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Discovery House Crossley Road
Heaton Moor,Stockport
Greater Manchester
SK4 5BH
1614328181

 
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Oct 19,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Pentangle awuatics'
Oct 19,2017
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What a joke of a company had my business up for sale for five years not one person came to look at it. Eventually they took it off their market site and are now threatening me to pay £1800 for the luxury of rta not selling it ??? What a cop out of a company. Stay well clear of these cow boys and now threatening with county court....
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Oct 02,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Sally'
Oct 02,2017
3 people found
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I have removed my previous review as I received unpleasant correspondence from rta. However, I do believe review sites are there for people to express their opinion on businesses either good or bad. My opinion is that they do not delivery what is promised at the time of signing the agreement and money changing hands. I think thre previous 32 reviews before mine says it all....
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Bad
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Sep 26,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Lucy'
Sep 26,2017
2 people found
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These people are a con. I paid £700 up front and was told I would sell my business easily. 2 years later and only 3 viewings i cancel, they send me a bill £1,140.00 'termination fee'. What horrible people to deal with. stay away....
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termination fee £1140.00 - CON
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Sep 12,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Top lad'
Sep 12,2017
5 people found
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Please please please do not advertise your. Business with rta absolute con they're only interested in getting you to sign the contract which has a £950 plus VAT cancellation fee which is in the small print and they don't tell you about it they can also cancel at your cost mind blowing they make no money selling businesses just robbing people who are trying to sell their business...
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Disgusting
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Jul 28,2017
Minithumbdown
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By: 'business man'
Jul 28,2017
10 people found
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I was interested in selling my business and had a meeting with a rep from RTA. The conman/salesman told me what i wanted to hear and as i needed a big change in my life i threw caution to the wind and signed up. BIG MISTAKE! I knew something was not right and did some deeper research and read some disturbing things about how RTA operate. I consider myself an honest and guy and realized to late that doing any business with these guys was risky at best and downright foolish. A few hours after...
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BAD
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By: John
Aug 02, 2017
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Jul 27,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Really got cought'
Jul 27,2017
9 people found
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Please read all feed back I got tricked into a 12 month contract after reading contract same day called said I wanted to cancel and told no way no calling off period. Told if I wanted to try they had their own leagle team, Asked if I could lease or sell said no. I paid £1500 for absolute nothing did not advertise where verbally told they would Please Please read others feed back don't get treated how I did and waste a year. Will never sell any of my other business with them...
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£1500 for nothing think these are the highest but I was silly did not read feed back first
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May 12,2017
Minithumbdown
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By: 'Linda'
May 12,2017
16 people found
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HORRIBLE people and company. They CON you into signing their contracts. Do not believe a word this shower of con men say. They like you to pay by cheque, as once you have sat down and read the contract you will want to cancel the contract WELL GUESS WHAT this is exactly what they want you to do so they can claim their commission which will be in the region of thousands of pounds. DO NOT SIGN ANYTHING WITH THIS SHOWER . RESEARCH RESEARCH . Don't even think they have sold a business as they valu...
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ugly
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May 02,2017
Minithumbdown
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By: 'James Dickson'
May 02,2017
13 people found
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Absolutely agree with the review below. These guys are absolute crooks!!! Attempted to sue me for not allowing viewings on my business. I had not even been contacted about a viewing..... Been advertising for 1 year with them and they have called me to ask if I would like to sell my business 5 times!!! F@King waste of space and I warn anyone to avoid them like the plague!!...
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Shocking
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By: A business owner - didsbury
Jun 11, 2017
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Absolute conmen. They took the agreement away without leaving me the carbon copy and then sent me the carbon copy in the post - with their staff having made amendments to the agreement without my consent. Now they have sent me a bill for £3k for not providing an energy certificate - I told them I'm not willing to do any business with them at all and do they send me this bill. ...
Apr 19,2017
Minithumbdown
Paul O\'REILLY
By: 'SCUM SCUM SCUM'
Apr 19,2017
16 people found
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1 star too many.... DO NOT SIGN A CONTRACT WITH THIS COMPANY >>>> NO COOLING OFF PERIOD>>> SOLE SELLING RIGHTS>>>> HUGE FEES>>> CANT CANCEL>>> COME BACK AFTER 2 YEARS HOUNDING YOU FOR MONEY>>>> TAKE YOU TO COURT>>> RUDE>>> RIP OFF SMALL BUSINESS PEOPLE>>>> SC* B*S >>>>>> LOW LIFE >>>>...
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Apr 10,2017
Minithumbdown
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By: 'Marie'
Apr 10,2017
14 people found
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We signed an agreement with RTA to sell our business not realizing there was no cooling off period after researching this company we tried to cancel oh no RTA sued us for 10,000 after two visits to court we finally won only by two mistakes no invoice was issued to in our company name and no photo I'd was taken when my husband signed the agreement which had been judged by a different case to be necessary so if RTA or Ernest Wilson are sueing you and didn't do these two things you"d probably ...
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BAD
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By: Mosleh
May 24, 2017
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RTA business company very bad company I bought business 2013 September January the put in market for sale then the send me £7000 bill when I call to them the keep shouting on the phone I try to tell them it's not me plz leave me alone. But the never did keep sending me letter I have to pay if I not pay the going to take me to cord .plz b careful with this R . T A ...
Mar 08,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Helenj'
Mar 08,2017
12 people found
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contacted for a valuation , had to cancel appointment due to family commitments, did ring to confirm .made new appointment for a Wednesday , Friday before I left a voicemail to cancel and sent an email , received a reminder text on the day before, so I rang to explain I had cancelled 4 days earlier , he basically called me a lier , that I hadn't cancelled, I told him I'd rang left a message and had proof of sent email , he said he received nothing, again making me out to be a lier , and said for...
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By: Helen j
Sep 27, 2017
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Yes your right I have gone else where Thankyou ...
Feb 14,2017
Minithumbdown
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By: 'CHARLES MALLETT-LAWTON'
Feb 14,2017
13 people found
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Poor company. Never due them. Tell you one thing then take you to court for doing nothing, DO NOT USE...
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POOR
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Feb 10,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Dhig'
Feb 10,2017
14 people found
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UNETHICAL BUSINESS - STAY AWAY I was visited by this company for a valuation and ever since I have received endless calls and automated voice messages on my landline and mobile. If you want a valuation for your business, use a different company. Not this one....
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Jan 25,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Stay Away from RTA'
Jan 25,2017
15 people found
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We were a small business who contacted RTA in 2004. They suggested an over-inflated selling price and did not tell us about their fees if they fail to find a buyer. After a few months of no contact we told them we were no longer selling and they sent us a bill for £1500. All they had done was visit the premises for half an hour and they expected £1500. They took us to court and won so we had to pay them £5000 including costs. I contacted the owner and begged him not to do this ...
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By: RC
Feb 01, 2017
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Thank you. I didn't realise it had come across like that. I think they took us to court in 2003/2004 and these types of forums weren't around so much so we were unaware that they were doing this on such a massive scale. The judgement went in their favour because we'd signed their form without reading the small print and as a business you're not protected by consumer law which is what needs to change I think. Their sales rep didn't even turn up to court and we still lost. We used a solicitor a ...
Jan 08,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Ana'
Jan 08,2017
15 people found
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If you are thinking of selling your business be very careful . This company they just after your money! I try to sale my business with them in September 2014 and on 1st week of January 2017 finally they had someone to view my business! But by then I already closed my business,so I rung them to tell them I didn't have a business anymore,so straight away they send me a big bill,£1.140.00 for the amount of effort they put to sale my business,I forgot to mention when I sign with them I paid st...
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Another joke
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Dec 11,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'Caz'
Dec 11,2016
8 people found
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I have had similar experience with these scum bags they did nothing to sell our business in 3 years and then the business went into voluntary strike off and now they are claiming to take us to court for accepting personal liability and paying the costs that an insolvent business could not pay. interested to hear Mikes court case views have only given a score of 1 because zero is not available...
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terrible fees - a local agent works their socks off for free
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By: muneeb hadayt
Dec 12, 2016
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im muneeb . the same situation with me . im totaly agree with this man .this company did same with me .my shop was in brighouse these people say to me they can sale in 35000 pound . but shop real value was 10000.they did not do any thing in three years .till business was shutdown now they claimimg their money . now i take them in court any have any evidence against them please contact me .07961578757 ...
Dec 10,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'wendy'
Dec 10,2016
11 people found
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after many calls I agreed the agent for assessment. he was very confident to sell my business lots more over it should be priced and guaranteed no fee incurred until it is sold. after a year I will be free to take off the market.I have a witness when we talked . what he really need is 10% of selling price. what a harmless offer! I was signed in the contract by the premeditated deception I am going to sue the person's deceptive activity for sure....
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bad
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Nov 11,2016
Minithumbdown
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By: 'Matthew'
Nov 11,2016
14 people found
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Completely dishonest crooks who deliberately deceive. Rather like the scammers who trawl through car adverts and then call the sellers of cars and tell them they have people waiting to buy their car. They then charge an exorbitant fee for this but have no buyers. It's all a lie designed to extract money from the gullible. This is what RTA consultants do, only with businesses. They take the fee and do NOTHING! There are no buyers. It's just a big con....
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Exorbitant
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Nov 11,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'Unlucky_RTA'
Nov 11,2016
19 people found
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AVOID at all costs. Do NOT listen to a word they say. They are an out and out SCAM. RTA (Business Consultants) Ltd are a rotten company from the top to the bottom and prey on misrepresenting themselves and their contracts to unsuspecting small and medium sized business owners. How this company is allowed to continue to operate is beyond belief and I would encourage anyone who is already in contract with them to search for CEBTA and seek their own legal advice. IF YOU ARE IN CONTRACT WITH RT...
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A total con, rip-off, scam... call it what you like these guys want money for nothing and will try to bully you into it. Do not give them anything.
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Oct 26,2016
Minithumbdown
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By: 'Charles Mallett-Lawton'
Oct 26,2016
12 people found
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USE RTA GET A CCJ. LOST YOUR HOUSE AND JOB. do not use this company. call us for more information only tell us our story....
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BAD BAD BAD
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May 31,2016
Minithumbdown
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By: 'Georgie'
May 31,2016
15 people found
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RTA Business Consultants are quite simply not fit to do this job. the sales staff over promise, and then never deliver a prospective buyer, ever. And when you cancel, you get a tirade of abuse and threats of blackmail from Paul O'Reilly. And before you know it, you have a court summons on your desk. So do not ever sign, do not ever agree to meet. They are simply not able or ever want to sell your business, but live on out of court settlements....
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Outrageous. Why do we pay them up front 30%? No one else does this, ever. This is not standard practice anywhere, but it does tie you to them, just how they like it. And when you sign, you awake from a mysterious ghostly moment, and then realise what you have just done.
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May 21,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'Working Girl'
May 21,2016
14 people found
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We were approached by RTA as they had people interested in our business. At this point, we were not looking to sell. We had a meeting from a rep who promised us the earth and said there would be no problem selling our property. When asked to value the business, we were asked how much we would like to get. On giving him the figure he added ‚£60,000 to cover their fees! There was also upfront costs etc etc. Thankfully we didn't sign and when they called to follow up we told them where...
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Far too much
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Far too much
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May 20,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'Kent Supermarket'
May 20,2016
13 people found
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I agree with all the other bad reviews, these people are scumbags! They have now put a charge on my house to recover their 'cancellation fee'. They are totally untrustworthy and are scamming people. They are the worst company I have ever dealt with and would urge anyone thinking of dealing with them not to do so. They did nothing for me just took my money. There is no evidence that they even tried to sell my business for me. I hope they get what's coming to them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...
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Extremely bad
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By: RTA Business (Consultants) Ltd
May 20, 2016
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As a company we advertised the business on a range of websites which resulted in 250 enquiries. Unfortunately no one was prepared to pay the money that the client wanted to achieve. However, as a company we did our best for the client. The client was aware that we did not work for nothing and yet refused to pay the agreed fee even though we had done the work we had said we would do. We were forced to take legal action and a court stated that the client owed the money. If the clie ...
Nov 25,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'Mike'
Nov 25,2015
28 people found
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Placed our property with them .... Their rep lied from start to finish. Overpriced the business, wasn't really interested in the books, buildings, etc. (alarm bells should have rung!). Very keen to get you to sign contract asap, lying when you ask about "fees". After they have gone you read the small print and realise you have been scammed. Twelve months later they issue you with a "release fee" of £1500.00....this is how they make their money, together with those who p...
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I would rather stick needles in my eyes than ever have any contact with these scumbags again.
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Paid nothing...won the court case!
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By: Mike
Nov 14, 2016
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Check out CEBTA web site. Get all your facts together. Photocopy all the negative reviews of this company. If you have no money, represent yourself in court. Hope that the judge can see these rip off merchants for what they are. They lose most of these cases. But they try and scare people into paying up before it goes to court. If you lose ...you pay their fees anyway plus court costs. Worth going to court..most judges can see it's a scam ...
Apr 10,2015
Minithumbdown
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By: 'RTA'
Apr 10,2015
24 people found
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This company literally defy belief! After being scammed by them for £1800 we heard nothing from them in 8 months and had no viewings from prospective buyers. They promise the earth and deliver less than nothing. They messed up our original business details on their website, lost our documentation, and when we complained they told us we were behaving unreasonably! RTA is quite an appropriate acronym as they are a MASSIVE car crash for their customers. They have absolutely NO conscience and ...
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Feb 15,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'Anthony'
Feb 15,2015
22 people found
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I would say that this company is one of the worst I have ever dealt with for after service. The sales agent who came to value my business was nice enough although i felt he over inflated the sale price to entice you to think that you would actually get this asking sale price. After an initial £1200 upfront fee for apparently administration work to be done. The after service was pretty much none existent and I continually had to email the Stockport office to see if there had been any inte...
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I wouldn\'t even waist my typing finger as this wouldn\'t make any difference
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Nov 03,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'Eric'
Nov 03,2014
23 people found
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Bunch of out and out rotten people. Call you every week when your business is struggling (they must be buying this information ) and offer you a lifeline in the form of a huge potential sale value ... Often 3 times what the business is actually worth ! Then to heap misery on you at your lowest point,they start harassing you for huge sums of money.. They just came up while we were having dinner..I felt compelled to come on here and warn everyone...However bad it appears now you will get over it ...
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Dropped dead
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Aug 07,2014
Minithumbdown
Sean Coleman
By: 'Brainwashed!'
Aug 07,2014
25 people found
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We listed our business with RTA in 2009 and we're promised an extensive advertising and marketing programme. What a load of tosh!!! We had no contact whatsoever in over five years and not one viewer. Then came the phone calls........daily. Demanding £1,500.00 for their effort. Then came the threats of court proceedings ( I think they made their own template). After lots of negotiating I managed to get the amount reduced to £1,000.00. SO PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THEY WILL ACCEPT LESS. Thi...
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Jul 22,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'tony'
Jul 22,2014
28 people found
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I put my shop for sale through this bunch of crooks. Salesman told me he got buyers ready. He got 1100 pound off me. Never seen anyone coming to view shop or nothing happens. Please don't waste your money with this firm. This will be worst mistake of ur life....
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Jun 04,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'Hunnykins'
Jun 04,2014
25 people found
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This is probably of the most aggressive companies I've experienced. please listen and do not waste your time or you money on with these people. Just type in RTA complaints into google to see the how many people they have effected...
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told the truth
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