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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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The best homes on the market under 500k

Best Homes Under 500k

Take a look at some of the best homes currently on the market for under 500k!

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Keeping you safe - Covid-19 September Update

Keeping you safe - Covid-19 September Update

August has been a record-breaking month for the UK property market. In their August House Price Index Rightmove reported that last month was the busiest month of any month on record for the past...

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August – bucking all trends

August – bucking all trends

Traditionally there is a seasonal slowdown in housing market activity in the summer months, especially August. People are normally focused on their summer holidays and moving home becomes...

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Eviction Ban Extended until 20th September

Eviction Ban Extended until 20th September

The ban on landlords evicting tenants initially introduced in March has been extended a further four weeks. Set to expire on 23rd August, the evictions ban has now been extended...

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Eviction Ban Update

Eviction Ban Update

In March this year, the government introduced emergency legislation suspending all evictions for a period of 3 months.

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Transform your small garden

Transform your small garden

Transform your small garden into a perfect Oasis with these top tips in creating a perfect end of day retreat.

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Keeping your pets cool this Summer

Keeping your pets cool this Summer

Many of us thought the summer was all but done, well it wouldn’t have been too surprising if it was! But no, the weather is turning on us again and from this weekend we’re expecting...

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Face coverings in our stores

Face coverings in our stores

In line with government guidance, anyone who now enters one of our offices will now be required to wear a face covering.

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Planning Reforms set out ready for September

Planning Reforms set out ready for September

The Government had already spoken about their wish to bring “the most radical reform” to the planning system since the Second World War and on Tuesday...

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Everything you need to know about the Green Homes Grant

Everything you need to know about the Green...

Earlier this month, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the new Green Homes Grant scheme which will be officially launched in September. The Green Homes Grant scheme will...

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Does a posh house name affect the price of my home?

Does a posh house name affect the price?

Did you know that a posh house name can add value to your home? In some cases even up to £30,000! A survey by a Mayfair estate agent found the best addresses can add as much as 40% to the...

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Electrical Installation Condition Report Update

EICR Update

Over recent weeks, we have received a large number of questions surrounding Electrical Installation Condition Reports.

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Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian Homes: The difference between period architecture

Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian Homes: The...

Victorian, Edwardian and Georgian homes have always popular amongst home hunters.

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Quarterly Property Management Update

Quarterly Property Management Update

Mark Towell, Managing Director, catches up with Jo Kay to discuss what's been happening behind the scenes with all things Property Management.

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Stamp Duty Holiday Update

Stamp Duty Holiday Update

Today, the government has announced a stamp duty holiday for all property sales under £500,000 in England and Wales.

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Mind Concert Update

Mind Concert Update

On Friday 5th June, Prospect Estate Agency Employees Sung their hearts out on zoom to raise money for the mental health charity Mind. We raised over £3,000.

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June Residential Sales Update

June Residential Sales Update

What a difference a video tour makes… With stats showing us, since 18th May 2020, that our current viewing to offer ratio has dropped from 1 in 10...

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June Residential Lettings Update

June Residential Lettings Update

We are now 3 weeks into June and the enquiry graph tells its own story. With 6 days of enquiries left, we will surpass that of May...

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Something for the weekend

Something for the weekend

Kitchens and Bathrooms sell or let houses … This has always been the phrase that pays within the property industry.

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Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

Please see below an overview of a date range of key activity within the sales and lettings market, looking at a snapshot of May and June.

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Prospect Estate Agents singing Bohemian Rhapsody!

Prospect Estate Agents singing Bohemian Rhapsody!

Here it is. The video you have all been waiting for. Prospect Estate Agents singing Bohemian Rhapsody!

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What is happening with the mortgage market?

What is happening with the mortgage market?

Over the last several weeks, we have received a lot of questions from buyers, sellers and Investors about what is happening with the mortgage market.

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1st June Statement on Coronavirus

1st June Statement on Coronavirus

Following our last update on activity within the sales and lettings market, we are able to provide some intel for May and a forecast for June, which is heavily lead by key indicators on traffic...

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Zoom concert for Mind

Zoom concert for Mind

On Friday 5th June, Prospect Estate Agency Employees will be singing their hearts out on zoom to raise money for the mental health charity Mind. We will be singing along to the hit Queen...

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28th May Statement on Coronavirus

28th May Statement on Coronavirus

We have created this video to assist you with how our virtual viewings are taking place. We want you to feel safe when you are dealing with us.

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27th May Statement on Coronavirus

27th May Statement on Coronavirus

Our preference is for you to contact us via Video or Phone but if necessary we are ready and safe. We have created this video to highlight the safety precautions we are taking in all of our...

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26th May Statement on Coronavirus

26th May Statement on Coronavirus

Following the first full week of estate agency branches opening across the country, we wanted to share some statistics to give you an insight into how we will be closely monitoring the...

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22nd May Statement on Coronavirus

22nd May Statement on Coronavirus

I’m sure there is not an Estate Agent in the country that has been able to prepare for what has been a very un-expected 10 days, following the announcement that Estate Agencies across the...

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Virtual Viewing Guide

Virtual Viewing Guide

Here is our video guide to virtual viewings. If you do wish to view a property in person, this can still be arranged with the necessary safety precautions. Your feedback is essential to...

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