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Your guide to eco-friendly festivities

Your guide to eco-friendly festivities

It’s that time of year again! It can be difficult to stay eco-friendly during the holiday season, especially with all the gift shopping, festive drinks, and get-togethers with friends and...

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Reading – the second most caring place in England

Reading – the second most caring place in...

Reading has been found to be the second most caring town in England, according to a study by Pensionbee.

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Awesome local businesses to support this Christmas

Awesome local businesses to support this...

Here at Prospect, it’s no secret that we love finding awesome local businesses! While we are all partial to a Black Friday deal or festive deals, we are firm believers that nothing...

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Electric chargers required on all new homes from 2022

Electric chargers required on all new homes...

Following the COP26 Climate Change Summit, Boris Johnson has announced that electric car chargers are to be required on all new buildings from 2022. This means that charging points will be...

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Come and see our Prospect snow windows!

Come and see our Prospect snow windows!

The snowman has come to visit, and he’s taken our Prospect offices by storm!

This Christmas, Prospect wanted to do a special window display to celebrate finally being able to spend...

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New Year, New Home

New Year, New Home?

As we begin to plan our New Years Eve celebrations and purchase 2022 wall calendars, many of us also start to pencil in those same New Year’s Resolutions that we make every year – go...

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The knock on effect

The knock on effect

So there’s no properties on the market that tick all your boxes. You want to sell your home, but what’s the point if you haven’t already found a house to move into? You might...

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Four marketing tips to secure a sale before Christmas

4 tips to sell before Christmas

If selling your property is still on your 2021 to-do list, time is of the essence. Although there’s just 8 weeks left until Christmas, there’s still lots of great buyers looking to...

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Mortgage Rates – 12 Month Comparison

Mortgages : A 12 Month Comparison

What happens to mortgage rates is key when it comes to predicting market trends. As mortgage rates continue to decrease, our independent advisor, James Barkley, has provided us with the below...

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Local Sandhurst Property Market Update

Sandhurst Market Update

Find out what is going on in the Sandhurst property market and why now is a great time to sell your property.

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The cost of moving - Stamp Duty

The cost of moving - Stamp Duty

With the stamp duty holiday recently coming to an end and demand for houses being at a record high, it’s more important than ever to plan your move beforehand to avoid overstretching your...

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Sandhurst : Areas in Demand

Sandhurst : Areas in Demand

Which areas are the most popular in Sandhurst? Although there's buyer demand for homes in all areas of Sandhurst, there's a few roads which are in really high demand. Is yours one of...

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Things to do in Reading this season

Things to do in Reading this season

It's half term and if you've run out of things to keep the kids entertained, this is the perfect article for you. From Halloween hunts to Christmas Markets, we've got you...

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Reading vs London

Reading vs London

As the capital city, London has often been hailed as the ‘place to be’ for young professionals for its lively nightlife, career opportunities and leisure facilities. However, due to...

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Why is Reading not a city?

Why is Reading not a city?

Reading is home to over 300,000 people, speaking 150 different languages. Its population exceeds the cities of Newcastle, Nottingham, and Oxford. It has its own festival, its own Pride...

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Reading's Most Haunted

Reading's Most Haunted

Phantom vehicles, wicked witches and a hamster spirit that watches over Reading FC – here’s just some of the spooky sightings and scary spectres that haunt Reading!

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Homelessness in Reading in scary

Homelessness in Reading is scary

Reading’s thriving nightlife, excellent job opportunities and great transport links is unfortunately not where its resemblance to London stops – something that both places share is a...

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Autumn Sales Property Market Update

Autumn Sales Market Update

From the return of overseas holidays to the end of the stamp duty holiday, we were concerned that we might see a downturn in buyers registering to look for properties over July, August and...

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Sell first, buy later

Sell first, buy later

There’s no denying that the market is busy at the moment. With demand at an all-time high, competition is fierce, and record prices are being achieved. As any agent will tell you, this is...

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Changes to notice periods from the 1st October 2021

Changes to notice periods from the 1st October...

From 1st October 2021, notice periods for evictions will return to pre-COVID lengths. This means that landlords intending to issue either a Section 8 or Section 21 eviction...

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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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