Reading, RG1
4.3/5, 413 reviews
86% recommended
76% sales valuation accuracy
87% sales fee satisfaction
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! ... show more 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 Best 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
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Prospect Estate Agency
24 King Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 2HE
0118 955 9700

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 76% 87% £117,000 £490,000
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
101 6 163 29 49 6 35 3 9 12
Areas covered
  • RG8
  • Reading
  • RG7
  • Woodley
  • RG6
  • Earley
  • RG5
  • RG4
  • RG30
  • RG2
  • RG10
  • RG1
  • RG31
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
Members of
NAEA ARLA TPOS Sales TPOS Lettings TPOS NLA TDS The Guild Move With Us
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“Jon and the team at Reading are very proactive and ......”

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Oct 26,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Martin'
Oct 26,2012
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Jon and the team at Reading are very proactive and persistent. They are all prepared to go the extra mile to make things happen when the going gets tough. In the early stages of the sale there were a lot of potential buyers who came ...
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“Very pushy, talks the talk but there is no truth ......”

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Oct 17,2012
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By: 'Thenutcracker'
Oct 17,2012
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Very pushy, talks the talk but there is no truth behind anything they say. Pushy follow-up calls. I will never buy or sell through this agent....
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Left me alone, been sincere I what was being said
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By: Peter Licourinous
Oct 18, 2012
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We are really disappointed that you did not contact us to discuss the points raised in this posting – please call me, as I would like to respond to your comments personally. Peter Licourinous, Director, 0118 955 9700 ...

“Without the diligent and tenacious efforts of Chloe & Rayelle to ......”

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Oct 12,2012
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Jon'
Oct 12,2012
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Without the diligent and tenacious efforts of Chloe & Rayelle to secure timely references & security, we would not have had a deal. Working to tight deadlines, and to within 90 minutes of failure, the girls refused to give up against all the odds, and delivered for landlordm, ...
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“I HAD DEALINGS WITH BEN PAPANTONIOU WHEN I CAME INTO ......”

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Oct 11,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'GEMMA'
Oct 11,2012
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I HAD DEALINGS WITH BEN PAPANTONIOU WHEN I CAME INTO THE READING OFFICE LAST WEEK, I WAS GREETED AT THE DOOR WITH A HUGE SMILE. HE WAS DRESSED VERY WELL AND LOOKED VERY SMART, HE WAS VERY POLITE AND ASKED ME HOW HE COULD HELP ...
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“I bought my property through Prospect many years ago and ......”

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Sep 09,2012
Minithumbup
Joanne
By: 'Stuart'
Sep 09,2012
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I bought my property through Prospect many years ago and was very impressed with the high level of service then. When I went abroad I naturally sought the services of Prospect for renting. I have been so impressed with the level of service and also ...
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“I rented through prospect for 3 years and received a delightful ......”

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Apr 20,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Dan'
Apr 20,2012
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I rented through prospect for 3 years and received a delightful service from there admin team, staff were allways professional and they found me a new place to rent everytime my tennacy came up. efficient, quick, classy. I would use Prospect again...
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“An agent from Prospect Reading explained their full management terms ......”

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Jan 02,2012
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By: 'Reading'
Jan 02,2012
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An agent from Prospect Reading explained their full management terms and I agreed on the understanding there were no extra hidden costs. The next day he added another charge which I agreed to as mistakes can be made, but when yet another amount was added ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
I would have stayed with the agency if they had continued the contract with the original charges, however would have requested a different agent to work with.
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By: tenant 1
Apr 26, 2012
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Thanks for mentioning about this. Wish I had read this review earlier. Same thing has happened with me as well, I agreed on a prop to let and paid the initial amount after which he sent out emailes asking for extra charges for some worthless insurance on the property goods while I didnt have any furnitures moved into the house except for the clothes and kitchen ware. They went thru too much process referenceing asking for every small confidential information and finally they came back and said a ...

“There were several hiccoughs with viewings, some were late, two ......”

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Dec 14,2011
Minithumbdown
By: 'D'
Dec 14,2011
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There were several hiccoughs with viewings, some were late, two failed to show. The eventual tenant misrepresented the number of children he had. They invoiced him incorrectly, they invoiced me incorrectly, they ignored emails, and only after 8 weeks, after I had threatened to sue them, ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Spend less on glossy brochures, and more on staff training.
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“After being on with another agent for 14 weeks having 2 viewings ......”

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Dec 02,2011
Minithumbup
By: 'Blane'
Dec 02,2011
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After being on with another agent for 14 weeks having 2 viewings and no real feedback or communication I felt I was getting lied to, I thought my house was never going to sell. I called around other agents in the meantime, and prospects said they were ...
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“So please with my all round experience from start to ......”

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Dec 02,2011
Minithumbup
By: 'beeca'
Dec 02,2011
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So please with my all round experience from start to finish this is by far the most professional experience i have every had. They catered for my every need, would recommened using Reading office to all my friends and family. I dealt with so many ...
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By: Sid10
Apr 19, 2012
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I think the 5 star ratings are a dead giveaway as well. No-one who has dealt with these cowboys in the past would give such a nice review. I'm sure the "competetion" are far too busy actually selling houses than writing fake reviews....... ...

“I tried several agents to buy from but Prospect stand ......”

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Dec 02,2011
Minithumbup
By: 'Sarah'
Dec 02,2011
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I tried several agents to buy from but Prospect stand head and shoulders above the competetion and are truly and impressive outfit. From start to finish the communication was amazing and Emma saunders was a breath of fresh air. Would throughly recommend them. Happy buyer !!!!...
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“My husband has already said how disappointed we were with ......”

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Oct 11,2011
Minithumbdown
By: 'Caroline'
Oct 11,2011
3 people found
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My husband has already said how disappointed we were with this agency, I just wanted to add one thing: Prospect males sales-agent are stuck in the Victorian era: Ladies, don't bother speaking to them; if you have a husband, they will simply ignore your comments ...
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“An absolute embarrassment!! Don't ever waste your time with these ......”

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Aug 23,2011
Minithumbdown
By: 'Disgruntled'
Aug 23,2011
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An absolute embarrassment!! Don't ever waste your time with these clowns. Had the displeasure of renting through them, which couldn't have gone worse. As soon as you give them the money you may as well talk to a brick wall for all the help you ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Listen. Talk less nonsense. Stop lying to tenants and landlords. Have some self respect as a business.
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“a short story...- Completely useless...- Over valued my ......”

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Aug 13,2011
Minithumbdown
By: 'PROSPECT'
Aug 13,2011
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a short story... - Completely useless... - Over valued my house - 4 months down the line, at least 10 rude comments telling me the house wasn't selling because of me (not because of the agent). - phoning 3 times a week telling me to reduce the price. ...
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“The way Prospect gets you to sign up with them ......”

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Aug 10,2011
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By: 'Rob'
Aug 10,2011
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The way Prospect gets you to sign up with them as a vendor is by valuing your property much higher than other agents. Not necessarily a bad thing, as it gives you more scope for manoeuvre. We were also told that they had loads of "...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Kept their word regarding communication.
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“A****** EXPERIENCE WOULD RECOMMENED TO ANYONE, SPENT MONTHS ON WITH ......”

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Jul 07,2011
Minithumbup
By: 'HOME'
Jul 07,2011
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A****** EXPERIENCE WOULD RECOMMENED TO ANYONE, SPENT MONTHS ON WITH OTHER AGENTS BUT WITHOUT ANY LUCK OF SELLING. THE READING OFFICE WITH THERE WEEKLY PHONE CALLS SAID THEY WERE THE AGENT TO SELL IT AND TRUE TO THERE WORD THEY WERE....
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Dec 06,2008
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Dec 06,2008
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“Very very young members of staff, went in to book ......”

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Jan 10,2008
Minithumbdown
By: 'paul'
Jan 10,2008
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Very very young members of staff, went in to book a valuation and no one in the office had a pen, I had to lend them mine so that they could make an entry in their diary. Looks good from the outside but a whole ...
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Aug 18, 2011
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Hi Paul, I agree with the comment above. You do sound very ignorant when you write things like this. David (Age 42) ...

“At all times, I received fast and kind support by ......”

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Oct 06,2013
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By: 'Renan'
Oct 06,2013
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At all times, I received fast and kind support by the staff. My wife and I had just arrived to the UK from Brazil, and we were staying at a temporary accommodation, and had to move to a rented apartment on October 4th. I was ...
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Oct 23, 2013
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Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely comment, We hope you are settled into your new home after coming from Brazil. we are glad the whole process for you went smoothly. ...

“I had the experience of dealing with Prospect twice as ......”

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Apr 15,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr'
Apr 15,2014
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I had the experience of dealing with Prospect twice as I actually bought & sold the property in question through them, I can honestly say that my experience of using them as the sole agent in my affairs has been nothing but positive from start to ...
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“Selling our property through Ryan and Hassan at Prospect and ......”

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Apr 10,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'James'
Apr 10,2015
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Selling our property through Ryan and Hassan at Prospect and buying our new property through them. Very happy with their approach through the process. Several long conversations with Ryan before signing with them, impressed by his enthusiasm and knowledge of the market. He set out ...
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“I telephoned Prospect to arrange a viewing on a flat ......”

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Dec 08,2014
Minithumbup
By: 'Mary'
Dec 08,2014
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I telephoned Prospect to arrange a viewing on a flat in Reading. Hassan took my initial call. Whilst arranging my viewing he asked me what I was looking for. He recommended another flat to view but due to it's location I was not interested, However, ...
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“I had a worrying situation resolved by the prompt and ......”

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Apr 11,2016
Minithumbup
Joanne
By: 'Kusuma'
Apr 11,2016
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I had a worrying situation resolved by the prompt and efficient action taken by the Prospect Estate Agency in Reading and would like to give praise where it is due. In particular I must single out Ms Joanne Kay for providing the excellent service I ...
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