Berkshire Estate Agents Ltd
Slough, SL1
3.4/5, 136 reviews
62% recommended

“Do not use....”

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Dec 09,2010
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By: 'mist'
Dec 09,2010
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Do not use.
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Berkshire Estate Agents Ltd
12-14 Windsor Road
Slough
Berkshire
SL1 2EJ
01753 517888

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20 31 19 9 22 1 23 1 0 10
Areas covered
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  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Poor...”

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Apr 17,2019
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By: 'John'
Apr 17,2019
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Do not use had a terrible service just seen all the reviews took my business else where for the better...
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“Defrauded landlords and tenants...”

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Jan 25,2019
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By: 'victim of fraud'
Jan 25,2019
10 people found
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Please contact Thames Valley Police and Slough Trading Standards if you are impacted by Lee Clarke and Berkshire Estate Agents that have run off with hundreds of thousands of pounds in unpaid rents to landlords and the rental deposits of tenants. Their office is cleared ...
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“Offer of assistance/advice...”

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Jan 11,2019
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By: 'Liam'
Jan 11,2019
5 people found
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Having seen the compelling and unfortunate scenarios of landlords and tenants alike here, I would like to propose that anyone that needs advice or assistance in regards to their properties feel free to give me a call on 07342108977. Having been in the industry for nearly 7 ...
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“Fraudster...”

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Jan 10,2019
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By: 'Victim No...'
Jan 10,2019
6 people found
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Lee Clarke is a Fraudster, keep away from him. Nearly 6 months now since he took £3000 plus as advance rent, deposit and reference fees for a house that he did not give me to rent. Case in court waiting hearing/judgement....
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Very Bad
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By: Nicole Barratt-Rae
Jan 13, 2019
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Hi, I am so sorry to read of the problems you are having, I am an ARLA Accredited agent in Windsor and would like to offer you a free assessment of your situation. My number is 01753780321. Kind Regards Nicole (Barratt Lettings Ltd) ...

“Crook...”

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Dec 17,2018
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By: 'Victim'
Dec 17,2018
14 people found
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Clarke is a reprehensible individual, I don't know how he can live with himself. He is a fraud and a thief, stay well away. God know's how he has survived in business this long, questions must be asked about the role of regulators and Slough ...
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Bad is not sufficient
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“Illegal agent...”

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Dec 15,2018
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By: 'Nitin Mishra'
Dec 15,2018
12 people found
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The Property Ombudsman (TPO) has already disqualified this agent (check TPO website). Already reported to trading standards. Any business with Lee is putting yourselves into utmost risk. Around 30 people already after BEA. Sooner or later it will be busted. However, Lee thinks he has gained ...
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Not even worth my anger
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“Deposit not protected...”

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Dec 14,2018
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By: 'Ed'
Dec 14,2018
8 people found
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Hi DB, I have the same problem as yours with my deposit not protected by BEA, I am going to take this to court, could you please give me some info regarding the process and court fees involved ? My email is ed2420@yahoo.com thanks....
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By: Nitin mishra
Dec 15, 2018
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Already lot of us. Welcome to the queue. However, just for the sake, report the issue to tenancy deposit scheme and any insurance company which was used for your deposit ...

“Have seen Reviews...”

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Dec 11,2018
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By: 'Big Mo'
Dec 11,2018
8 people found
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Have dealt with berkshire estate agents and have a very bitter taste in my mouth after being defrauded by lee clarke to the tune of £8,445 Have just seen the article in the mirror about this, is there a joint court case against berkshire lee clarke ...
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By: DB
Dec 12, 2018
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I was owed £2k and deposit was not protected either. I did the following; 1. Wrote to BEA that if they don't clear dues I Will manage And get tenant to pay me directly. 2. Got the tenant to pay me directly thro a formal notice and Filed a small claims on moneyclaims.co.uk for rent due and deposit which was paid by tenant and not protected. 3. Progressed the claim at small claims court. 4. BEA settled my dues and sent me the deposit too which I protected immediately. 5. I was out of pocke ...

“Worst estate agent in Berkshire...”

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Dec 07,2018
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By: 'John Smithers'
Dec 07,2018
18 people found
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Berkshire Estate Agents lack ethics and morals. If you are a landlord they will take the rent money and don't pass it to you. If you are tenant they won't return the deposit to you. They don't perform inspections and don't enforce clauses in contracts. ...
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“Do not touch BEA...”

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Dec 07,2018
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By: 'One of the many'
Dec 07,2018
15 people found
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They advertise as regulated by TPOS but it's not true as they've failed to pay fees and have withdrawn. There are all the hallmarks of a conspiracy to commit fraud. Lee Clarke is a disgrace. I am aware his firm owes thousands to tenants and ...
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Very high, even higher if he doesn't pass on the rent or return deposits and overpaid rent.
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“No longer a member of TPO...”

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Dec 04,2018
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By: 'Yet another aggrieved Landlord'
Dec 04,2018
11 people found
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An update for all the agrieved Landlords who Mr Clarke owes money to.... Several Landlords have received an email today from The Property Ombudsman. It basically says that Mr Clarke has failed to respond to numerous complaints against him raised by TPO and has also ...
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Management fees of approx £100 a month,for absolutely no management.
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By: G
Jan 16, 2019
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We too have been defrauded by Clarke to the tune of 5K in withheld rent. We initiated a Money Claim Online back in November & also reported to Slough Trading Standards. no news yet. Will go to Action Fraud next. ...

“How does this man sleep at night???...”

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Nov 30,2018
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By: 'AnonVictim'
Nov 30,2018
11 people found
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Clear to see from all the reviews that Lee has upset a number of people, mostly landlords and tenants. I was a tenant and I am owed my deposit. The deposit was not protected and Lee has sent me cheques from the business account which ...
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By: L4H
Dec 13, 2018
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Check out Companies House Filing the address is in the Incorporation document of Berkshire Estates Agents II Limited for his address. ...

“Very poor service. TPO complaint WON in my favour!...”

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Nov 29,2018
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By: 'Neil'
Nov 29,2018
14 people found
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Serious shortcomings in the quality of service, culminating in Berkshire Estate Agents (BEA) withholding 5 months of payments and compensation being awarded in my favour by The Property Ombudsman (TPO) following a formal complaint. All issues raised in my complaint were upheld. Across a 3.5 year period, 1 ...
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I paid fees and received a very poor service.
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By: Nick
Dec 11, 2018
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I am in conversation with Slough council they say there has been numerous complaints - however we should all get together and form some type of group - and seriously bombard action fraud , tan desi , please email me sahotanick@hotmail.com He seems to have a body guard now - he was at his office today - still try to incite trouble ...

“all positive reviews are fake....”

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Nov 29,2018
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By: 'C Dale-Wells'
Nov 29,2018
15 people found
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Please do not go near this agent. ** He won't care that im writing this review. he doesn't care about anything other than his out of office habits. But please look elsewhere if you're looking for an agent to sell or let your property....
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“Dispicable Lee...”

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Nov 29,2018
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By: 'Kon Man Lee'
Nov 29,2018
6 people found
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Stay clear from this agent, their director and his minions. He's an uneducated, fraudulent thief that lacks any morals or decency, and is a compulsive liar! Im sure his mother is proud. He is a violent, aggressive bully and will do anything to keep your ...
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By: Nick
Dec 11, 2018
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I Suggest we get a facebook page - like the one you have going - exchange details and arrange a plan to get our money back ...

“Chasing our Deposit refund for over a month!...”

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Nov 28,2018
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By: 'DoNotUseLeeClarke'
Nov 28,2018
5 people found
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Beware guys unless you like to be conned! Absolute disgrace of a place! Coming up to 2 months waiting for our deposit to be paid and yet nothing! Been calling and emailing no response from LEE CLARKE! Been fobbed of by staff in the office! Supposedly ...
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“Awful Experience...”

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Nov 27,2018
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By: 'Angry Client'
Nov 27,2018
4 people found
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Awful treatment, took months of constant calling and an official letter before action to get the deposit back. They take a deposit from you, but don't put it under TDS!...
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“Bad service very late with payments not promising...”

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Nov 09,2018
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By: 'Landlord'
Nov 09,2018
4 people found
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I have had very bad service from this estate agent, not full filing requests and delayed payments by almost 2 months after promising will receive payments 6 weeks prior. They can not be trusted at all. Also Lee is very rude and had not customer service skills....
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“CROOKED!...”

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Nov 07,2018
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By: 'Andy'
Nov 07,2018
4 people found
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My experience is the same as many other landlords. Frequently rental payments were very late, everyone from tenant to staff were blamed. Finally my patience snapped and when I spoke to Lee firmly he started the most embarrassing tantrum and refused to pay be the ...
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Fees for doing nothing.
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“GET OUT...”

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Nov 01,2018
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By: '#MeTooConnedByLeeClarke'
Nov 01,2018
4 people found
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Berkshire Estate Agents owe me money too! More than £5,000 in overdue rent and they won't tell me how much the tenants are in arrears or pass me any rent money, answer my e-mails or phone calls and have banned me from going to their office. ...
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Good if they had done the job I paid them to do
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“Anxiety - don't use...”

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Oct 28,2018
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By: 'Anxious'
Oct 28,2018
4 people found
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I was a landlord and due to the poor management, aggression from lee I suffered with anxiety. 1. Tenants paid on time, agency didn't pay me. Had to chase every month only to be met by lee acting in a very intimidating way. 2. Advertising my property ...
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Awful
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“mr...”

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Oct 25,2018
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By: 'Aman'
Oct 25,2018
4 people found
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The director Lee and his crew are crook. Not there for business. Just interested to grab your money. Ruthless*!...
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“Complete fraud -boiler room scam...”

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Oct 24,2018
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By: 'Another victim'
Oct 24,2018
4 people found
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Lee Clarke and his staff are all complicit in absolute fraud and theft. As a landlord, i am owed more than 10k . STAY WELL AWAY. If you are an existing tenant, get your deposit certificate from them ( thats if they even put your money in ...
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“AVOID this most terrible agent!!!...”

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Oct 18,2018
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By: 'Cynthia'
Oct 18,2018
4 people found
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A terrible estate agent who will keep the rent in their pocket themselves. We signed the landlord- agent contract with them three months ago. They didn't protect our tenant's deposit and they didn't pass the rents to us after 1st month's 5-week late transfer. All ...
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Bad. They don'
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“Fraud Lee Clarke...”

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Oct 16,2018
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By: 'Lee's victim'
Oct 16,2018
4 people found
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Seems like Lee has too much of time at his hands to write self reviews when his business is going down. He is a liar, thief and fraud. He owes me 3 months rent. Gave us forged documents, never protected tenants deposit, didn't do background checks ...
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Rip off
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“*T&S**...”

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Oct 15,2018
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By: 'Victim'
Oct 15,2018
33 people found
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If you value your money (and who doesn't), landlords stay well away. Lee is a liar and thief; he will promise you the world to get your business, but when it comes to paying you your rent he's vile, rude and arrogant little man and ...
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By: Sam
Dec 06, 2018
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Please report this agency to Slough Trading Standards and Action Fraud. If you are a landlord - TAKE BACK POSSESSION OF YOUR PROPERTY AND IGNORE LEE CLARKE COMPLETELY - HE HAS NO LEGAL TEAM, AND HIS THREATS ARE FAKE. HE IS COLLECTING CASH AND LIKELY TO DO A RUNNER. ...

“fraud/owes...”

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Oct 15,2018
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By: 'IMTIYAS'
Oct 15,2018
12 people found
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Lee Ronald Clarke owes me my deposit of £800 and has done for 6 weeks . He has given me to cheques which have bounced. i am currently homeless as i have no deposit. i am seeking legal advise but how can he be so cruel to people. ...
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“Thief...”

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Oct 15,2018
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By: 'Victim by Lee -the thief'
Oct 15,2018
4 people found
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Lee is a thief, lair, scumburg don't ever believe this agent Probably these all positive comments were done by Lee and his robbery gang They all play drama when u step in to this place He will face the consequences of stealing money from landlords ...
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“Committed to customer satisfaction...”

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Oct 12,2018
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By: 'Sarah'
Oct 12,2018
9 people found
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I used to rent my property through another agent but had nothing but problems and hassle. Since Berkshire Estates have taken over management I couldn't be happier, decent tenants with proper references. They even arranged cleaning and repairs immediately to being my property back up ...
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Good
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By: Sally P
Nov 01, 2018
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Kon Man Lee.... Many thanks for your input too. Please can you leave a review on the following site and then we can get in touch with you. Myself and several other Landlords with similar problems would love to discuss with you too. https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/www.berkshire-estates.co.uk Many thanks Sally ...

“Excellent service and support...”

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Oct 12,2018
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By: 'Mell'
Oct 12,2018
1 people found
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Been a landlord with Berkshire Estates for over 6 years and have always been more than pleased with the service. Recently decided to sell my property and they guided me throughout the whole process, even finding my long term tenant a new home. Thank you to ...
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