Philip James Partnership
Didsbury, Manchester, M20
3.6/5, 180 reviews
68% recommended
93% sales valuation accuracy
98% sales fee satisfaction
83% lettings valuation accuracy
56% lettings fee satisfaction

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“Philip James have been my letting agent since I bought ......”

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Mar 31,2015
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By: 'Gordon'
Mar 31,2015
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Philip James have been my letting agent since I bought this property off plan a number of years ago.
I have had a long term let with a good tenant and on previous renewal dates we have had objections to a proposed rent increase as the tenant pays 6 months in advance. I did not want to appear to greedy so reluctantly we didn't increase the rent on several occasions.
In the current market I was advised by Danielle that we were due for a rental increase or should look for a new tenant.
Danielle negotiated the increase without any involvement from me with a minimum of fuss and professionalism. As a result I have kept a good tenant who pays in advance and earned extra profit!
Many thanks to Philip James Lettings.
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Philip James Partnership
679 Wilmslow Road
Didsbury,Manchester
Greater Manchester
M20 6RA
0161 448 1234

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 93% 98% £25,000 £925,000
Lettings 83% 56% £330 £2,000
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
30 6 29 42 42 0 19 1 3 8
Areas covered
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“We've been working with Philip James Partners......”

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Apr 28,2021
Minithumbup
By: 'Richard Brown'
Apr 28,2021
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We've been working with Philip James Partnership for 6 months now and find them great. They're easy to deal with and always quick to respond if we need information about a job, access, tenants etc....
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“Factual reasons to avoid PJ at all costs from my personal experience...”

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Apr 28,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'Will'
Apr 28,2021
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Factual reasons to avoid PJ at all costs from my own experience: I lived in a house let by Philip James for 2.5 years and nearly every interaction we had with them was negative. 1) We were a house share at one point we wanted to swap ...
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By: ali tennant
Apr 29, 2021
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Hi Will, Thanks for your review. We’re always looking to improve our service so your feedback is very much appreciated. I’ve checked our records and can see that there was an unacceptably long wait for a replacement cooker for which we sincerely apologise. The cooker came directly from the manufacturer and there were unavoidable shipping delays due to lockdown restrictions and changes due to Brexit. I note that the landlord agreed a partial rent rebate, which I hope went some way to making u ...

“Not a vendetta, just facts....”

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Apr 27,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'Alex'
Apr 27,2021
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Tenants, Avoid if you can. Slow to respond and assist with issues and queries. Constantly being passed around departments unwilling to step in to solve problems. Philip James blaming landlord for slow response and vice versa left our house without a working oven for 12 weeks. ...
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By: ali tennant
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Hi Alex, Thanks for your review. We’re always looking to improve our service so your feedback is very much appreciated. I’ve checked our records and can see that there was an unacceptably long wait for a replacement cooker for which we sincerely apologise. The cooker came directly from the manufacturer and there were unavoidable shipping delays due to lockdown restrictions and changes due to Brexit. I note that the landlord agreed a partial rent rebate, which I hope went some way to making u ...

“AVOID AT ALL COSTS!Extremely unprofessional and incompetent. My housemates ......”

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Nov 30,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Carolina'
Nov 30,2020
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AVOID AT ALL COSTS! Extremely unprofessional and incompetent. My housemates and I could not have been more disappointed with the whole letting experience. It took us over 6 months to receive our deposit back - the deductions to our deposit were absolutely extortionate! Would have given ...
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“AVOID AT ALL COST !!!...”

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Nov 30,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Ines'
Nov 30,2020
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AVOID AT ALL COST !!! worth 0 stars... Never use this agency unless you agree with never getting your deposit back which they use to make money off of you... it is absolute extortion ! they take advantage of students and are extremely incompetent... from move in to ...
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“Poor quality, slow, unhelpful.This industry ......”

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Nov 19,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Thomas'
Nov 19,2020
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Poor quality, slow, unhelpful. This industry has great people working in it, but this company is what gives the industry a bad reputation. Not helping tenants with simple repairs to protect their health during a pandemic is pretty low. And their unresponsive unhelpful attitude in ...
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“Negligent...”

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Nov 18,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Adam'
Nov 18,2020
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Philip James have left tenants in a flat will a dangerous mould problem in the middle of a pandemic that affects respiratory health and have repeatedly ignored requests to fix the problem. They clearly have no regard whatsoever for the health and wellbeing of their ...
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“Refused to do urgent repairs for a year, mean......”

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Nov 18,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Eoin'
Nov 18,2020
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Refused to do urgent repairs for a year, meaning they've left tenants in a hazardously moldy flat during a pandemic which causes respiratory issues. They clearly don't care about their damage they are doing to their tenants' health and they STILL haven't done the repairs. ...
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“I would NOT recommend this agency. They have ......”

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Nov 18,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Chris'
Nov 18,2020
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I would NOT recommend this agency. They have left hazardous conditions in a property which have affected their tenants health, and have repeatedly ignored requests to fix the issue. They clearly have no regard or respect for their tenants....
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“LEFT TENANTS WITH INHABITABLE MOULD CONDITIONS...”

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Nov 18,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Rosie'
Nov 18,2020
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Especially given the current climate it’s completely unacceptable that this business is forcing tenants to live in inhabitable conditions. Avoid at all costs unless you want to live with mushrooms growing in your home 😷...
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“Disgraceful and unsafe...”

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Nov 17,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Chelsea'
Nov 17,2020
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Philip James leave tenants in properties in desperate need of repairs. In the middle of a pandemic which specifically effects people with respiratory issues, it a disgrace this agency leaves tenants in mouldy properties. They repeatedly ignore their tenants requests for help, showing blatant disregard ...
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“Unsafe, Uncaring, Avoid...”

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Nov 17,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Mohammad'
Nov 17,2020
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Phillip James has no regard for their tenants and will do nothing to help tenants who need serious issues to be sorted. They will let tenants live in houses rife with Damp, Mould, and took so long that some tenants were forced to live in ...
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“Shocking...”

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Nov 16,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Brett'
Nov 16,2020
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Don't recommend this agency. They left their tenants with mushrooms and mould in the property, even after being told about it. This was all during a lockdown! Completely unacceptable. Had a detrimental effect on tenants' health and safety. Repairs still haven't been done!...
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“Absolutely awful!! PJP have zero regard for ......”

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Nov 15,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Katie'
Nov 15,2020
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Absolutely awful!! PJP have zero regard for tenants, forcing them to live in dangerous spaces with mould growth, mushrooms, broken things that they refuse to fix! They ignore tenant emails/calls reporting issues and asking for help, and don’t even respond to other enquires! ...
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“Worst agency I have ever dealt with...”

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Nov 14,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Valentin'
Nov 14,2020
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I can begin by saying how disappointed I am with PJ and tell everyone to avoid this agency. They are very unprofessional and do not care about their tenants wellbeing. We contacted them 13 months ago with regards to several issues (amongst which a very bad ...
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“Go nowhere near this company......”

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Nov 14,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Jake'
Nov 14,2020
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Go nowhere near this company Forcing tenants to live in unsafe conditions. Despite the fact that they have hazardous mould growing in their flat in the middle of a pandemic that specifically effects people with respiratory issues, Philip James has repeatedly ignored their tenants requests ...
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“Had a really terrible time with Philip James.......”

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Nov 14,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Joel'
Nov 14,2020
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Had a really terrible time with Philip James. Their staff are rude and incompetent. Major repairs took them months to sort, leaving me and my family to live in squalid conditions. avoid....
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“Neglect...”

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Nov 13,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Victoria'
Nov 13,2020
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The way they treat their tenants is disgusting! Mold and mushrooms have been allowed to collect for ages now and repeated requests for help have been ignored. Couldn’t recommend any less....
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“Avoid at all costs...”

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Nov 13,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Malina'
Nov 13,2020
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Please do yourself the biggest favour and avoid Philip James at all costs. My problems with them started on the day of the viewing when I noticed a lot of irregularities in the apartment (broken bed, missing blinds, broken entry door lock), but I got ...
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“DO NOT USE THIS AGENCY - They forced their te......”

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Nov 13,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Sabrina'
Nov 13,2020
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DO NOT USE THIS AGENCY - They forced their tenants into living in an unsafe flat with disgusting amounts of mould/damp/mushrooms in several areas of the property. Refusing to carry out essential repairs which ultimately impact the health of their tenants amidst a ...
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“Do not rent with Philip James...”

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Nov 12,2020
Minithumbdown
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By: 'Helen'
Nov 12,2020
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I would not recommend renting with Phillip James. Complete disregard for their tenants. Will ignore emails asking for repairs and happy to leave property in a completely disgraceful condition, mould everywhere. Simply there to make a profit and collect rent but impossible to contact them ...
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“Negligent company, unsafe tenancies@...”

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Nov 12,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Rachel'
Nov 12,2020
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Rude and negligent staff. No one is ever accountable. Shocking treatment of tenants putting their safety and wellbeing at risk. 13 months and still no resolution causing mushrooms to grow, mould everywhere and unsafe external doors. Happy to take rent money not that happy to provide ...
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“These estate agents care not a bit for their tenants...”

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Nov 12,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Patrick'
Nov 12,2020
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PJP have left my friends a year needing desperate repairs. This virus is particularly bad for people with lung problems, and yet PJP have been unwilling to do anything about the serious mould problems in their flat! They have repeatedly been ignored, and the result ...
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“Philip James has forced tenants to live in mo......”

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Nov 11,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Lois'
Nov 11,2020
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Philip James has forced tenants to live in mouldy and unsafe conditions during a pandemic - they have already been ignoring reports of unsafe conditions for a year, despite knowing that tenants are dealing with health issues. Philip James does not care about tenants and ...
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“Extremely upset at how Phillip James have mis......”

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Nov 11,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'J'
Nov 11,2020
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Extremely upset at how Phillip James have mistreated their tenants. Failing to carry out essential maintenance, making tenants share their flat with hazardous mould (in a pandemic that affects those with respiratory issues no less) and zero compensation. It's irresponsible and unacceptable. The repairs need ...
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“Do Not Use Philip James...”

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Nov 11,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Callum'
Nov 11,2020
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Shocked to hear how Philip James left tenants in a damp, moldy flat for over a year forcing them to spend lockdown in these conditions. Philip James are completely unprofessional and do not care about their tenants. Do not rent through Philip James...
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“Are you a Manchester based student? Phillip ......”

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Aug 13,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Patrick'
Aug 13,2020
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Are you a Manchester based student? Phillip James will rob you for over priced and deteriorated houses, whilst never giving your household any attention to repair it properly, and the great big cherry on top... even after corona, they will make up that we had ...
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“If I could give 0 stars I would ...despite pr......”

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Jul 06,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Estelle'
Jul 06,2020
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If I could give 0 stars I would ...despite promising an improvement in services and repairs which were paid for and never done...... after my complant pre covid I have now found that not a single item has been addressed and my tenants have not been ...
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“Covid 19 has closed all universities and sent......”

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Apr 27,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'David'
Apr 27,2020
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Covid 19 has closed all universities and sent its students home, resulting in no need for student accommodation. Despite this, and the financial hardship being experienced by families who cannot afford to pay the rent in full for a property they dont need, Philip James and ...
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“I've just completed on the purchase of my fir......”

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Feb 26,2020
Minithumbup
By: 'Michela'
Feb 26,2020
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I've just completed on the purchase of my first house and couldn't have done it without the help of Rebekah Baines and the team at Philip James. From start to finish she has kept me updated with regular calls and emails. Communication and transparency has ...
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