Samuel James is an independent family run estate and letting agency offering original and dedicated expertise for a range of property associated techniques. We maintain a personal and professional standard of service and continue to grow and expand into one of Reading most successful property agencies.

Our head office is based in the heart of Reading town centre, a few minutes' walk of Readings mainline railway station.
Samuel James

10/11 Harris Arcade, Friar Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 1DN
01189569595

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“Exceptional service from first call to keys given to property...”

Dec 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'MPascual'
Dec 11,2018
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From my many experiences with agencies over the years Ruby McGrath and William May have given the most exceptional service to date. They have kept me up to date with every step, always taken my personal circumstances into mind and generally were willing to go ...
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Dec 11, 2018
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Thanks for your review, great to hear you're being looked after. ...

“Superb...”

Dec 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Jeremy Ashworth'
Dec 11,2018
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Samuel James facilitated 2 purchases for me, and helped me rent out both properties in the early stages after completion. In every aspect, they did a great job. Always on the end of the phone, turned every problem into a successful solution, excellent attention to detail, ...
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By: Samuel James
Dec 12, 2018
Dear Jeremy,

Thank you very much for your comments and congratulations on your acquisitions. We look forward to working with you again in future.

Samuel James

“Great response and proper description...”

Dec 07,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Daniel C.'
Dec 07,2018
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Great presentation and fast response to any question I have regarding the prices, proces of renting, or other enquiries. Totally recommended....
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Wery good
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By: Samuel James
Dec 07, 2018
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Hi Daniel, Thank you for your comments. Pleased to have you as a client. Samuel James ...

“Ruby is very cheerful and reliable...”

Dec 07,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'S and M'
Dec 07,2018
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We found RubyMcGrath was extremely efficient and has a very good telephone manner. She is a credit to Samuel James. We also liked her positive attitude. We have used Samuel James for lettings for many years and she is the best agent we have ever ...
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Average
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By: Samuel James
Dec 10, 2018
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Thank you very much for your kind comments. Ruby was extremely pleased to hear this. Thank you for your continues business. Samuel James ...

“Very good experience would definitely recommend using their services...”

Dec 05,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'David C'
Dec 05,2018
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I had a very good experience as a landlord with using this company and especially working with Will. I would recommend their services....
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Good
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By: Samuel James
Dec 05, 2018
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Dear David, Thank you for your kind review Kind Regards Samuel James ...

“Positive and stress free search for a new place...”

Nov 27,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Danai'
Nov 27,2018
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Very helpful, quick responses and also not selling or pushing me into something, was a very pleasant and positive process. I even asked for 2 viewings and it was easy to organise or get in touch when I needed help. Definitely recommend....
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By: Samuel James
Nov 28, 2018
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Thanks for the review Danai, great to hear your viewings have gone well. Samuel James ...

“The staff were very helpful with all of my queries and always tried to resolve all of my problems....”

Nov 26,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Natalia Salacinska'
Nov 26,2018
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The agent was very helpful however didn't let me know about the extra charge for the guarantor, which in the end wasn't such a big problem. I really enjoyed this experience...
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By: Samuel James
Nov 27, 2018
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Dear Natalia, Thank you very much for your comments. You should receive a from with the break down on for all of our charges. If you haven't please get in touch so that we can provide you with one. Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience anyway and hope you've moved in okay. Many Thanks Samuel James ...

“Brilliant service...”

Nov 23,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Magda'
Nov 23,2018
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I rent my flat through Samuel James and they have brilliant service ( from start to finish ) with regular contact and updates. I would recommend this agent. Thank you!...
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By: Samuel James
Nov 23, 2018
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Brilliant review Magda, thank you for letting us know. Samuel James ...

“67 Armadale...”

Nov 22,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Roger'
Nov 22,2018
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Will was punctual and demonstrated his knowledge of the property well when quizzed, less sure the garage as he did show us the wrong one (but no issue!) Sorting out the acceptance and the paperwork was painless and swift WE did ask for a list ...
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I have noting to compare them with but they seemed reasonable
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By: Samuel James
Nov 23, 2018
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Dear Roger, Thank you very much for your comments. We're very pleased to hear you've been looked after by the staff and will double check the garage for future reference. ...

“Sale of Flat 1, 121 Edgehill Street...”

Nov 12,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul'
Nov 12,2018
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We have completed on the sale of our property and found working with Hamish, Sam and others through this process has been really smooth. Hamish has been our main point of contact and worked hard to ensure we found a suitable buyer. The process to ...
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The fees are competitive and value for money
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By: Samuel James
Nov 12, 2018
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Hi Paul, Thank you very much for your review. We're glad we got there in the end and hope you're settling into your new place okay. Samuel James ...

“Thank you for the amazing work...”

Nov 05,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Ana'
Nov 05,2018
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I contacted Oliver for advise on renting our flat in RG1. In 3 days he had a few viewings and we had a couple interested, they just moved in.Thank you for your expertise and all your work....
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Very good fees as we have rented another flat with them also.
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By: Samuel James
Nov 07, 2018
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Hi Ana, Great to hear your tenants have moved in all okay. Thank you very much for the review. ...

“Human side and Professionalism...”

Nov 02,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Giulia B.'
Nov 02,2018
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I first met Oliver during the visit to the house, that, afterwards, has became my home for a year. I immediately noticed a certain professionalism, which I unfortunately did not find in many agents. He constantly showed himself super prepared, attentive and always with a ...
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By: Samuel James
Nov 07, 2018
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Dear Giulia, What a lovely review! Oliver will be very pleased to hear of your comments. Great to have you as one of our tenants. Many Thanks Samuel James ...

“Very friendly and helpful...”

Oct 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Claudio and Andreia'
Oct 11,2018
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Love the experience of working with you guys. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. will recommend this agency to everyone....
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Normal I think.
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By: Samuel James
Oct 12, 2018
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Great to hear guys, spread the word! ...

“Always helpful and on top of it...”

Oct 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Benjamin'
Oct 11,2018
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Has been very helpful with some of the questions I had and was almost always available when I wanted to check something. Is a very good experience so far from the start and it makes moving for me a lot easier :)...
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By: Samuel James
Oct 12, 2018
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That's brilliant to hear Benjamin, Thanks for the review. ...

“The best...”

Oct 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Gabriela'
Oct 11,2018
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Thank you so much Ruby for yor help and patience and I really enjoy my house. 100% would recommend to all my friends...
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Good
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By: Samuel James
Oct 12, 2018
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Hi Gabriela, Thanks for the great review and glad you enjoy your new home. ...

“Contract Signing...”

Oct 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Rosie'
Oct 11,2018
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Quick and easy! No faffing around and clear on what I needed to do. Ruby was super friendly and helpful too...
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Oct 12, 2018
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Hi Rosie, Great to hear your move has gone smoothly. Thanks for the review. ...

“Thank You...”

Oct 08,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Tom'
Oct 08,2018
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I had a very positive experience with Will both during initial viewing of the property and at the end of my tenancy. I wish to thank him for his professionalism and local knowledge....
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excellent
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By: Samuel James
Oct 09, 2018
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Thank you for your review Tom. We're pleased to hear of your positive experience. ...

“Slow but sure...”

Aug 29,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Chris m'
Aug 29,2018
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Glad I had Hamish in my corner. Not pushy and was happy to find out information. Would definitely use them again....
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Good
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By: Samuel James
Sep 03, 2018
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Dear Chris, Thank you very much for your positive review Kind Regards Samuel James ...

“Letting our property...”

Aug 09,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Mark'
Aug 09,2018
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Great job done to secure a new tenant for our property in Reading. Will and Olly worked very fast on organising viewings. Will then secured a deal on favourable terms. Well done....
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By: Sam Lee
Aug 10, 2018
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Thanks for the review Mark, brilliant news! Samuel James ...

“Very easy house sale...”

Aug 08,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Adam'
Aug 08,2018
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I used Samuel James when I bought my house in 2012 and have recently used them again for the sale. Overall it was a very smooth transaction. Will and Sam looked after everything from viewings to communication with buyers etc. They both contacted me regularly and ...
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Aug 09, 2018
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Dear Adam, Thank you very much for your review, it's been a pleaseure assisting you over the years. All the best, Samuel James ...

“Recommend...”

Aug 03,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Suzianne'
Aug 03,2018
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Ollie was on time for the viewing he was nicely presented and he was knowledgeable about the property. This was the first property I have viewed with Samuel James and I have to say the service provided far exceeds my experience from other Estate Agents ...
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Good
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By: Samuel James
Aug 06, 2018
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Dear Suzianne, We're really pleased to receive your comments. Thank you for your review. ...

“Recommend...”

Aug 03,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Suzianne'
Aug 03,2018
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Ollie was on time for the viewing he was nicely presented and he was knowledgeable about the property. This was the first property I have viewed with Samuel James and I have to say the service provided far exceeds my experience from other Estate Agents ...
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“Friendly and approachable...”

Jul 30,2018
Minithumbup
By: '1st time buyer'
Jul 30,2018
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Hamish was always contactable and onhand to answer any queries.When required he would be happy to travel to the property which was a massive help....
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By: Samuel James
Jul 30, 2018
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Thank you very much for your review and congratulations on your first purchase. Samuel James ...

“Property Sale...”

Jun 29,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Pramod'
Jun 29,2018
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I got a fantastic guidance and support as well as a very quick responses from the agency to smoothly and successfully complete the property purchase...
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By: Samuel James
Jul 02, 2018
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Dear Pramod, Thank you very much for your review from all of us here. Samuel James ...

“Good...”

Jun 25,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Rajendran'
Jun 25,2018
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Hamish was very helpful, co-operative and understanding. Was regularly in touch for getting update until the deal is completed but not bothering too much with phone calls or mails. Communication was short, informative....
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Not applicable since no fees charged from buyer
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“Highly recommended...”

Jun 14,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Victor'
Jun 14,2018
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Top quality service. Professional and friendly staff. Ruby did a great job, helping us a lot throughout the renting process. Highly appreciate all efforts to help us moving in ASAP. Thank you Ruby!...
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By: Samuel James
Jun 18, 2018
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Dear Victor, Thank you very much for your review. Glad to hear your move has gone well. Samuel James ...

“Letting...”

May 29,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Clive Maslen'
May 29,2018
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Fantastic friendly staff and so helpful and experienced in helping to find our ideal home. Thank you Ruby and Will xx I highly recommend Samuel James...
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“Great Service...”

May 04,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Leon'
May 04,2018
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Excellent estate agent. Excellent service and assist throughout the buying process. Hamis provide us with all the necessary details for the purchase. We would recommend this agent....
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By: Samuel James
May 04, 2018
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Thank you for your kind review Leon. We hope you're move has gone well and you're settling in okay. Samuel James ...

“Professional Experience...”

Apr 30,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Al'
Apr 30,2018
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All in all a good professional experience - would recommend - they have dealt with a few transactions for us and they have been stress free...
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Market average
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“Clearly estate agents who care...”

Apr 25,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Melissa'
Apr 25,2018
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It was nice to encounter an estate agents who actually care about their tenants. They didn't mind that we were a mix of post graduate students and students just graduating. Too many estate agents aim to try to get as much money as they ...
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Were willing to adjust their fees to compete with other estate agents which was nice.
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Areas covered
  • RG1
  • RG30
  • RG2
  • RG31
  • RG4
  • RG6
  • RG7
  • RG8

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