Mumbai, 10th January, 2019: After receiving reports from a trusted architect's firm that the carpet area of her two flats at Lodha New Cuffe Parade was 27% and 30% smaller than mentioned in the registered agreement, Dioro flat-owner Shilpi Thard filed a complaint with the Police Commissioner of Mumbai.
Mumbai, 27 April, 2018: Here is a live example of how Lodha Group traps unwary flat-purchasers by imposing unfair terms and conditions. Kavita Shinde booked flat no. A401 in Casa Treetop in Lodha Upper Thane, located on Mumbai-Nashik Highway, and has been receiving extortionate demand letters to pay late-fees for a delay in payment, although she had not delayed any payment.
Kavita booked her flat on 11th May, 2017 by paying Rs 90,000/-, and followed this up by paying Rs 3.17 lakhs on 5th June, 2017. As per the application form, the next "milestone" was executing the registered agreement. The third installment could become payable only after the registration.
Lodha Group delayed the registration until November. And then, just as Kavita was preparing to pay her next installment, she was surprised to receive a demand letter seeking late fees of Rs 40,000/- for delayed payment from July!
At first, Kavita thought that this was a genuine misunderstanding and tried to sort it out…