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#289396 - 12/15/04 07:36 PM Timing of Credit Score Disclosure
Mel Offline
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From an operational standpoint, it's "reasonably practicable" to provide the Credit Score/Home Applicant disclosure at closing or with the adverse action notice. Could this be an issue because it may be several days after the credit report was obtained?

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#289397 - 12/15/04 07:53 PM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure

A credit report is the first thing we do. Why not send it out with the Good Faith Estimate and other disclosures?

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#289398 - 12/15/04 07:57 PM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure
DeeQ Offline
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We are sending ours out with the early disclosures.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please. - Mark Twain

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#289399 - 12/15/04 09:06 PM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure
Reg Wrecker Offline
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Not even close to being legal advice....I have a bridge for sale too!

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#289400 - 12/16/04 05:51 PM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure
corkygirl Offline
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We are sending out the Credit Score disclosure listing the actual credit score within 5 days of pulling the credit report. I believe that the FACT Act states it must be within a "reasonable time" and to me waiting until closing is not a reasonable time. I know that we will get lots of calls either asking what this notice is or asking if this means their application has been approved. I'm in the middle of training all appropraite staff on all FACT Act effective as of 12/1/04, this being part of the training.
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#289401 - 12/16/04 09:07 PM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure
Jack Holzknecht Offline

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Louisville, KY
The FACT Act actually states that the disclosure is to be given "as soon as reasonably possibly."

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#289402 - 12/16/04 09:15 PM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure

My copy says "as soon as reasonably practicable." The word "possibly" there doesn't make any sense.

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#289403 - 12/16/04 10:25 PM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure
Jayda's Mom Offline
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Does this notice have to be signed by the consumer? I couldn't find anything that said a signature is a requirement.

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#289404 - 12/17/04 01:00 AM Re: Timing of Credit Score Disclosure
Chris Kilian Offline
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Joined: Nov 2004
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Western Region
Here is a response to this very question I received from FDIC

"No, no signature or burden of proof. We'll be examining this by looking
at policies, practices, etc., just like any other disclosure. It's up
to each bank to decide how best to set up their program."


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