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Russell Residential

60 High Street Sawston
Cambridgeshire
CB2 4BG

01223 493420
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Sep 25,2015
Minithumbdown
Maxime Macorman
By: 'Stephen'
Sep 25,2015
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Worst experience of my life. They quite literally do not know what a contract is and charge ridiculous fees for 'admin' but provide nothing in return. We had awful tenants and had to do all the work ourselves. What did we pay Russells for?!...
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Sep 21,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'Al'
Sep 21,2015
2 people found
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I don't usually write online reviews and in a way I'm not entirely sure if our views actually make a difference, however I have been compelled to make an exception in this case, and express my disbelief at the incompetence and inefficiency of Russells Estate ...
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Jul 21,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'Neil'
Jul 21,2015
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I can only echo what other tenants have said. Fees were ridiculously high, rent increased every time the tenancy was renewed, hardly ever responded to emails or phone calls. In addition they occasionally failed to pay the landlord the correct rent, then contacted us when ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Communicate with tenants, communicate with their colleagues.
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Jul 13,2015
Minithumbdown
Tanya Pearson
By: 'Budgiesmuggler'
Jul 13,2015
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Unfortunately I cannot leave worse than 'terrible' above. The are wholly Incompetent on every single level. Their communication is horrendous and they are bi credibly good at avoiding probing questions. They are very quick to chase and request fees that, realistically, are not required but ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Do the opposite of what has been done and you may be getting somewhere
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Comment on agent fees
Fees were outrageous. Nothing more to add.
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Feb 10,2015
Minithumbdown
Gavin Grainger
By: 'modeltenant'
Feb 10,2015
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Wanted to warn other tenants away from Russells - they are very grasping in terms of fees, and they habitually lost paperwork I returned to them or ignored emails. The final straw was the massive delay in returning my deposit....
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Comment on agent fees
Rent was reasonable, if steep, but all the admin & tenancy renewal fees were extortionate.
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Oct 29,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'Tenants for Justice'
Oct 29,2014
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We completely agree with these negative reviews. Russells are absolutely atrocious and their professional standards are appalling. We are in the process of raising a dispute through the HM Court & Tribunal Service and have launched a campaign to question the ethics of this organisation ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
To remain impartial and not to favour the landlord over the tenant. To provide pertinent and legal documentation in good time and to listen to the tenants and address queries that are raised.
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Comment on agent fees
Extortionate in comparison to others.
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Oct 28,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'Angry Tennant'
Oct 28,2014
1 people found
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My partner and I rented a property from Russels on a year long tennancy. It is well known that the majority of lettings agents in Cambridge have a great number of fees but Russells managed to outshine the rest. There are a great number of ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Not so much the agents specifically. The two agents who actually dealt with our property were very helpful and when we could get hold of them on the phone got things done promptly. The issue is having to send emails thaty are not replied to because of being at work through the day and the greater Russells management charging extortionate amounts for little service.
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Comment on agent fees
Extortionate and unjustified
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Jul 10,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'FenWoman'
Jul 10,2014
1 people found
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We had no significant problems until the company was taken over by Countrywide. We were advised by more than one contractor that services included to the landlords had been reduced and this was leading to a reduction in maintenance the properties - such no longer ...
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Comment on agent fees
There are fees for everything and it is not made very clear when these will be incurred. the renewal of tenancy fee kept going up.
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May 15,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'Hokken'
May 15,2014
2 people found
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Russell Residential is the perfect example of the estate agents to avoid, the obvious incarnation of profit before people. They don\'t reply to emails or phone calls but you can trust them to always be there to grab the money where they can get ...
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Oct 02,2013
Minithumbdown
By: 'Jm'
Oct 02,2013
4 people found
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Russell\'s have gone swiftly downhill since they stopped being an independent and became part of a chain of estate agents. Russell lost me thousands of pounds in the poor handling of a new tenant resulting in the loss of the tenant and at least ...
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Sep 01,2012
Minithumbdown
By: 'Cambridge Teanant'
Sep 01,2012
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Warning for both landlords and tenants! I am a professional who owns two properties and have two tenants myself and due to work situation rented a house through the agency a year ago. I found out in the last year that they can not be ...
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Dec 30,2011
Minithumbup
By: 'Rosie'
Dec 30,2011
3 people found
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Very good agents. Reliable and trustworthy. Always keep me up to date. Properties being well cared for and administered. Would recommend them. Never had any bad experiences and have been with them many years....
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Dec 26,2011
Minithumbup
By: 's tompkins'
Dec 26,2011
4 people found
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Ive been renting a house with russells residential for 2yrs,and must say they have been excellent with dealing with issues with the property,not waited any longer than 24hrs for repairs,they even come round to put my curtain poles up! very friendly in ...
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