Ascend Properties
4.7/5, 1427 reviews
95% recommended
90% sales valuation accuracy
94% sales fee satisfaction
88% lettings valuation accuracy
87% lettings fee satisfaction
Built on higher standards
Ascend | Property for sale or rent | built on higher standards

Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 90% 94% £30,000 £400,000
Lettings 88% 87% £315 £3,575
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From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
37 1 1210 66 38 0 34 1 36 4
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  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Was very helpful with everything, did everyth......”

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Aug 08,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Luke Moss-Kelly'
Aug 08,2019
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Was very helpful with everything, did everything she could to help me and was very welcoming. Definitely the best letting agent I’ve had the pleasure of meeting...
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Aug 07,2019
Minithumbup
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By: 'Bakkiya Lakshmi'
Aug 07,2019
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I had a good and friendly experience with Tom when I booked a viewing for a house with " Ascend properties " I really recommend dealing with it....
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“I've lived in ascend property for two years and if ......”

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Aug 01,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Lewis'
Aug 01,2019
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I've lived in ascend property for two years and if there is anyone thinking of doing the same i urge you to LOOK ELSEWHERE. ITS NOT WORTH THE HASSLE. Firstly, we were straight out of university so it wasn't the best flat when we moved ...
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By: Lewis
Sep 09, 2019
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As you can probably tell, your response has just annoyed me further. As well as annoying me you are also demonstrating what it’s like to deal with Ascend. I tell Ascend I have a problem, Ascend blame me for things, take no responsibility all whilst not even attempting to acknowledge or fix the real issues. Classic Ascend!! ...

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Jul 31,2019
Minithumbup
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By: 'Aimee Harper'
Jul 31,2019
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Polite and very thorough, and fast responses when wishing to secure the property. I would fully recommend using this letting agent....
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“Fantastic estate agents !...”

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Jul 31,2019
Minithumbup
Lucy Sexton
By: 'Megan Clark'
Jul 31,2019
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Fantastic estate agents ! Had the most pleasant experience with every member of staff involved throughout my process of booking, viewing and securing a property. The whole process was quick and easy and the referencing team were very helpful with all queries....
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“Started fine but went very downhill. We rente......”

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Jul 23,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'JC'
Jul 23,2019
31 people found
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Started fine but went very downhill. We rented with Ascend as they seemed like one of the more reputable agents in the city center but was severely let down by them. Firstly, I believe they are so well reviewed on here because they used to ...
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By: JC
Aug 05, 2019
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Hi Stacey, It took over a month after the new tenants moved in for us to be provided with an invoice for the cleaning and Callum also constantly reiterated that "we are under no obligation to provide you with an invoice" for numerous items so your comment about being provided with invoiced for dilapidations is simply not true. Overall, he was unhelpful and rude - "discussing the proposed deductions" is a misnomer for the procedure, which is simply "either agree with us or go through a dispute ...

“Amazing experience with ascend. Kyle was very......”

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Jul 23,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Allia Jabakhanji'
Jul 23,2019
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Amazing experience with ascend. Kyle was very attentive and helped us a lot as this was my first time renting a property he was very friendly and patient. Thank you :)...
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“Friendly and Professional...”

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Jul 17,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Hannah Peacock'
Jul 17,2019
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Everyone I've spoken to so far have been so friendly yet so professional. They know exactly what they're doing and have made me feel comfortable and reassured during the renting process. Everything has been well informed and I'm excited to be renting a property from ...
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“When I decided I wanted to sell my property I ......”

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Jul 16,2019
Minithumbup
Lucy Wakeland
By: 'Phil Gillett'
Jul 16,2019
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When I decided I wanted to sell my property I was introduced to Ascend but Courtney in the lettings department, he made the start of the process seamless by getting Lucy from the sales team to get in contact with me. From the first call ...
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“Satisfied Landlord...”

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Jul 15,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'J'
Jul 15,2019
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I am a landlord who lets property through Ascend. I have found the staff to be very helpful, particularly Kyle who seems to establish an excellent rapport with prospective tenants. He has a professional telephone manner and a helpful manner when calling into the office. ...
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“Mollie was a fantastic agent, very helpful an......”

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Jul 13,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Mohammed El-Bahnasawi'
Jul 13,2019
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Mollie was a fantastic agent, very helpful and easy to reach. She was very friendly and approachable, and it felt like I was dealing with a friend rather than a salesperson which is a relief when it comes to this industry....
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“Professional, efficient service...”

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Jul 12,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Oscar Morice'
Jul 12,2019
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Professional, efficient service. The property was well known by the agent and they were able to answer all the relevant questions. Smooth, swift service, would recommend it....
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“everything is good, the response is quick for......”

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Jul 08,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Cong Tang'
Jul 08,2019
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everything is good, the response is quick for now. and the property is good as well. The explanation is clear...
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“Avoid these people at all costs....”

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Jul 01,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'JMS'
Jul 01,2019
28 people found
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"Built on higher standards". What rot. These are the worse bunch of lazy, money-grubbing agents I have ever had the misfortune to deal with. They will bend over backwards to get your signature on a lease, but at that moment all pretense of professionalism and ...
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Jul 03, 2019
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Unfortunately, we have been unable to locate your tenancy and therefore cannot provide further detail or explanation. If you would like to provide further details in order for us to resolve this matter, you are welcome to get in touch with Stacey in our management team on stacey.rushworth@ascendproperties.com who will be able to shed some light on the comments you have posted. ...

“Molly was amazing. So friendly and helpful. A......”

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Jun 27,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Matthew Helio'
Jun 27,2019
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Molly was amazing. So friendly and helpful. Accessible to ask for advice and very diligent. I would definitely recommend Ascend...
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“Had many dealings with Amanda Field and she w......”

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Jun 25,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Phil Taylor'
Jun 25,2019
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Had many dealings with Amanda Field and she was very helpful every time we needed anything. She was incredibly polite and friendly....
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“I recommend Ascend !...”

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Jun 25,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Jonathan black'
Jun 25,2019
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Mollie was very helpful, even when renting a flat fell through she found us another one instantly in the same building! Best experience I've had from any estate agents I have dealt with. Would deal with again for sure !...
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“We had a lovely easy and efficient experience......”

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Jun 24,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Sophie'
Jun 24,2019
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We had a lovely easy and efficient experience with ascend, Kyle was early, very pleasant and had all the information we needed. Highly reccomend!!!...
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“The service received by Kyle was excellent, h......”

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Jun 21,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Lucy Greenall'
Jun 21,2019
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The service received by Kyle was excellent, he was more than happy to help and genuinely nothing was too much to ask prior to the viewing, and on the viewing of the property. Would definitely recommend this agency to friends and family as it has ...
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“I took out a tenancy with Ascend in January f......”

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Jun 21,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'John carroll'
Jun 21,2019
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I took out a tenancy with Ascend in January for 12 months, I then got promoted and my job took me to London, Faye at the Manchester branch and Kyle at Liverpool branch were fantastic and nothing was to much trouble, Thet found new tenants in ...
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“Poor service...”

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Jun 21,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Dave Lavender'
Jun 21,2019
22 people found
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*I completed LetAlliance and my farther was guarantor.*The landlord pulled out (fine not Ascend'a fault), but surely this conversation should have been held with the landlord already? After this and multiple emails between the guy who showed me around and the referencing department, they ...
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By: Ascend Properties
Jul 12, 2019
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We are sorry that we were unable to help you find a Landlord who would accept your tenancy, it was certainly not for want of trying. As you are aware, we did make every endeavor to make this work and we kept in communication throughout the process. Your application fees have been fully refunded and once again, we wish you every happiness for the future. As it is the landlord that makes the final decision on the applicant, not the agent, we disagree with your comments about cutting out the agent ...

“Very Professional...”

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Jun 20,2019
Minithumbup
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By: 'Frank Harris'
Jun 20,2019
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Tom was very helpful during the initial viewing and guiding me thereafter towards securing the property and paying the holding deposit....
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“Excellent Service...”

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Jun 17,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'ASB'
Jun 17,2019
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Mollie was friendly, professional and responsive to calls and messages. I had lots of questions regarding the surrounding area and property itself and Mollie had quickly answered all my questions with confidence, which put my mind at ease. Overall, a quick and efficient process with ...
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“Excellent service from Mollie...”

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Jun 17,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Liam Maguire'
Jun 17,2019
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I was really happy with the service received from Mollie. She was very informative during the viewing, and kept us up to date whilst we was waiting response from the landlord. Thanks Mollie!...
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“Great customer service...”

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Jun 17,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Finnlay'
Jun 17,2019
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Mollie was very helpful in helping us finalise our house. She was in regular contact and made the process very easy for us. Highly recommended...
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“Mollie was very nice and pleasant to deal with. She ......”

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Jun 15,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Kaja'
Jun 15,2019
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Mollie was very nice and pleasant to deal with. She was in constant contact with us, and trust me, we did have a lot of questions. She was always more than happy to help us. I would give more stars if I could. Thank you ...
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“Amazing....”

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Jun 15,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Laura T'
Jun 15,2019
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Friendly, helpful and nothing was too much to ask. A real positive experience. What a fantastic team member. A true credit to the company....
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“Easy first move...”

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Jun 15,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Tom'
Jun 15,2019
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Was my first move out of student property and Mollie have made it easy and enjoyable. Always responsive to texts and questions. Overall an absolute pleasure...
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“Quick and Easy...”

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Jun 12,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'JG'
Jun 12,2019
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I found dealing with Kyle at Ascend to be a quick and easy process. Compared to many other estate agents we dealt with, Kyle was always quick to respond to emails, which greatly eased our decision making process....
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“Worst experience checking out....”

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Jun 12,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Yara'
Jun 12,2019
17 people found
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I didn't have any problems with the agency up until they asked me to access the flat back in December and I refused i wished for a reschedule they didn't reply to my email and went right on with it without my permission and accessed ...
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Bad! Very expensive
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By: Ascend Properties
Jun 25, 2019
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Thank you for your review, at Ascend we pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service at all times so it is always disappointing to receive reviews such as this. I have looked into your comments and note that your review was written after receiving the checkout inspection but before the deductions were confirmed. Ascend act as agent only and any deductions are proposed on behalf of the landlord, we agree with the landlord that the property wasn’t handed back as you received it and d ...

Tenant Fees

Current Tenancies & Company lets Signed Before 1st June 2019

All fees include VAT:

Renewal fee: £180

Company let application Fees: £300

Company let Renewal fee: £180

New Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs) Signed On or After 1st June 2019

Holding Deposit (per tenancy)

One Week’s rent. This is to reserve a property and will be offset against 1st months Rental. Please note: This will be withheld if any relevant person (including any guarantor(s)) withdraw from the tenancy, fail a Right-to-Rent check, provide materially significant false or misleading information, or fail to sign their tenancy agreement (and/or Deed of Guarantee) within 15 calendar days (or other Deadline for Agreement as mutually agreed in writing).

Security Deposit (per tenancy. Rent under £50,000 per year)

Five weeks’ rent. This covers damages or defaults on the part of the tenant during the tenancy.

Unpaid Rent

Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate from Rent Due Date until paid in order to pursue non-payment of rent. Please Note: This will not be levied until the rent is more than 14 days in arrears.

Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s)

Tenants are liable to the actual cost of replacing any lost key(s) or other security device(s). If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, new lock and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. If extra costs are incurred there will be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request)

£50 (inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

Change of Sharer (Tenant’s Request)

£50 (inc. VAT) per replacement tenant or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. To cover the costs associated with taking landlord’s instructions, new tenant referencing and Right-to-Rent checks, deposit registration as well as the preparation and execution of new legal documents.

Early Termination (Tenant’s Request)

Should the tenant wish to leave their contract early, they shall be liable to the landlord’s costs in re-letting the property as well as all rent due under the tenancy until the start date of the replacement tenancy. These costs will be no more than the maximum amount of rent outstanding on the tenancy.

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Last updated at 12/06/2019, 6:05 PM by Jack Wright
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Awards won by Ascend Properties

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Manchester, M3

Manchester, M30

Leeds, LS1

Liverpool, L1


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