Credit Report Information Jacksonville FL

Credit report monitoring is the best way to stay on top of the ups and downs in your credit history. Find out how long debt and delinquent payments can continue to affect your credit score down the line.

Credit Medic MD
(800) 644-9454
jacksonville, FL
Riverside National Bank
638-3323 x61515
5070 W. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach, FL
Consumer Credit Counseling Service Of Central Florida Inc
(407) 895-8886
3670 Maguire Blvd
Orlando, FL
Law Offices of James Alan Poe PA
(305) 670-3950
Miami, FL
Great Florida Bank
7410 W Boynton Beach Blvd.
Boynton Beach, FL
First Bank Florida
(954) 392-4500
204 S Flamingo Road
Pembroke Pines, FL

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Bank Atlantic
(954) 432-2422 Ext. 7
17195 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL

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Apex Credit Report
(786) 388-0606
7805 Coral Way
Miami, FL
Saint Petersburg Credit Card Debt Consolidation
(727) 498-0988
200 2nd Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL
National City Bank
2505 W. Woolbright Rd.
Boynton Beach, FL
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How long do negative items remain on your credit report?

Posted by Caitlin on July 20th, 2009

Most debts stay on your report for 7 years, but there are several exceptions.

Delinquencies stay on your report for up to 7 years after the first missed payment. If, however, your payment was less than 30 days late, the ding to your credit score should expire within a couple of years. If the original lender sells your debt to a collector, the delinquency will remain on your report for a full 7 years, even if you pay the collector. A chapter 13 bankruptcy drops off after 7 years, but a chapter 7, 11 or 12 stays on your credit report for 10 years. Collection accounts drop off 7 years after the original delinquency date. Closed accounts drop off after 7 years if they have delinquencies, or 10 if there was a positive balance. Child support judgments, small claims and civil judgments drop off 7 years after the judgment is filed. Tax liens drop off after 7 years if they are paid, or 15 if they are unpaid. Hard credit inquiries drop off after 2 years. Paid positive accounts stay for 10 years. Positive open credit information, of course, remains on your credit report indefinitely.

Consumerist also points out that many credit scoring models only consider the past 24 months, and that if you have 24 months of high re-established credit, most lenders will consider you "rehabilitated."

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