Our Senior Lettings Consultant, Tracy Cook, has recently celebrated her first, hopefully of many, anniversaries with our Lettings Department. Such a milestone offers an opportunity for reflection on how she’s found life at Mackenzie Smith so far. “Coming from a large corporate agent, where there are, in my opinion, just too many tenancies, working at… Read More


Our lettings team have celebrated a successful summer of lettings, finding tenants for a multitude of properties of all shapes and sizes. Michael Clarke, Lettings Director, commented, “I am absolutely delighted with the performance of the team in letting so many properties for our clients over the summer. There is so much legislation affecting our… Read More


We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2018, taking place 17th – 23rd September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. It is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official list of gas engineers who are… Read More


With such a range of properties on the market, it can be a challenge to find a house that meets your needs and desires. Many in this situation consider refurbishing and extending a new house to meet their exact requirements, but of course to do this, you need a house which has the right potential.… Read More


Nursery Gardens, a brand new development from Bewley Homes in Tongham, Surrey, is now available to  view, with reservations already well underway. Along with some fantastic new homes for First Time Buyers or families (with the benefit of Help to Buy and Part Exchange), we’re also pleased to offer investors a completely unique opportunity. There… Read More


There is no doubt that being ‘a tenant’ is now not only socially acceptable, but in certain regions it is the preferred option for many and often ‘the norm’. Gone are the days when people only rented if they had to and the concept of ‘paying someone else’s mortgage’ was laughable. How times change! A… Read More


With such beautiful summer weather, dining al fresco seems the obvious choice! We would all much rather be outside enjoying the sun during these long summer evenings. If you are considering or are planning to buy a new property, why not peruse through some of the those we have on offer, which feature a variety… Read More


Such a unique property to let is rare to find. This late Victorian detached house benefits from a new and modern style refurbishment, a rarity on the housing market, let alone in lettings, and is therefore ideal for somebody looking to rent a house of an exceptional standard. Perhaps you have the intention of staying… Read More


Having just had a record month for rental valuations, it is interesting to see that the overwhelming reason we get called out is scenarios where landlords are looking for a better service. There are so many options for landlords with regards to lettings agents, many offering cheap deals or ‘unique’ online services, so it can… Read More


If you don’t know what to do with a property which has suddenly come into your possession, letting it via an agency can be a good extra source of income. However, becoming a landlord unexpectedly can be a daunting prospect. There’s a lot to consider when becoming a first-time landlord, if you neglect to complete… Read More