Prominently located in attractive and prominent premises at London Street, at the ‘Top of Town’, Martin & Co letting agency (Basingstoke) serves the rental sector for the whole of Basingstoke and surrounding areas including Tadley, Hook, Aldermaston and Old Basing. (Postcodes RG21, RG22, RG23, RG24, RG25, RG26, RG27, RG28, RG29)
Martin & Co (Basingstoke) office was launched in 2008 and has gone from strength to strength from day one. Being a tight knit, hard working team built on trust and honesty has paid off. As a result of Martin & Co Basingstoke’s dedication and commitment they won the “Martin and Co Most Successful Young Business Award” having scooped the Best Largest Letting Chain two years in a row - Gold and Silver respectively.
Martin & Co (Basingstoke) has strong links with their neighbouring Martin & Co letting offices in Reading, Camberley, Aldershot and Winchester, which gives their landlord and tenant clients a seamless lettings and/or rental service (in addition to having an extended knowledge of the Hampshire and Berkshire property markets). Martin & Co also maintain excellent working relationships with a number of Basingstoke based specialist sales agents - particularly helpful for those landlords looking to develop a buy-to-let property portfolio and may not be familiar with property prices, average rents and rental yields in and around the Basingstoke area, in addition to Martin & Co now offering an in-house sales service for investor landlords.
The Martin & Co Basingstoke team have over 30 years’ experience in the private rental sector between them. They have a very clear idea of what both landlords and tenants want in terms of service delivery and the Directors have recruited a team that supports their ethos of offering high levels of customer service within the local rental market.
The team is actively led by the Martin & Co (Basingstoke) Directors, and they are supported by a strong and entusisctic team. Andrew, their Senior Negotiator, has worked in both sales and lettings for various agents in Basingstoke for over 15 years. Andrew has an excellent knowledge of the local property market in and around Basingstoke. Lindsey, their Negotiator, has also worked in property in Basingstoke for many years too. She works hard within the team to match tenants to their next rental property, whether it be a family home or a studio flat.
The Property Management team is led by Portfolio Manager, Vicky, who is supported by our Property Manager, Petra, of whom both are ARLA trained and have both worked for a number of letting agents before choosing to join the Martin & Co Basingstoke team. The Property Management department work alongside the rest of the team to provide a personal and professional service to Landlords who opt for the Martin & Co fully managed service. As the property management team is based locally in the Basingstoke office they are always on-hand to assist our clients and also liaise with trusted local contractors.
The Basingstoke team is supported by Lettings Administrator, Corinne. Corinne ensures that all administrative matters are dealt with in a professional and efficient manner.
With the entire team, including Accounts, based locally in the London Street office, Martin & Co Basingstoke probably have the largest ‘locally based’ team of all the letting agents in Basingstoke which ensures that there is consistency in the service levels that their clients receive, all the way from their initial enquiry through to the end of the tenancy giving peace of mind to our valued Landlords.
Basingstoke is a large market town located halfway between London and Southampton. (Basingstoke is often nicknamed "Doughnut City" or "Roundabout City" due to the number of roundabouts.) It is a prosperous town, with an above-average standard of living and very low unemployment.
Basingstoke has excellent road links via the M3 motorway to the capital and London Waterloo is only 39 minutes away by train. Though significant proportion of Basingstoke’s population will commute to London for work, many are employed in the local area. Basingstoke is home to numerous blue chip companies such as; The Automobile Association, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Motorola, Sony, Sainsbury’s Distribution Centre and many more. Martin & Co Basingstoke have established an excellent reputation amongst their corporate clients and in fact many landlords and tenants contact Martin & Co because they have been specifically recommended by existing clients.
Martin & Co (Basingstoke) deal with a range of landlords and work hard to tailor their service according to the individual landlord’s requirements whether their portfolios are large or small, and whether a seasoned property investor or new to the lettings market. They offer excellent value for money with consistently higher than average rents for a wide range of property types.
Martin & Co attracts good quality tenants ranging from young couples, to retired people, aswell as individuals who are very new to the Basingstoke area, often having been relocated for work. In fact, one and two bedroom furnished properties are always in high demand from our corporate clients, and good quality family properties are also popular too, especially in the catchment areas of the schools.
Standards of education in the Basingstoke area are high with Oakley Village Infant School for example receiving an outstanding OFSTED report. The junior school also in Oakley village has received the “Best State Junior School”. Located in the town of Basingstoke itself is the award winning secondary school Bishops Challoner. The area also has a number of highly regarded private schools and also for higher education Basingstoke College of Technology (BCOT) attracts both UK and overseas students who attend courses in a variety of subjects.
Being located almost halfway between London and Southampton, Basingstoke is not far from the south coast, or the UK's capital city, however there is plenty on offer in the town itself. The Festival Place shopping mall is in the heart of town with a wide range of shops and restaurants on offer.
Festival Place also hosts a number of regional festivals and exhibitions. Keeping with tradition, a market still takes place in the older part of town on a Wednesday and Saturday.
The local borough of Basingstoke and Deane offers a variety of town bars, wine bars and country pubs. There are plenty of other opportunities to relax since the area is served well by cinemas, the Aquadrome and the Planet Ice Arena which is home to the ice hockey teams – Basingstoke Bisons and Basingstoke Hyenas.
All things considered, Basingstoke and the surrounding area is a great place to live and work !