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Jun 24,2017
Minithumbup
Chris Chalmers
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Jun 24,2017
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Chris was really excellent in facilitating a great sale of my flat. I couldn't be happier with the outcome. He always gave me great advice on how to proceed as I am not in the UK at the moment so everything was done by emails and phone. He was cautious but confident in his opinions and obviously knows the market very well and how to market the property to get the best outcome. I would absoultly use him again if needed to....
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as expected
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Jun 22,2017
Minithumbup
Kirsty Leitch
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Jun 22,2017
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I found the whole process streamlined. I have never rented before and dealing with a company with all the services in place made it so easy. From my application to changing utilities and getting insurance was very straight forward....
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Jun 21,2017
Minithumbdown
Lee Hardy
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Jun 21,2017
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Lee is a top professional with in depth knowledge of any property on the books. He is friendly, courteous and his understanding of the local area relating to your needs are second to none. Moving forward with application processes were made clear and precise and ....
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Fee's were up front, open and transparent. Compared to other agents around, DJ Alexander are the most competitive in the business and are dedicated to your satisfaction and as such, can comfortably charge one of the cheapest fee's any prospective tenant could hope for.
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Jun 14,2017
Minithumbup
Craig Barrie
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Jun 14,2017
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he estate agent (Craig Barrie) was excellent. He was professional throughout, quick to respond and efficient in execution. As a Doctor with limited time its refreshing to have things done to effectively. I highly recommend him for anyone looking for a property....
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May 10,2017
Minithumbup
nicholas hammond
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May 10,2017
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Hats off to Nick Hammond who definitely went the extra mile to arrange the let in record time. Outstandingly helpful....
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May 01,2017
Minithumbup
Molly Reekie
Craig Barrie
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May 01,2017
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I would definitely recommend DJ Alexander for several reasons. My property manager, Craig Barrie was extremely helpful during the entire process. The inventory and the overall tenancy process was smooth and clean. After I move, the follow up of the agency is constant, always looking to improve my conditions....
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Apr 26,2017
Minithumbup
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Apr 26,2017
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Thank you for always being available and making my move from another country as smooth as possible :) It was a reassuring experience....
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Good
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Apr 20,2017
Minithumbup
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Apr 20,2017
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Staff were incredibly efficient and friendly, helping me ease into the Scottish system without difficulty... it was an absolute pleasure dealing with them and I highly recommend DJ Alexander....
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Apr 19,2017
Minithumbup
Lee Hardy
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Apr 19,2017
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We are very pleased with the service from the DJ Alexander team, Lee Hardy especially has been very professional and helpful throughout the whole process....
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Apr 19,2017
Minithumbup
Chris Chalmers
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Apr 19,2017
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Craig was very helpful and got the marketing material out quickly. We had views at the property within 24hours and an offer which was accepted within 72 hours so all in all very happy with the service provided ....
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good
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Apr 17,2017
Minithumbdown
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Apr 17,2017
1 people found
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I came to DJ Alexander with high hopes as I had been let down by several previous letting agencies in Edinburgh in the past. However, now I can add DJ Alexander onto that unfortunate list. Firstly, I had only been at my property for a year before they increased the rent (rent which I had actually optionally increased in order to secure the flat in the first place) which meant that my rent had increased in price by £70 per month within one year in comparison to the original listing. Had ...
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Told me they would charge me £350 to change a name on a contract! Awful.
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By: Rob Trotter
Apr 24, 2017
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Dear Miranda I am genuinely sorry that you feel as though you have been unfairly treated. We are basing our dilapidation assessment on the photographic check-in report and the final inspection carried out when you vacated. We were disappointed with the condition the property was left in after you moved out. I do acknowledge that you encountered problems with your boiler during your tenancy and we have asked the owner of the property if they would be willing to offer you any compensation fo ...
Apr 13,2017
Minithumbup
ashley cooper
Taylor French
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Apr 13,2017
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A big thanks to Ashley Cooper for her professionalism as well as her colleague Taylor. They were very helpfull and polite....
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Apr 05,2017
Minithumbup
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Apr 05,2017
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I had never rented before and your firm made the process easy for me. Everyone I have come in contact with has been helpful and pleasant. All problems that I have encountered in the first few days have been efficiently and quickly dealt with. Thanks, Penny...
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Mar 29,2017
Minithumbup
Chris Chalmers
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Mar 29,2017
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Chris helped me to sell my flat in Q12017. I found him to be very helpful and always thinking of new ways to promote extra interest in my apartment to potential sellers. He also kept me up to date regularly so I was always aware of how things were going. I would certainly recommend DJ Alexander and Chris to a person selling their home or buying another....
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Mar 24,2017
Minithumbup
Neill Bukes
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Mar 24,2017
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This is the second time that DJ Alexander will manage my property. I am more than happy with their services. They are very professional. In particular I would like to emphasise the terrific advice I received from Neill Burke with the Deco and presentation of the flat. I highly recommended DJ services....
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Mar 14,2017
Minithumbup
Craig Barrie
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Mar 14,2017
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I have literally been telling my friends how great the moving process has been with DJ Alexander, specifically with our property manager Craig who could not have been more helpful and friendly throughout. The application process was quick and straightforward and the online portal by which all of the necessary information is collected made everything so easy. We love our new home, thank you!...
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Mar 03,2017
Minithumbdown
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Mar 03,2017
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THIS COMMENT WAS MADE OF THE GLASGOW OFFICE BUT I CONCUR, "Incompetent staff. When reporting faults, would take at least three calls before anyone bothered to come out." We had 2 professional cleaners clean the house and left it in better condition than when we moved in. If you do rent from them inspect their move in report. They will take every opportunity to claim the damage deposit. Our professional cleaner noted DJ has a reputation for claiming the deposit regardless if the stat...
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By: Kevin Fraser
Mar 07, 2017
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Dear Canadain, I am sorry that you are unhappy about how the tenancy you had with us was handled when you vacated at the end of your lease agreement, can you confirm the address so that I can investigate this further for you? In order for us to claim any funds from a tenants deposit for cleaning (or anything for that matter) we must show sufficient evidence to illustrate that without doubt the claim is justifiable. Safe Deposit Scotland will not award costs in our favour without sufficie ...
Mar 02,2017
Minithumbdown
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Mar 02,2017
3 people found
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I am really disapponted with Dj Alexander, especially with Craig Barrie! He phone me that my application was accepted at one property, asked me to pay the deposit and then phone me again to cancel everything. I lost 2 properties with him and I haven't got my money back yet, it's been two days already!! Never recemend Dj Alexander!!...
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Very bad
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By: Kevin Fraser
Mar 06, 2017
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Dear Andreea, I am very sorry that you have been dissapointed with the service you have received from us in relation to your application to rent a property through us. I have looked into this matter and have been advised that the landlord of the property you applied for, changed their minds regarding your pet living in the flat after you had paid the holding deposit. We must act on the landlords instruction and notified you of this decision immediately. All refunds take 3 days to process t ...
Feb 25,2017
Minithumbup
nicholas hammond
laura mctaggart
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Feb 25,2017
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Seamless, great service and advice, not only regarding my rental but help getting utility accounts set up, absolutely recommend and will definitely deal with them again...
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Reasonable, and run a reduced deposit scheme which makes a huge difference
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Feb 15,2017
Minithumbup
Peter Thompson
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Feb 15,2017
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Peter was very attentive and professional from start to finish. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a property....
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Feb 14,2017
Minithumbup
Melinda Illes
Rob Trotter
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Feb 14,2017
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We weren't sure whether to rent out our flat (or sell it) so approached DJAlexander simply because we'd seen their boards locally. The professional, friendly and quick response from the get go was a winning factor in selecting them as managing agents. Their assessment of the rental potential proved accurate and Melinda also made practical suggestions about how best to present our flat for rent. As a new landlord I have probably been the worse mix of ignorant and demanding and Melinda has managed...
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Entirely fair for the service levels provided.
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Feb 01,2017
Minithumbdown
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Feb 01,2017
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Rude and incompetent staff. When reporting faults, would take at least three calls before anyone bothered to come out. Towards the end of my tenancy, they would arrive unnancouced to show potential tenants around. I work in a busy ward and was once called away to take an URGENT call. This was from an incredibly rude member of staff whom incorrectly accused me of not paying the rent that month. No apology at all when she realised her error. I twice asked where I was supposed to leave ...
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Jan 30,2017
Minithumbup
Chris Chalmers
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Jan 30,2017
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Sold my flat with DJ and Chris Chalmers did a top job! Would gladly recommend DJ Alexander and Chris to anyone looking for a hassle free sale....
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Good.
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Jan 28,2017
Minithumbdown
Graham Wilson
Molly Reekie
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Jan 28,2017
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The staff at the D.J.Alexander establishment in Edinburgh went above and beyond to help me and my partner into our new accommodation, even around a busy holiday period and working within time restraints. I would like to specially commend Graham Wilson, who helped us both immensely during our move....
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Jan 18,2017
Minithumbdown
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Jan 18,2017
9 people found
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Absolute joke of a letting agency. When we signed our rental agreement two years ago, DJ Alexander seemed great. They were very responsive and very helpful. Even after we moved in, every issue was dealt with within respectable delays. About six months ago however, things started going downhill, and fast. Emails went unanswered, and they never phoned back despite their promises to do so. Our friends who are currently renting with them have experienced the same issue, and spent a couple of w...
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Jan 18,2017
Minithumbup
Lee Hardy
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Jan 18,2017
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Lee was very helpful. Both my sister and I have had an incredibly positive experience with the company, and would recommend this service to other people....
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Jan 09,2017
Minithumbup
Martyna
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Jan 09,2017
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Martyna was very helpful and provided excellent communication. We got a viewing for the property quickly and moved in quickly also which was a priority for us....
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Dec 14,2016
Minithumbdown
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Dec 14,2016
5 people found
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DJ Alexanders let to completely inappropriate tenants, the flat was disgusting, damage to doors, walls, kitchen cabinets, poor repairs by their contractors, missing items and the list goes on, far beyond 'fair wear and tear'. If they had done a periodic inspection they would have picked up on these. There was no outgoing inspection done, the flat was not cleaned when vacated as I was advised it had been, resulting in a reduction in the proposed rental. Very poor service, there too big and...
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By: Kevin Fraser
Dec 16, 2016
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Dear Richie, I am sorry that you have been disappointed with the service that you received from us while acting as your managing agent. I would like to have the opportunity to look into the issues that you have raised in your review and to discuss it with you further. You can contact me directly on 0131 524 1337 or kevinfraser@djalexander.co.uk . Thank you ...
Nov 08,2016
Minithumbdown
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Nov 08,2016
9 people found
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Seriously stay clear of this letting agent. Absolutely beyond a joke. Our boiler broke on a Friday evening a few weeks ago. Called the emergency number and they sent out a contractor who could not fix it, no other number provided and we were left for 6 days and nights without heating or hot water. We stayed at my parents which was far out of our way for 6 days and nights and finally the following Thursday the boiler was fixed by British gas who had the cheek to call me and ask for payment detail...
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Oct 28,2016
Minithumbup
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Oct 28,2016
1 people found
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"I dealt mainly with Gregor who was excellent. Very professional and courteous. Always responding swiftly to any query I had - a genuine guy. Must also mention Kevin Fraser and Donald McCabe who helped put together a quick move in date. Very happy with the service and thanks to all."...
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