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This company provides seminars to determine if you are interested in real estate investment, training opportunities, coaching, and hands on training regarding real estate investment.
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Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that lowered the rating for Armando Montelongo Seminars, LLC include:
- Business has failed to resolve underlying cause(s) of a pattern of complaints
Factors that raised the rating for Armando Montelongo Seminars, LLC include:
- Length of time business has been operating
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
- Response to 84 complaint(s) filed against business
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business
Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||33|
|Total Closed Complaints||84|
Additional Complaint Information
Based on BBB files, Armando Montelongo Seminars LLC has a pattern of disputes. Specifically, complainants allege during a free seminar hosted by this business, they are encouraged to attend an additional three-day seminar costing $1,497 and, at times, are offered a tax lien seminar for $795. Complainants who attend the three-day seminar allege they were misled regarding what information or services would be provided. Consumers further express dissatisfaction that the seminar encouraged them to purchase additional real estate investment education packages starting at $12,000 and/or they were dissatisfied with the education received. Some complainants allege that they cancelled their purchase with the business and requested a refund. Complainants generally seek a refund.
Business responses to disputes generally state that Armando Motelongo Seminars, LLC stands behind their product with seminars giving consumers the tools they need to get started, as a result, a refund is not available. Business responses have also asked for some consumers to call the business directly to reach a resolution outside BBB dispute process. In some cases the business issued a refund.
For more details regarding disputes received by BBB, please visit the complaints tab of this BBB Business Review.
Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews
|Customer Experience||Total Customer Reviews|
|Total Customer Reviews||0|
Type of Entity
Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Business ManagementMr. Armando Montelongo Jr., President Mr. Andy Moon, In-House Counsel Mr. Ryan Quiroz, In House Counsel
Related BusinessesArmando Montelongo Jr, Ltd. AMJL GP, LLC
Seminars & Training - Wealth Building & Real Estate Results not Substantiated Coaching - Business Seminar Marketing Training Programs Investment Seminars
Alternate Business NamesArmando Montelongo's Mega Millionaire Event Armando Montelongo® VIP Bus Tour™ Education Management Services, LLC Non Live, LLC Real Estate Training International, LLC The Education Team, LLC
During a meeting with BBB on August 2012, the business indicated that the free seminars offered to consumers are designed to help them get a basic understanding of the industry and determine if real estate investing is right for them. The business alleges it is explained to consumers that they will not walk away from the free seminar with the ability to invest in real estate. The business added that consumers who invest in the three-day Armando Montelongo training seminar and follow the steps outlined in the training, will make money. The business indicated that consumers do not have to attend additional training to be successful. Consumers who attend the paid training should read and review the terms and conditions of the money back guarantee.