rebuild credit after car repo are necessary
Having a repossession in your credit files may not prevent you from getting a mortgage loan but it’s best to have other positive credit to offset the repo.
Question: I just had a question about a charge off on my credit report. I had a vehicle that was voluntarily repossessed in January. The car was charged off in April and placed on my credit report. The original balance was something like $14k. My Transunion Credit Report is showing that a payment of something…
Credit unions work out great for many consumers. They offer many benefits traditional banks cannot compete with. But there is a dirty little secret credit unions spring on unsuspecting members with vehicle loans, credit cards and personal loans. Cross-collateralization is a common policy at credit unions. Members experiencing financial difficulty are often shocked when they…