Definition of "Credit history"

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Mariette Gagne, Real Estate Agent Market Place Realty, Inc.

History of an individual's credit financial transactions including a detailed payment analysis. The creditor history is critical for performing a credit analysis to develop a credit rating. A credit history record of prompt and timely payments is important for a strong credit rating. A credit history is kept by major credit rating organizations and is accessible for a fee by commercial organizations as well as by individuals under terms of the Consumer Credit Protection Act.

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