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    • Do you know if that split is age related?  It's the difference between those who those who want to retain as much normality as possible while doing the best we can and the camp which seems to think hunkering down with our eyes closed and fingers in ears will make it all go away.  That latter lot include the sub group which for some unfathomable reason seem to think inflicting as much extra misery as possible on everyone (to no purpose) is the answer.    
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    • Sounds like you've done some great detective work there, well done!   So you now have a good timeline; the car was purchased by the dealer who performed an HPI check and found no finance outstanding. They then sold it to someone who took out their own finance in August 2020. That person sold it to you without informing you that there was finance outstanding in October 2020.   I would think that it would be realtively straightforward for a solicitor to write a letter to MB with the pertinent facts (they will obviously know when and by whom the finance was taken out) and request that they issue a good faith title. It should only cost about £150.   I echo what others have said; don't hassle the seller. I know it is really frustrating and annoying, but he has proved himself a liar and only has to tell the Police that you threatened him and you'll be in trouble!
    • click sar just send it  no need to add anything bar their details   is this charge still showing on her deeds?    
    • i am not aware of any refunds being issued retrospectivity for years when you could have attained free road tax but simply didn't.   you will however gain a refund of any road tax already paid this year backdated to the start of the month you submit now. don't forget you will need the certificate of entitlement number when applying now and keep that certificate safe as you will need it each year.
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    • Dazza a few months ago I discovered a good friend of mine who had ten debts with cards and catalogues which he was slavishly paying off at detriment to his own family quality of life, and I mean hardship, not just absence of second holidays or flat screen TV's.
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Hi, i have a query regarding not being defaulted yet by MyJar. I decided recently that after 3 years of trying to fix my credit and debts i ought to inspect my credit files.


I took out a txtloan (now MyJar) of £300 end of 2011 and had difficulties so it didn't get paid.The majority of borrowings i had sadly all defaulted by start of 2012 and CRA's reflect this .

However the MyJar Loan is showing as 6 months in arrears ( a Red 6) and it says not defaulted.It shows as being initially overdue from around Nov 2012 .


I assume if i just leave it even when my defaults go i'll be 6 months in arrears forever .Is there any way i can fairly request to repay the amount owed over a few installments and the account just goes to settled with no default.


Or realistically do i need to ask they default me so it''ll atleast start the 6 year clock.If they default me in retrospect to 2012 i'd not have an issue with that but wondered where i stood after all this time.I know there seems to be a lot of default timing issues with them currently.

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Please read my thread oin these folks, what they are doing is out of order.

The default should NOT be posted 3 - 4 years after when it defaulted.


Complain to the ICO, its not fair to you.

Also once again read my thread




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Sorry i haven't got back to you, thanks for your advice, i'm going to offer to repay it in a few installments and see if it can just be classed as normal payments on the account then settled/closed as i feel that's fair enough for both of us.


If for some reason that can't be done and they insist on defaulting ( i'm sure they'll want to secure some rights on the debt by defaulting it) then i'll ask for it to be done in 2012 when arrears began.


I'll complain to the ICO that it's unfair the default hasn't started to be cleared off atleast, and i assume i can let them know my way of solution, to repay it and have it settled.I'll also state i'm willing to have the default placed in 2012 otherwise i deem it unfair.Does that sound feasible?


Sadly i have 2 Orange mobile contracts that fell into arrears same time as this in 2012 and they've got me at 6 months late/ no default too so will be practice with ICO to deal with them too.


Many thanks again

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