Dont let rent a center bully you!

i worked for rent a center and i know first hand of their bullying scare tactics and over all shiester buisness practices. let me put your mind to ease if you are being harrassed for non payment of your items

1) if you fail to pay they can not come to your home and demand payment.

2)they can not enter your home and seize the items.

3)they can not wait outside your residance to confront you about payment.

4)they can not call your referances and enquire about you for non payment

5) you are not required to give them the items back.

6)they must stay away from you and your home and freinds. if they want the items back by law they are to leave you alone and file a small claims action for the items. this process can take up to 6 months or more. in the mean time the items depriciate in value. you do not have to attend the small claims hearing. what will happen is the judge will dissmiss their case against you and inform them that like a credit card this is a credit issue and they need to put it against your credit rateing. if they are doing any of the things i mentioned in 1-5 you can call the police and tell them they are harrasing you and/or scareing you your family and freinds. also, BIG NO NO RENT A CENTER CAN NOT CALL YOUR WORK FOR YOUR NON PAYMENT!

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2 days ago #1105743

I have a bed that was purchased in October but they cannot find the contract that was signed instead they told me that they can rewrite it up I refused they got an attorney Barrientos to contact me by mail what can happen

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Feb 02 #1104786

Because they wrote it in a contract doesnt make what they do legal if i write up a contract that says you can kill someone does it mean you wont go to jail? Its a scare tactic to ensure they receive there money. The real *** here would be you your clearly not a lawyer and obvouisly havent worked at a furniture renting store so you are assuming *** which makes you the biggest ***. Dummy

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Jan 30 #1103474

Everyone has problems that why your renting there a 5 dollar late fee if you pay that then they can't do *** it's on there contract ..Both companies HIRE what they think are tough guys well there not there wanna bes that's why they work at those company to begin with!!They think it gives them power. LOL

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Jan 30 #1103337

Is this true please email me at and let me know I live in buffalo NY and the same *** is happening to me

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Jan 30 #1103209

They ARE allowed by law to go to the door and demand items back. It states clearly in the contract...if a payment is missed.....they have all rights to seize the items purchased and deny any further or anything. Whoever wrote this is an ***.

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Jan 26 #1101130

Can they issue a warrant for your arrest

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Jan 28 #1102477

No they can't ... Basically they will have to try to get this on your credit but the time they get to that process and they get everything done it's really not worth it cause the item or items are basically not worth all the work and money they are putting out and say what you had was 1000$ time they are done all the *** stuff they do and get to doing it the right way (the way they should do it in the first place if they were smart ) the stuff u have is more than likely 350-400$ by this time if that ...

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Jan 23 #1099492

The poster is wrong. Aarons Furniture in SC came in my house with Richland County deputies to get their stuff amd I wasn't even home. The sheriif left a notice on my door called an execution order.

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Jan 21 #1098462

Is rent a center associated with buddy's they are trying me to im just two weeks behind

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Jan 20 #1098230

How about this I've paid every payment but one on time and I'm supposed to be caught up. When I called and told them my store was being shut down and I was transferring to a new location but would only be able to make a one week payment at that time. They said not to worry about it they would drop that week and I could continue on my next payment date paying for two weeks at a time. I thought wow.this is awesome that they would do this for me but know I'm receiving calls every day saying I'm a week behind and they have started calling my references. Im one week behind the week they said they would drop. I get my taxes back in under three weeks and will be paying off my furniture. I'm not sure if ill be using rent a center again. Don't get me wrong it's great when your like me and actually need something now for one reason or another but I don't like the upcharge. I needed a couch and things since some of our stuff had been ruined/stolen. For that reason alone it was great because I could afford to get the things we needed when other wise I wouldn't have. But honestly id rather pay cash up front

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Jan 08 #1090865

If isold my phone Iim renting from themto make the payment for my tvs and still continued paying on the phone and tvs ssincethat would catch me up is that Iillegal or bad?

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Jan 23 #1099804

yes, that is bad. stolen merchandise. you dont OWN the property, they still OWN the property you are LEASING from them. dont listen to this post its ***. get it out and get it back!

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Jan 04 #1088517

Question a law firm called saying I have 2 felonies on me now and to pay in full almost 5,000 and this was from 4 years ago. Does this seem weird or a scam??? I told them three times where the furniture was they never went and got it

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Jan 02 #1087638

They been calling my friends and my job...I dnt have there *** ex has it...

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Dec 31, 2015 #1086738 Lawton, Michigan

Are you sure ? I have a great day Rent A Center so many years and it paid off so many days. things not days lol. I now owe them about $600. My weekly rent is $162 this time around. my husband died with no insurance actually it was my ex husband, I had to pay for the service and I have him cremated and I did it because of our daughters. and that got me so far behind in everything. I don't want my stuff taken away and I don't want to owe them $600 I want to pay it. I don't know how long that will take honestly it keeps adding up every week. I'm scared to death they're going to send the police here and take the stuff and I've been paying on this round of stuff for 2 years plus. I used to be able to go in there and get anything I want it. I didn't know this is going to happen. I don't know what to do

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Jan 15 #1094968 Cincinnati, Ohio

Amy, if you are having a problem with coming up with the money because of a loved one passing away, just call and ask to talk to the person that deals with collecting late payments and if not available, ask for a manager and explain to them the situation and any chance you get to drop off even a small payment, i would drop it off, but always if you gonna not be able to make the whole payment or even a partial, always call and let them know, i believe the person is called the account represenative. They are usually willing to work with you because they would rather you have the stuff instead of them picking it up. But if you dont talk to them and always let them know why u r late or cant pay that payment, they are more willing to work with ya if u always keep them updated. Hope this helps

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Jan 23 #1099806

The managers for these places are always the hungriest for collecting the money from customers. My xbox just got stolen and I called to tell them about it, I was yelled at and hung up on. all I heard was, "I want the money owed to me i dont care what your going through or what happened to it I just want the money". It cant be considered stolen bc im 3 weeks late on my payment is what they told me which I think is ***. I even have proof. my old roomate sold it to someone.. I asked his girl where it was and she messaged me like the fat retard she is and straight up told me "WE SOLD IT FOR 500 BUCKS TO PAY BILLS". I saved all the messages as they were on Facebook and called my police officer friend who said not to worry about it as he would figure it out and let me know monday. This has been a mess

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Dec 30, 2015 #1086150

My mother n law called me and said that rent a center is going to to send the paper work to the state attorney office and a warrant will be put out for my arrest thats what rent a center told her is that tru or will i just have to go to court over

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