I approached 2 big companies called Pam ...

Asked by Zaundre on 25-06-2021 07:40:49
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Western Cape

I approached 2 big companies called Pam golding and Rawson properties as me and m husband were ready to purchase our first home for our kids.

Both companies referred us to a company called lucid to get a clearance certificate to obtain bond approval. 

Called company and they advised to pay 4500 to get bond within 7days. 

After numerous attempts we made a loan to obtain money and make payment. 

After payment was made I was told I mis understood and they will send me a automated letter of a 12 month plan to get credit score ready. 

I obtained transcripts and even with proof they refuse refund. I have received very ugly emails saying if I go to social media I will be sued. 

I was profiled as they do not do this to everyone. 

I don't have a rand in my bank out a week after payday because of my families expenses. I wanted this home not just for me but for my parents and my kids 

It's unethical. Please help 

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 28-06-2021 09:19:48

Hi there,

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It sounds to me, if I'm being honest, that Lucid didn't explain their services to you properly. It sounds to me as if they promised you a loan within 7 days, but what they actually gave you was a 12 month plan to get your credit score in order. 

On their website, they say: "We provide Credit Reports with simple explanations and sound advice on how to improve your credit status so that you can qualify for credit more easily and grow your wealth."

I think that you signed up for the "sound advice on how to improve your credit status" option.

I think that you need to either go to social media and explain your story, or you need to sue them in the small claims court to get your money back.

I don't think that there is anything else that you can do, unfortunately.

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