Jan Forster Estates
Property Management Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3
4.8/5, 237 reviews
97% recommended
100% sales valuation accuracy
92% sales fee satisfaction
91% lettings valuation accuracy
91% lettings fee satisfaction

“An extremely professional and expedient company who turned my property ......”

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Mar 10,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Howard'
Mar 10,2017
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An extremely professional and expedient company who turned my property round in 3 months at short notice. This included redecoration, new carpets and garden maintenance. Now re-let, thank you.
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Jan Forster Estates
55 Polwarth Drive, Brunton Park
Gosforth,Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE3 5NJ
0191 236 2680

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 100% 92% £123,000 £354,000
Lettings 91% 91% £295 £3,200
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
96 3 114 4 7 0 5 0 7 1
Areas covered
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Gateshead
  • North Tyneside
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Very helpful and professional. Would recommend to a any landlords....”

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Jun 22,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'SimonBA'
Jun 22,2017
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Very helpful and professional. Would recommend to a any landlords....
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“Really good service provided by Jan Forster agency. Agent Lucy ......”

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Jun 13,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Anand Wani'
Jun 13,2017
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Really good service provided by Jan Forster agency. Agent Lucy Sinha is so helpful in nature. Got quick response for house related queries from Lucy....
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Lucy Sinha is quick and alert agent. Really appreciable.
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“Lucy has been an absolute dream! Unfortunately I had to ......”

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Jun 10,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Megan'
Jun 10,2017
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Lucy has been an absolute dream! Unfortunately I had to try and terminate the rest of my tenancy due to my situation and from day one she has been so helpful! Any questions, or anything that has happened with the property she has been there ...
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“Georgia has been so helpful on my recent incident with ......”

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Jun 08,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Patrick'
Jun 08,2017
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Georgia has been so helpful on my recent incident with my property. She kept me well informed on the situation and assisted with my insurance claim process. Great service!...
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“Despite some speed bumps along the way Anna handled the ......”

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May 30,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Andrew Smeaton'
May 30,2017
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Despite some speed bumps along the way Anna handled the situation well and got the tenancy application through quickly. She was very polite and I always had fast responses to my emails/phone calls. Would certainly recommend....
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No one likes fees.
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“Brooke has been exceptionally helpful from start to finish during ......”

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May 30,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Emma'
May 30,2017
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Brooke has been exceptionally helpful from start to finish during my tenant find process. She was always incredibly prompt to response to any queries and always went above and beyond to assist with my queries....
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Very reasonable for the service received.
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“Brooke is a great assett to Jan Forster - she ......”

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May 25,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Ingrid'
May 25,2017
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Brooke is a great assett to Jan Forster - she is pleasant, friendly, very efficient and articulate. She folllows up emails with phone calls and has been very helpful as a new staff member and our designated administrator with regard to letting our house. Many ...
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“Joanne is extremely friendly; kind and courteous and has went ......”

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May 25,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Jordan'
May 25,2017
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Joanne is extremely friendly; kind and courteous and has went the extra mile with an out of hours maintainance query, and been more than helpful every step the way. Brilliant service!...
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“Professional and quality service from the start, Lucy was so ......”

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May 23,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Chris'
May 23,2017
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Professional and quality service from the start, Lucy was so helpful, genuine and kept us informed throughout the full process. Communication was excellent. I would 100% recommend Jan Forster. Thanks again to Lucy and the team!...
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“Very friendly and kept in touch, was quick to update ......”

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May 19,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Joseph Maving'
May 19,2017
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Very friendly and kept in touch, was quick to update and even managed to get my move in date moved forwards, been a huge help in a normally stressful period...
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Compared to other Estate Agents the admin fee is a bit steep, however the service provided was top rate
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“Georgia has provided an excellent service managing my rental property, ......”

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May 19,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'NicRobertson'
May 19,2017
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Georgia has provided an excellent service managing my rental property, in particular efficiently sorting out complex maintenance requests from the tenants. Highly recommended....
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“Kirsty has been very efficient at managing the let of ......”

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May 17,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Nicki'
May 17,2017
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Kirsty has been very efficient at managing the let of our property. She has dealt with issues quickly, being very thorough and clear with both written and verbal communication. She is very polite and helpful and has been able to answer almost all of our ...
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Fees seem fair in a competitive market. What we did like was that the pricing structure was very clear from the start with no hidden extras unlike some other Estate Agents that we spoke to.
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“Hi, just wanted to let you know about the high ......”

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May 17,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Neil'
May 17,2017
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Hi, just wanted to let you know about the high levels of customer service I've had from these two members of staff. Since I bought my premises from Jan Forster in December, I've been in regular contact with your company about the letting process, advertising ...
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“Anna has helped manage our property and has done so ......”

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May 16,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Managed property'
May 16,2017
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Anna has helped manage our property and has done so extremely efficiently -always making contact to keep us updated and making sure any problems are dealt with very swiftly. change of tenancy has been managed very well with good communication on all sides -a really ...
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You get what you pay for -fees are high but the service is very good
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“A great customer experience from Anna who has recently arranged ......”

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May 16,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Alison'
May 16,2017
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A great customer experience from Anna who has recently arranged the tenancy of our new home in Tynemouth. She always contacted me when she said she would and was very efficient. Thank you!...
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“Haven't a bad word to say. Extremely helpful throughout. Answered ......”

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May 11,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Matt Little'
May 11,2017
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Haven't a bad word to say. Extremely helpful throughout. Answered any questions or queries I had quickly. Made the whole process go as smoothly and stress free as possible. Thankyou Anna!...
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“good service so far fairly quickly let with what appear ......”

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May 11,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'landlord'
May 11,2017
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good service so far fairly quickly let with what appear to be good tenants overall service from this company so far is good over the last couple of years...
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fairly expensive contractor charges because of retrospective payment to the agency
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“Very quick to respond to queries; kept us updated at ......”

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May 10,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Hannah'
May 10,2017
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Very quick to respond to queries; kept us updated at every stage of the application process and all information was communicated clearly....
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“I would like to thank Lucy for all her help. ......”

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May 07,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Alex Gibb'
May 07,2017
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I would like to thank Lucy for all her help. Nothing was too much trouble. When we found out our Landlord was unsure of extending the Tenancy for a further 12 months - Lucy contacted the Landlord straight away and kept us informed throughout !....
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“I found Lucy to be an absolutely brilliant agent, who ......”

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May 07,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Jodie'
May 07,2017
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I found Lucy to be an absolutely brilliant agent, who made the arrangement of my new tenancy a smooth and straight forward process. I was extremely impressed with how quick Lucy was to respond to any emails, and with how she kept me updated with ...
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“I cannot recommend Joanne and the whole team highly enough ......”

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Apr 21,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Baha'
Apr 21,2017
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I cannot recommend Joanne and the whole team highly enough - they have completely revived my faith in management agents after one or two bad experiences! They make every effort to keep me informed and I can relax knowing how professional their service is. Excellent ...
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Fair
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“I cant believe how professional everyone has been considering my ......”

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Apr 20,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Ann Irwin'
Apr 20,2017
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I cant believe how professional everyone has been considering my previous experiences with rental estate agents. From my first contact with Jan Foster's office, to the hand over of my property keys, the staff have excelled and kept me up to date every step of ...
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They are fair compared with other agents..
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“Lucy kept me up to date with the rental process ,......”

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Apr 18,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Stephen'
Apr 18,2017
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Lucy kept me up to date with the rental process ,very helpful and pleasant answering a telephone querie.All told very friendly and professional....
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Have no knowledge of many other agencies but fees seen ok for the level of work done and for the management of the property.
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“Very friendly and efficient.Quick replies to email messages and ......”

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Apr 11,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Adam W'
Apr 11,2017
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Very friendly and efficient. Quick replies to email messages and sorted out an issue I had professionally. No problems here!...
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Seem fair enough. Paying the landlords side of the renewal fees (£60) seems a little petty when we pay him £14'400 a year (and he just put the rent up), but that's down to the landlord, not the agency.
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“Joanne was absolutely clueless right from the start, attitude and ......”

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Apr 09,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'The customers always last'
Apr 09,2017
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Joanne was absolutely clueless right from the start, attitude and lack of understanding is very worrying. Business will be being moved elsewhere. Training can sort the knowledge gap but not sure what can be done to sort the horrible attitude....
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“We were impressed by the level of help and assistance ......”

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Apr 08,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'The Saint'
Apr 08,2017
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We were impressed by the level of help and assistance Lucy provided. It made the whole process of renting the property simple and straightforward for what for us was a new experience. Lucy was efficient and knowledgable while providing a helpful and friendly serviice....
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Fees seemed the norm for this area and, to us, not overly expensive.
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“Excellent, reliable service again. I have used Jan Forster estate ......”

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Mar 27,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'John'
Mar 27,2017
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Excellent, reliable service again. I have used Jan Forster estate agent for many years for selling and renting and always had great service & value...
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“Pleasant experience though I found Jan Forster a tad bit ......”

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Mar 22,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Abhishek'
Mar 22,2017
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Pleasant experience though I found Jan Forster a tad bit rigid. But I got the house which I wanted. Can be a little more flexible which at times helps the customer in many ways....
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Agent fee is Normal.
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“An extremely professional and expedient company who turned my property ......”

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Mar 10,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Howard'
Mar 10,2017
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An extremely professional and expedient company who turned my property round in 3 months at short notice. This included redecoration, new carpets and garden maintenance. Now re-let, thank you....
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“My husband and I have found Anna to be so ......”

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Feb 22,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Rebecca Brayson'
Feb 22,2017
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My husband and I have found Anna to be so friendly, informative and efficient. She's helped make getting our new home a stress free experience....
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