Absolute waste of time!
Extremely disappointed with the service and outcome I received after being promised to be refinanced with HSBC. Lendi had me believe everything looked great and was going to take a couple of weeks to get approved. 2 months later after going through the whole process I get turned down because I’m self employed and run a business. Don’t bother wasting your time! Refinance with someone else as I found a much better company that’s already getting me approved and refinanced.
These guys are unprofessional, inefficient, incapable, cost me 4k in penalty due to their slow processing time
It was my biggest mistake trusting an online broker. Everything seems fine at first and turns super slow after I put in my deposit with my purchase.
I was contacted by [Name Removed] on 30th June 2021, he was "confident" as assured me that it would be easy to get the loan through him and the bank he chose AMP (which was just as incapable)
The very first mistake was getting my name wrong, which caused a huge amount of time proofing my name.
There was so much time wasted asking over useless information, questions and even wanted me to create a s...
Wrong information. Poor communication. Disappointing experience
Similar to most others, we started off with our broker smoothly with easy communication. Problems started after all our documentations were submitted and contract signed. We were constantly having to push for updates as we heard nothing from Lendi while trying to arrange the settlement date. The team constantly put the blame on the bank for stalling. It got to a point where our solicitor had to get involved in pushing our broker to take actions. Luckily we had an amazing solicitor who pointed out some serious mistakes including our application...has been suspended (which our broker and settlement team person did not notice), telling us it's ready for all the parties to book for settlement (which pointed out by our solicitor saying it wasn't). Our solicitor was also the one who reminded us to have money in the account by a particular date (where the Lendi team went MIA). We would probably had missed out the house we love, or had to pay fine for all the postponing and rescheduling if we just relied on the Lendi team to 'help us'. Lendi also has so many different teams for different processes, which made the whole process complex, communication difficult, and the processing time longer. I am sure there are great brokers in Lendi and we just landed on one that wasn't very responsible, or wasn't on top of things. However, I will not recommend this service to anyone based on this experience.
Loan Approved in Record Time
Adam from Lendi was really helpful and got our Investment Loan over the line in record time. Unfortunately once our Loan was approved we had a very stressful time dealing with Kristen. We were emailed the same information more than once and Kristen was difficult to deal with. This was a real shame as we were so impressed with Lendi up until this point.
The service we received from our home loan consultant Kathryn was amazing. She was always keeping in touch with us and informed us of any delays. She found us a really good loan, we could not be happier.
Took over 3 months to settle. Most frustrating process I have ever been through. Never again. Next time I will go straight to the Lender and not use this Company.
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Easy as can be.
Lendi helped us get off keystart loans which is a lift of a huge financial burden, due to high interests rates. They organised everything, answered any questions we had, no matter how stupid these questions might have been,Haha. I would highly recommend them.
Not a good service
My broker provided inaccurate information on a few occasions, was very slow to follow up on requests, and did not advise me on next steps. Fortunately, i had a good conveyancing firm that helped me know what to ask my broker and what should be happening. Really a bad experience.
WORST EXPERIENCE EVER
Lendi has been disappointing from day one. I submitted for loan approval after I have signed up the contract. The real estate has given us 3 weeks to get the approval. The next day I submitted all the required documents and from there on they only submitted loan to P&N Bank after a week. Then the wait started, until the last day of finance approval they did not contacted me regarding the finance process. Therefore I have to extend the finace approval date for another week, waited again no response, in the process false promises and keep asking ...me repeat documents come last day of finance, asked for another one week extention. By this time the seller was also getting worried and this lendi representative assured her that it will be approved that they are just taking time but promised that the application is solid and that it will be approved.Waited again.. and then after waiting 5 weeks, we got the answer that the loan is not servicable and the application has been declined. Very disappointing that after taking this long they came to the conclusion that this application is not succesful. In the process I have spent $550 on building and termite inspection. I reckon the Lendi broker was not qualified enough to access the aplication before handing over to the bank. In the end I asked him for decline letter from the bank to submit it to real estate agend to get my refund but that also I am not sure,if ia m going to get. Its been 3 days now but no response. Not happy with lendi and also with P&N Bank.
Failed on every front.
My dealings with Lendi have left a lot to be desired to the point I am reluctant to bother with brokers in future... I applied to refinance my investment property, to find myself constantly chasing and following up the broker, who always seemed to be on a flight, in hospital or other wise occupied.. this went on for 2 months and in the end I simply stopped following up; I have not heard back from that broker since. I then called head office to seek assistance from someone else, only to never get a phone call back... Lendi is one of the worst organisations I have had to deal with, they seem to have no concept of customer service or common courtesy.
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Questions & Answers
I am a free-lance real estate agent and now working for Investment Property Consulting. I have a client who wants to buy an investment property. Here are his relevant information:
1. A single-earner with no dependent except his wife who’s not working;
2. He’s earning $65k a year; no personal loan with credit card with 6k limit;
3. His owner-occupier is valued at more than 65k with existing mortgage of only $194k;
4. He is willing to put deposit up to 30% coming from his equity
He wants to know how much he can borrow. I can provide you with any relevant info/documents you may require and you can talk to our client after. You may call me through my mobile phone.
May I hear from you soon.
0430 308 813
Hi Alex, thank you for reaching out. We actually have a really useful tool on our website to help with your inquiry called our burrowing power calculator https://www.lendi.com.au/calculators/. You can complete the questions to determine the clients capacity. Alternatively, the client can reach us directly by calling us on 1300 323 181 to get in touch with someone from our team. Thank you.
Why doesn't lendi answer their phones anymore ,I have used them previously and found the service great but now can't speak to anyone?
Hi Daniel, thank you for taking the time to leave us a question.
We take customer experience seriously and try answer all inbounds, otherwise we have a call back system in place in case we miss any calls.
We will be looking into what has happened and will send you a private message to discuss this further. Please reach out on 02 80264019 if you have any further questions or queries and we would be happy to assist you.
Hello Lendi, i signed into your platform yesterday, 11th October,you allocated a loan of 16500.I applied and in fact paid your registration more than once in error (200x2); i have the Mpesa messages. Now when i try to confirm payment, i get the message,'no payment found try again after some time'. Is this a con game or what?
Hi Munyua, Thanks for reaching out. Can you please confirm for us what website you used as we do not take any payment via our platform so I believe you may have the wrong company here, never the less, we are happy to look in to this for you.
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