August 4, 2016
Dear Readers, People often ask if rent-to-own loans help build a credit history. Unfortunately, the answer is no, because such loans are not currently reported to the credit reporting...
January 3, 2016
Dear Experian, How do I get a free consumer report from Experian RentBureau? My landlord has found incorrect information on the service he uses. - TNY
October 24, 2014
Dear Experian, My daughter’s report is showing she had a broken lease in November 2013. However, she just moved out in July. How can she correct this? - ...
January 1, 2014
Dear Experian, I would like to better understand how co-signing for apartment leases affects credit. - IAB
December 18, 2013
Dear Experian, Does a landlord have to have a judgment against a former tenant in order for the debt to be reported? Can a collection agency report a debt without...
September 10, 2013
Dear Experian, My daughter is in the process of looking for a new apartment and obtained a copy of her credit report. She found her credit is "fair." She also...
September 10, 2013
Dear Experian, I'm a college student, and today I was given an eviction notice because my roommates didn’t pay their rent on time. I was wondering what happens if they...
August 20, 2013
Dear Experian, We purchased a house four years ago and sold it recently for more than we mortgaged originally. We are now renting. Does this help or hurt our credit? -...
August 13, 2013
Dear Experian, Can a landlord show a prospective tenant a copy of their credit report? Can a landlord give a prospective tenant a copy of their credit report? - REB
July 31, 2013
Dear Experian, How can I report my rent payments? My landlord does not. - TCR
July 17, 2013
Dear Experian, Could a violation of a rental agreement ruin my credit even though I don’t owe any rent? - MST
January 2, 2013
Dear Experian, My grandson wants us to cosign for an apartment. Does this affect our credit score in any way or just if he doesn't pay rent? - MTP