urbanbubble
Manchester, M1
3.8/5, 22 reviews
68% recommended
100% sales valuation accuracy
100% sales fee satisfaction
60% lettings valuation accuracy
79% lettings fee satisfaction
urbanbubble is an award-winning residential property management agent, providing services to residential apartment schemes in the North West, Leeds and Sheffield. The spark The business was launched by MD Michael Howard in 2008 from the spare bedroom of his city-centre apartment. Frustrated with the managing agent in place, Michael took over ... show more urbanbubble is an award-winning residential property management agent, providing services to residential apartment schemes in the North West, Leeds and Sheffield.

The spark The business was launched by MD Michael Howard in 2008 from the spare bedroom of his city-centre apartment. Frustrated with the managing agent in place, Michael took over management of the 70 apartments in his block and urbanbubble was born.

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Address

urbanbubble
Sevendale House, 7 Dale Street
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 1JA
01612363344

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 100% 100% £230,000 £230,000
Lettings 60% 79% £550 £1,100
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
4 2 6 4 2 0 0 0 3 1
Areas covered
  • Sheffield
  • Leeds
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • London
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“The most incompetent agent I have dealt with.......”

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Mar 30,2021
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By: 'Meena'
Mar 30,2021
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The most incompetent agent I have dealt with. Have the cheeky to demand tenant compensation for their failing shocking. Will definitely not use them....
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“*DO NOT** employ this 'property management' c......”

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Mar 08,2021
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By: 'Lisa'
Mar 08,2021
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*DO NOT** employ this 'property management' company to look after your building. There seems to be similar issues in all residential buildings listed under them; security breaches such as cars being broken into, bikes and parcels being stolen, lifts out out order for over a ...
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By: urbanbubble
Mar 09, 2021
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Hi Lisa, We are very sorry to hear you've not had a positive experience with urbanbubble. We pride ourselves in upkeeping the safety and security of our residents, so it is very concerning to hear of security breaches. Additionally, we have been working tirelessly to bring an end to any cladding uncertainty. We have applied for Government funding for all of our sites which are eligible, and are awaiting further information on buildings which don't fall into the relevant category. We understa ...

“INCOMPETENT!...”

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Jan 29,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'Gavin'
Jan 29,2021
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INCOMPETENT - THEY SENT SERVICE CHARGE TO THE WRONG ADDRESS, AN ADDRESS I LIVED AT 3 YEARS AGO! NOW I RECEIVE A COUNTY COURT SUMMONS FROM THEM AT THE WRONG ADDRESS CLAIMING NON PAYMENT! WITH £1'500 CHARGE FOR ADMIN FEES? TRIED TO TALK TO THEM, ALL ...
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“Excellent customer service!I have been an occ......”

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Jan 18,2021
Minithumbdown
By: 'REBECCA'
Jan 18,2021
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Excellent customer service!I have been an occupier/owner since April 2019, I can't understand the few bad reviews, since day 1 the management office have been marvellous dealing with any queries, Mark, the caretaker who is on site has been exceptional with his help and he ...
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“Awful...”

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Nov 02,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Hannah'
Nov 02,2020
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The most incompetent and unresponsive lettings agency I have ever dealt with. Ignore all of your emails/calls regarding issues with the tenancy, been moved out of our flat over a month now and have just stolen our deposit from us and apparently just refuse ...
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By: Hannah Stewart
Nov 24, 2020
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I asked for proof of my deposit being put in a deposit protection scheme as I couldn't find any evidence of this anywhere, to which they just sent my deposit back to me that day! ...

“stolen deposit...”

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Nov 02,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Peter'
Nov 02,2020
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They threatened me with eviction during August, 2020 despite I paid all of my rent on time. They have stolen my deposit at the end of tenancy. Never use their services these are criminals....
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“Before my viewing the tenant could not be fou......”

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Jan 29,2020
Minithumbup
By: 'Laura'
Jan 29,2020
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Before my viewing the tenant could not be found even though they had had a weeks notice. They had the only the keys available which was no fault of the agency. Andrew went above and beyond his job to track down the tenant so I ...
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“make an appointment but not come...”

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May 28,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'ohomee'
May 28,2019
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Disappoint with new agent, today they make an appointment to meet me at 1p.m. about new contract. Even if I said that I am so busy right now and ask can we meet after 5 June, he said it need to be today(28 May 2019). When ...
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“Excellent services...”

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May 07,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Mabs'
May 07,2019
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As a tenant, I can say that Vanessa and Andrew has helped to get any issues regarding the apartment to be sorted. Special mention to Vanessa as she helped to sort an appliance issue by discussing with the landlord and got it sorted....
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Agent fee is a bit high but the service is worth
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“Great Service...”

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May 02,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Happy'
May 02,2019
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Great service from Vanessa and the guys at Urban Bubble...sold for asking price in 6 weeks!! Thanks very much...
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“Great Service...”

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May 01,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Regents'
May 01,2019
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Andrew has gone the extra mile in managing a tricky situation with one of my tenants. He is always polite and courteous and happy to share his opinion on the best way forward. I would recommend him....
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They are very reasonable for the service they provide
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“5* service...”

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Mar 20,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'MikeyR'
Mar 20,2019
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Andrew has always provided an exemplary fully managed service for my 3 apartments in Manchester. He is very proactive and always willing to go that extra yard to keep the customer appy. Examples include: - achieved maximum rental prices and contract lengths - produced a detailed ...
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Excellent
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“Fantastic support from Andrew at Urban Bubble...”

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Feb 14,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Steve'
Feb 14,2019
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I've been incredibly impressed by the hard work and continued support from Andrew and the team urban bubble. I have had a few challenges with one of my properties in Manchester but Andrew has always been there to offer advice logistical support and positive solutions. ...
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Very reasonable considering the service
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“Property Management...”

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Feb 13,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Alan'
Feb 13,2019
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Having had a less than good service from other agents in the city, I transferred the management of my properties to Urbanbubble. It was the best decision I could have made! Vanessa and Andrew provide an excellent service, being first class at responding to issues ...
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The management fees are very competitive and represent good value given the quality of the service
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“Excellent service...”

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Feb 13,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Lydia'
Feb 13,2019
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My dealings with Urban Bubble were always a dream - queries were dealt with very quickly, and any problems were rectified quickly too! I'd definitely recommend them to anyone in the Manchester area....
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good
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“Vanessa has been a Delight!...”

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Feb 12,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Natalie'
Feb 12,2019
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I can highly recommend Urban Bubble - Vanessa has made my whole transition to city living absolutely effortless. From starting a query regarding a property to making sure the facilities within my accommodation are running at 100%. She has handled everything personally & efficiently allowing me to ...
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Good
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“Amazing...”

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Dec 20,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Xxxxxxxxxx'
Dec 20,2018
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I would like to just let you know how much I am pleased with the service. It was really fast and efficiant. I would like to say a big thank you for Andrew and Vanessa they have been unbelievable helpful,professional, fast and lovely. They ...
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“I have lived in a property managed by Urban Bubble ......”

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Apr 05,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'JM1'
Apr 05,2017
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I have lived in a property managed by Urban Bubble for almost a year now and they have been very good at getting back to me when I have ever needed to query anything. Nathan Yates has been especially helpful over the past few months ...
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I would definitely recommend
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“Our contact with Urbanbubble is Emma,, she is always pleasant ......”

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Dec 06,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Barbara'
Dec 06,2016
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Our contact with Urbanbubble is Emma,, she is always pleasant and takes note of any problem. We have always received an excellent service from her team and she should be congratulated on her ability to work under pressure. Thanks Em...
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Good
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“As a resident/owner at Albion Works, I have been ......”

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Nov 15,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Albion'
Nov 15,2016
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As a resident/owner at Albion Works, I have been very satisfied with the work that Urban Bubble have completed and have found that they deal with any Maintenance related issues promptly and professionally. I would like to thank them for their service to date ...
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“Extremely pro-active estate agents with great knowledge of the property ......”

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Nov 11,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Jeff'
Nov 11,2016
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Extremely pro-active estate agents with great knowledge of the property market and a good understanding of the sales process for shared ownership property. This is the first time I have experienced any feelings of confidence in the people handling the sale of my property...
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May be slightly higher than others but probably in line with the service provided.
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“I would like to say Urban Bubble have been absolutely ......”

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Nov 08,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Fantastic'
Nov 08,2016
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I would like to say Urban Bubble have been absolutely great as a management company and I will go so far as to say if I bought another flat in the city centre I would have to make sure that Urban Bubble are the management ...
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Excellent
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http://urbanbubble.co.uk/complaints-procedure/
Last updated at 4:42 PM 08/11/2016 by urbanbubble

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