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!

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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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Dec 10,2015
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Dec 10,2015
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I am happy with the work that Prospect did to find my a place to live. Jordan was really nice and found a room that was perfect for me. Also Chloe was very helpful and explained well everything....
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Minithumbup
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Dec 10,2015
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My husband and I were looking for a place to rent in central Reading and had a list of specific requirements. Simon dealt with me over the phone and via email and Matt showed us the properties. Both were extremely helpful and patient with us, ...
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The fees seemed quite high but were explained to us in advance so there were no surprises.
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Dec 03,2015
Minithumbup
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Dec 03,2015
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The agent got in touch immediately I requested a viewing. Also set up a viewing on the day i requested and even rescheduled for the next day when I could not make it. Also like the teamwork displayed by the agency, everyone was kept in ...
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Dec 01,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Duncan'
Dec 01,2015
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Dan Jordan and Adele Kosmin did a fantastic job in ensuring that my purchase got safely through to exchange. Their experience, excellent working relationships with local solicitors, hard work and persistence were all needed to get this transaction though. If you are thinking of selling ...
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Nov 28,2015
Minithumbup
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Nov 28,2015
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Prospect have been fully managing my property for several years. While Elizabeth has been my contact she has been unfailingly efficient, responsive, friendly and professional....
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Nov 23,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Adam'
Nov 23,2015
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I am extremely impressed with Prospect's handling of my search for a suitable property in Reading. From the start where I communicated with Matteo and subsequently with Jordan Byrne, I knew I was in safe hands. I was looking for a property to let from ...
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Nov 20,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Helen'
Nov 20,2015
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I have just entered my 3rd year of renting under Prospect and have had several different Property Managers during that time. Amber has been my Property Manager for quite a while now and I am extremely impressed with her professionalism and efficiency throughout this time. ...
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Nov 19,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Sam'
Nov 19,2015
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Excellent level of service during our tenancy in Reading with no problems or issues. Jordan Byrne has been there to answer any questions and in general hhe has been very helpful. I would recommend using Prospects if you are looking to rent a property in ...
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Nov 19,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'Damian'
Nov 19,2015
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Many thanks to Dan and his team at Prospect with special mention to Emma and her patience when we we had a few hold ups prior to exchange. Dan also helped me with a couple of options on surveyors and when I wanted some further ...
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Nov 18,2015
Minithumbdown
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Nov 18,2015
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¢â‚¬Å“Don¢â‚¬â„¢t do as I did, do as I tell you¢â‚¬Â. Their Terms and Conditions (T & C) document is for Sole Selling Rights, so BE WARNED. From bitter experience, here is my advice to Prospect-ive vendors: (1) Insist on not signing the contract document (called T & ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
The single-agency rate is 2% +VAT and multiagency rate is 3% +VAT, so if you must use Prospect, SELLER BEWARE!
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Too high for the quality of service and too high for the degree of respect afforded to me.
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Nov 17,2015
Minithumbup
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Nov 17,2015
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Excellent level of service during our tenancy in Reading with no problems or issues. Chloe Hoptroff has been there to answer any questions and in general she has been very helpful. I would recommend using Prospects if you are looking to rent a property in ...
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Nov 12,2015
Minithumbup
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Nov 12,2015
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Jordan was very helpful and polite in all my dealings with him with regards to the re lettng of my apartment. Elizabeth is always very efficient and helpful with the management of my current tenant, who has been rather challenging....
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Nov 11,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Lauren'
Nov 11,2015
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I've never used Prospect before, but was reassured after their fantastic service, which was very prompt and very courteous. Very highly recommend Prospect Lettings! :)...
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Quite a lot higher than other agents, would expect maybe ‚£350 for referencing and administration. Romans are the only other agent with fees this high.
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Nov 06,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'Richard'
Nov 06,2015
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We were tenants in a rented flat for just under a year and at no point did we feel like we were in a flat worth the money we were paying. After the inventory was first done there was a rip in a main carpet, ...
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“Excellent after sales service. Elizabeth is super efficient and gets ......”

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Oct 31,2015
Minithumbup
Jordan
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Oct 31,2015
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Excellent after sales service. Elizabeth is super efficient and gets things done no fuss, always responds to emails and is extremely helpful. Sales team also very good and have found me tenants in a very competitive environment quickly. As a first time landlord living overseas ...
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Competitive
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Oct 28,2015
Minithumbup
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Oct 28,2015
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Hi ! I must say I had the most pleasant experience with Prospect Estate Agency . Jordan Byrne was very helpful and very efficient . I got the house in a few days . All staff members are professional and ready to help ....
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Oct 28,2015
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Gemma has always worked with mine and my tenants best interests at heart. If Gemma is not available and I leave her a message she will always get back to me asap. Gemma is conscientious and I look forward to working with her on my ...
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I feel that the fees to have a tenant continue with the same tenancy agreement for a second/third year are too high.
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Oct 21,2015
Minithumbup
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Oct 21,2015
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Gemma is extremely professional and provides excellent client service. She is very helpful on a daily basis, always returning calls and queries. She is managing very well the letting process, comunicating very well with all people involved. I feel I can trust on her and ...
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Agent fees are always very high in Berkshire area as the monthly rents.
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Oct 20,2015
Minithumbup
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Oct 20,2015
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I've been with Prospect for a few years now. They're like my postman; They always deliver! And a special thanks to Elizabeth Savery. She's goes beyond the call of duty to help and is always contactable. Since moving from a rival agent to Prospect, long ...
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Oct 14,2015
Minithumbup
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Oct 14,2015
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I have dealt with Prospect before, and once again found them to be excellent. They showed flexibility in collecting the key for my flat when I was unable to pick it up, and then were prompt in meeting me at the property. They organised a ...
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Oct 13,2015
Minithumbup
Jordan
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Oct 13,2015
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We have received very efficient service from Prospect, who have found a tenant for us very quickly, and at an excellent rental figure....
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On the high side, but as their valuation was higher than several other local agents, and they have achieved this, the nett figure we receive will be better.
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Oct 12,2015
Minithumbdown
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Oct 12,2015
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Prospects have let us down at every turn. We had an offer and a deposit accepted on another property, but it was subsequently 'awarded' to another bidder, with no notice given to us until we started chasing. With the property we did end up renting ...
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Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, we are extremely sorry to hear that you have not experienced the level of customer service that we would expect you to have received during the start of your tenancy, we understand that you are in contact with Joanne Kay the Head of Property Management who we are sure will be happy to assist you moving forward. ...

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Oct 09,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Dan'
Oct 09,2015
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I would like to thank Prospect for all their efforts throughout our tenancy; A special thanks to Chloe for all of her continued help and responsiveness with any queries we had and also to Gemma for her help moving us in and processing our application. ...
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Oct 07,2015
Minithumbup
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Oct 07,2015
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Joanne has been both very efficient and kind, doing both her work and that of her colleagues who would not be as caring and professional ! She has been a genuine help to my disabled wife, young children and myself, in our move into our new ...
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Minithumbup
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Oct 07,2015
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After I moved in to the property I was disappointed with the state of the apartment, a lot of issues that were not visible during the viewing. Chloe was assigned to me as the property manager and started turning things around. Thank you Chloe ! Keep ...
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I found the fees quite steep.
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Oct 01,2015
Minithumbup
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Oct 01,2015
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I have recently moved into a new house as a tenant and Chloe has given me excellent service after my move. She has been very responsive in attending to my calls and other issues I have had with my balcony ,Washing machine and house keys. ...
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Sep 26,2015
Minithumbup
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Sep 26,2015
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I have come in Reading from Bangladesh without any sort of local knowledge and no reference. But after meeting prospect staffs I felt safe and 'no worries'. Just on the basis of telephonic conversation prospect arrange me a house to stay. Moreover prospect and its ...
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“They made buying this property as difficult as possible. They ......”

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Sep 22,2015
Minithumbdown
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Sep 22,2015
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They made buying this property as difficult as possible. They offered no help whatsoever on finding (or gaining access for) trades people to check out issues which arose from survey, always did the very least they could get away with, and their automatic response on ...
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We are disappointed that you feel that we did not do everything we could to assist you. We did arrange numerous visits for you and a number of your trades people did go to the property but as the transaction went on the vendor became more apprehensive and the last thing we wanted was for the sale to break down. It is entirely down to the Vendor (and beyond our control) if they do, or do not want numerous visits to their property. We're also not in a position to recommend trades, we genuinely did ...

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Sep 18,2015
Minithumbup
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Sep 18,2015
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Prospect estate Agency is good place to find desired property. Staff is so efficient that understand our views and help to find property matches to our desired criteria in all ways....
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In my opinion it's not too high if you compare it to other agents' fees.
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Sep 17,2015
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Sep 17,2015
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We recently moved house and wished to rent out our previous house as first time landlords. We engaged a local Estate agency in May but were unable to find a suitable tenant across a 4 month period. We engaged Prospect in September and they were able ...
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