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    • Copycat07
    • By Copycat07 12th Jan 19, 8:50 PM
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    New home or old home
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    • 12th Jan 19, 8:50 PM
    New home or old home 12th Jan 19 at 8:50 PM
    I want to transfer a balance to a new credit card and checked my chances of success, this came back as 0 - 10% as I have only just moved house. If enter my old home address which I still own, I get 95 - 100%. Can I still apply using my old address even though don't live there and change the address afterwards or is it illegal.
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    • Edi81
    • By Edi81 12th Jan 19, 9:25 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 9:25 PM
    It’s not illegal but may lead to a fraud marker on your credit file.
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 12th Jan 19, 11:07 PM
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    A lot of applications will ask for address history for at least the last 3 years.
    What goes around - comes around
    give lots and you will always receive lots
    • Copycat07
    • By Copycat07 14th Jan 19, 7:50 PM
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    • 14th Jan 19, 7:50 PM
    When I applied using my new address, I stated my old address of 16+ years and got 0 - 10% chance of success, which is why I tried using my old one.
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