Finance, Installment

Repossessed Car: Can I Get it Back under same installments?

In certain situations if you cannot make your car payments a company will put in an order to repossess your car. Repossession can start when you have missed two or three payments. Each company will have their own process in place and it can vary depending on different situations and circumstances.

If your car ever gets repossessed then you want to contact the lender as soon as possible and look into making arrangements. Lenders will normally notify you by mail regarding all the transactions that have taken place and will take place in the future after repossession has taken place.

When ever you car is repossessed time is definitely not on your side. The lender will probably send you a letter after the repossession which states your options. Your options could be to pay the entire balance in full or bring your past due payments current. Most lenders will not require you to pay the balance in full but some may, depending on your relationship with the lender in the past.

Not only will you have to pay your past due amount but you will need to provide proof that your insurance is in force including comprehensive and collision. If not in force you will need money for this as well. If there were repossession fees you will be liable for these as well including towing. Your car will be taken to a place for storage while you are making arrangements to pay. There will be a storage fee for each day which could range from $25 to $50. While taking a loan for repossessing of the car, the credit list should be checked through the person. The Omalaina kirjaudu will provide the credit list of the banks to the interested person. 

You need to get all of this done as soon as possible because an auction could take place within 7 to 20 days. All of the details and fees will vary from state to state. Check your state laws to see what is applicable. Sometimes lenders may not tell you the complete truth and you may need to seek legal advice. If everything is in order the lender will notify the place that is storing your automobile and let them know that it is okay to release your car. The notification is in the form of some type of release. In the meantime you are missing time from work and storage fees are adding up.

This entire process can be time consuming. It may take you some time to just come up with the fees and past due payments. The sooner you start the better chance you have on retrieving your vehicle.

If the sale goes through before you can retrieve your car it will be sold to the highest bidder and if the proceeds of the sale are not enough to cover the balance. Any balance remaining after the sale is called a deficiency balance. Some states will make you liable for this balance. Check with your state laws and statutes to see how your state operates.