Martin and Co letting and estate agents Chelmsford, is arguably Chelmsford's Premier letting agency and property management company located in the heart of Duke Street.
Owned and operated by Stephen Frost for the past 4 years, he and his team have steadily built up an enviable reputation in the Chelmsford area. The team epitomise the Martin & Co brand and ethos. With dedication to courtesy, professionalism and attention to detail everyone understands the requirement to deliver on second to none business principles. After all, every Landlord and Tenant are unique and require a tailor-made service program whether it's Landlords looking for a maximum return on their investment or ensuring our tenants find the right home.
One of the leading Letting agents in Chelmsford, our negotiators work tirelessly to match properties and tenants and to ensure the Landlord is kept aware of developments regarding their asset. In fact, we are so confident about matching the right tenant to a property that we offer a rent guarantee to our Landlords.
Additionally, at the Martin & Co Chelmsford letting agents branch, the team look to offer Landlords a range of advice on property networking hints and tips. Landlords can take comfort from the fact that we are ARLA affiliated and are also members of SAFEagent. This offers peace of mind with regards money protection to every Landlord and Tenant we serve. Look for the SAFEagent logo on our door.
Areas covered by Martin & Co Chelmsford letting agents:
Landlords & Property Investors
Landlords and property investors have the comfort of knowing that letting a property with Martin & Co Chelmsford will bring the double bonus of nationwide business ethos and training, combined with the knowledge that Stephen Frost and his team know the local property market and can tailor your lettings/sales program accordingly and provide an Asset Management Service.
For tenants, the Martin & Co letting agents in Chelmsford team know that everyone wants a home – it’s fundamental to everyone’s life. And it can be stressful. Therefore everyone involved in your rental at Chelmsford appreciates that your requirements are a critical component of the lettings cycle and try to make the selection of a property as easy as possible.
With so much experience in the property industry, it is exciting that Martin & Co estate agents will offer sales as part of our strategic planning for every franchise in the country. Our national network of offices already has serious buyers, many of whom will be landlords wanting to move their property or portfolios on. There could be a buyer waiting for your property right now. We have what we think is a refreshingly different approach, where we tailor our Estate Agency services and products to your needs and offer a choice of payment plans. Plans that mean you can choose to pay as you go, or select a no sale - no fee arrangement or even go for a mixture of both!
Whether you are an existing landlord with Martin & Co and looking to increase your buy-to-let portfolio, new to the world of property, a first time buyer or tenant, Martin & Co letting agents in Chelmsford can guide you through purchasing your ideal property whether this is your home or an investment.
Our Experience Letting Team with over 50 Years experience in Letting and Property Management.
Stephen J Frost FARLA, Director. Stephen is a very experienced Estate Agent and a Fellow of ARLA (The Association of Residential Lettings Agents). He has 15 + years in the local Property Market, starting as a Trainee Sales Negotiator for a Corporate Agency, working his way up through the ranks and has spent his entire working career in the Customer Service Industry. Born in Chelmsford, Stephen is married with 4 Children. In his spare time Stephen runs a local Cub Scout Pack is involved in his Local Church and enjoys most sports, mainly from the armchair!
Charlotte Frost, Director. Charlotte is Stephen's wife and works behind the scenes with admin and telephone support to the office when needed. Prior to joing Stephen in running the family business Charlotte worked for a Local solicitors since leaving school. Charlotte is currently on maternity leave having just given birth to their 3rd Child Freya. Hobbies include walking and spending time with her family, which is important to her.
Emma Roberts MARLA, Business Development Manager. Emma joined the team in 2012 and is highly motivated and enjoys taking on new properties and then letting them quickly. Emma has spent many years in the lettings industry working for independent agents and is well respected locally. She comments, “Martin & Co are well known in Chelmsford as being a dynamic, award winning, player in the lettings industry and when I got the opportunity to join them, I jumped at the chance. I am looking forward to working with new clients."
Georgina Ames,Sales and Lettings Negotiator. Georgina is the first point of contact for Tenants and responsible for matching our quality properties to suitable tenants. Georgina has spend the last 4 years working for an independent agent in London and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team. Georgina has moved back to her family roots in Great Notley and when not busy at work enjoys socialising, reading and has a love of Vietnamese food.
Laura Cranfield, Property Manager. Laura joined the team in 2011, having recently returned from Maternity Leave. The role is crucial to looking after our managed properties and the needs of the Landlords and Tenants. Previous roles have included Branch Manager, Accounts Manager and Property Manager for a nationwide letting agency, working for Stephen previously. Laura has passed the ARLA level 1 competency test and hope to continue with her studies in the near future. In her spare time Laura enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dog.
Chris Randall, Sales Manager, Chris is responsible for the Sales department within the office. Chris has a passion for property and loves speaking property to both buyers and sellers. He says that the best motivation is when an offer is accepted and sees it through to completion - what more could you ask for in an agent?
Chris has over 15 years experience and a wealth of knowledge of the local area having previously worked for a large corporate and is looking forward to offering the personal service that Martin & Co offers to both buyers and sellers alike.
Un-sung Heros: Behind the scenes we have lots of people working to ensure your time with Martin & Co (Chelmsford) is as smooth as possible whether you are a Tenant or Landlord.These include:
Account clerks - Making sure you are paid on time and all of affairs are in order
Independant Inventory clerk - To keep track of what’s what in your property and making sure Deposit disputes are minimized.
Legal advisers - Guiding you through the legislation maze that is the world of lettings and ensure all current legislation is met.
IT engineers - Oiling the wheels of our office phone and computer systems.
Cleaning contractors - Your Property's quality is always maintained in between tenancies and whenever necessary.
Skilled and personally selected maintenance professionals - Keeping your most valuable asset in good order throughout our relationship.
Chelmsford is a pleasant town whose council takes pride in its appearance, it was recently voted the fourth safest place to live in the UK. The borough has a population of just over 157,000 and is the focus for government, business, retail, leisure and culture in Essex. It has two of the best Grammar Schools in the country; KEGS Boys and Chelmsford High School for Girls. The catchment areas for these are Beaulieu Park, Chancellor Park, Chelmer Village so naturally we have a lot of families who want to be placed here.
There is a good choice of major employers in the area such as Essex County Council, BAE Systems, Britvic and the 118 Group so we have a lot of professionals and start up families looking to rent somewhere close to work. Chelmsford is just 34 Miles to London with direct access via the A12. Lots of tenants choose to commute to London to take advantage of the higher wages the city demands.
We are short of all types of property especially 1 bedroom flats and 2 & 3 bedroom houses. We have a mixed range of landlords from individuals to professional landlords with a portfolio of 20+ properties.
You can write a quick review of our service on Martin & Co Chelmsford's Google business listing.
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Hi Steve, that's all fine with me. I think we're nearly finished up now so would like to extend my gratitude to yourself and Laura for your diligence on my behalf.Mr RC (Landlord)
I have a small portfolio of properties ,I can say that Martin & Co worked hard to gain my business and once they had achieved that they worked even harder to let the properties. Very good service.
I have used Martin and Co for 5 years and have always found them to be friendly and efficient, unlike other agents I tried first
I have been using this agent for a quite a few years now for both my properties. They are efficient and always find me a good tenant quickly at the best price.
"Dealing with Steve and the team is simple. They understand our needs and are delivering against them every month."
Martin & Co Chelmsford have been nothing but professional, courteous and helpful in finding my tenants, and then managing the property. Can't recommend them highly enough
I enjoyed my time living in flat KT...Staff at Martin and co are helpful especially Steve Frost. He dealt with everything in a timely & Professional mannerMiss L
As 1st time landlords the initial experience was daunting but you made the last few months more bearable. We appreciate your genuine efforts, professional organisation & high level of communication.Alex P & Chloe W
Steve, you’re an excellent agent, efficient, reliable, caring & professional. Knowledgeable & helpful in so many ways. I have & will continue to recommend you. Wish you & your team every success.JW
Pending reference check and credit check is good, then I say we are good to go. ...Thanks again for all you and your teams effort, it is very pleasing and grateful.Mat (Landlord)