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HomeGain.com / No $500 rebate received

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HomeGain, www.HomeGain.com, of 1250 45th Street, Suite 200, Emeryville, CA 94605, advertised $500.00 rebate for using their services twice in real estate transactions. I used their services twice in selling 2 resident houses. One on 1/28/2005 and one on 5/31/2006. I had sent HomeGain copies of the transactions several times, but I never get my rebate as advertised.

Peter Hung
user name: plhung
email: plhung@rocketmail.com
17 Andrew Lane
Windsor, CT 06095


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N  14th of May, 2007 by 
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I have researched Mr. Hung's complaint, and he is correct in that he is eligible for a HomeGain rebate. As a matter of fact, I had recently received his documents and had already begun processing his rebate. I have requested that his rebate be expedited and he should receive his check within 7-10 days, if not sooner. We apologized for the delay.

Janice Ridge
Manager, Client Relations
A  14th of Jun, 2007 by 
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A class action lawsuit was filed against HomeGain.
If you are interested please access the court documents by going to:

Then click on Case Summary and enter the case number: RG05246985. Any comments from HomeGain General Manager Louis Cammarosano or HomeGain Client Relations Manager Janice Ridge?

Report violation.
N  17th of Jun, 2007 by 
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Janice Ridge is notorious for only paying out to agents when they complain. This company is being sued by its employees for the very same reason ( lack of proper payment). Janice should be ashamed of herself.
A  10th of Oct, 2007 by 
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Its true. Homegain is a horrible company. It would not surprise me if they went bankrupt. They only make money from ripping of agents in a hot market by selling them terrible "leads". Now that the market is cooling I give this company 12 months before they go belly up. If not sooner if they get investigated for business practices.
A  13th of Sep, 2009 by 
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I agree. I have been using Homegain since January 2009 and have not got one good lead. I asked a friend to submit a request to sell their home. Over 20 agents got the same lead and since there in bed with ZipRealty and have a million dollar a month contract with them, you can forget about getting any great leads. It's an unfair playing field because Zip gives buyer's a 20% rebate, have a state of the art web-site and you give up your right to be an independent agent and an average commission is 30%. Who's winning? Beware!!

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