Welcome to Hunters Estate Agents and Letting Agents Reading


Reading Estate Agent 

Sell, let or buy property with Hunters 

With over 25 years’ experience, we have unmatched knowledge of the property market here in Reading.

We know that selling, renting, or buying a property can feel overwhelming, but we have all the knowledge and experience you need to make the process easy. Our team of experts support you every step of the way and make sure that everything runs as smoothly as possible. 

Whether you’ve got a town centre flat that you need to rent out, or you’re selling your family home, get in touch with us today.

Our services

  • Free property valuation (online or in-person)
  • 24/7 support through your My Hunters portal
  • A fully managed sale
  • Expert advice from our experienced local agents
  • Bespoke, professional marketing packages for your property 
  • Flexible lettings services, from securing tenants right through to fully managing your property

Why Choose Hunters Reading 

You always know what’s happening

Our My Hunters portal gives you 24/7 access to all the information we have about your sale or let. You can log in at any time of the day or night to find out how many viewings you have, review any offers and to contact our team. You’ll never have to chase an estate agent again. 

Expert local knowledge

Since 2007 we’ve helped lots of people to sell and let their properties in the area and we’ve built up strong, local knowledge about the property market here. This knowledge and experience helps you to make the right decisions about your property and gives you the best chance for a quick and easy sale or let. 

Professionals in lettings

Our first-hand experience of the ever-changing rental market informs all of our work. We’re always up to date on the latest legislation and any changes that could affect your tenancy or the future letting of your property. Our flexible lettings packages ensure that you have the precise level of support that you need to succeed with renting out, and maintaining, your property. 

Reach a huge audience of active buyers or tenants

Not only do we advertise on the major property websites like Rightmove, Zoopla, and Prime Location, but we also advertise on social media. This means that your property listing reaches even more potential tenants and buyers, and helps you to find the right person, quickly. 

No sale or let? No fee

You only pay us once we have successfully sold or let your property. Until then, you don’t pay us a penny. 



Book a free valuation today

Get in touch with us now to book your free valuation. Choose a time for us to come out and see you, or get an online valuation to give you a rough estimate.

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Why live in Reading?

Reading is only 40 miles outside of London, and it’s a town that’s growing year on year. 

Train services from Reading’s large station get travellers directly into the capital city within 26 minutes, making it a great commuter base. With 15 platforms, there are plenty of train services providing strong links all around the country. Heathrow Airport is only 27 miles from Reading and there are quick train services out there too. The M3 and M4 are just outside Reading so travel by car is easy too.

There are some great choices for education in Reading, with some outstanding schools, and options for mixed or single-gender schooling. The University of Reading brings a large student population to the area and is ranked within the top 40 universities in Europe. 

There are fantastic shopping facilities in Reading, with large shopping centres housing all the high street brands imaginable. There’s an exciting independent shopping scene here too though, covering clothing, food, drink and so much more. 

For those wanting to eat out, there are lots of options available to suit any budget. There’s fine dining, takeaways, Italians and also some big-name bars and restaurants.

There’s plenty to do nearby and great places for a full day out. Beale Wildlife Park has over 30 different animals, as well as play areas and woodlands to explore. Dinton Pastures Country Park has an award-winning play area and café within its meadows and woodlands, and there are water sports to take part in too.


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See what our customers say about Hunters Reading team:

What a hard working and dedicated team they all are. Even when a blip occurs, their proactive approach in dealing with issues of all sorts, is highly commendable. I have nothing more to add other than to say that they are professional and great agents! Keep up the great works everyone!

Mr Neil, C

Incredible performance by Hunters Estate Agents. When I had to move out of my Reading flat they wasted zero time setting up online listings and viewings. Always being polite & punctual when conducting viewings. They were able to find tenants to replace me within two weeks of the house being on the market. Would absolutely recommend to anyone looking to rent their home!

Mr Matthew W

I have been using previously known as (Westgate) for the last 7 years for renting out all my properties. I have mainly used them for let only however whenever I need any information or guidance, they have gone out of their way to help. Mr Shukla the director of the company one could not find a nicer guy he goes that extra mile to help which has also filtered down to his staff who have also taken on that professional friendly approach which makes one feel very comfortable. It is very unlikely that I will use anyone else because I know I wouldn’t get the same sort of understanding and services.

Mr Rashpal S

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This Hunters business is independently owned and operated by Shukla Residential Limited | Registered Address: 46 Erleigh Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 5NA | Registered Number: 11961720 England and Wales | VAT No: 322 2278 34 with the written consent of Hunters Franchising Limited.

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Meet the team

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    Chas Shukla

    Franchise Owner

    Chas is the owner and managing director of Hunters Reading. Property has been his passion for over 20 years now and his excitement and motivation for the industry is the same now as it was when he first started. Chas has been an investor in Reading since 2005, particularly specialising in the HMO market. He has experience in most sectors of the property market from renting to renovations having worked on projects for his own properties but also assisting landlords and vendors in their properties. The experience gained through the years, has helped Chas to be in a position to offer guidance and help both new and experienced vendors or landlords through the ever changing legislation and market conditions surrounding property. Our ultimate goal as a business is to ensure all of our clients receive the best and highest possible service from our team.

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    Anish Shukla

    Branch Manager

    Anish has worked in the property industry for over 7 years and has worked in a number of different roles from administrator to negotiator to property manager. His role now involves all different types such as property valuations, overseeing all sales progression and lets and ensuring each customer is happy with our service and gets the right price for their property. Anish was born in Reading & have lived here for 28 years and during that time he has seen Reading change both in the property industry and outside of this. This has helped him gain knowledge of the local area and understand what it has to offer for all different types of people so no matter who the customer, he is always happy to help.

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    Lochlann Geater

    Sales & Lettings Negotiator

    Being an estate agent is something Lochlann has enjoyed with an incredible passion which is why he has been in the industry for over 8 years now. What he loves most is having different conversations with landlords, vendors and tenants to understand their needs so he can ensure he finds the right property for them. This has lead to Lochlann having ravishing reviews on our Google review page. Lochlann has also lived throughout different parts of Reading in the last 25 years and through doing so, has understood the Reading market more & more.

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    Imani Likita

    Sales & Lettings Negotiator

    Imani have worked in several different job types over the years which is one of the main reasons why our clients always tell us just how great his customer service is. Imani has lived in Reading for 27 years and understands the local area to a great extent having lived in different areas in this time. What does Imani enjoy most about his job? He loves the challenge of trying to get each homeowner the right price and ensuring he finds each tenant the property just for them. He also loves the excitement of meeting a variety of people everyday.

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    Amelia Harding


    This is Amelia’s first job in estate agency & she absolutely loves it. My role day to day involves. Amelia joined in February 2019 and has already gained a wealth of valuable knowledge of the industry and a key member of the lettings team and is always ready to help a landlord or tenant, whatever the query may be. What Amelia enjoys most about estate agency is that no day is the same & each day offers something different. She is excited to keep learning and to grow within our team.

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    Harj Sandhu

    Sales & Lettings Negotiator

    Harj was born in Birmingham and has only lived in Reading for 4 years. In Birmingham, Harj worked as an estate agent for 7 years and his role was property management, sales and lettings. Harj then decided to relocated to Reading to explore the property market further and help widen his knowledge of the property market. Harj is our newest staff member and he has already taken to Hunters like a fish to water. Harj offers excellent customer service and loves a good conversation. So what does Harj enjoy most about his job? He enjoys meeting new people, knowing everyday is a new challenge and never knowing who you could meet.

Local area guide

Reading is a large and historic town 40 miles from central London. Between 2017-2019 it was the fastest-growing town in the country.

Services from Reading train station get commuters into London in just 25 minutes, and there are 140 services to London Paddington each day. Reading has fantastic links to both the M4 and M3 so commuting is easy. Heathrow Airport is just 27 miles from Reading and there are regular trains and buses operating to and from the airport, so the rest of the world is within easy reach.

Reading has some high performing schools such as All Saints Junior School, Reading School (a grammar school for boys) and Kendrick School (a grammar school for girls). The University of Reading is ranked within the top 200 in the world and the top 40 in Europe. 

Reading has it all when it comes to shopping. The Oracle has John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, House of Fraser and much more. Broadstreet Mall hosts Argos, TKMaxx and many other high street names. For those wanting to investigate the independent shopping scene, there’s Harris Arcade, which has a great selection of stores to explore. They sell a great variety of things here, including real ale, cheese, comics and African clothing. 

The restaurant and nightlife scene has picked up rapidly in Reading over the last few years. There’s loads to choose from, whether you want to fine dine at the Michelin star L’Ortolan restaurant or just grab a Nando’s. There’s a meal for all tastes and budgets in the area. 

There’s also been a huge increase in the number of bars in Reading. Bars include Revolution De Cuba, Coconut Bar & Kitchen and Be At One are all in the centre of Reading and within walking distance of each other. 

There are plenty of doctor’s surgeries in Reading, including a walk-in service, and several pharmacies throughout the town. There are plenty of dentists and the Royal Berkshire Hospital is centrally located for patients needing hospital care and support. 

Nearby, Beale Wildlife Park & Gardens is set against the River Thames and hosts over 30 animal species within its 30 acres of land. There are children’s play areas, woodlands to explore and lovely landscaped gardens too.

There’s also Dinton Pastures Country Park, which is a great open area with woodlands and lakes, offering a wide range of activities including exciting water sports, play parks and woodland walks.

Basildon Park is an impressive National Trust mansion that had many of its original features restored in the 1950s after it was damaged in the war. It’s great fun for families with many different types of activities, huge outdoor areas to explore and various events throughout the year. 

The successful and ever-popular Reading Festival takes part on August Bank Holiday every year since 1989, and it shares a bill with Leeds Festival.

Market Insights

Chas Shukla - Franchise Owner & Anish Shukla - Branch Manager

Contact Reading

46 Erleigh Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5NA

Mon – Thurs 9am – 5.30pm Fri – 9am – 5pm Sat – 9am – 1pm

Sales : 0118 966 8001


Lettings : 0118 966 8001


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