HOW TO CHOOSE A CREDIT REPAIR COMPANY
We cannot find a person without any sort of debt in this present world, where the way of living has been exceeded beyond what we can afford. The debt maybe of house loans, education loans, credit cards, car payments and your debt and payment history becomes your credit history and you may find later that you have a very bad credit score. This bad credit report can affect your life in a bad way that you never imagined. When you go to get a loan from a bank, or to get a new credit card or even to buy any utilities on EMI’s you can find how difficult they can turn out just due to your bad credit report and low credit score. So, it’s highly recommended to repair your credit before you experience these situations in your life. For credit repair, there are a number of credit repair companies in the market which provides you good services to repair your credit and to raise your credit score. Some credit repair companies also provide financial advices to their clients other than technical services. As there a number of credit repair companies in the market nowadays, it’s difficult to find which one is genuine and keeps their promises and which ones are frauds. So, you have to take care while choosing a credit repair company and in this article let me guide you on this matter.
First of all let me tell you that don’t go for a credit repair companies help and service, unless you have tried your best to sort out the problems in your credit report and failed to do it. Most of the credit repair companies offer services that you can do all by yourself. But in some cases you may need such companies help to sort out the problem and solve it. If you are a very busy person and you don’t have time to go after your credit report, then it’s ok to give your bad credit report for its repair to such companies on the fee they charge. Otherwise try yourself first and then only seek their services.
If you have decided to seek a credit repair company for your service, then don’t pick up your phone and fix an appointment. You have to consider certain things before doing so.
Most of the companies that offer credit repair services are scams. They might buy money from you as their fee and disappear overnight with your money. So beware of such companies and their traps. You can do this by doing a research on the company. You could get help from the state attorney general’s office or any other consumer assistance agencies run by the state. You can research on the companies track records, complaints registered against that company and the nature of the complaint, etc. if you find that company satisfactory, and then you can approach them.
Some companies may be promising you things that may be illegal, to correct your credit report. Don’t fall in such traps and sign any contract with them. You can go ahead and file complaint against such companies who offer illegal services.
After all these factors if you decide to go ahead with that credit repair company, then consider these things too.
- Get a written and signed blue print of the services which that company offers.
- Don’t make a payment before the render their services.
- Never listen to their misleading promises that they will remove all the negative information from your credit report.
- Don’t listen to their illegal advices that they will create a new credit identity for you.