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


Looking to rent in Hook? Whether you’re searching for an apartment or family accommodation, we have something to suit all lifestyles, including the two featured properties below… Willow House is a contemporary, brand new second floor apartment, ideally located right in the heart of Hook; a well-connected town with great transport links, featuring rural countryside… Read More


Providence House, Hook, has proved popular – be that for new owners and indeed for renting. The final phase to let has just been released and they are going quickly. If you’re looking for a rental property with good commuting links, within walking distance of local shops and amenities – this could be ideal! This… Read More


Renting a home seems to be becoming more and more commonplace, with many millennials not joining the property ladder at all. But what is actually going on in modern society that is causing this shift, from the desire to be a homeowner, to the lifestyle of a tenant? Read on to find out more… Incredibly, private… Read More


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