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Old 02-15-2011, 11:14 AM
 
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Default Which credit bureau do LL's or apartments usually use?

Is there one of the 3 credit bureau's that LL's prefer, or do you look at all 3 of them, or does it not really matter which one your looking at? I am just wondering because my score is different on all 3.
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Old 05-23-2014, 01:14 PM
 
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To report to the credit bureaus, you must apply to each company individually. My question is HOW do I apply?
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Old 05-25-2014, 10:13 PM
 
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To report to the credit bureaus, you must apply to each company individually. My question is HOW do I apply?
Contact them and ask.

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Old 05-25-2014, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Retired in Redding, CA!
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Is there one of the 3 credit bureau's that LL's prefer, or do you look at all 3 of them, or does it not really matter which one your looking at? I am just wondering because my score is different on all 3.
Wow, nobody answered this person's question back in 2011.

For new readers, I think it's random which bureau landlords pull credit reports from. I used to order all three reports, then the owner I worked for decided that was too expensive and cut me back to one. I think we ended up keeping Experian.

As far as I know there is no preference. I liked pulling all three, because sometimes something will be reported on one report and not the others.

All three will give you different scores, though, and any experienced landlord will know this. They aren't off by enough so that one will make you approved, and one won't, IMO.
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Old 05-28-2014, 12:18 PM
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I dont know who they pull from but they will REPORT to all 3.
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