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  • The benefits of buying a new build

    New build homes can exceed expectations. Beyond the glossy brochures, they are fitted with the latest appliances and finishing, made from modern materials and environmentally considerate techniques and can often offer more for your money. Over the years, new technology and trends have changed what we look for in a home. Lifestyles have changed, meaning… Read More The post The benefits of buying a ...

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  • The spotlight is on… Katherine Gray

    Every other week we shine the spotlight on a different member within our team. This week we’d like to introduce our Land Manager, Katherine Gray. Katherine has been with Mackenzie Smith for 8 years, having joined us in 2009 following the completion of her LL.B (Hons) and LPC. Miss Gray’s day to day schedule involves… Read More The post The spotlight is on… Katherine Gray appeared first on Mackenzi...

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  • Proud sponsors of the Fleet Half Marathon

    This coming weekend, Sunday March 19th, Fleet will once again be closed off to traffic for the annual Brooks Fleet Half Marathon. Every year we support this fantastic local event and this year is no different. The Brooks Fleet Half Marathon is one of the longest running, and reputable, half marathons now in its 36th… Read More The post Proud sponsors of the Fleet Half Marathon appeared first on Ma...

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  • 6 steps to attract a quality tenant quickly

    Months of research, deliberation and planning leads up to the purchase of an investment property. But why for many investors does the story end there? Investing in a rental property can take months of research, planning and saving. Consideration of factors, such as the size and location of the property, are invariably contemplated to ensure… Read More The post 6 steps to attract a quality tenant q...

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  • The homes of Love Actually

    The cult classic from 2003 makes a return on Friday 24th March for a very good cause, Red Nose Day. The beloved film will finally see a sequel (of a sort) 14 years down the line, catching up with some of our favourite characters. Rumour has it that Hugh Grant is still Prime Minister, and… Read More The post The homes of Love Actually appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

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  • Get your property noticed

    With literally thousands of new homes coming on to the market each day, how does your house stand out from the crowd? Last year, on average, over 3,100 homes were brought to the market nationwide every single day. Clearly, your local geographic area will be a percentage of this, but it still shows how many properties… Read More The post Get your property noticed appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

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  • A Q&A with TA Fisher’s Julie Wright

    Having recently launched TA Fisher’s latest development, Blue Prior, we took the opportunity to get a developer’s insight on New Homes; what the current market holds, along with their priorities when releasing a new site. Sales and Marketing Manager, Julie Wright, with some input from the land team, was kind enough to offer some of her time for… Read More The post A Q&A with TA Fisher’s Julie Wrig...

  • Successful land sale on the Surrey/Hampshire border

    Last year, following years of work and negotiation, our Land Department successfully managed the sale of a medium sized strategic site on the Surrey/Hampshire borders.  In 2012, Mackenzie Smith was instructed to market approximately nine acres of undeveloped land within Surrey Heath on a subject to planning basis. This case is a prime example of… Read More The post Successful land sale on the Surr...

  • The devil is in the detail

    Those involved with the buying and selling of land will be well aware of how intricate and time consuming the process is. Planning has become more complex in recent years, and to secure a planning permission requires a combination of intelligence, expertise, experience and sheer determination.  It’s fair to say that no day is the… Read More The post The devil is in the detail appeared first on Mac...

  • Re-introducing our Land Department

    With 25 years of experience within the property sector, it would be fair to say that we have an extensive knowledge and comprehensive experience of dealing with all things property.  For many, the common associations with our business are sales, lettings and new homes, but an imperative part of our core business, and the industry… Read More The post Re-introducing our Land Department appeared firs...

  • 7 steps to convert land into property

    Do you have an area in your back garden you’ve been considering selling or building on? Perhaps you have a plot of land and you’re just not sure what to do with it, or where to even start? Our dedicated Land Department have represented many clients over the last twenty five years on a wide variety… Read More The post 7 steps to convert land into property appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • SANG – The hot topic for new homes in Hart

    Many things can inhibit the ability to develop a plot of land; Tree Preservation Orders, Flood Zones, Conservation Areas and Highway issues to name a few. But one topic that is on the end of every developer’s lips who work in the Thames Basin area is SANG. SANG stands for Suitable Alternative Natural Green Space. In… Read More The post SANG – The hot topic for new homes in Hart appeared first on M...

  • The spotlight is on… Gary Tetlow

    Every other week we shine the spotlight on a different member within our team. As we are focusing on our Land Department over the next week or so, this seemed the perfect opportunity to introduce our newest recruit, Gary Tetlow. You may be thinking you’ve heard that name before, you’d be right. Not only has… Read More The post The spotlight is on… Gary Tetlow appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Open House Events: 11th March

    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… Read More The post Open House Events: 11th March appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Providence House Open Day with incentives

    A stylish apartment with stamp duty paid for you.  Take advantage of this opportunity at our Providence House Open Event, on Sat 11th March. This incentive is only available for the first 5 reservations of the day, so book your place now, on 01256 764666. Whether you are an aspiring first-time buyer, a city commuter or… Read More The post Providence House Open Day with incentives appeared first on...

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  • Mackenzie Smith strengthen Land Department

    North Hampshire estate agents Mackenzie Smith have increased the size of their land and new homes development team. Gary Tetlow has re-joined the company following his previous employment with the company in 2007. Ed Mackenzie Smith who also works in the department, alongside Land Manager Katherine Gray, felt that this was the right time to… Read More The post Mackenzie Smith strengthen Land Depar...

  • Open House and Property Launch Events: 4th March

    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… Read More The post Open House and Property Launch Events: 4th March appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

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  • Introducing Blue Prior

    We are pleased to present a new and exclusive development from TA Fisher, Blue Prior in Church Crookham. A selection of just 13 brand new homes, Blue Prior offers 2,3 and 4 bedroom houses in a town house, coach house, link-detached and terraced build. We will be officially launching the properties on 4th-5th March, where… Read More The post Introducing Blue Prior appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Stamp duty paid for final few homes

    Just three homes remain at The Croft, a modern new development, set within the rural surroundings of Ash Green. Now with reduced pricing and with stamp duty paid, it is your last chance to snap up your stylish new home. The homes are also available through part exchange and are ready for you to move into by… Read More The post Stamp duty paid for final few homes appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Lettings: A calculated balance of supply, price & demand

    With more than 100 regulations to adhere to and more in the pipeline, on the surface, it may seem that the lettings market is facing a challenging time, but with the right balance between supply, price and demand, properties will let quickly. Recent activity within our lettings department certainly underpins this view, only last week, an change to the… Read More The post Lettings: A calculated bal...

  • The spotlight is on… Kris Holmes

    Every other week we shine the spotlight on a different individual within our team. Across our branch network, and within our Lettings, Land and Management teams, we have an experienced and passionate group of people working hard to sell and let property, promote it effectively and make our clients’ lives that little bit easier. This… Read More The post The spotlight is on… Kris Holmes appeared fir...

  • Successfully sold with an Open House event

    You’ll have likely seen our Open House events promoted each week. Across our five branch network we will often schedule open house viewings for a Saturday to maximise the potential interest and reduce the time and inconvenience for the owner. Open House events can be a great way of promoting your home. Not only does… Read More The post Successfully sold with an Open House event appeared first on M...

  • Career opportunities at Mackenzie Smith

    As part of our continual growth and expansion, we are constantly on the search for new experienced agents to join our passionate and customer driven team. You’ll have seen across our website, blogs and social media activity that we offer a great work environment with a strong team ethos. If none of our current vacancies… Read More The post Career opportunities at Mackenzie Smith appeared first on ...

  • Open House Events: 25th February

    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… Read More The post Open House Events: 25th February appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • And the Oscar goes to…

    With awards season kicking off, Hollywood is preparing for the biggest event of them all, the 89th Academy Awards, taking place on Sunday, February 26th. Films can encompass every form of life, every emotion, every situation, some truthful, some fantastically fictional. Each story centres around a character, and every character needs a place to call home. Oscar… Read More The post And the Oscar go...

  • Indulgent Homes

    With Pancake Day fast approaching, many of us will take this time to try and give something up for lent, but also taking these last few weeks to indulge. Why not spoil yourself with our selection of ‘indulgent’ homes. Whether you after an easy commute, stylish living, a unique home or quite simply an easy, no fuss move, we… Read More The post Indulgent Homes appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

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  • Open House Events: 18th February

    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… Read More The post Open House Events: 18th February appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • An elegant apartment within rural surroundings

    North court combines the grandeur of a period property with the high specification finishes of a contemporary home. Finchampstead’s rural outlook and infamous Ridges offer the idyllic backdrop to this exclusive and gated residence that provides good commuter connections. Found amidst a picturesque setting, North Court presents a grand gated residence that contains just 12 luxury apartments. This t...

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  • 25th anniversary celebrations

    To celebrate our 25th Anniversary we headed to Tylney Hall on Saturday evening to mark the occasion suitably. Tylney Hall is a wonderful venue, just a short distance from our Hook branch,  so it was lovely to keep it local. With a black tie dress code, the whole team and their partners were dressed to… Read More The post 25th anniversary celebrations appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • The heart of the home

    Every family home needs that central hub of activity, this usually forms out of whichever room is used most; the living room, kitchen, dining room… Often these rooms evolve over time, but sometimes when we list a property, these rooms are so obviously going to become the heart of the home for the next family.… Read More The post The heart of the home appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • 50 shades of…

    Grey, yellow, blue, pink, ivory, red… there are a million colours, and shades of colours to decorate your home with; from duck egg blue, to emerald green and everything in between. Each colour has personal associations and preference. However, there is a psychology behind colours, colours can affect moods, so care is required with how they… Read More The post 50 shades of… appeared first on Macken...

  • The spotlight is on… Ed Mackenzie Smith

    You may have noticed in more recent editions of The Thistleblower, that we have featured various members of the Mackenzie Smith team. In this edition, and to tie in with our 25th anniversary celebrations, we thought it was the perfect time to turn our attention to our Managing Director, Ed Mackenzie Smith. Although Mackenzie Smith is celebrating… Read More The post The spotlight is on… Ed Mackenzi...

  • The “wow” factor

    Each home is different, as each family is different, and as such have unique requirements from their house. For some, a good kitchen is crucial, for others it might be a home office. This is why, each time we list a new property, we take care to highlight the individual assets available, what might really… Read More The post The “wow” factor appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Two beds, two baths, to let.

    Located in the desirable village of Hartley Wintney, we’re pleased to offer this two bedroom end of terrace home to let. St Mary’s Park was designed and constructed by Barratt Homes in 2012, at the time they sold and were let incredibly quickly due to the favourable location and high quality specification. Five years down… Read More The post Two beds, two baths, to let. appeared first on Mackenzie...

  • Open House Events: 11th February

    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… Read More The post Open House Events: 11th February appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • 25 years of selling homes

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  • Open House Events: 4th February

    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… Read More The post Open House Events: 4th February appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Rising values outside of London

    London has long been the hub of property investment, seeing values rise exponentially across the city year on year. However, this has made investments and first time purchases near on impossible in the city. Last year alone, first-time buyers needed an average deposit of £91,409 to buy a house in the capital, and on average,… Read More The post Rising values outside of London appeared first on Mac...

  • The spotlight is on… Andy Fagg

    Here at Mackenzie Smith, our dedicated team are what really sets us apart. If you’ve done business with us before, you’ll know how hard we work both as individuals and as a team to collectively ensure that our reputation precedes us and to which our Trustpilot reviews are testament. With that in mind, we thought… Read More The post The spotlight is on… Andy Fagg appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Urban living in a rural setting

    We are pleased to invite you to our Open House event at Providence House on Saturday 4th February where the first 5 reservations will receive their stamp duty paid. Offering urban living in a rural setting, Providence House presents a selection of brand new studio, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Providence House caters for all,… Read More The post Urban living in a rural setting appeared first on Mac...

  • Open House Events: 28th January

    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… Read More The post Open House Events: 28th January appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • What to ask when looking to rent

      To  view our current list of available properties, please visit our website. Alternatively, feel free to register your requirements with us so that we may contact you with any relevant listings as and when they come to market. Contact Lettings: (01252) 514000. lettings@mackenziesmith.co.uk    … Read More The post What to ask when looking to rent appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Where to move once you’ve called the White House “home”

    Once you’ve lived in possibly the most renowned home in the world, where do you move to next? This is a problem that 43 Presidents of the United States have faced (the White House wasn’t ready in time for George Washington). The White House is arguably the most recognisable house in the world, a property that the… Read More The post Where to move once you’ve called the White House “home” appeared ...

  • The importance of being earnest

    Every now and again, as an Estate Agent, we’re likely to come across tricky transactions. Sometimes this is easy to see from the outset, but more often than not, it’s complications that arise down the line. If you’ve ever bought or sold a house before, you’re likely to know first-hand that things happen that cannot… Read More The post The importance of being earnest appeared first on Mackenzie Smi...

  • A new career for a new year?

    At Mackenzie Smith, we are consistently growing and adding to our team of experienced professionals in order to offer our clients a truly dedicated, knowledgeable and motivated service. As part of our continual expansion we are currently recruiting. Have you started the New Year with the resolution of moving to a new stage in your… Read More The post A new career for a new year? appeared first on ...

  • A Tenant’s Pick’n’Mix

    We all favour a little bit of ‘choice’, after all, it presents us with variety, an array of quality options. As our recent blog highlighted, a peak in the rental market has now empowered tenants with a wider choice of properties. Rather than pure speculation, we thought we’d illustrate the choices currently available. Whether you are… Read More The post A Tenant’s Pick’n’Mix appeared first on Mack...

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  • How to avoid the dreaded damp

    Along with the changing seasons, can come about the occurrence of the dreaded damp. It’s a problem that can slowly creep through your home as an unwanted visitor, so how can we avoid it? For many of us, much of the summer is spent working on improving our homes; a fresh lick of paint, some… Read More The post How to avoid the dreaded damp appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • A chain-free move

      No time to lose? If you’re under a deadline to move quickly, we have a wide selection of properties that are currently available with no onward chain. From time to time, life can throw a spanner in the works and we just need to move quickly. You may have just sold your home, need… Read More The post A chain-free move appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Are you a secret landlord?

    In a recent article it was interesting to read that a high percentage of landlords are embarrassed to admit that they are indeed ‘landlords’ and it got us thinking about the different reasons people rent out their property and ask the question: What type of landlord are you? Here at Mackenzie Smith we encounter various… Read More The post Are you a secret landlord? appeared first on Mackenzie Smit...

  • Debating a student loan?

    A student loan can open up a world of opportunities for our future generation. But how will they really affect the future of our bright stars? Despite what we hear in the press, not all debt is bad. Take mortgages as an example, typically it is a low-interest bearing debt that is taken on as… Read More The post Debating a student loan? appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

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  • Brand new to Fleet

    We are pleased to introduce a new build property in the heart of Fleet from experienced developer, Sewrey Homes. Offering three bedrooms, two of which benefiting from en suites, along with a main bathroom, this home is ideal for shared living or would make a fantastic family home. Located on Albert Street in the centre of Fleet, this… Read More The post Brand new to Fleet appeared first on Mackenz...

  • Hot summer for local lettings

    Well, the upset in the private rental sector widely predicted for this Summer never actually happened, despite changes to stamp duty, tax relief and of course the EU Referendum. In fact across all the areas that we cover for Lettings (Ash Vale, Farnborough, Fleet, Hartley Wintney and Hook) we saw an increase in demand from prospective tenants. The… Read More The post Hot summer for local lettings ...

  • A Commuter’s Dream

    ‘A commuter’s dream’ is a phrase we are all too familiar with. But what would make your dream commuter home? It is official, we are travelling further to work today than we were 10 years ago. As the Office of National Statistics (ONS) reveals, London-bound commuters spend considerably more than the rest of the country… Read More The post A Commuter’s Dream appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • 24th September: Open House events

      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… Read More The post 24th September: Open House events appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

  • Sustainable. Happy. Easy.

    Home is that restful space, where we can relax on the sofa at the end of a busy day. Wouldn’t the knowledge that you are taking care of your community and your pocket, make this all the more enjoyable? A sustainable home is a happy home for many a reason. Admittedly, the reduced energy costs would probably top the list… Read More The post Sustainable. Happy. Easy. appeared first on Mackenzie Smith...

  • Spacious family home to let in Elvetham Heath

    This impressive five bedroom, detached property currently available to let, is situated in a splendid position on the outskirts of Elvetham Heath backing on to the golf course. This exceptional property offers substantial family accommodation including five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a lounge, dining room and a kitchen/breakfast room. Boasting an abundance of natural surroundings, including… Read ...

  • Surge of Buy-to-Let market activity

    August saw an incredible month for the Buy-to-Let market with research from Connells Survey and Valuation showing an overall increase of 12.7%. The UK Buy-to-Let market accounts for 1 in 5 properties, providing an attractive investment opportunity offering growing and sustainable rental yields. The percentage increase suggests that the recent amendments to the tax and… Read More The post Surge of ...

  • An idyllic family home in the perfect location

    We are pleased to invite you to an open house on Saturday 24th September at the wonderful family home of Langley House, set in the desirable village of Hartley Wintney. The spacious four bedroom family home has clearly been well loved; a well-presented property with an abundance of features which really make the house a… Read More The post An idyllic family home in the perfect location appeared fi...

  • Bake off is moving home

    In what has probably been the biggest move of the week, it has been announced that The Great British Bake Off is moving to Channel 4, as if you didn’t already know! It almost seems like a move from a period country cottage in the countryside to a contemporary apartment in the city, both are… Read More The post Bake off is moving home appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

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  • A Dream Project

    Whether you are looking to build the dream, or looking for the next renovation, allow us to introduce you to this two bedroom bungalow, surrounded by the leafy green of Nately Scures.  The property is just bursting with potential and can be seen at our Open House on Saturday 17th September. The property is surrounded by… Read More The post A Dream Project appeared first on Mackenzie Smith.

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