Welcome to Sophic Property

Reading's Superior Letting Agency & your Partner in Property

Sophic: An experienced property agency - we work hard for excellent results

Sophic Property is a Lettings & Property Management agency with a wealth of experience in lettings, management and developing property with 15 years of experience. Our agency provides streamlined digital and physical property services to Landlords, Tenants & Property Developers. In everything we do, when innovation meets with investment – good things happen.

Reliable & extensive track record of finding exactly the right tenants

We are proud to be one of the highest rated lettings & property management agencies covering Berkshire, Hampshire & Surrey.
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Rosie Turner
Rosie Turner
2021-02-16
Ricky provided a thoroughly professional and efficient service from start to finish. He was happy to accommodate and answer any queries or concerns I had and provided prompt and detailed responses. If you're looking for a bespoke, trustworthy and reliable service, then Sophic Property is for you! Thank you again.
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Amanda York
Amanda York
2021-02-15
Very speedy response and great communication, highly recommended
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Debasish Chatterjee
Debasish Chatterjee
2021-02-08
Very professional and responsive service. Big shout out for Ricky Bhurji. He went out of the way to cater to individual needs - someone you can depend on for friendly advice and getting the job done. I have been a repeat customer and I would strongly recommend.
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Keith Greene
Keith Greene
2021-02-08
I have to say from the first minute I contacted Ricky about the available room he made it so easy and was very fast in arranging a viewing and getting all the necessary paperwork completed . I have moved house 4 times in the last 8 years and the service that was provided by Sophic Property was first class compared to past estate agent’s I have used . I will definitely use again if needed and have already recommended them to friends and work colleagues.
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Tony Montana
Tony Montana
2021-02-02
My name is Chris and i have just rented a property thru this guys , and all i can say is that i could of not be a more luckyer person , the agent NEALE TANKARIA ,has been at his top of the range expextations , where usually takes at list a week before you pas the references before you carry on with other documents , this guy had me moved in just over 48H , I MEAN .......TOP OF THE RANGE , and let me asure you i have gone thru all the checks and ticks necesary , on top of that to be let know personaly every step what is the curent situation of your application i would say that is a fine touch, sooo yeah very pleased with the choice made . Thank you again
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Chris Pithers
Chris Pithers
2021-01-16
Can't speak highly enough of these guys. Was looking for a very quick and urgent move, Ricky did all he could to help and got me in quickly! Always on the other end of the phone if there's any issues. Looking for a good place to live? Call these guys!!
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Satish Pakki
Satish Pakki
2021-01-14
Neale and Ricky have helped me find two tenants, one for my 1 bed studio in Lower Earley and another for our 2 bed house in Winnersh. Although due to Covid, it did take few weeks to find good tenants in the end they did find the right people who matched my exact requirement and I am very happy about it. One of the main things that Ricky and Neale do better than other agents is, they do take excellent pictures and videos which few of the other agents I used in the past (Cintra and Haart) never do. They are lazy even to take pics and Videos. The other good thing is Neale and Ricky share these with owners to use for their individual advertising which I don’t think other agents would do. Both Neale and Ricky are bang on time for their appointments too! Another thing Ricky is very good at is, as soon as the agreement is done, without us asking he transfers the funds instantly, no need to chase like I had to with Cintra in the past!!! key point to be noted! So I recommend Sophic property services and also in future when I need new tenants for my properties I will be using them again. Regards, Satish
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Gee Mann
Gee Mann
2021-01-04
Very professional, knowledgeable and customer service driven! I have worked with people in property. These guys are by far the best in the business.
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Khurram Naqvi
Khurram Naqvi
2021-01-02
Ricky helped me in securing a tenancy for my BTL property a while ago. In a very short span of time he conducted quite a few viewings and arranged a tenant for a very reasonable price. The property also required some maintenance for which Ricky arranged his handymen and electricians to have things fixed before tenants moved in. I would definitely recommend Sophic Property to fellow landlord who are not very hands on like me.
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Check out our virtual property tours

The true benefits of our virtual property marketing are that they facilitate property viewings efficiently, safely, and 24/7. With changing customer expectations, our video marketing will generate increased interest, drive engagement and lead to quicker results. Having a virtual video across all platforms will open access to more people.

Our Services

We manage several properties across Berkshire, Hampshire & Surrey. This includes rooms in HMO’s, Studios, Apartments, Houses & Executive Properties. We save Landlords’ time and money by keeping their properties occupied with creditworthy & reliable tenants.

Lettings

Lettings

Our property valuations are free. Landlords who want to know what the current value of their property is should get in touch with us. We provide advice and supportive evidence as to what we think is the best strategy to make the most out of your property.
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Property Management

Property Management

Sophic manages several properties across Berkshire. We have an extensive track record of proactive property management after all, we have let more than 1000 properties during the last 10 years.
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Refurbishments

Refurbishments

We deliver refurbishment management for busy landlords who require a professional to look over any works required. We deliver excellent and knowledgeable service from having a strong local network across Berkshire and having renovated over 50 properties over the last 15 years.
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Why should you choose Sophic Property?

Our executive team have personally let more than 1000 properties over the last 10 years. We are diligent, experienced & knowledgeable – we give the time and effort to market a property in the right way for our customers – our results & reviews over time, speak for themselves.

Digital first

We encourage digitisation and reducing carbon footprint is important to us. We conduct virtual viewings and operate paperless transactions from tenant vetting, inventories, property inspection reports & electronic signatures.

Dedication

We have been in property full-time since 2006. Keeping on top of any news or legislation that could affect our customers before & not after the event is vital.

Management

We manage several properties which includes rooms in HMO’s, Studios, Apartments, Houses & Executive properties. We regularly update the technology we use so we capture the right photography.

1000+

Our executive team have personally let more than 1000 properties over the last 10 years. With experience like this – we will find you the exact type of tenant you are looking for.

Tradesmen

Our network of high quality, excellent workmanship & proven contractors who we use continuously ensures we get things done to the best of our ability.

Forecasting

Property & financial markets move in cycles and living in a globally connected world, makes identifying when to buy and what to buy exceedingly difficult. Sophic Property will help make your investment take off in the right direction.

The Founder

Managing Director, Ricky Bhurji, has been working in property since 2005 and has helped hundreds of property investors create, grow & manage their portfolios.
With a corporate agency background and looking over 22 regions, Ricky gained a fascinating insight into the industry – most noticeably, how others operated and did things well versus those who didn’t find as much success in their ventures.
Ricky has also built up a property portfolio comprising several buy to let’s, hmo’s, conversions, auction properties and also new-build. It is through this first-hand experience gained by knowing what works and most importantly, what does not.

Sophic Property FAQ’s

We at Sophic Property can save you time and money when Landlords decide to let their property with us. When you work with us, we guarantee that your property will be occupied quickly and the calibre of tenants we provide will match the highest expectations. If you are a landlord on the lookout for a new agent or are thinking of letting your property for the first time, check out the services we offer and get in touch with us now.
It can be very time consuming and frustrating when you are a tenant and looking for a place to make your home. With our many years of experience at Sophic Property, we take the uncertainty and stress out of the equation and use our big database of properties so we can find your short or long-term home to rent. With the new and additional stress of coronavirus, we make sure to always offer you a virtual viewing first and to minimize the need for face-toface meetings so you can move into your new home quickly, safely and hassle-free.
The company was founded over 4 years ago by Ricky Bhurji – an experienced industry professional with a corporate agency background. It has since become one of the major players in property investment and management in the Thames Valley. If you are looking for a property to rent or are a landlord or a potential investor in Berkshire, Hampshire or Surrey, you needn’t look further than Sophic Property.

Yes we offer both fully and part managed services to landlords, and we can also provide you
with a tenant find service. Some of the additional services we offer are gas and electrical
certificates assistance, inventory checks, check-outs etc. View the full list now and if you
have any questions, do get in touch.

We have had many years of experience working with developers on multi-unit sites that are
converted into apartments in build to rent schemes. We also have vast experience managing
HMO’s (Houses of Multiple Occupancy). For a current update on what we manage, have a
browse through our Portfolio or get in touch.

Yes, we do and we have undertaken many projects where we have renovated properties for our clients. From our experience, we can share with you the 3 main parameters that you should consider when thinking about a property ‘makeover’ or full scale refurbishment as a landlord:
1. Improve the rental value and consequently the rental yield of your property;
2. Make the property more attractive to potential tenants so to minimize the chance of it staying unoccupied;
3. Increase the capital value of the rental property, especially if you are considering selling or remortgaging it.
7. Do you take on properties with tenants in situ? (Landlords) Yes, if there are already tenants occupying the property, we can still sign a contract to represent you and market your property for a buy-to-let. We have experience dealing with this type of situations and you can fully rely on us to approach the marketing & managing of your property in the most beneficial to you way.
Yes, we can do all the necessary checks for you when it comes to letting your property or finding tenants for your development. And in case you are not compliant, we are here to help you get there every step of the way.

This is the service we offer for our tenants and investors, so we can help you find the right
home or investment that you are looking for. Having lived locally for 35 years, we will search
all the available properties on the market in the areas we cover and also across all of our
extensive contacts network. Our database has many rich layers, including additional facts
about the properties, local overview, the best schools, etc. Additionally, if you are looking for
an investment we will calculate the basic performance indicators that you can expect – such
as how much the property could achieve in rent & what the rental demand is like in the area.
Get in touch with us today to find out more.

We take all the necessary precautions to manage all our dealings with clients in the safest
way possible not just to comply with all the official regulations but because we care about all
of you. So you can rest assured that all steps of the process can be done virtually, or if a
face-to-face meeting is required – social distancing and all necessary precautions including
face coverings and wearing gloves will be adhered to.

Additionally, we are keeping abreast of all the changes not just to the way you want to rent
or let a property, but also to the future of the property market as a whole. Find out more
about life after covid or get in touch to discuss your options as a landlord or investor.

We cover the Thames Valley and work with tenants, landlords, investors and developers in Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey. Our office is in Reading, where you can also pay us a visit.
Research suggests that nowadays the majority of potential tenants find properties online, and more recently, social media. Some of them still use traditional methods such as phone calls or e-mails. We capture all of the potential audience via these methods using digital photography and customised videos for every property we market and our cross-platform marketing of your property ensures it gets maximum exposure in the shortest space of time

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