I am John Boyle with thirty years in the letting business.
The Financial Director Lynda) is a Chartered Accountant.
The Office Manager (Carol) has fifteen years experience.
We are experts on the South side letting market.
If you want to do it right, first time, talk to us, first.
John C Boyle

264 Kilmarnock Road
Shawlands,Glasgow
City of Glasgow
G43 2XS
0141 636 5352

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Sep 28,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'Gemzchick'
Sep 28,2016
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Total nightmare. John Boyle entered the property I rented whilst I was out. My neighbour seen him. After confronting him he gave me a month's notice to vacate the property. He kept my deposit, listing all sorts of things I had damaged. I have contacted ...
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Comment on agent fees
‚£199 'Finders fee', plus ‚£625 deposit, all lost.
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By: John Boyle
Oct 08, 2016
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Hi Gemma, I've searched our records and I can't find you on our list of tenants. We have a very strict policy of gaining permission from the tenant before entering a let property. If you could obtain a written signed statement from your neighbour, I am very happy to investigate. You said you paid a "finders fee of £199. What year was this as I don't remember us ever charging as much as that. We stopped charging any fees on 1st October 2013 after we received definitive guid ...
Jun 26,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Lorna Robertson'
Jun 26,2015
2 people found
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Excellent company, rented two properties over 6 years. All staff very efficient and professional. Any issues dealt with promptly. Can't recommend this company highly enough....
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Oct 08,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'Amanda'
Oct 08,2014
1 people found
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I am currently a tenant living in a property managed by John C Boyle Letting Agents and I can honestly say that the whole letting process has been excellent. I viewed the flat I am currently in on a Friday evening and was so impressed ...
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May 28,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'Ruairidh & Jenny'
May 28,2014
0 people found
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We received a very personalised and accomodating service from all at John C Boyle property management. Of the few issues we had as tenants of a property leased through John C Boyle, all were dealt with quickly and thoroughly. It was a pleasure to use ...
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Mar 26,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'P Conlon'
Mar 26,2014
0 people found
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Cannot recommend John C Boyle highly enough! Professional,courteous service at all times. I have rented for many years and this company are by far the best. Properties are of highest standard and reflect the ethos of the company....
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Dec 03,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Lauren'
Dec 03,2013
0 people found
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I have nothing but good things to say about this letting agency, I even recommended them to my sister who is now renting one of their properties! From the start they have dealt with any queries we\'ve had very swiftly no matter how big ...
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Nov 21,2013
Minithumbdown
By: 'Omar Azher'
Nov 21,2013
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I received incredibly poor service from this letting agency. I made an offer on a rented property, and a price agreed. Stephanie (assuming my a new colleague with zero experience in dealing with anything) took hours to reply to emails and referred everything back to ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Stephanie is quite clearly a new employee with no experience or knowledge in customer service. Carol appears to be someone who despises being in the office and speaking with customer and her attitude was extremely poor after she realised the flat would not be taken by us. John was cold and dry and unprofessional. He did his firm no justice at all by the manner which he carried out his business.
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By: John
Mar 17, 2014
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Hi, I'm John, the owner of John C Boyle. I'm sorry Omar missed out on this flat but it was immensely popular and, in order to be fair to everyone that takes the time and trouble to go and see any flat we have, we operate a strict policy of "first deposit paid reserves the flat". The reason for the delay in Omar's case was not so much over the issue about the deposit. All deposits are fully refundable right up to the point that the new tenant signs the lease. The issue that ca ...
Jul 24,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Mark Eslick'
Jul 24,2013
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I have let my flat in the West End of Glasgow through John C. Boyle for a number of years and am now selling the property. From beginning to end the service I have received has been excellent. The flat has been continually tenanted during ...
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Jul 24,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Ewan'
Jul 24,2013
0 people found
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I couldn\'t be more pleased with the service I have received from John C Boyle thus far, all the more so given its stark contrast with my previous experiences letting with other agents in the city. Great care was taken from the outset to ...
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Jan 30,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Jim'
Jan 30,2013
1 people found
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As an owner of a number of properties that I have been let through John C Boyle over the last 18 years, I can thoroughly recommend them to other landlords. The owner and staff have consistently provided an excellent professional but personal service over the years, ...
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Jan 29,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Gemma'
Jan 29,2013
1 people found
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I can\'t think of one bad thing to say about this company!! I relocated to Scotland and moved into this flat which was exactly as it appeared on the website and was in great condition. John was very pleasant and helpful when I first ...
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By: John Boyle
Jan 29, 2013
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Gemma was a delight to do business with. John Boyle ...
Jan 29,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Jane Harvey'
Jan 29,2013
1 people found
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John C Boyle were very accomodating and arranged for me to view a property at 6pm on a Friday night as I coudn\'t get away from work any other time, I called the following Monday and advised them that I wanted to take the ...
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By: John Boyle
Jan 29, 2013
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Jane, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review. We pride ourselves in providing appts to suit busy working people. ...
Jan 29,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Sandra'
Jan 29,2013
1 people found
this helpful
I am the owner of several properties to let. John C Boyle has been my letting agent for 2 of these properties for approx 5 years. I chose to go with this agent because of the size of the agency and the length of time it has ...
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Jan 29,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Michelle'
Jan 29,2013
1 people found
this helpful
I rented a beautiful flat in the Southside through John C Boyle from 2010 until 2012. The staff were extremely helpful and provided an excellent service from day one. The agency has a very personal, family feel and it was great knowing that when you call up ...
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By: John Boyle
Jan 29, 2013
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Michelle was a great tenant who took good care of the flat and always informed us of any problems with the flat. We were delighted to return her deposit in full to her. Many thanks to her for taking the time to post a review. John Boyle ...
Dec 29,2012
Minithumbdown
By: 'Disgruntled Ex Tennant'
Dec 29,2012
0 people found
this helpful
Absolutely terrible letting agents who charge expensive fees. The moving out process was terrible with their so called independent inventory checkers who in fact have very close ties with the company and are only looking to find the smallest thing to charge large cleaning bills. ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
An open and fair charges system as their charges are illegal. Paying back deposit on time without independent inventory checkers who are in fact connected with the company.
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By: John Boyle
Jan 29, 2013
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We do not charge any fees to tenants, none, not a penny, since the 1st October 2013. When the Scottish Govt issued new guidelines, we, of course, followed their recommendations. Before 1st October, we charged normal fees that were lower than the average fees charged by other letting agents in Glasgow. (we checked) The independent inventory clerk we use is an ex-policeman of 31 years experience and he has no ties with our company except that he provides a quality service which we value. I h ...
Dec 03,2012
Minithumbdown
By: 'David'
Dec 03,2012
0 people found
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Absolutely the worst agent I have ever dealt with. The owner of the business himself seen lost and out of touch and his staff are abysmal. I lived in a property of theirs for several years and on occasion where things did go wrong, getting ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Nothing
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By: John Boyle
Jan 29, 2013
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I remember David. In fact, it's hard to forget. I've been a letting agent for 28 years and David stands out as one of the most uncommunicative tenants I ever had to deal with. We have a policy of not going into a property that we are managing without the clear consent of the tenant. He never responded to our letters or phonecalls or emails or texts. The flat was left in a very poor condition. We sent in a cleaning squad of six to get it back to a reasonable standard. We, of course, have ...
Areas covered
  • G41
  • Glasgow
  • G77
  • East wood
  • Newton Mearns

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Please phone me (John) and I'll do my best to give you great value as well as a quality service.
07973 234 910 or
0141 636 5352
Last updated at 10:43 AM 06/03/2014 by John Boyle

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