Mike outside new lettings office, may 2015

If you live in or visit Fleet you may have noticed our new Lettings office in Fleet High Street. As the level of business continues to increase for Mackenzie Smith Lettings Department we quite simply needed more space and having our own dedicated Lettings Office next to our already well established Sales Office in Fleet… Read More

Fleet Estate Agent office 2015

Changes to our Fleet High Street Estate Agency office are now complete. The new extended Mackenzie Smith frontage on Fleet High Street is now home to both our Sales and Lettings teams in Fleet. The extensive property display is backlit, showcasing properties in a clear and eye-catching way all day and night, all year. “I think… Read More

Michael Clarke, MARLA, Lettings Director

What happened in 2014? The lettings market in 2014 continued to go from strength to strength. This was despite the rise in house prices in the middle of the year. We did see some landlords decide that the time was right to sell but there was an equal amount of new investment landlords looking to… Read More

Online Letting Agents – Risky?

As another online letting agent launched itself onto the market last week it does pose the question – How effective can an online letting agent be? As a high street letting agent we at Mackenzie Smith use the power of the internet and social media to give a landlord’s property maximum coverage but our service… Read More

Taking just a few simple steps at the beginning of a property search could save tenants a lot of stress and money. Based on data recently released by ARLA two thirds of renters do not take into consideration if their landlord or letting agent is licensed. An alarming 1 in renters 10 wrongly assuming that… Read More

It has always been our policy here at Mackenzie Smith to advise landlords to have their property professionally cleaned prior to the start of the tenancy; this has been for two reasons. Firstly it sets the correct tone for tenancy – if a property is perfectly clean for tenants to move in at the start… Read More

When we are asked to carry out a rental appraisal we like to sit down with the client and go through the relevant legislation, our various levels of service and the fee structure and rental value. It is quite extraordinary how many people see the last two points as the most important, often instructing an… Read More

New Look for Farnborough Office

The Farnborough office of Mackenzie Smith has just undergone a top-to-toe refit and now offers an enhanced and sophisticated environment for the hard working professional team and our clients. The window displays have been upgraded to give the office a stunning street presence with LED displays to showcase some of our latest properties for sale… Read More

This brand new second floor apartment is nearing completion and is situated on the popular Queensgate development on the outskirts of Farnborough. It will be available for viewing very shortly with a potential move in date of early to mid December and comes with two allocated parking spaces. With a well designed interior and finished… Read More

As from 1st November 2013 letting agents have been required by law to disclose all their non optional fees in connection with renting a property. This means that from the moment a prospective tenant views a property online or in the newspaper they will be able to see exactly what that agent will charge them.… Read More