If you’re considering a 2020 move, you may want to act now to reach the widest audience of potential buyers this season.  Online viewings peak at this time of year, with many people taking time to relax at home during the Christmas period, spending their free time exploring the online property portals for their next… Read More


One of the main benefits of our branch towns is the proximity to the glorious countryside. Many of our towns and villages benefit from local nature reserves, parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty, which at this time of year can resemble a winter wonderland all preserved in frost to create a picture perfect frozen… Read More


This unique detached home enjoyed unprecedented interest, with a quick sale, presenting an ideal refurbishment project in a great Finchampstead location. The property generated a huge amount of interest, with a number of potential buyers competing for ownership.  In the Marketing department we could see the appeal; well-located on a tree-lined road which, at this… Read More


If you’re saving for your first home, have you considered the Help to Buy ISA? This beneficial scheme is open to anyone 16+ looking to save for their first home – but you will need to act fast to reap the rewards! In this unique scheme, as an individual you need to set up a… Read More


This quintessential character home presents an abundance of character, with all of the features you would desire from a traditional property and much more. This unique property offers flexible accommodation, promising to meet your every need amidst truly captivating grounds. A simply beautiful country affair, the gardens present substantial and secluded tree-lined grounds, a generous… Read More


Here at Mackenzie Smith, we appreciate the importance of being fully informed before making financial and business decisions, especially those with the potential to make such a difference in your life.  Landlords may well be entertaining pivotal decisions in regards to their properties, considering the debate and speculation regarding letting in the media. If you… Read More


Embrace the seasonal spooks of Halloween this half term and get stuck into some fun and crafty activities that will keep the children entertained. From carving pumpkins to creating squeamishly scary decorations, you can have some real family fun with the children in the comfort of your own home. To inspire your half term arts and… Read More


As a first time buyer, you gain real added value with Help to Buy on new build homes and the added bonus of no stamp duty payable on a great variety of properties.  Did you know that if you are buying your first home, there is no stamp duty land tax payable on properties up… Read More


We have some great low-cost and free ideas to get you and the children out and about this half term. The Vyne, National Trust, is holding a Halloween Spotter Trail for ages 0-7 years, with admission at just £2, from 10am until 5pm, 26th October to 3rd November. Promising to be spooktacular fun for the… Read More


Autumn has well and truly arrived, with the leaves in the trees now noticeably changing into an array of golds, yellows and reds. You may be thinking of preparing your garden for the winter and hoping to retain some of the summer joy, with fresh blooms guaranteed to give you a lift, or wondering what… Read More