Chris John & Partners - Lettings

95 Pontcanna Street, Cathedral Road, Pontcanna
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF11 9HS

Estate Agents

Listed under:  Lettings Agents
100% recommended   Rating Chris John & Partners - Lettings 9.5/100
8 reviews since 2014
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.5 /10 Overall Rating 9.5/10
Based on 8 reviews since 2014
 
 
 
Professional 9.6/10 Professional Rating 9.6
The firm acted professionally at all times

 
Knowledgeable 9.1/10 Knowledgeable Rating 9.1
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions

 
Friendly 9.4/10 Friendly Rating 9.4
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information

 
Helpful 9.8/10 Helpful Rating 9.8
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant

 
 
 
Recent Reviews 
 
" Great flat. Excellent location as its on a lovely road and is close to work and the city centre. The flat was clean and tidy when I moved in and the letting agent was helpful and friendly."   more
 
" Happy with the service received at this agency."   more
 
" Excellent service so far."   more
 
" Our ratings under ‘your satisfactory say it all’."   more
 
About Us


Chris John & Partners are one of Cardiff’s longest established and truly independent estate agency firms.

We are licensed members of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) which ensures the highest service standards through continuing professional development of directors and staff.

Extensive exposure on major property portals

Desktop, smartphone & tablet enabled website

Email newsletters and campaigns, text & email buyer alerts

Prominent showroom location

Client Money Protection - rest assured that any money we handle on behalf of either yourself or your tenants is held in
a ring-fenced client account, fully insured by ARLA.

Knowledgeable, friendly and experienced staff
     
 
Reputations are not built overnight
In Referenceline's view, this track record is more important than the ratings. Don't be impressed by a few old reviews which may not be representative.  Look for firms with a commitment to asking for feedback - good or bad - from their customers.  We recommend that you look for a track record of ratings and reviews in at least 9 of the last 12 months and that you should not be too concerned about an isolated negative review.  Ask the firm for their side of the story.
 


 
Code of Practice
Businesses have a legal responsibility to treat you fairly, but it's often hard to know what questions to ask or what standards to expect.  They are the experts and you should be able to rely on them to help you make decisions.  These questions explain the commitments that this business has made to follow a code of practice and they will help you understand what you have a right to expect.

 
Landlords: Ombudsman: 50%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent tell you about their membership of the Ombudsman scheme?
 
Landlords: Advice: 100%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent advise you on a rental figure reflecting the current market for similar properties?
 
Landlords: Terms: 100%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent confirm your requirements, all fees and charges and their Terms of Business?
 
Landlords: Viewing: 100%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent agree the viewing arrangements with you and comply with these arrangements?
 
Landlords: Marketing: 50%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent ask whether the property should stay on the market after the offer was accepted?
 
Landlords: Client Account: 100%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent confirm that they hold money from tenants in a separate client bank account?
 
Landlords: Deposit Scheme: 75%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent tell you which Tenancy Deposit Scheme they are registered with?
 
Landlords: References: 100%
LANDLORDS. Did the agent take due care in obtaining references of potential tenants?
 
Tenants: Ombudsman: 50%
TENANTS. Did the agent tell you about their membership of the Ombudsman scheme?
 
Tenants: Marketing: 100%
TENANTS. Did the agent tell you whether the property would stay on the market until your tenancy agreement came into force ?
 
Tenants: Deposits: 67%
TENANTS. Did the agent confirm that any money you pay to them will be held in a separate client bank account?
 
Tenants: Deposit Scheme: 100%
TENANTS. Did the agent tell you which government-backed protection scheme they use to protect your deposit?
 
Tenants: Agreement: 100%
TENANTS. Did the agent give you the opportunity to review the tenancy agreement before signing?
 
Tenants: Inventory: 100%
TENANTS. Did the agent provide a schedule of the condition of the property and, if furnished, an inventory of the contents?
You can see how many customers have said "Yes" in answer to each question, but please don't expect 100% in every case.  Nobody's perfect and some customers may not be completely sure about the answer.  It's more important that you understand these questions and discuss them with the business so that you both agree what good service means for you.  A responsible business will be happy to explain the details to you and it's always better to clarify these points upfront to avoid misunderstandings later on.
 


Most Popular Words
Reputations are about so more than just ratings. What are the words that customers tend to volunteer when a firm is mentioned? Do they mention particular people that work there?

Excellent 2
Happy 2
service 3
‘your 1
all’ 1
Chris 1
confidence 1
decision 1
estate 1
expect 1
These are the words most often used in the reviews for this business. Look for the names and comments that reviewers use most often. We count each word once per review.


 
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Review 30 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF11
 My Age: up to 29 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 8/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 9/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
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Customer Review
 
Small studio flat within a large late 19th / early 20th century town house. The property is in a well presented main road in very close proximity to the city center. The exterior and entrance of the house maintains period features but the flat is more modern.
 

"Great flat. Excellent location as its on a lovely road and is close to work and the city centre. The flat was clean and tidy when I moved in and the letting agent was helpful and friendly."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 21 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF11
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Flat, Cardiff.
 
Cost: £695

"Happy with the service received at this agency."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 17 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF11
 My Age: up to 29 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 8/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 6/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 7/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 9/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
2 bed, 1 bath flat within a block of 10 in the Pontcanna area of Cardiff.
 
Cost: £800
 
 
 
 


Review 14 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF11
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Bay fronted period property. The flat has many original features. Nice location walking distance to city & nice park close by.
 
Cost: £550
 
 
 
 


Review 13 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF5
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Flat. London area.
 
Cost: £550

"Excellent service so far."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 10 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF11
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 9/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 9/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 9/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 9/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
3 floor Victorian house comprising 11 flats on the outskirts of the city centre in a popular and affluent residential area.
 
Cost: £3750
 
 
 
 


Review 10 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF11
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Upstairs flat in two storey block surrounded by similar flats on small development. Building about 25 years old.
 
Cost: £630

"Our ratings under ‘your satisfactory say it all’."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 7 May 2014
Recommended by customer in CF15
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between landlord and tenant
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
We have numerous buy to let properties in Cardiff managed by Chris John and Partners.
 
Cost: £2500
 

"As a landlord, I have much confidence in Chris John and Partners. I personally find them to be excellent at property management. The staff are very friendly and quick to help. I find that their team works well together. Their service is excellent. I always receive feedback to queries or questions very fast. They are pretty much what one would expect of a good and reliable estate agent firm and I am very happy that I made a decision to go with them several years ago."
 
 

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