Local Areas Score Well as Best Place to Live

The success of Hart District as the best place to live in the UK, coming top in the Halifax Quality of life survey for three years in a row has been well reported. A new index of the best places to live in England and Wales created by The Telegraph has picked out East Basingstoke… Read More


Win £250 with Estate Agents Hook

Win £250 by entering Mackenzie Smith Estate Agents Hook Photography competition. That’s £250 for the top photos in both under and over 18’s age groups, plus another £250 for each winners choice of charity. The village of Hook is surrounded by absolutely stunning countryside and farmland so amateur photographers are spoilt for choice here. Hook… Read More


Interest Rate Stability and High Demand put Upward Pressure on Prices

Record low interest rates are helping to keep mortgage rates low, which has created high demand for properties to buy and subsequently increased house prices, particularly where supply is most limited. The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, insists a rise in interest rates will not happen until recovery is reflected throughout the… Read More


Best Place to Live, Three Years in a Row!

Hart District has held on to the title  as the best place to live in the UK for a third year according to the 2013 Halifax Quality of Life survey. Again Hart has scored consistently highly across many of the categories: Longest life expectancy in the UK Healthiest in the UK High Employment at 80%… Read More


Dating back to the 17th Century this quaint property is situated in the charming village of Greywell, just to the west of Odiham, only a short walk from the welcoming traditional village pub and pleasant walks along the river Whitewater and Basingstoke Canal. Traditional cottage through and through the living room is cosy with features… Read More