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Universal Property Services

Phone: (813) 831-7741Fax: (813) 831-77413907 W Wisconsin Ave, TampaFL 33616-2421! There is an alert for this business !

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BBB Accreditation

Universal Property Services is not BBB Accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that lowered Universal Property Services' rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Failure to respond to 4 complaints filed against business.
  • Business has failed to resolve underlying cause(s) of a pattern of complaints.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

4 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Advertising / Sales Issues3
Problems with Product / Service1
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 4

Additional Complaint Information

BBB files indicate that the business has a pattern of complaints concerning misrepresentation in selling practices. Complaints filed by consumers state that they were contacting by the company and told that their timeshare was either sold or that the company had a buyer for their timeshare and all the consumer had to do was pay an upfront fee to close. Once this fee was paid the consumer has not heard from the business since.

On December 3, 2012, BBB contacted Universal Property Services, requesting information as to why the business believes the customers are filing the complaints, and what actions the business has taken to help eliminate the causes of complaints. As of this date the business has not replied to this request.

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 06/01/2010Business started: 09/28/2009

This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Mayo Bldg Rm 217
Tallahassee, FL32399-0800
(850) 410-3800

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietor

Contact Information
Principal: Mr Matthew J Burdick (CEO/Owner)Mr Bob Owens (President)
Business Category

Vacation Time Shares, Marketing Consultants

Products & Services

This company offers marketing services for vacation properties.

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