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Reeds Rains offers everything for the potential Landlord , Tenant ,Vendor or buyer. From selling or letting your home to buying or renting we have mortgage advisors to Reeds Rains Legal service. We cover everything that you need.
Reeds Rains

24 Beastfair Pontefract
West Yorkshire
WF8 1AW

01977 701891
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Properties for rent
Dec 05,2017
Minithumbup
Sarah
By: 'Anonymous'
Dec 05,2017
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Recently used RR to Let a property, Sarah @ Pontefract always helpful. Found the process slow! Must be hard for prospective tenants. Other than that they do as advertised....
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Average
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Aug 10,2017
Minithumbup
Heather Lucas
Carolyn Pearson
By: 'Jayne Dickinson'
Aug 10,2017
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Just like to say how much I appreciate the dedicated staff at Reeds Rains at Pontefract and especially a big thanks to Heather Lucas who went above and beyond to get me the best service and deal . I will highly recommend this team Kind regards Jayne...
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Competitive
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Jun 29,2017
Minithumbup
Ruth Hurst
Vicky McDonnell
By: 'Kevin.'
Jun 29,2017
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This review appears to be limited to two named staff members, however I wish to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation for the marketing and subsequent sale of my property to all members of the Pontefract Branch. However Ruth and Vicky were the main staff member who dealt with my sale and from whom I received nothing but sound advice and frequent feedback re, the present position of the sale. Their approach to the sale being very professional indeed, nothing I requested being too much trouble...
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Seem to be quite average fees.
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Oct 10,2016
Minithumbup
stephanie stuart
By: 'Jean'
Oct 10,2016
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I am currently purchasing a property through Reeds Rains. The first member of staff I spoke to on the telephone was Stephanie and she was so helpful. She arranged to meet me at the property the next day and when we got there she had all the lights on and doors of each room open. She welcomed us inside and answered all our questions professionally. Her follow up service has been excellent. A warm, friendly young lady ....
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Sep 29,2016
Minithumbup
Frankie westerman
By: 'Claire'
Sep 29,2016
3 people found
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We were guided through the buying process of our new home by Frankie who was very professional in all aspects of the move. She kept us up to date with regular telephone calls and messages ....
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Sep 13,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Gary B.'
Sep 13,2016
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After some deliberation I selected Reeds Rain to conduct our house sale and this decision was the correct one on all fronts from beginning to the end. All staff at the branch were helpful in particular Frankie Westerman was outstanding. I can honestly say without Frankie the sale would not have taken place as this was a difficult sale from all aspects. Her professional and personal approach was significant in the whole process and I thank her in particular and the other staff generally for there...
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Good though still awaiting refund from Head Office
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Jun 17,2016
Minithumbup
Louise Wrack
Julie Sumner
By: 'Jan Cassells'
Jun 17,2016
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Of all the letting agents that I had communicated with or dealt with whilst looking for a property, Louise and Julie were far and above the most professional, honest and friendliest people that we came into contact with. They kept us updated at every stage, went out of their way to answer queries and really gave us great service....
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Very Good
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May 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'George D'
May 25,2016
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The Pontefract dealt with a very sensitive sale for us in the best possible way. I found all the staff extremely polite, friendly, helpful and professional at all times and they came up with a buyer. It was a pleasure to deal with them. I would definitely use RR again...
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as always fees could be better but they are not the worst.
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Mar 11,2016
Minithumbup
Vicky McDonnell
By: 'Luton/Ponty'
Mar 11,2016
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Top Class service from start to finish!, Victoria McDonnell was very very helpful and always on hand if and when we needed her, no hesitation in recommending Vicky or Reed Rains to anyone...
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Mar 07,2016
Minithumbup
Vicky McDonnell
By: 'John'
Mar 07,2016
1 people found
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Only really spoke on the phone but i felt vicky went above and beyond to help me out as my circumstances and situation meant I was difficult to be contacted...
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Mar 01,2016
Minithumbup
Louise Wrack
By: 'Sharron Wedgwood'
Mar 01,2016
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Louise has for the second time now assisted us in a smooth and successful move into our rented property Sharron Wedgwood...
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Dec 12,2015
Minithumbdown
Julie Sumner
By: 'Adi'
Dec 12,2015
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Terrible experience from beginning to finish. they are always taking side of landlord. All tenants be aware. After 6 years they did not want to return me £100 bond as landlord requested 2 doors to be replaced. I offered repair he refused, so they took his side. There were some small holes after hangers fitted (inside bedrooms). Repairs - forget about any of them. Leaking tap 9 months to repair - landlord was not answering their phone calls. Also they are never telling all truth before sign...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Fee to be paid every 12 months, regardless of lenght of occupation. We lived 6 in house and had to sign contract every year.
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Fee to be paid every 12 months, regardless of lenght of occupation. We lived 6 in house and had to sign contract every year.
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Dec 12,2015
Minithumbdown
stephanie stuart
By: 'Mr & Mrs Arnold'
Dec 12,2015
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It took over a year for our property to be sold. The agents did not appear to be very pro-active in trying to sell the property. Weeks could go by without hearing from them and more often than not we had to chase them up to ask how things were going. When we did phone, the phone frequently rang on and on without being answered and was finally picked up by their call centre in Milton Keynes who took a message to pass on to the Pontefract office. We thought this gave an unprofessional impressi...
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Dec 11,2015
Minithumbup
Louise Wrack
Julie Sumner
By: 'Shell35'
Dec 11,2015
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Louise was very professional & extremely helpful & always got straight back to me with any questions I had. I'm very happy with hers & Julies help & advise...
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Comment on agent fees
I think ‚£180 is very steep for a few checks but accept that is what needs to be done. I am not at all happy about the ‚£120 fees to renew my 6 month tenancy or to leave it
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Dec 04,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Jelena Sidlovska'
Dec 04,2015
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We are the first time buyers of the property and Fiona Edwards was dealing with it.She is a very positive and supportive person,friendly and smiling.Any problems or questions we had( there were lots from our side),Fiona responded quickly in a professional manner.She helped us a lot,contacted seller and solicitor and always rang us back with updates.We are very glad that Fiona helped us to sort out different problems and we got our house keys this afternoon!!! Thank u for your cooperation. xx...
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Dec 03,2015
Minithumbup
Louise Wrack
By: 'Brogan'
Dec 03,2015
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Louise was very pleasant and very helpful, she made us feel very welcome and has lovely phone manners. Definitely would deal with her again....
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Nov 28,2015
Minithumbup
Vicky McDonnell
stephanie stuart
By: 'Debbie jones'
Nov 28,2015
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Vicky Mcdonnell dealt with my sale. She was friendly, polite and efficient. Always dealt with issues and got back to me when she said she would. I believe she is fairly new to the branch and must say she is an assett....
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Nov 27,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'mark'
Nov 27,2015
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very quick and polite service from evaluation to the close of sale, supported me through a couple of hiccups with the buyer I would definitely use again...
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Nov 25,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Jo'
Nov 25,2015
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Fiona was always very professional and very helpful. She always got any information I needed and was always courteous. She was very enthusiastic and showed a real interest in trying to get the sale sorted for me. She did an excellent job....
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Nov 18,2015
Minithumbup
Carolyn Pearson
Vicky McDonnell
By: 'Jean Keith'
Nov 18,2015
1 people found
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The care and attention paid to us from the point of valuation by Carolyn to Vicky liaising with us for viewing, feedback and keeping us informed have made the selling of our property such a positive experience. At all times we have been dealt with with an efficient, professional yet friendly manner paying consistent attention to detail and no matter who we spoke with at the branch the standard of customer service always remained exceptional. Carolyn and Vicky were our first point of contact ...
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Competitive rates not the most cheapest but not the most expensive. Completely happy - as the saying goes "you get what you pay for". In our experience this was worth it from start to finish.
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Sep 04,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Michael Hyde'
Sep 04,2015
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Generally, the service provided was prompt and efficient, though we did have a couple of issues with the brochure photographs and plan - these problems were sorted out quickly and to our satisfaction. In addition, the front-of-house desk was manned efficiently, politely and in a friendly manner, particularly by a young lady called Fiona Edwards....
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Aug 24,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Peake'
Aug 24,2015
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The service provided by Fiona Edwards and the rest of the Reeds Rains team at Pontefract was first class. They were informative, knowledgeable, attentive and very professional. The viewings they generated for our property was outstanding and we had a sale within one week. We would definitely use them again and recommend them to any potential seller....
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Jul 30,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'John Preston'
Jul 30,2015
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We chose Reeds Rains because of the professional presentation on valuation, despite the fact that they were more expensive. Upon selection, they recommended using Switalskis for the conveyancing, at a reasonable price.It took a year to fimd a buyer, and we had to drop the price by about 8%. I thought that they could have been more pro active in trying to hold onto one or two interested parties, but it is difficult to judge as we were selling from a remote location, being based 150 miles from Pon...
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We saw 3 agents One valued the house at ‚£225,000 and fees of 1%. One valued it at ‚£250k and wanted 1.25% We didn't use them because we could never get through to them on the phone. Reeds Rains wanted 1.5%. So they got an extra ‚£8,300 for us at an extra cost of 0.5%, but it took a year to do it. We could afford to wait.
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Jul 23,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr Howie'
Jul 23,2015
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During a slow sales cycle, Maggie and Fiona kept us regularly updated with viewings, searches and feedback. When a discrepancy over fee was identified staff arranged an appropriate solution that was honored at point of contract completion. Would use their service again should there be a need....
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Jun 21,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'michelle saunders'
Jun 21,2015
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Fiona kept me up to date and sorted everything for me eg phoning solicitors and dealing with the seller thanks...
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Jun 19,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Christin butterworth'
Jun 19,2015
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Fiona has gone the extra mile selling the property as it has been a difficult and protracted sale which should have been quick, but due to buyer applying for a bridging loan the sale was a lot longer than usual and Fiona put in a lot of work and kept me informed of the progress....
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Jun 02,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Wen'
Jun 02,2015
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Staffs at this branch (Maggie Wysocka and Fiona Edwards ) are really helpful and dedicated. They put loads of effort to liaise with different parties and chase up results for me. it has been great pleasure to receive kind help from both of them. I do appreciate their contribution towards my case....
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May 25,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'lesley reevell'
May 25,2015
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Fiona was always very pleasant and friendly with setting up times for us to view the property and contacting solicitors....
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I was very pleased with all the help that the Pontefract branch gave me especially Fiona. She was always pleasant and when I arrived early to collect the keys I was made welcome to sit and wait.
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May 10,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr M S Travis'
May 10,2015
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The staff at Pontefract were really helpful both in looking for a new house and finding new properties. They were very friendly and polite and could not do enough for us. I wish we could of sold our property with them as our estate agents Park Row are terrible. PR have not tried to help sell the house and only advertised on the net and in office. Many thanks to the staff at Pontefrct...
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May 06,2015
Minithumbup
Julie Sumner
By: 'Gill Rosenhead'
May 06,2015
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We both found the staff at Pontefract branch, and in particular Julie to be very helpful, supportive and efficient. Regards, Gill & Frank...
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Comment on agent fees
We considered the fees to be acceptable, apart from the termination fee, which is something of an unfair penalty.
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92% customers were satisfied with fees 79% accuracy of agent's valuations
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  • Min: £1,725
  • Max: £900,000

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  • Max: £81,000



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