There is no doubt that being ‘a tenant’ is now not only socially acceptable, but in certain regions it is the preferred option for many and often ‘the norm’. Gone are the days when people only rented if they had to and the concept of ‘paying someone else’s mortgage’ was laughable. How times change! A… Read More


Such a unique property to let is rare to find. This late Victorian detached house benefits from a new and modern style refurbishment, a rarity on the housing market, let alone in lettings, and is therefore ideal for somebody looking to rent a house of an exceptional standard. Perhaps you have the intention of staying… Read More


Here at Mackenzie Smith, we work hard to help you find your next home or investment. To make this easier, we have featured our upcoming Open House events below, be sure to check back each week to see what’s new. We can, of course, also arrange viewings at your request, so please contact our branches listed… Read More


Having just had a record month for rental valuations, it is interesting to see that the overwhelming reason we get called out is scenarios where landlords are looking for a better service. There are so many options for landlords with regards to lettings agents, many offering cheap deals or ‘unique’ online services, so it can… Read More


Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed some changes to our Fleet branch. To close off our 25th anniversary celebrations and start our 26th year of business with a spring in our step, our Fleet High Street branch has seen a complete refurbishment. Fleet is the final office in our six branch network… Read More


Landlords who have previously rented out a property will know that getting a good tenant can be far more important than achieving a higher rent. Obviously a high rental income is important for landlords, but 23 years’ of experience has certainly taught me the importance of getting the ‘right’ tenant rather than ‘just any’ tenant,… Read More


Every other week, we use our spotlight articles to introduce different members of the team across all six of our branches, Head Office, Lettings and our Land and New Homes department. This week we’re shining the spotlight on our Lettings Director, Michael Clarke, who assisted in re-establishing our Lettings Department almost 5 years ago when… Read More


Here at Mackenzie Smith, we work hard to help you find your next home or investment. To make this easier, we have featured our Open House events for the upcoming week below, be sure to check back each week to see what’s new. We can, of course, also arrange viewings at your request, so please contact… Read More


Every other week, we use our spotlight articles to introduce different members of the team across all six of our branches, Head Office, Lettings and our Land and New Homes department. When I say we “introduce” them, some have been with us for as long as 25 years, however this week’s spotlight is absolutely an… Read More


As a landlord, you are required by law to have an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) carried out on the property you let, but did you know that from 1st April 2018 the Government will be applying a new law that requires all rented properties to be a minimum of an E rating. For the vast… Read More