Having been a valued member of our Lettings Department for just over a year and a half, we’re pleased to announce, off the back of her recent ARLA qualification, that our own Tracy Cook has been promoted to Lettings Manager. Having worked in Estate Agency since she was 17, offering experience in Sales, New Homes,… Read More


Here at Mackenzie Smith, our landlords and tenants can rest assured that their money is safe, as we provide a principled service that’s up to date with the latest Government legislation. Having the ARLA Propertymark demonstrates the quality of our service, as they set the standard for letting agents, with all members required to follow… Read More


Imogen Ayres

We are delighted to welcome newcomer Imogen Ayres to the Mackenzie Smith lettings team. Imogen joins us from a corporate letting agent in Basingstoke and brings with her a wealth of experience and enthusiasm, which I am sure will be of great benefit to our landlords, tenants and internally throughout the various departments and branches.… Read More


We are pleased to announce that our Senior Lettings Consultant, Tracy Cook, has today passed her level 3 and 4 ARLA exams. Tracy is a relative newcomer to Mackenzie Smith’s lettings team, but given her experience in the industry, has already established herself as a valuable member of the team; developing excellent working relationships with… Read More


The economic climate may be uncertain, but we have found that the rental market is stronger than ever, possibly proving that in these uncertain times, people are looking more favourably at renting. So far this year, we have let a range of properties across our entire branch area, including Ash Vale, Farnborough, Fleet, Hartley Wintney,… Read More


With the new Tenant Fee Ban coming into place from June 1st, how exactly will this benefit you, as a tenant? The aim of The Tenant Fees Act is that tenants shouldn’t be hit with unexpected costs, so you will likely feel some of the initial financial rewards. Do the changes apply to my tenancy… Read More


Providence House in Hook has been a unique proposition for our sales team, with a wide range of studio, one and two bedroom properties formed from the conversion of a former office building. We were involved from day one, so it is wonderful to see that all have now sold. The remaining chances to live… Read More


In this price sensitive market it’s crucial for rental properties to be priced extremely accurately to avoid having an empty property.  It seems an obvious thing to say, but it is crucial to get the price of a rental property correct if you want it let. We have recently experienced a situation where a one… Read More


Hook is well-known for great transport links, with a mainline station and ease of access to the M3 and A30. Our contemporary apartments, Willow House (1 bedroom) and Burberry House (2 bedrooms), really deliver in easing the daily challenge of commuting. Willow House is positioned perfectly for business commuting, with exceptional access to the M3 and in… Read More


At the end of January, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) announced that mandatory five-year electrical installation checks on private rented housing in England will be introduced in a phased approach. Whilst they are yet to confirm the date that this will come into force, the Ministry has advised that it will… Read More