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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Address

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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“Simon is very supportive in showing the property and further ......”

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May 21,2015
Minithumbup
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May 21,2015
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Simon is very supportive in showing the property and further process. I really impressed with the follow up prospect has done after property view. I have only thing to say a big thank you :)....
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“Chloe and Elizabeth have been very helpful when taking on ......”

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May 21,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Anne'
May 21,2015
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Chloe and Elizabeth have been very helpful when taking on brand new properties at Kennet Island, Reading, there is almost always a last minute issue concerning keys, furnishings, parking permits or blinds and Chloe and Elizabeth resolve them as quickly as possible smoothing ruffled feathers ...
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Fees in Reading seem to be quite high, in terms of what other agents charge locally Prospect fees are fair.
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May 20,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Terry'
May 20,2015
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Am very happy Simon helps us find a rental property in Kennet island. First of all we really like the flat, but problem was it was unfurnished. At first Simon ask for us if it could be furnish and the landlord said no, but Simon ...
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May 21, 2015
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May 19,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Mario'
May 19,2015
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In terms of organization, having one point of contact is extremely important and efficient. This was the case when I was making investments or when having my properties managed. However, on the lettings side; still a lot of improvement needed starting with marketing, setting the ...
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“The service from Prospect for myself as a landlord has ......”

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May 18,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Long'
May 18,2015
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The service from Prospect for myself as a landlord has improved a lot over the last 12 months. Chloe is responsive and digs into detail when I request. She is also positive and tries to find solutions in dealing with problems. Prospect provides a value for ...
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May 18, 2015
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“Duncan was extremely helpful. He answered questions quickly and efficiently ......”

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May 18,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Jane'
May 18,2015
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Duncan was extremely helpful. He answered questions quickly and efficiently and made sure that all the legal commitments were completed on time and without issue. Nice to deal with an agent that works well for both the tenant and landlord with the same degree of ...
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May 18, 2015
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“Elizabeth Savery has been very helpful with everything that I ......”

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May 15,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Lorna'
May 15,2015
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Elizabeth Savery has been very helpful with everything that I have spoken to her about , always gets back to me when she says she does. Even when I handed in my notice and then going back to say I didn't want too, Elizabeth left me ...
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Always expensive, but where isn't this days. °Å¸ËœÅ 
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May 18, 2015
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“Gemma Continues to support out tenancy in a proactive professional ......”

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May 14,2015
Minithumbup
Gemma
By: 'Mark'
May 14,2015
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Gemma Continues to support out tenancy in a proactive professional manner. She is a competent young lady that clearly demonstrates good property business knowledge which helps her clients feel reassured throughout the process....
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“Very simply I have found Gemma to be exceptionally helpful, ......”

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May 13,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Greg'
May 13,2015
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Very simply I have found Gemma to be exceptionally helpful, kind, caring and yet efficient in the carrying out of her duties. As a landlord I have complete confidence in her to protect the landlords interests, whilst remaining commercial in her outlook. I consider Gemma ...
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May 13, 2015
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“I have been very pleased with the way Chloe Wise ......”

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May 13,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Richard'
May 13,2015
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I have been very pleased with the way Chloe Wise handled our property. She kept us informed on progress in finding new tenants, and provided very good advice in dealing with a check out. By far the best support we have had from property managers....
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May 13, 2015
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“Chloe is an excellent contact for us a all stages ......”

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May 10,2015
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Paul'
May 10,2015
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Chloe is an excellent contact for us a all stages of property management. Polite efficient and truly professional. I would recommend her to any landlords out there as she truly understands the business and its challenges...
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About right
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May 13, 2015
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“I have been using Prospect for 2 years now, since moving ......”

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May 08,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Mauro'
May 08,2015
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I have been using Prospect for 2 years now, since moving to UK. I needed a trustworthy agent who could deliver high quality service in a timely manner. I went through different agents but the level of customer service received from Prospect has been by far ...
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May 12, 2015
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“I have dealt with Gemma for 12 months now and always ......”

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May 04,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Joe'
May 04,2015
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I have dealt with Gemma for 12 months now and always found her to be efficient, polite and a nice easy person to deal with. I would recommend her without any problem....
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May 05, 2015
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“Have been using Prospect the estate agency now for 6 years. ......”

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Apr 30,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'John'
Apr 30,2015
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Have been using Prospect the estate agency now for 6 years. They have done a great job managing the property by keeping it let for the entire time.They have eye for detail when it comes to back ground checks and inspection of the the property. ...
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“Gemma is a very efficient and professional agent. She is ......”

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Apr 29,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Sarah'
Apr 29,2015
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Gemma is a very efficient and professional agent. She is proactive, great at following up with contractors and always keeps me up to date. I trust her judgment on issues with my property. Having her as our property manager gives me peace of mind. I ...
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Apr 30, 2015
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“simon has been very nice since he showed me the ......”

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Apr 26,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'demetrio'
Apr 26,2015
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simon has been very nice since he showed me the property, he waited for me to check the property out and answered all of my question nicely and advising, he also heped me getting a pc desk for the room....
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Apr 27, 2015
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“It was great to interact with Laney .She took great ......”

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Apr 24,2015
Minithumbup
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Apr 24,2015
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It was great to interact with Laney .She took great initiative and stood by her promises . I will definitely recommend her for her customer orientation and satisfaction ....
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Apr 27, 2015
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“Prospect valued our property and made huge promises they could ......”

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Apr 23,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'Unhappy'
Apr 23,2015
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Prospect valued our property and made huge promises they could sell for the price. Unfortunately we are now 8 weeks down the line with them and nothing it has been a catalogue of disasters. Where to start. Couldn't access photos sent to them, failed to get ...
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Agent needed to be able to act as an agent. Lacked experience of selling properties.
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Apr 28, 2015
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When we value a property, we undertake extensive research prior to the appointment and we take into account the current market, so the marketing price we suggested was based on this and we felt the price was achievable. With reference to the photos, our Administrator was not familiar with the file system that you sent them to us, however this did not cause any added delay in getting the property onto the market. As discussed during your meeting with our Valuer, after your concerns were expressed ...

“Dan has been a great support over the last months ......”

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Apr 23,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Mark'
Apr 23,2015
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Dan has been a great support over the last months sourcing properties that matched my search criteria. Many other agents would have (and did) give up as my requirements for a specific development opportunity do not come up every day. In the end Dan sourced ...
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Apr 27, 2015
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“Hi there,I was renting a property privately with a ......”

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Apr 22,2015
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'tim'
Apr 22,2015
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Hi there, I was renting a property privately with a landlord who sold up to a new landlord. This new landlord got Prospect to manage the property. My contact was Chloe Hoptroff who was fantastic in organizing everything with the move/check out/deposit. She ...
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Apr 23, 2015
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“A thoroughly professional company from first contact to check out. ......”

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Apr 21,2015
Minithumbup
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By: 'Alex'
Apr 21,2015
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A thoroughly professional company from first contact to check out. Pass over between colleagues was seamless and each staff member were specialists in their area. Queries and problems were dealt with swiftly and sympathetically. All fees and processes were laid out in advance and were ...
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All fees and processes were laid out in advance and were fair to both sides.
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Apr 23, 2015
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“I was really pleased with the service agent Simon west ......”

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Apr 16,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'prosper'
Apr 16,2015
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I was really pleased with the service agent Simon west offered me through out my search, I called the branch couple of times to enquire about the room I was interested in but I kept getting different answers from different agents and ended up cancelling ...
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Excellent
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Apr 17, 2015
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“All ways available not job to small. Efficient and quick ......”

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Apr 15,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Lucy'
Apr 15,2015
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All ways available not job to small. Efficient and quick with replys and always followed out what she said she would do which is rare. Went above and beyond when we had problems....
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Everyone what's lower fees but we were happy as we've had wonderful friendly service.
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Apr 16, 2015
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“James was professional and kind at the first viewing. There ......”

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Apr 15,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Trish'
Apr 15,2015
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James was professional and kind at the first viewing. There was no pressure and he had enough information to pass on about the property. Duncan, Mark and Sandra are all fabulous people to deal with during the tenancy; very caring, kind and professional. I've moved ...
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Apr 16, 2015
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“I would like to thank Chloe Wise for an absolutely ......”

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Apr 13,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'harvey'
Apr 13,2015
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I would like to thank Chloe Wise for an absolutely fantastic job she has done in securing a permanent tenancy agreement and an increase in rental value for 11 target Hill. I have to say before Chloe got her teeth into this I wasn't very happy ...
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“I have found prospect professional and easy to use in ......”

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Apr 02,2015
Minithumbup
Matteo
By: 'James'
Apr 02,2015
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I have found prospect professional and easy to use in the most part. Daniel showed us around the property and offered us a viewing at another similar property immediately afterwards. The second property was not for us but we appreciated the effort and it was ...
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The fees do seem very high, however this seems to be a standard of all estate agents.
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Apr 02, 2015
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“Not only did Prospect successfully market and secure a buyer ......”

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Apr 01,2015
Minithumbup
Harrison
By: 'RobW'
Apr 01,2015
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Not only did Prospect successfully market and secure a buyer for our home, they also did a great job finding us a property to buy. Special thanks to the Transaction Support team for navigating the many dips and bumps between sale agreed and exchange - ...
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“An absolutely awful experience with this estate agent; actually moved ......”

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Mar 30,2015
Minithumbdown
By: 'J'
Mar 30,2015
2 people found
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An absolutely awful experience with this estate agent; actually moved out of the property solely because of the terrible management from the agent. We received unsolicited visits with no warnings on a near-weekly basis - either from the agent or employed contractors. We received notice ...
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Read and comprehend the legal requirements of managing a property.
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“Chloe kept me informed of my move to 61 Simmons close ......”

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Mar 27,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'immy'
Mar 27,2015
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Chloe kept me informed of my move to 61 Simmons close all through the process. She explained the deposit scheme and the payment of the reference check. All I was sent an email explaining the payment split. Was really happy with the service provided....
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Mar 30, 2015
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“Simon was extremely helpful, in that he made every effort ......”

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Mar 27,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Corinne'
Mar 27,2015
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Simon was extremely helpful, in that he made every effort to find us a suitable property that met our needs and style of living, as well as an area that was pleasing to us. His patience was beyond expectation and his advice was timely....
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