- Report: #270242
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Complaint Review: Lakepointe Residences
Lakepointe Residences2025 Lakepointe Drive Lewisville, Texas U.S.A.
Lakepointe Residences Dishonest management made fraudulent claims against me upon move out And that's just the beginning Ripoff Lewisville Texas
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In the last months prior to moving out, my air conditioner stopped functioning FOUR times. Each time, I had to find somewhere else to stay because it was too hot and humid to endure. A staff member would later admit to me that they were waiting until I moved out to actually repair the problem. Meanwhile, after each "quick fix" stopped working, my a/c would run uselessly non-stop all day while I was at work, doing a number on my electric bill.
Despite all that, I treated them in a business like manner. Despite horrible frustrations with the place I was paying to live in, I never got angry or yelled at them. The end was in sight and I just wanted to move out.
So that time came. I turned in my keys as well as two containers of paint a week early to a staff member on a Sunday. I requested a walkthrough, which she refused because she was the only office member present. I asked then, since I was turning them in early, if they would call me if there was anything that might keep me from getting my deposit back. I had done hard work cleaning that apartment, but I also wanted my money back. She stated that she would place a note in my file to call me in that case. I asked if there was anything to sign to finalize my move out and she said no. Call me naive, I gave her the benefit of the doubt, thanked her for her time, and left Lakepointe Residences.
Next thing I know, I get an invoice in the mail for $94 (of which they would deduct the $50 deposit they already had). I was met with lies stating that I had put my keys in the night drop and had requested no walkthrough. I was charged $75 for a cleaning that they only pay a vendor $60 to conduct (my attorney requested a copy of this document). I was charged $14 to replace stove drip pans, when the charge sheet I signed upon move in stated that such replacement only cost $10 and despite the fact that nowhere in the lease does it state that they require replacement, but that they do allot for normal wear and tear.
The manager's letters to my attorney included completely conflicting statements from one document to the next. For instance, one stated I never requested a walkthrough, another stated I did, but was told to schedule it. Apparently there was some difficulty in keeping the story straight. Ultimately, I sent them a check because they threatened sending it to collections, and quite frankly, they are not worth further hassle in having to deal with credit report issues. I am sure they can count on the fact that it is costlier to pursue than it is to just pay them off, which truly is quite sad.
There is trouble in this management office. They have difficulty being honest and being true to their word. They conveniently "forget." They will over charge you, despite signed contracts. This is a horribly run property that I wish I had never moved into.
Ripped Off By Lakepointe
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/25/2007 02:17 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Lakepointe-Residences/Lewisville-Texas-75057/Lakepointe-Residences-Dishonest-management-made-fraudulent-claims-against-me-upon-move-out-270242. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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