Over 400 trusted reviews

As we've just passed our 400th review on Trustpilot, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for taking the time to review our services.

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Refer a Friend

We all know someone who is thinking of moving, chances are your friends could really do with some advice. With so many options to choose from, they’ll really value your opinion, as do we! To tie-in with our Trustpilot scheme, where our customers can see what you think, we’re now giving you the chance to… Read More

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Refer a Friend

Simply refer a friend, colleague or even a family member to Mackenzie Smith. If they take up your referral and sell their home with us, you both get a £75 Amazon voucher upon completion. The best part is, because we've built our referral scheme online, you don't even need to remind us. You'll simply get your reward automatically after the sale completes.


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New Year, new career?

Have you started the New Year with the resolution of moving to a new stage in your professional life? Perhaps you need a new challenge?  


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The spotlight is on… Michael Clarke

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 he initially joined the company.


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Home is where Hart is…

Hart has reclaimed its crown as the best place to live in the UK, for the fifth time in six years according to Halifax's annual Quality of Life survey.


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Success at The Ridges

The Ridges was one of our first properties for sale when we opened our Yateley office back in September, we’re pleased to have completed just in time for Christmas.


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Make your move in January

Whilst spring has been known to be the most popular time of the year to sell, this post-Christmas time frame can offer some real promise.


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Discover… Blackwater

This week, we take a glance at Blackwater, a progressive commuter town that is conveniently positioned just off the A30 and offers something to suit all.  


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Homes for lasting New Year’s resolutions

Each New Year comes with a new set of resolutions, but this year, why not let your home do the hard work and help you stick to them?


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2017: The year that's been

2017 was always going to be a big year for us, marking 25 years since we started, back in 1992. With such a huge achievement, we've celebrated in many ways; by continuing to do what we do best, introducing some new elements to the mix and of course, having a bit of a party. Take a look at our review of the year to see what we've been up to in 2017.

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2 weeks left to enter #FestiveFriday!

Deck the halls, dress the tree, then post a photo for all to see! We’ll be selecting two more winners between now and Christmas, here’s how to enter.


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Approaching the winter peak…

Whilst we are rapidly approaching the festive break, we can also see the winter peak on the horizon, with Rightmove's highest website traffic of the year.


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Christmas opening hours

With the festive season approaching, we will be closing our 6 branches and offices for the Christmas break, read on for full details of our opening times. 


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The spotlight is on… Steve Panther

This week we’re shining the spotlight on one of our Branch Managers, Farnborough's Steve Panther.


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10 festive ideas for end of term

The countdown to Christmas is well underway… along with the end of term! To help with one aspect of the endless festive lists, we've put together 10 ideas to keep the children entertained.


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Plenty of room at the Inn

We’ve got a wide selection of homes which offer plenty of room for festive fun, here’s just a small snapshot… 


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Walking in a winter wonderland…

With the festive season approaching, you may be looking for somewhere to stretch your legs after too much turkey or a gentle stroll to blow out the cobwebs come New Year's Day. Here are a few local options.


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Discover…Newnham

Each edition, we're showcasing a different location in our branch network. This week, we take a glance at Newnham, a rural village that’s preserved a picturesque landscape, while conveniently positioned just off the A30.  


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We’re hiring

Have you been considering a new role for 2018? Perhaps you’re seeking a better work/life balance or are re-evaluating your long-term goals? We're currently hiring across all roles. 


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#FestiveFriday photo competition

With December on the horizon, we're counting down to Christmas with a brand new competition, hosted on Facebook for all to enter.

Deck the halls, dress the tree, then post a photo for all to see!

The competition will officially launch tomorrow, running the whole of December with a different winner each week.


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The spotlight is on… Tracy Cook

This week we're shining the spotlight on our newest recruit, Senior Lettings Consultant, Tracy Cook.


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We pedalled for Pudsey

We recently joined around 600 volunteers at Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre to pedal for Pudsey, raising funds for Children in Need during a World Record attempt.


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Open House Events: 2nd December

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.


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Stamp duty cut for first-time buyers

In the recent autumn budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a huge benefit for first-time buyers, having removed and reduced stamp duty land tax (SDLT), with immediate effect. 


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Dishing up heart & soul in the kitchen

The kitchen is a part of the home that can often be the deal breaker, otherwise known as the heart of the home, but quite simply that central living space we just cannot do without. 


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Church Crookham: The best of both worlds

Church Crookham enjoys a mature landscape and prides itself with great schools, excellent commuter links and plenty more… 


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Out and about in Hook

Recently, we’ve been fortunate to have been invited to participate in a number of local events in the local Hook community, along with the surrounding areas. 


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Proud sponsors of Yateley’s Gig on the Green

Following the launch of our sixth branch in Yateley, we’re pleased to announce that we will be sponsoring 2018’s Gig on the Green!
Branch Manager, Gavin Fouracre, explains why it's such an important community event, you can also find out where and when can buy tickets for this calendar highlight that is not to be missed.

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Final few homes at Blue Prior

Blue Prior, a brand new development from TA Fisher has just a few homes remaining with further incentives now available. 


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Autumn budget rumours for first time buyers

With the autumn budget due next week, we've looked at one of the most popular rumours, the abolition of stamp duty for first time buyers.


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Save the Date: Christmas Markets

Christmas markets are coming to town, so wrap up warm and be prepared to indulge and revel in the festivities, with food, fun and some early Christmas shopping.


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SOS appeal from local residents

The residents of Hook and Winchfield are appealing for support to combat proposed rail service changes.


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The spotlight is on… Jason Bowden

In this week's edition of our Spotlight series, we're introducing Ash Vale's Assistant Branch Manager, Jason Bowden.


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Comforts of Hartley Wintney

As fiery autumnal hues blaze through Hartley Wintney, the village is arguably at its finest, but this charming village can offer more than just a picturesque landscape.


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Introducing The Clockhouse

We are pleased to present a new and exclusive retirement development from McCarthy & Stone, The Clockhouse in Guildford. 


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7 tips for selling your home this winter

To help your home attract the best buyers in the winter months, we’ve put together our top tips for selling.


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The spotlight is on… Jon Lacey

Our spotlight series takes a look at a different employee within Mackenzie Smith every other week. Across all departments and all job roles, each person at Mackenzie Smith has a story behind their career so far, this week we’re introducing Jon Lacey, our Fleet branch manager. Today marks his 15th anniversary, detailed in the additional blog below.

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Heritage in Hannington

We’ve been fortunate to be trusted with the sale of a truly remarkable Grade II listed, 17th century home in the village of Hannington, situated between Basingstoke and Newbury. 


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Celebrating 15 years at Mackenzie Smith

Congratulations to Jon Lacey, our Fleet Branch Manager, who is celebrating 15 years with Mackenzie Smith today.


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World record attempt for Children in Need

We’re thrilled to be joining Aldershot Garrison Sports Centre, Aspire Defence for a Guinness World Record Attempt in support of BBC Children in Need. 


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Yateley Uncovered: Memoirs of Bonfire Night

Did you know about Yateley's connection to the gunpowder plot? Lord Monteagle set the wheels in motion for us to remember, remember...


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Landlord EPC update

Have you heard about the amendments to the landlord EPC requirements from April 1st? Our Lettings Director offers his advice.


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Yateley update

Time flies! It seems like only yesterday that we opened our doors in Yateley for the first time, yet here we are two months later, find out how we're getting on in our new branch.


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8 steps to winter-proof your rental property

Our eight step checklist will help you achieve both an efficient home and happy tenants.


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To Let: Move in by Christmas

Across our six branch network, we have a wide selection of properties that are currently available to let, with some becoming vacant this month, allowing for plenty of time to settle in before the festive season. 


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Contemporary luxury in Rotherwick

The rural village of Rotherwick is renowned for its countryside and the luxury country house hotel, Tylney Hall. Greswoldes, a unique four bedroom family home is the perfect fit here, with an exceptional amount of style and space, paired with a countryside outlook and a touch of class with the sophisticated stylings of the home.

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The spotlight is on… Steve Tetlow

Our spotlight articles are a great way of introducing the people of Mackenzie Smith. However, this week’s spotlight is someone who needs no introduction, our Sales Director, Steve Tetlow. 


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Find a buyer for Christmas

If you are looking to find a buyer for your home by Christmas or early next year, time is of the essence when it comes to putting your house on the market. 


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10 Half-term activities

With half-term on the horizon, we’ve been scouring the local press, internet and facebook to bring together 10 top activities to keep the children entertained, whatever the weather, there’s hopefully something for everyone.


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Yateley: The place to call home

There is so much on offer within the quiet, semi-rural village of Yateley, everything from local community events to an abundance of leisure activities. Here is a quick overview of what it could offer you and your family.


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A cosy collection

With the nights drawing in and the temperature dropping as we continue through autumn and approach the winter months, there’s nothing better than settling in for a night on the sofa. 


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Halloween arts and crafts

With half-term coming up, we’ve put together some arts and crafts ideas just in-time for Halloween. We’ll be trialling our own Mackenzie Smith spin on some of these over the weekend, so keep an eye on facebook to see how those turn out. 


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The property name game

A property name is all about adding individuality and character to your home, but what does your property’s name say about your house? 


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New home, new you

Along with Help to Buy, a good location and stylish apartments, Providence House offers the benefit of a residents' gym with a wide selection of equipment, announced within this blog.


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The Chapel House at The Convent

Currently available to let, The Chapel House at the Convent combines elegance and character, with magnificent and unique features, paired with contemporary, stylish finishing in this recently renovated building. With a private entrance, courtyard garden, three double bedrooms, a remarkable 51ft open plan living area and media room, there is much to enjoy in this characterful home.

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Help to Buy extended

Speaking ahead of the Conservative Party conference this week, Prime Minister Teresa May confirmed on 1st October that the popular Help to Buy scheme is to be extended. 


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Find your ideal investment or first home at Providence House

Visit our Open House event on Saturday 7th October, 10am – 12pm, where all reservations on the day will benefit from stamp duty paid.


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Autumn events in your community

From firework displays to traditional harvest festivals, find out what's in store in your local communities this month.


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Open House Events: 7th October

At our open house events this weekend, we can introduce to you three very individual three bedroom homes, each with a unique offering.


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The spotlight is on… Danny O’Hanrahan

For this week’s spotlight article, we’re introducing one of our newest recruits, Hartley Wintney’s Danny O’Hanrahan. 


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Time to put your garden to bed?

Make the most of the unusually mild autumn weather by heading to the garden to prepare for the winter. 


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Home security takes a step outside

When it comes to home security its not just what’s on the inside that counts, but the outside too.  


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The top 20 most valued features for home buyers

Want to know what buyers look for in a home? We've compiled the top 20 features.


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A Q&A with Taylor Wimpey

Having recently launched Taylor Wimpey's latest, local development, Pembroke Manor in Hook, 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 Manager, Andrea Smale, was kind enough to offer some of her time for a quick Q&A.

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Buy-To-Let market conditions

The Buy-To-Let sector has seen many changes over the past 12 months. However, property still continues to be a popular and considerably beneficial investment, we’ve taken a look at some of the key reasons why.


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Make hay while the sun shines

Autumn is officially here, the new season has meant that the appetite for selling homes has returned, making September a superb time to sell. Why not make hay while the sun shines with just 12 weeks until the festive deadlines.


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Investing in Hook

Hook has long proved a popular destination for home-buyers, with its great schools, good commuter connections, proximity to larger towns and easy access to countryside spaces, you can certainly see why. 


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The spotlight is on… Lucie Macdonald

Every other week, we shine the spotlight on those that help set our business apart. This week we're introducing our latest recruit, Sales Assistant Lucie Macdonald.


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The top 10 tenant requirements

If you’re considering entering into the world of property investment, perhaps as a landlord, you may want to consider the 10 most popular tenant requirements.


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An exceptional rental property with country views

Set amidst 1.5 acres, this unique rental property relishes in character, charm and country views. Hawthorns has much to offer, from endless living spaces to excellent commuter links. 


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Retirement living at its finest

Fleur De Lis, a stylish ground floor retirement apartment in the picturesque village of Hartley Wintney, sets the benchmark for retirement living, with high specification finishes, tasteful styling and outdoor grounds to enjoy. 


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Which Royal Residence Should You Live in?

Following the recent news that the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge are now expecting their third child, we have an outcome quiz perfect for those fans of the Royal family! If you’ve ever imagined yourself living the luxury lifestyle, now’s the time to find out which royal residence you’re best suited to. 


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Meet your Yateley team

When putting together our new team, it was important that they delivered the ethos that Mackenzie Smith endeavour to uphold during every sale, therefore each agent has spent time in a different branch prior to moving to Yateley. Allow us to introduce you to the individuals bringing this unparalleled service to our brand new Yateley branch.

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The Yateley Housing Market

We've collected data from a variety of sources to create a full picture of the housing market in Yateley, what it looks like now, in comparison to where it's been.


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Grand spaces in Blackwater

Lubina presents a unique home that has been designed with modern living in mind. Featuring five bedrooms, three reception rooms and much more.


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The Cask & Cork Festival – this weekend

As the proud sponsors of the 2nd annual Cask & Cork Festival, we’re thoroughly looking foward to this weekend’s event. 


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A summer of lettings

Another successful summer for lettings with August being our busiest month so far. Find out more from Lettings Director, Michael Clarke.


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Newly built in Yateley

With two already sold, we have just one remaining in this brand new development from Edison Homes, Jenny’s Cottage. 


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The spotlight is on… Gavin Fry

We have already introduced two members of our new Yateley branch in recent articles, so now it’s the turn of our final Yateley agent, Senior Client Manager, Gavin Fry.


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Colouring competition – Last few days

The school’s might be back, but our creative colouring competition still has a few days for you to enter! 


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What’s on in Yateley: September

To help plan your month and showcase some of the community events taking place, here's a small selection of 'What's On' in September.


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Unmissable incentives at Pembroke Manor

Summer reservation incentives at Pembroke Manor, Hook are making moving more affordable than ever, with no legal fees, reduced deposits and stamp duty paid.


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Coming soon to Yateley

As you may have picked up from our recent advertising and the occasional blog comments, we are indeed opening in Yateley in just a few week's time. Find out why we've chosen Yateley as our sixth branch location and what we have in store for the town.

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First time buyers: Exploring opportunities outside of London

A rising number of first time buyers are exploring beyond the boundaries of London to secure an affordable and practical first home. With our six branches running along the commuter belt, here is a quick overview of how they compare. 


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Homes that are top of the class

An incredible 25% of parents have bought a home specifically due to the school catchment area, as such a hotly contested quality in family homes, we've highlighted properties for sale in our branch towns that get an A* for school locations.


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Prepare for the new EPC guidelines

It’s not long before the tougher EPC guidelines, encouraging landlords to boost their properties energy efficiency ratings, come into place. This needn’t be time consuming or costly, Crawford Moxley of Surrey Assessors gives his expert view on how this can be easily achieved. 


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The spotlight is on… Kieran Egan

With our Yateley branch soon to open, now seems the perfect time to introduce one of Senior Client Managers, Kieran Egan. Kieran has been based at our Fleet branch but will be joining the Yateley team when we open the doors in just a few weeks’ time.


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Brand new home in Mytchett

We’re pleased to introduce a brand new home to Mytchett from AGM design and build. The property is still in construction phases but is due for completion soon, as such, we’d like to offer you an advance preview of this four bedroom home, soon to be available with a Guide Price of £725,000.


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Open House Events: 26th August

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, be sure to check back each week to see what’s new. 


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Which GBBO Worthy Kitchen Inspires You?

Prepare yourself for showstoppers and soggy bottoms galore as Britain’s favourite baking competition is back! That’s right, the eighth series of The Great British Bake Off returns to our screens on Tuesday 29th August (8pm), with this being the first GBBO to air on Channel 4. 


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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 as part of a weekly calendar blog. This will be worth keeping up to date with on a weekly basis if you're currently looking for your next home or investment property.
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Are You Looking For A New Apartment?

Are you looking to purchase an apartment, close to commuter links and with the style and quality of finish you would expect from a contemporary development? If your answer is yes, join us at our Show Apartment Open Day at Providence House in Hook on Saturday 2nd July.


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