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Dec 15,2017
Minithumbup
MC Galleta
Neil Bute
By: 'Catriona'
Dec 15,2017
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"Neil & MC went out of their way to assist us in obtaining a suitable tenancy. We hope our experience when leaving the property is as positive." In addition our contact with our landlords has been very positive & we appreciated their flexibility in relation to the apartment....
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Dec 12,2017
Minithumbup
Nick Hammond
By: 'Jan'
Dec 12,2017
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I have found everyone I've dealt with at D.J. Alexander to be extremely friendly and helpful. When I have reported a repair it has been dealt with quickly and efficiently....
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No Fees
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Nov 27,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Vasileios'
Nov 27,2017
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Overall the experience with DJ Alexander has been great, quick to resolve any maintenance issues and helpful over the phone when needed....
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Nov 27,2017
Minithumbup
Mhairi Clare Gallett
holly
By: 'Graeme Baillie'
Nov 27,2017
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Our first point of contact was Mhairi-Clare. She was exceptionally helpful. We had six days to find a flat and move in. She really aided that process. We had occasion to meet Holly and Richard when signing the lease. Impressed again and we commented on the professionalism of your organisation....
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Fair
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Nov 27,2017
Minithumbup
Molly Reekie
By: 'Richard'
Nov 27,2017
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Molly provided an at all times friendly, courteous and highly professional manner during the course of our dealings. You are a credit to your firm!...
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Nov 16,2017
Minithumbup
Gregor McCorie
By: 'Fiona'
Nov 16,2017
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Would just like to say thank you to Gregor, who has not only had to deal with ourselves but also our insurance company and I am sure that has not been an easy job!. Also to the maintenance department who have arranged for any repairs to be carried out as quickly as possible....
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Oct 30,2017
Minithumbup
Donald McCabe
By: 'Laurah'
Oct 30,2017
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"Thank you for making my experience of locating and letting a property so easy and enjoyable! Moving to a new country, I really didn't know what to expect. Leann advised me during a walk-in appointment, giving great suggestions on neighborhoods to consider. I'm so glad she recommended Stockbridge. Donald and Judy were delightful, pleasant, professional and knowledgeable, so I always felt comfortable asking questions. I've already recommended D.J. Alexander to other expats bas...
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Oct 28,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'N/A'
Oct 28,2017
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Laura O'Donnell was professional and very helpful, she always checked to see if our needs were being met and our outstanding items were taken care of. The window and sofa were completed on the day we arrived and they were also professional and did a good job....
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N/A
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Oct 27,2017
Minithumbup
Graham Wilson
holly
By: 'bp'
Oct 27,2017
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great experience and very accommodating. made a stressful situation very stress free. Any problem I had they were more than happy to fix promptly and without hesitation....
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good on fees and price
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Oct 26,2017
Minithumbup
Kirsty Leitch
By: 'AHappyTenant'
Oct 26,2017
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Out letting manager, Kirsty Leitch, has been spectacular and has made the entire process very simple. Based on her excellent management, I would certainly recommend DJ Alexander to others....
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No fees for this service.
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Oct 23,2017
Minithumbup
Laura O'Donnell
By: 'C MacMahon'
Oct 23,2017
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"Your customer service - and in particular your Property Manager Laura O'Donnell - has been absolutely fantastic. Incredibly helpful and courteous, I couldn't fault her. I'd have no hesitation in recommending DJ Alexander in the future, and indeed using your agency again."...
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Oct 09,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Tenant'
Oct 09,2017
8 people found
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We rented for 12 months with DJ Alexander and found them to be a complete joke of an agency. The rent was extortionate for the area, so we hoped we would receive decent service in return. However, this was not the case. Despite notifying DJ Alexander and complaining multiple times, we were left without a bedroom light for nearly 3 months. When they eventually replaced the light they took the perfectly functional bulbs with them meaning we couldn't get a refund for them (we bought these ...
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By: Rob Trotter
Oct 22, 2017
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Having looked further into this matter I understand a charge of £47+VAT (being £56.40) was requested from you for repairing the washing machine, not the £150 you have alleged in your complaint. The fault was discovered to be due to a button jammed in the drum, assumed to be from your clothing. This charge was then waived by your landlord after you complained. We thought this had satisfactorily resolved the matter so our team are genuinely surprised by your continued annoyance about th ...
Oct 03,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Dave'
Oct 03,2017
1 people found
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Not very impressed by Dj alexanders services. They are good at finding a Tennant and taking their large monthly percentage but then seem to do little else to look after the property. My last Tennant's were messy and despite me asking Dj Alexander to get them to clean it they didn't follow up on it. When I finally kicked them out the place needed 3 rooms re decorated as they had marked the previously newly painted rooms badly. They had even written over all the walls in one room in chal...
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Expensive
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By: Kevin Fraser
Oct 03, 2017
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Dear Dave, I am sorry that you have been unhappy with the service you have received and in particular the issues you outline in relation to the decoration at the end of your last tenancy. Would you be available to discuss this matter further so that I can establish the property address and look into this for you? My direct dial is 0131 524 1337 Kind regards Kevin Fraser Head of Property Management ...
Sep 25,2017
Minithumbup
Martyna Eichelkraut
By: 'Alessandra Poggiagliolmi'
Sep 25,2017
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We are really happy of the home we found and very thankful of Martyna, who has been so efficient, patient and kind all the times we needed her! She has been the right person to meet at the right moment!"...
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Sep 15,2017
Minithumbup
Nick Hammond
laura mctaggart
By: 'Lucy'
Sep 15,2017
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Could not sing your praises high enough. Have been nothing but helpful and efficient. Especially as we are students, we can be treated poorly or an afterthought. We have been treated very well by the staff and would definitely recommend them....
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Aug 31,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Robyn'
Aug 31,2017
9 people found
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I seem to have the same issue with this agency that others have reported. It is frustrating that the employees dont comminicate with one another, making simple things more diffficult than they need to be. The biggest problem is that they intend to charge me for removing items that were in the flat when I moved in and that I purposefully left to avoid being charged for missing items! Also, it seems unfair that the photos at check out where MUCH closer to the surface of items than the check in pi...
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By: Rob Trotter
Sep 01, 2017
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Dear Robyn I am sorry to hear of your frustration and concerns. Could you contact me directly so I can identify which property you rented and see what we can do to resolve your issues. We really don't want you to leave us feeling unfairly treated. Thank you Rob Trotter ...
Aug 31,2017
Minithumbup
Chris Chalmers
By: 'Stuart McLaughlan'
Aug 31,2017
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From meeting at the property to the move in day, the service , advice and information I received from Chris was first class. I will have no hesitation in using DJ Alexander and in particular Chris again in the future should I require to do so, and I will recommend him to others in need of a top quality ,and thoroughly professional Estate Agent. Many thanks...
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Aug 29,2017
Minithumbup
Gregor McCorie
Donald McCabe
By: 'Benjamin'
Aug 29,2017
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Gregor McCrorie and Donald McCabe were very helpful, friendly and supportive throughout our application. They are certainly the most pleasant housing agents I've ever dealt with. I would recommend DJ Alexander as a result of their excellent customer service....
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I wasn't ecstatic about the credit check fee, but I appreciate it's a necessity.
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Aug 28,2017
Minithumbup
Joanne Pratt
By: 'Sarah'
Aug 28,2017
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Joanne was excellent - very helpful and friendly, she guided us through the application process and helped to make it all a lot easier for us, which saved us a lot of stress and worry. We're very happy in our new home and would definitely use D J Alexander again, as we found the team based in Dundas Street welcoming and willing to assist us with our property needs....
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Having previously rented in London we were very pleasantly surprised with the agent's fees and thought they were very reasonable by comparison.
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Aug 25,2017
Minithumbup
Nicola Boyd
By: 'Prashanth'
Aug 25,2017
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Shout out to Nicola Boyd for helping me with getting the property and for the prompt response to all the pedantic questions I had. Big thanks to the entire team. Thanks...
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Aug 25,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'JamesPerrett'
Aug 25,2017
0 people found
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Amazing service and very kind, polite people to work with. Made the whole process stress-free and quick - would recommend to anyone looking in the area....
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Comment on agent fees
Very Good!
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Aug 24,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Audrey'
Aug 24,2017
6 people found
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Please be careful before renting from this company. We had contractors enter the property on many occasions without notice. One contractor even left the door unlocked and light on and as my partner was away and D J Alexander had not informed us they would be coming I was left a bit shaken knowing someone was either in or had been in the property. Unfortunately, we made nearly all our complaints by phone, please do not make the same mistake as these complaints are not recorded and ignored. E...
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By: Tenant
Oct 11, 2017
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We had a similar problem. We would stay in all day for contractors not to turn up and other days they would turn up totally unannounced. A complete pharse!! - A fellow tenant. ...
Aug 16,2017
Minithumbdown
Katie
By: 'Tenant'
Aug 16,2017
4 people found
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Absolute nightmare to deal with. Maintenance requests are pretty much ignored or in my case, when they did finally send a contractor around to remove items the previous tenants left - they let themselves in while I was at work with no warning or contact with me, basically broke in and removed my personal possessions. Getting anyone to reply to emails is like herding cats. 2 weeks later and still no new bed or repairs as promised....
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By: Rob Trotter
Aug 16, 2017
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Dear Katie I am extremely sorry that you have received such poor service from us. I would like to investigate this matter for you and establish whether you are entitled to some compensation. Please can you contact me at your earliest convenience and let me know which property you rent from us. I assure you I will give the matter my full attention. Thank you Rob Trotter (Associate Director) ...
Aug 09,2017
Minithumbup
Mhairi Clare Gallett
By: 'Mr. Ziqiang Wang'
Aug 09,2017
0 people found
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I'd like to most highly praise Mhairi Clare. She took my phone call that morning and took me directly to view the flat. If not I needed to wait for another week. She really has professional ethics and making-things-happen character. Holly, Molly and Steve all did excellent job too. It's a fabulous experience so far....
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Comment on agent fees
It's fair
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Aug 07,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Fan'
Aug 07,2017
0 people found
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DJ Alexander is really professional during the whole process of viewing the property, application, tenancy signing and moving in. So far so good. Especially, I want to thank property manager Mhairi-Clare for her help. We also appreciate the welcome present- a red umbrella from DJ Alexander....
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Aug 02,2017
Minithumbup
Laura O'Donnell
By: 'Jamie'
Aug 02,2017
0 people found
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Laura was great. She was really affable and made the whole process really easy on us (not our experience with other lettings agencies). Thank you!...
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Aug 02,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Lena'
Aug 02,2017
7 people found
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*Treating people unfairly. Don't deal with complaints in professional manner and offer any compensation. Checking report doesn't match check out, but disabled the link, so can't argue. Trying to charge me for throwing out stuff that clearly is not mine, but precious tenants' (e.g. Rug, DVD player, Christmas decoration). I was forced to live in the property with a broken shower and permanent damp and they have not done anything to end the lease earlier, but wanted to charge me. Shower broken wit...
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Comment on agent fees
Bad. They use Experian credit check! Any other agency I dealt with did not charge £50 to get a credit check.
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By: Rob Trotter
Aug 03, 2017
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Dear Lena I am really sorry to hear of your clear dissatisfaction. Could you contact me directly RobTrotter@djalexander.co.uk I would like to find out which property you rented and discuss compensation with you. Thank you Rob ...
Aug 01,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Andrea'
Aug 01,2017
2 people found
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We have scheduled two viewings on the Haymarket Terrace, and we have accepted the first date for viewing they offered, which was a week from contacting this agency. We have noted that we will be coming from Glasgow to view the apartments. The day before viewing, we received a call notifying us that one of the properties we were interested to rent was let. This was our first choice, but we still decided to come to Edinburgh to see the "backup" flat. When we arrived, the agent that met u...
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By: Rob Trotter
Aug 03, 2017
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Dear Andrea I am sincerely sorry that you have suffered such a major inconvenience. It's very common for flats to get snapped up by other parties before someone else gets a chance to review. It's a most unfortunate part of our job as we frequently are forced to let people down when they miss out on a property they are really interested. Especially when they have travelled large distances to visit. Most frustratingly the lock to the common entrance at the property you did come to see had b ...
Jul 30,2017
Minithumbup
Chris Chalmers
By: 'Louise'
Jul 30,2017
0 people found
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I have just completed the sale of my flat in Glasgow and Chris was the sales agent. Chris was excellent to deal with and always promptly responded to emails or phone calls and regularly kept me up to date with progress. He had a good knowledge of the local market and offered sensible advice...
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Comment on agent fees
Happy with fees
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Jul 20,2017
Minithumbup
Thomas Scott
By: 'Jillo'
Jul 20,2017
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I was very pleased with the high level of professionalism within the company overall. The entire process was easy and pleasant. I would highly recommend DJA. I am fully satisfied with the service I received and I am confident that this level of excellence will continue on. DJA would be my first point of call going forward. Gratitude to Thomas Scott and all staff that dealt with the application process....
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Comment on agent fees
Very good. I would pay more than the offer.
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