Jan Forster Estates
High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7
4.6/5, 196 reviews
94% recommended
92% sales valuation accuracy
95% sales fee satisfaction
89% lettings valuation accuracy
86% lettings fee satisfaction
Looking for a pro-active Estate Agent? Jan Forster Estates is firmly established as one of the leading independent Estate Agents in the North East with branches in prime locations throughout the region. We offer a personal and professional approach to buying, selling, letting and renting property along with a proven ... show more Looking for a pro-active Estate Agent? Jan Forster Estates is firmly established as one of the leading independent Estate Agents in the North East with branches in prime locations throughout the region. We offer a personal and professional approach to buying, selling, letting and renting property along with a proven track record of achieving results. Jan Forster Estates are members of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents and members of The UK Association of Letting Agents, assuring our clients of quality of service and peace of mind.

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Jan Forster Estates
159 Benton Road
High Heaton,Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE7 7DU
0191 270 1122

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 92% 95% £80,000 £520,000
Lettings 89% 86% £350 £1,200
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
67 3 72 5 28 0 17 1 1 2
Areas covered
  • High Heaton
  • Heaton
  • Benton
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
Members of
NALS UKALA The Guild
Latest Properties

“Terrible Sevice...”

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Aug 07,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Marios Michael'
Aug 07,2019
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Trying to sell our property. Agent arrived and valued it and said would confirm everything in an email the following day. Almost a week later and still nothing from them. Sent email and left messages on his mobile and the office ...still nothing Appalling! Do ...
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“Do no use! Terrible service from start to finish! Moved ......”

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Mar 13,2018
Minithumbdown
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Mar 13,2018
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Do no use! Terrible service from start to finish! Moved in to a rental property and the employee couldn't leave the property quick enough upon handover. They ignore emails when you want something done or if something isn't right with the property. They try and ...
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Terrible
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“Very poor service delivered. As the purchasers we are aware ......”

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Jan 15,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Mr & Mrs Shiels'
Jan 15,2018
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Very poor service delivered. As the purchasers we are aware the agent is to act for the vendor but we experienced a catalogue of mishaps from the branch manager being late for first viewing with no apology through to another mishap over keys upon completion. ...
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NA - Purchaser
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“I sold my mother's house very quickly through Jan Forster. ......”

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Nov 24,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Joy Turner'
Nov 24,2017
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I sold my mother's house very quickly through Jan Forster. I only requested a valuation with a view to putting up for sale. The valuation was carried out within 5 days of the request & the house was on the market the following week. It sold within ...
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Agent & conveyancing fees seemed more than reasonable.
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“Jan Forster recently sold our property in High Heaton. We ......”

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May 13,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Glynis'
May 13,2017
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Jan Forster recently sold our property in High Heaton. We found the staff very pleasant, helpful and efficient. This is not the first time we have used them and we would highly recommend them to anyone who has a property they want to rent or ...
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“I found Sarah Jones at Jan Forster Estates really helpful, ......”

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May 08,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Patsy'
May 08,2017
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I found Sarah Jones at Jan Forster Estates really helpful, she gave me lots of advice on selling my late mums house, I had been thinking of putting the house on the market myself, but decided to let Jan Forster take the stress out of ...
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Acceptable
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“Very easy speedy process. Communication was effective and I was ......”

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May 08,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Laura Kingston'
May 08,2017
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Very easy speedy process. Communication was effective and I was always kept in the loop. Always willing and helpful when arranging further viewings of the property and never rushed us. Thank you...
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“Totally professional and extremely helpful staff. Very knowledgeable of the ......”

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Apr 25,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'KHLpool'
Apr 25,2017
1 people found
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Totally professional and extremely helpful staff. Very knowledgeable of the area and kept us informed all the way with our purchase. Well done to all....
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“Sarah was extremely helpful with all my enquiries, and without ......”

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Mar 27,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Nicola Abb'
Mar 27,2017
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Sarah was extremely helpful with all my enquiries, and without her keeping me in mind for a new property that was about to come on the market, I would not have moved in yesterday! She was professional throughout the process and kept in communication at ...
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Does not apply
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“I have received high quality service from my main contract ......”

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Mar 27,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Jian Wu'
Mar 27,2017
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I have received high quality service from my main contract Jen Hutchins of the High Heaton branch. Jen has always been able to respond to any queries quickly and she is really helpful solving any issues raised by the tenants or myself....
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Good
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“We've had a really smooth process working with Jan Forster ......”

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Mar 24,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Simon Parker'
Mar 24,2017
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We've had a really smooth process working with Jan Forster for our new place to rent. They were extremely helpful in sending the latest places to us as soon as they were available. When we chose our place Jen was extremely efficient in sending the ...
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“Great service, very helpful made the experience very pleasant. Allways ......”

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Mar 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Amy'
Mar 02,2017
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Great service, very helpful made the experience very pleasant. Allways contactable and very fast at resolving any problems. Thank you for all your help...
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Good
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“Having moved from Canada without a lot of time to ......”

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Feb 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Tsikka'
Feb 02,2017
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Having moved from Canada without a lot of time to find a place I had a lot to do. Jen was great in answering questions and helping me find a place that I am really happy with. Highly recommend coming here....
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Reasonable
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“We have used Jan Forster for several years and have ......”

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Feb 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Sandra Kennedy'
Feb 02,2017
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We have used Jan Forster for several years and have never been disappointed. Jen and the team go out of their way to assist you their customer service is second to none. I would highly recommend them to other landlords....
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Very competitive fees.
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“Jen has been extremely efficient throughout our process and always ......”

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Feb 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'christophe Dutertre'
Feb 02,2017
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Jen has been extremely efficient throughout our process and always available tomhelp us. very nice person who knows how to take care of her clients...
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the agency's fees are extremely correct foe the work provided
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“Russ Mould at Jan Forster Estates provided a very professional ......”

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Jan 26,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Nic Robertson'
Jan 26,2017
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Russ Mould at Jan Forster Estates provided a very professional and friendly service. The flat was quickly rented out to good tenants. Overall a highly recommended company....
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“Kirsty was a great help. Throughout the process, Kirsty kept ......”

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Jan 10,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Craig'
Jan 10,2017
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Kirsty was a great help. Throughout the process, Kirsty kept me updated and and was very flexible to help ensure there we're no problems. Would certainly recommend Kirsty and this agency to others. Good work !...
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Ok
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“We recently purchased a property on the market with Jan ......”

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Jan 06,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Jane and Peter'
Jan 06,2017
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We recently purchased a property on the market with Jan Forster. A year ago we also used this same office to sell a property. On both occasions Sarah and Sharon were exceedingly professional, knowledgeable and most helpful at all times. We felt they provided a ...
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Reasonable, the going rate.
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“We are still awaiting the copy of the contract that ......”

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Dec 07,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'Disappointed'
Dec 07,2016
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We are still awaiting the copy of the contract that was promised from a tenancy that started in October. We cannot apply for our licence without it and as such are currently in breach of our leasehold. Having asked 3 times I have now given up (...
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Expensive and not clearly explained what was covered in tenant finding service. all in the tiny print in legal terms but not in clear language - and we are not uneducated people.
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By: Joanne Graham
Dec 14, 2016
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Firstly may I take this opportunity to apologise that you feel that our level of customer service has failed in this instance. Our customer service level is of paramount importance to us. If you could please contact me on my e-mail address of joanne.graham@janforsterestates.com and let me know further details of your property, then I will be only too happy to help you with any requests, queries or issues that you may still have. Kind regards Joanne Graham ...

“excellent professional, answered all my queries, was very quick in ......”

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Dec 06,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Vishwa Kumba'
Dec 06,2016
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excellent professional, answered all my queries, was very quick in the responses, understood my rental property requirements, showed me 2 properties close to my work place which is what I wanted..I am a happy tenant now.....
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“I am amazed at the high level of service I ......”

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Nov 22,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Gemma Z'
Nov 22,2016
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I am amazed at the high level of service I have received from the staff at Jan Forster (Heaton Branch). Jan Forster estate agents booked in 4 viewings within the first 24 hours of viewing our property. One of the viewings was successful and we now have ...
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The fee's are good for the level of service provided.
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“I live in London and it was important to find ......”

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Sep 26,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul'
Sep 26,2016
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I live in London and it was important to find an estate agent that could deal with my needs from a distance. Jan Foster's took care of everything without me having to travel. I would highly recommend....
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good
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“Very helpful and cooperative , approachable .Answered all our queries with ......”

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Sep 24,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'subhajit'
Sep 24,2016
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Very helpful and cooperative , approachable .Answered all our queries with patience.Had made sure all essential checks were done before we could rent the property....
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on the higher side
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“Great service, prompt communication and extremely helpful. Emails, phone and ......”

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Sep 21,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Andrew Bennett'
Sep 21,2016
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Great service, prompt communication and extremely helpful. Emails, phone and in person a pleasure to deal with. I would recommend these two ladies again...
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“Both agents are reliable and good to deal with, which ......”

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Sep 19,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Brian Irons'
Sep 19,2016
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Both agents are reliable and good to deal with, which is why as a landlord I continue to use Jan Fosters. They know the market well....
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Average
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“Jen is always polite, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. She ......”

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Sep 19,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'AlisonM'
Sep 19,2016
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Jen is always polite, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. She is very helpful with all my enquiries and always leaves me feeling that she will do her very best for me as a client....
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Good
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“Jan Forsters were very helpful throughout the letting process. They ......”

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Aug 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Ronan'
Aug 30,2016
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Jan Forsters were very helpful throughout the letting process. They answered my queries quickly and everything went smoothly. Would happily recommend them. Thanks!...
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“Effective, friendly and helpful team at Jan Forsters. Took a ......”

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Aug 29,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Stephen Psallidas'
Aug 29,2016
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Effective, friendly and helpful team at Jan Forsters. Took a little while to remove the SOLD sign, but they did take it down promptly when I reminded them!...
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“The whole team were quick and very responsive from the ......”

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Aug 15,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Dan'
Aug 15,2016
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The whole team were quick and very responsive from the start to the end. They were always on hand to answer queries and update us on progress....
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We thought the fees were quite high
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“Friendly , professional and very helpful . All threw the process . Couldn't ......”

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Aug 12,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Kevin'
Aug 12,2016
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Friendly , professional and very helpful . All threw the process . Couldn't fault Russ in any way... And gave me excellent advice....
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Fair
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