Established in 1990, Prospect Estate Agency is a multi-Award Winning Agency that uses an innovative, modern approach to estate agency, combined with a friendly and efficient service that allows us to remain at the forefront of the market. We offer Sales, Lettings, Property Management, Mortgages and Surveyors all under one roof! This combination of services and our dedication to customer service throughout our 9 local offices, has resulted in us being awarded Best Estate Agency in Berkshire and B Read full description...est Lettings Agent in the UK at the UK Property Awards for two years running as well as Best International Lettings Agency for 2015/16! To register with us, or to arrange a free, no obligation sales or rental valuation, visit www.prospect.co.uk
Prospect Estate Agency

24 King Street Reading
Berkshire
RG1 2HE

0118 955 9700
www.prospect.co.uk

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Mar 06,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Raluca'
Mar 06,2018
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Horrible services. Tenant manager never picks up the phone. Have a home emergency and the emergency line is sending me to voice mail as well. Deplorable. I do not recommend this AT ALL....
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Really bad
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By: Hilary Tinsley
Apr 05, 2018
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We are sorry that you have had problems getting through to your Property Manager. We are currently trying to get hold of you to arrange for the plumber to come to the property to finish to outstanding works for you, so please could call Mrs J Kay (Head of Property Management) on 0118 955 9740 as soon as possible. ...
Feb 28,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'DW'
Feb 28,2018
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Fantastic customer service from Simon West. Very professional and efficient ! Fantastic advice about the rental market and he is very knowledgable about the area. Very efficient in dealing with any queries. 5 star service!...
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Mar 06, 2018
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Jan 22,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Ajsabbot'
Jan 22,2018
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Elizabeth is an amazing agent and makes everything about renting just that little bit easier. If there is a problem she will do her best to not only resolve the problem but to ensure that you are up to date with progress. I have been ...
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Fees are not the best but are far from the worst in Reading
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By: Amanda Abbot
Jan 22, 2018
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The picture shown is not the person I choose.. It should be Elizabeth Savery!! ...
Dec 09,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Peter S'
Dec 09,2017
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We are well looked after by Elizabeth Savery who is very efficient and is always a pleasure to deal with....
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We are happy with the fees charged.
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Jan 09, 2018
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Thank you for sharing your experience with Elizabeth. ...
Jun 23,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Nati'
Jun 23,2017
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The agency has quite high prices, which don't correspond to the quality of service they provide. They have a poor management of the properties, they fail by giving you all the keys of the property when you move in, they also fail by providing a ...
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Very expensive for what you get
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Jun 18,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Livingston'
Jun 18,2017
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I have rented a flat from this agent since last 7 months. Since last 6 weeks i raised a complaint of sink and shower water not draining completely. Also few days back they stopped draining. Still the condition is same. I dont want to name the employee. ...
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I dont know what i paid for. Just to sign few papers i guess. Poor service
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By: Prospect Estate Agency
Jun 28, 2017
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I am sorry to hear that you have not had a proactive speedy response to your maintenance issue, Joanne Kay the Head of Property Management will be in touch with you shortly to follow up on this matter. ...
Jun 14,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Dennis Murphy'
Jun 14,2017
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Excellent service from start to finish all staff involved acted in a very professional a manner. Special mention to Matthew and a massive thanks to Josh who was absolutely brilliant. Having originally put the property on with another centrally located agent the difference between them ...
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Fees were on par with other 'upmarket' agencies
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May 04,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'EAkins'
May 04,2017
2 people found
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What can I say. I've used a few Lettings agents over the years and this guys take the biscuit. Wonderful before I joined and paid up then repairs issues came up and getting in touch became a problem. chase up and leave messages that were ...
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May 10, 2017
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We are disappointed to hear you have not received expected communication regarding your tenancy, I understand that Joanne Kay has been in contact and assisting with a resolve for you. ...
Apr 06,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Cambo'
Apr 06,2017
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Firstly, I would like to say the person we originally dealt with, Elliot, we had no issue with and things were going smoothly. Until we were handed over to property manager Chloe. We have been utterly disgusted with the level of service. From day one ...
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Bad
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By: Prospect Estate Agency
Apr 24, 2017
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We are extremely sorry to hear that you have had a disappointing experience, we would kindly ask that you provide us with your contact details and the property address in order for us to ensure that a manager contacts you regarding this matter at the earliest opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you and hope that we are able to assist you. Kind regards Joanne Kay Head of Property Management ... ...
Mar 29,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Dorra'
Mar 29,2017
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we joined this agency a month ago, renting a house in bracknell i was dealt with Olivia in bracknell branch who was exceptional and received great service however near our move date we have been told that Chloe will be our property manager, it started ...
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Feb 28,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Safi'
Feb 28,2017
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I would like to thank everyone at Prospect, especially Jordan Byrne. Jordan is a top guy who helped me find the right property and helped with the process as well... He also arranged two viewings at the current property as well as arranging many more... ...
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Mar 03, 2017
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Feb 06,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'LorraineCharlton'
Feb 06,2017
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I am a landlord of three properties with Prospect and they have been amazing, always keeping me up to date, friendly and very professional. I would thoroughly recommend using their services....
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good
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Mar 03, 2017
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Jan 30,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Midgham Way'
Jan 30,2017
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Jordan has been very pro-active in getting a new tenant for my vacant property. Through each step of the process He has kept me informed of developments and offered advise on best choices. I have confidence in his actions and advise....
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Fair
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Jan 24,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Martin'
Jan 24,2017
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Twice they said they were arranging an open day, twice no-one turned up (agent or buyer) with no notice to me as I waited like a lemon at home. One viewing in 4 months. Over valued my property and so went unsold . You live and learn....
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Higher than most.
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Jan 09,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Scott'
Jan 09,2017
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Alastair was great. really easy to communicate with. very warm and welcoming. Jordan made the process really easy for us. and was very professional the whole time. please pass on our thanks....
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The agent fees are surprising high with the added additional extra tenant fees with was also as high
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Jan 24, 2017
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Jan 09,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Angela D'
Jan 09,2017
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Property went on the market before Xmas so, it was slow but I still received regular updates. Post Xmas Prospect stayed in touch and were very proactive in getting views and provided quick feedback....
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Dec 28,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'John'
Dec 28,2016
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It was a real pleasure working with Prospect. They accommodated me on short notice in Reading and they made my life easy finding a new place when relocating from Brussels to London. Thank you....
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To my knowledge standard fees.
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Jan 06, 2017
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Nov 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Sergiu R'
Nov 30,2016
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The service was very professional. I am highly satisfied with the services and responses, and it is a pleasure to work with Elizabeth....
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Dec 05, 2016
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Nov 21,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Ty'
Nov 21,2016
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Very good service overall, from making an inquiry regarding flat viewings to assisting in the signing of my flat. I only inquired about one flat on the phone, but I was also informed about two other properties that met my requirements and I was able ...
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Fees were explained clearly. No additional fees on top of those mentioned. Agency fee on the more expensive side.
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Dec 05, 2016
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Nov 13,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Jordan'
Nov 13,2016
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I am very happy with Prospect Reading Branch staff specially Mr Jordan.Mr Jordan was very professional and helpful.I thanks to Mr Jordan once again.Γ°ΕΈβ€˜Β...
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Very good and Professional Γ°ΕΈβ€˜Β
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Dec 05, 2016
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Nov 11,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Mrs J Boon'
Nov 11,2016
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I have rented out my house now for over a year with Prospect Lettings. All the dealings I have had with Chloe have been highly professional, friendly and efficient. Chloe liases between tenant and landlord with a very balanced view, and her aim is to ...
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Dec 05, 2016
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Oct 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'xxxxx'
Oct 30,2016
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Tenants have been found promptly. Very efficient. I would certainly recommend Reading branch of Prospect Estate Agent to landlords in the area....
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Nov 02, 2016
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Oct 27,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Virasami'
Oct 27,2016
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The company has helped and advised me well on the procedures to rent accommodation. They made the necessary effort to effectively deal with the procedures...
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They applied reasonable fees
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By: Prospect Estate Agency
Nov 02, 2016
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Oct 27,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Moiz'
Oct 27,2016
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Overall it was a great experience with Prospect Estate all the staff were really helpful. I would like to thank Jordan Byrne for his great help throughout the process....
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Nov 02, 2016
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Oct 18,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Tracey'
Oct 18,2016
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I've now let my property twice with Prospect. Each time they have achieved a good rental price and found tenants very quickly. The service they provide is excellent and I would definitely recommend them. By far the best estate agent I have used....
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Very competitive price, service provided and peace of mind justify fees
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By: Prospect Estate Agency
Oct 19, 2016
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Thank you for the recommendation and the five stars. ...
Oct 17,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'WEI'
Oct 17,2016
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for me, no English speaker, a little faster speaking to me. For the service, I think it is very good...
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the fees is a little high comparing other agancy
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Oct 17, 2016
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Oct 13,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Judy Christmas'
Oct 13,2016
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We have found everyone we have dealt with at Prospect most helpful at all stages throughout the process of finding tenants for our property. In particular we have appreciated everyone's enthusiasm to help and the quick response to emails, phone calls and support given....
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Good
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By: Prospect Estate Agency
Oct 17, 2016
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Oct 09,2016
Minithumbdown
By: 'RN'
Oct 09,2016
3 people found
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Totally useless, Always on holidays and does not care about the tenants at all. Our washing machine broke in the middle of winter and she took 3 months to get back to us with a solution. Mould issues were ever present right from the start of ...
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Fees are steep, and service is absent
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By: Prospect Estate Agency
Oct 17, 2016
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We are extremely sorry to hear that you have had a disappointing experience during your tenancy, we would kindly ask that you provide us with your contact details and the property address in order for us to ensure that a manager contacts you regarding this matter at the earliest opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you and hope that we are able to assist you. Kind regards Joanne Kay Head of Property Management ...
Sep 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'carolynd'
Sep 30,2016
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We have been very happy with Prospect - their service to us as landlords has been very professional, prompt and efficient....
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On the high side, but as the rent they achieved was also above that quoted by cheaper agents, we are still better off.
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By: Prospect Estate Agency
Oct 06, 2016
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Sep 26,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Richard'
Sep 26,2016
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Jordan is very prompt with all communications and sources tenants quickly at the rates we require. Elizabeth manages the property and is in regular contact with us. Very pleased with the service....
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The fees are fair for the services.
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Oct 06, 2016
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Areas covered
  • RG8
  • Reading
  • RG7
  • Woodley
  • RG6
  • Earley
  • RG5
  • RG4
  • RG30
  • RG2
  • RG10
  • RG1
  • RG31
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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
Valuation and Fee Performance
81% customers were satisfied with fees 82% accuracy of agent's valuations
Price range of properties reviewed
Sales
  • Min: Β£117,000
  • Max: Β£490,000

Letting
  • Min: Β£0
  • Max: Β£232,000

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