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Make it a September to remember

Make it a September to remember

With schools, colleges, university courses and apprenticeships all beginning in September, the month carries with it the feeling of a fresh start – a feeling that does not quite vanish...

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Back to School - new school shoes, new stationary, new home?

Back to School - new uniform, new home?

It’s back to school season, which means new school shoes, new school bags, new uniforms and above all, new beginnings. After the organised chaos of the summer holidays, September invites...

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Number of London renters doubled across the home counties

Number of London renters doubled across the...

Though the world might be moving towards a greater sense of normality, there have been some societal shifts that may well be here to stay. One of the biggest changes to come out of the pandemic...

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Void periods for rental properties hit their lowest for two years

Void periods for rental properties hit their...

If there’s one thing every landlord hates, it’s lengthy void periods on their rental property. It is therefore fantastic news for all landlords and letting agents that void periods...

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Record breaking number of Londoners purchase properties outside the city

Record breaking number of Londoners purchase...

The ‘mass exodus’ of Londoners buying properties outside of the city has shown no sign of letting up since the pandemic, with reports showing that Londoners purchased a whopping...

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Wokingham in Need sensory garden

Wokingham in Need sensory garden

After much anticipation over the past 18 months, Wokingham in Need finally launched their beautiful sensory garden at The Acorn Centre in Woosehill, Wokingham on the 30th July. Having supported...

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COVID rental guidance

COVID rental guidance

As we move into ‘Step 4’ of the roadmap towards further relaxation of lockdown policies, the Government has updated its guidance for agents, landlords and tenants in the current...

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19th July Statement on Coronavirus

19th July Statement on Coronavirus

As national restrictions lift all across England, we wanted to reassure our customers that we are still doing everything we can to keep our clients, staff, and families safe.

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The Link Foundation Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The Link Foundation Queen's Award for Voluntary...

Having supported the charity for many years, we are delighted to hear that the Link Foundation has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary services, which is the highest award a charity...

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Brighter days ahead

Brighter days ahead

Monday 17th May marks the next step towards life returning to normal. Prospect wanted to do something special to commemorate this huge milestone in our journey out of lockdown,...

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Over 60s Budget Booster

NEW ‘BUDGET BOOSTER’ AVAILABLE FOR OVER 60S

At Prospect, we believe that everyone deserves to find their dream home. That is why we have combined our 30+ years of experience with Homewise’s unbeatable service for buyers over 60 to...

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Record breaking start to the Spring Market

Record breaking start to the Spring Market

The Spring market is in bloom, but don’t just take our word for it! These Rightmove stats from last month speak for themselves…

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Things to do with the kids this Easter weekend

things to do with the kids this Easter weekend

The arrival of the Easter holidays brings with it the now all too familiar question – how do we keep the kids entertained during national restrictions?

The...

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SPRING onto the market this year

SPRING onto the market this year

Ahh, Springtime - the days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, the flowers are in bloom… and so is the property market!

In this season of new beginnings, it’s...

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Why the Spring Market in 2021 is the best time to sell your property

Why the Spring Market in 2021 is the best time...

Historically, the Spring market has always been the busiest time for the property industry. However, with the relaxation of lockdown, 95% mortgages and the extension of the stamp duty holiday,...

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Stamp Duty Holiday extension

Stamp Duty Holiday extension

We are delighted that Rishi Sunak has announced a three month extension of the Stamp Duty holiday. Purchases up to the value of £500,000 will continue to be stamp duty free until...

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Help to Buy - Extended

Help to Buy - Deadline extended!

The deadline to buy a home in England under the current Help to Buy scheme has just been extended for two months. This extension, which is the third in the past 7 years, gives homebuilders an...

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Stamp Duty Holiday - will they or won't they?

Stamp Duty Holiday

On the 2nd February, thousands of people tuned into watch a virtual House of Commons debate about the Stamp Duty holiday, which had been called in answer to a petition that...

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Top tips for keeping calm over lockdown

Top tips for keeping calm over lockdown

With long nights and miserable weather, it is safe to say that this lockdown has been the toughest yet. Keeping calm during the stress of home schooling, working from home and being away...

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Prospect to plant 732 trees in 2021

Prospect to plant 732 trees in 2021

Green in brand, green in belief. Here at Prospect, we are committed to lowering our carbon emissions and contributing to the worldwide mission of combating climate change.

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An update on EICRs with Carla Munro and Robyn Emptage

An update on EICRs with Carla Munro and Robyn...

Carla Munro, Property Manager at Prospect, speaks to Robyn Emptage from The Property Maintenance People about the importance of EICRs.

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Chloe Hoptroff talks to Sarah Goddard from EZ Property Reports

Chloe Hoptroff talks to Sarah Goddard from EZ...

Chloe Hoptroff, Property Manager at Prospect, speaks to Sarah Goddard, director of EZ Property Reports, about the importance of having thorough inventory reports on all of your rental...

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Joanne Kay gives some updates on Legislation and Property Management

Joanne Kay gives some updates on Legislation...

With lots of legislation changes in the rental sector happening this year, Head of Property Management and Lettings Accounts Manager Joanne Kay talks us through the important legislation dates...

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Shaun Stevens - Director from Prospect talks Stamp Duty

Shaun Stevens - Director from Prospect talks...

Shaun Stevens, director of Prospect Homes of Distinction (PhD), Land and New Homes clears up some Stamp Duty questions in the wake of the parliamentary debate over the Stamp Duty Holiday...

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Mark Towell Managing Director of Prospect Estate Agency talks to Michael Gallagher Head of Lettings & Acquisitions about the Rental Market

Our Managing Director talks to our Head of...

In this month’s letting update Mark Towell, our Managing Director with over 20 years experience in the property industry, speaks to our Head of Lettings and Acquisitions, Michael...

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Could your bathroom be illegal?

Could your bathroom be illegal?

Lockdown has seen many of us trying our hand at new crafts, improving on our DIY skills and embarking on ambitious home projects.

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Helping Babies in Buscot Support

Helping Babies in Buscot Support

In December, Prospect held a charity campaign on social media where people had to like, share and comment their favourite charity to be in with a chance of winning a £1000 donation...

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Stamp Duty Holiday - Debate Update

Stamp Duty Holiday : Debate Update

In a 70 minute debate in a ‘virtual’ House of Commons this afternoon, we heard both Labour and Conservative MPs express an unanimous desire for the stamp duty holiday to be extended....

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January update with Mark Towell - Managing Director

January update with Mark Towell - Managing...

Hi I’m Mark Towell from Prospect Estate Agency. I just wanted to share with you an update and overview of our own action plans and initiatives for what we are doing to keep our clients and...

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Best Resources for Home Learning

Best Resources for Home Learning

The dreaded home learning has returned. Mums and dads, you are not alone – the parents here at Prospect are not a fan of it either! Luckily, there are so many great resources...

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COVID-19 Appointments

COVID-19 Appointments

Government guidelines state that people can still view, buy, rent, sell and move house during the current lockdown. Though we are very thankful to be able to keep you moving under these...

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2021 COVID Update

2021 Covid Update

Despite the recent announcement of a third national lockdown, government guidelines state that people can still view, buy, rent, sell and move house.

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Best Independent Coffee Shops in Berkshire

Best Independent Coffee Shops in Berkshire

Here at Prospect, we want to celebrate our favourite independent cafes in Berkshire who have been bringing us amazing takeaway food, drinks and activities over lockdown.

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Pets & Fireworks

Pets & Fireworks

Fireworks season is here and love it or hate it, it'll be going off with a bang. These days it’s never just one evening, fireworks tend to go on for a couple of weeks… and for pet...

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Huge success for socially distanced open house

Huge success for socially distanced open house

Prospect Reading has just had the pleasure of selling this 3-bedroom detached bungalow on Cressingham Road.

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Prospect makes £10,000 donation to Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice in Reading

£10,000 donation to Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent...

Earlier this year, just before lockdown took hold of the country, Prospect Estate Agency once again were digging deep and donated £10,000 to local Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent hospice.

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