We regularly publish news on the local property market from our five branches; in Fleet, Farnborough, Hook, Hartley Wintney and Ash Vale, where our staff, particularly branch managers, regularly contribute and provide local insight, hints and tips and reflect on national trends.

Editorialised featured properties are a main staple of our blog with properties for sale and to let showcased, as well as updates on new homes developments and individual new homes plots. Stories are published on any events we are involved in, with local schools, groups or charities, as well as any competitions we might be running.

We also have contributions from Andrew Fagg on the latest Mortgage products and trends – as well as regular market updates from our founder and managing director, Ed Mackenzie Smith, who has over 40 years experience in the local property market, consults with the Bank of England and is a long term member of the NAEA.

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    1st October: Open House events

      Here at Mackenzie Smith, we work hard to help you find your next home or investment. To make this easier, we have featured our Open House events for the upcoming week below, be sure to check back each week to see what’s new! We can of course also arrange viewings at your request, so… Read More


    Sold in under 24 hours

    One development, two apartments… in just under 24 hours our team in Fleet had sold (STC) both properties, all in a day’s work! Grace Gardens, centrally located in Fleet, is a well presented, private and landscaped development, featuring a variety of apartments across three floors. The location really lends itself to a wide variety of potential… Read More


    After a swift let?

    Things can move really swiftly in the world of lettings. So, whether you want to move into your new home within just a week or even a month, we can make it happen. Just to help you get the ball rolling, we have catalogued a selection of properties that are currently vacant and available to… Read More


    How to avoid the dreaded damp

    Along with the changing seasons, can come about the occurrence of the dreaded damp. It’s a problem that can slowly creep through your home as an unwanted visitor, so how can we avoid it? For many of us, much of the summer is spent working on improving our homes; a fresh lick of paint, some… Read More


    A chain-free move

      No time to lose? If you’re under a deadline to move quickly, we have a wide selection of properties that are currently available with no onward chain. From time to time, life can throw a spanner in the works and we just need to move quickly. You may have just sold your home, need… Read More


    Are you a secret landlord?

    In a recent article it was interesting to read that a high percentage of landlords are embarrassed to admit that they are indeed ‘landlords’ and it got us thinking about the different reasons people rent out their property and ask the question: What type of landlord are you? Here at Mackenzie Smith we encounter various… Read More