Jan Forster Estates
Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12
4.8/5, 37 reviews
97% recommended
100% sales valuation accuracy
100% sales fee satisfaction
100% lettings valuation accuracy
99% lettings fee satisfaction

“Very helpful every step of the way. My brother and ......”

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May 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Roger Payne'
May 25,2016
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Very helpful every step of the way. My brother and I were selling an inherited house and Andy kept us both in the loop at all times as well as took ownership when things looked like they needed a bit of 'helping along'. Would recommend
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Very reasonable
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Jan Forster Estates
26a Station Road North
Forest Hall,Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE12 9AD
0191 605 3134

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 100% 100% £80,000 £560,000
Lettings 100% 99% £425 £425
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
2 0 1 0 23 0 10 0 0 1
Areas covered
  • Forest Hall
  • Long Benton
  • Killingworth
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Rude and unprofessional....”

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Aug 10,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Amy McMeekin'
Aug 10,2019
2 people found
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I decided not to continue to sell my property with Jan Forsters due to unprofessional conduct in both rudeness and feeling used by the company. Putting a sign outside my door when I hadnt agreed to sell and then trying to share some of the ...
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“We were very happy with the helpful & friendly staff (especially ......”

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Jun 08,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr & Mrs C.'
Jun 08,2017
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We were very happy with the helpful & friendly staff (especially Sarah)who gave us encouragement at the start of our journey of buying our new home. Barbara helped to 'iron out' some niggling creases at the end of our journey, stepping in, hence, hurrying the ...
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We think the agent's fees were at a fair price.
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“Perfect attitude, great help, fantastic member of staff.Brooke was ......”

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Jun 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Harveysandu'
Jun 02,2017
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Perfect attitude, great help, fantastic member of staff. Brooke was very knowledgeable, and always returned calls quickly. Will definitely recommend the agency in the future....
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“Very Professional very quick. My flat had been empty for 9 ......”

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May 16,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Annabelle'
May 16,2017
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Very Professional very quick. My flat had been empty for 9 months Jan Forster found a tenant within a couple of hours...
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As average
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“Having had my home on and off the market for 6 ......”

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Apr 13,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Finallymoved'
Apr 13,2017
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Having had my home on and off the market for 6 or 7 years with various estate agents, we ended up with Jan Forster by chance. We had the property valued by them whilst looking to do a part ex with a builder. Chris was the gent ...
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fee's were pretty standard, fixed fee on the cheaper side of average i'd say
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“We received fop quality service at all times. Andrew was ......”

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Apr 04,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'KD'
Apr 04,2017
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We received fop quality service at all times. Andrew was a great help throughout the whole process of looking for and purchasing our property....
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“Very happy with the service from Jan Forster. Andy kept ......”

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Apr 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Sam'
Apr 02,2017
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Very happy with the service from Jan Forster. Andy kept me up to date throughout the process and was helpful in maintaining communication with the vendor to support the buying process....
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“Chris was very helpful and efficient in arranging launch of ......”

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Apr 01,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Lee'
Apr 01,2017
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Chris was very helpful and efficient in arranging launch of our house and towards the end Barbara kept us informed most days and made sure things ran smoothly with a difficult purchaser....
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“From our initial contact with Jan Forster we were confident ......”

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Apr 01,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Joanna'
Apr 01,2017
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From our initial contact with Jan Forster we were confident we had chosen the right agent for us. Andy kept us fully informed throughout the process. He was professional yet very friendly. We felt supported throughout. We would have no hesitation in recommending Jan Forster....
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Fees were very reasonable.
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“I was very impressed with Andy and the team, I ......”

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Feb 04,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Tom'
Feb 04,2017
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I was very impressed with Andy and the team, I have had dealings with other estates agents in Forest Hall and Jan Forster are streets ahead, I would not use anyone else. Jan Forster carried out viewings on my behalf but I still was notified ...
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Fee reasonable, more than internet only agents but received better service.
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“Andy was very helpful throughout the process. He was knowledgeable ......”

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Jan 03,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'TC'
Jan 03,2017
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Andy was very helpful throughout the process. He was knowledgeable and easy to discuss things with. Jan Forster kept me informed by text in advance of every viewing. The sale, once a buyer had been found, went through smoothly with his encouragement. I couldn't have ...
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Fees as agreed with no extras
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“Jan Forster provided an excellent service throughout the sale of ......”

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Sep 26,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Jo'
Sep 26,2016
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Jan Forster provided an excellent service throughout the sale of our previous house and the purchase of our new one. They were always on hand to talk over any problems and queries and they dealt with the process quickly and efficiently up and down the ...
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Very reasonable
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“Andy was a great agent to work with throughout the ......”

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Aug 17,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Joanne'
Aug 17,2016
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Andy was a great agent to work with throughout the whole moving process. He was always easy to contact and very quick to respond to emails and calls whenever necessary. He did everything he could to help us out when we needed it - which ...
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Jan Forsters fees were originally higher than another estate agent we used, however they matched the price of the fees we had been quoted from the other estate agents.
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“Selling my flat through Jan Forster was a completely painless ......”

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Aug 17,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Rob H'
Aug 17,2016
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Selling my flat through Jan Forster was a completely painless experience, and everything went smoothly. I felt i knew exactly what was happening at each stage of the process as Andrew kept me informed of progress, and answered all of my questions. I'd happily recommend ...
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The fees were fine, in the range of what i expected, and all parts of it were explained to me.
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“Jan Forster Estates are one of the biggest estate agents ......”

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May 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Andrew Payne'
May 25,2016
1 people found
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Jan Forster Estates are one of the biggest estate agents in the North East. Their reputation made me feel confident that I could trust them to sell my house. From the very start they were professional and helpful. They make sure that you are aware ...
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Good managed to negotiate a fee of 0.75%
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“Very helpful every step of the way. My brother and ......”

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May 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Roger Payne'
May 25,2016
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Very helpful every step of the way. My brother and I were selling an inherited house and Andy kept us both in the loop at all times as well as took ownership when things looked like they needed a bit of 'helping along'. Would recommend...
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Very reasonable
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“I cannot speak highly enough of the service and attention ......”

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May 24,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Happy Keenans move to Forest Hall'
May 24,2016
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I cannot speak highly enough of the service and attention we received from Jan Forsters in the form of agent Andrew Dawson. From start to finish of the whole move process, Andrew was not only extremely friendly, knowledgeable and approachable, he was also thoroughly reliable ...
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“Andy handled the sale of my property, I found him ......”

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Apr 05,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Pamela M'
Apr 05,2016
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Andy handled the sale of my property, I found him to be very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much bother for him. If I had any questions he would happily answer them in a friendly, professional manner. Overall I was very happy with the ...
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Average
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“Very helpful and knowledgable staff, will definitely use them again ......”

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Apr 04,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Rachel'
Apr 04,2016
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Very helpful and knowledgable staff, will definitely use them again in the future when I come to move house again...
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Fees were fair and competetive
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“Extremely satisfied with Jan Forster- I am a first time ......”

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Mar 07,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Laura Ireland'
Mar 07,2016
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Extremely satisfied with Jan Forster- I am a first time buyer and Andy at the Forest Hall branch was exceptionally helpful, both with questions back and forth between myself and the sellers and more generally, answering questions I had on the buying process. I would ...
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“Andrew was extremely helpful with the purchase of my property ......”

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Feb 29,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Oliver Sanderson'
Feb 29,2016
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Andrew was extremely helpful with the purchase of my property at Baliol Mews. Everything ran smoothly as regards to sorting out the viewing, negotiations, and arranging me my solicitor....
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“Andy is polite, efficient and hard working. He is an ......”

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Feb 05,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'vicki'
Feb 05,2016
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Andy is polite, efficient and hard working. He is an excellent estate agent and an asset to Jan Forster estates. He works hard to understand the needs and preferences of his customers...
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“I have recently completed the sale and purchase of properties ......”

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Dec 04,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'N Loane'
Dec 04,2015
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I have recently completed the sale and purchase of properties through Jan Forster. Andrew Dawson managed both the sale and purchase which meant we had one contact for any queries that we had. Andy was very professional and honest throughout and exceeded our expectations in ...
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“Property had been empty over 2 yrs and broken into several ......”

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Dec 02,2015
Minithumbup
By: '7 Mead Way'
Dec 02,2015
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Property had been empty over 2 yrs and broken into several times. Agent suggested selling ' As Is '. This was the easiest method of sale as I live abroard. Within 2 weeks, we had about 8 offers to buy. It went to sealed bids and quickly sold 10,000 ...
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“Throughout what is a very stressful process Andrew was extremely ......”

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Dec 01,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Julie Patton'
Dec 01,2015
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Throughout what is a very stressful process Andrew was extremely helpful and patient. I was kept continually informed and given sound advice regarding the appropriate pricing of the property. Following the sale Gail in the after sales department was able to update me on issues ...
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“I was happy with my purchase. I didn't really have ......”

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Nov 04,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'L'
Nov 04,2015
0 people found
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I was happy with my purchase. I didn't really have a lot of contact with the estate agent. My main contact was on holiday a couple times I tried to contact and although the lady who answered couldn't help me with my enquiry , she was ...
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“Positive valuation from the 3rd agent that came to value ......”

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Oct 31,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'A A H'
Oct 31,2015
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Positive valuation from the 3rd agent that came to value the house. Good comuntiaction from office on all matters during sale process....
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Very competative
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“Myself and my Husband would like to thank Jan Forster ......”

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Oct 31,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Mrs Douglas'
Oct 31,2015
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Myself and my Husband would like to thank Jan Forster Estate Agents especially Andrew Dawson for making the sale of our property quickly and smoothly the profesionalism is second to none, I wouldn't hesitate to use this Estate Agent again and would strongly recommend using ...
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“I chose to sell my property via Jan Forster Estates ......”

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Oct 18,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Frances'
Oct 18,2015
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I chose to sell my property via Jan Forster Estates as they had been particularly helpful to me when I was originally looking to buy (even though my ultimate purchase wasn't actually through JF). Chris went through all the initial sales particulars with me in ...
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“We are happy with the service we received, especially from ......”

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Oct 16,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Laura'
Oct 16,2015
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We are happy with the service we received, especially from Andrew. He got plenty of viewers for our property and a very good offer was accepted within weeks of it going on the market. He kept us up to date on developments and rang with ...
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Very happy with the valuation as the accepted offer was within the price he estimated
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