Whether you have a property to rent or sell, being able to place your investment with an agent you can trust is essential.
At the York branch of Martin & Co, we build that trust through a combination of friendly professionalism and efficiency, but most importantly a realistic approach. We have lots of experience dealing with landlords, tenants, sellers, buyers and investors and our customers can tailor our Letting and Estate Agency packages to suit their needs.
You know what to expect
From the outset we will offer the best advice based on the current market. We have a complete understanding of the rental and sales market, and the needs of our landlords, tenants, sellers and buyers.
Making use of our knowledge and experience, contacts and resources, we maintain a thorough programme of market research to keep abreast of the latest market conditions.
What’s more, we keep all parties informed at every stage of the process managing everyone’s expectations with realistic advice to avoid any nasty surprises.
Rest assured in our accreditations
To reassure you of our dedication and professionalism, we are members of the Chamber of Commerce and ARLA (Association of Letting Agents), This way we can keep right up-to-date with the ever-changing legislation that surrounds the business of lettings, helping us manage your property more effectively. We hold Client Money Protection insurance.
Martin & Co were winners of the Best Large Chain award in the 2012 Letting and Estate Agent Awards (ESTAS) and were close runners up in 2013.
Local expertise backed by UK coverage
Located on the high street, Martin & Co has almost 200 offices throughout the UK. Because all of our offices are operated by business owners with an expertise in the local property market we have helped thousands of satisfied tenants and landlords nationwide.
Our unique green house logo combined with the clean modern look of our offices has helped Martin & Co to become one of the most distinctive lettings brands in the UK.
Martin & Co York has been open since 2003 dealing mainly with corporate tenants, professionals and families.
From our central office we cover all areas of York including the city centre, Clifton Moor, Bootham, Fulford, Heslington, South Bank/Bishopthorpe Road, Leeman Road, Acomb; as well as areas further afield, including Selby.
If you are looking to sell, look no further.
We offer our unique, refreshingly different service, which is a revolutionary tool for sellers to select and compare services to sell their property. It is the low cost alternative to traditional Estate Agency.
We have access to branches across the Martin & Co network where your property can be marketed to 1000s of potential buyers.
And, with landlords always looking to improve their portfolio, we may even have a purchaser on our database.
Martin & Co York has become one of the leading agents in the region thanks to its team of dedicated staff, headed up by the highly experienced Franchisee, Mike Lambert MARLA.
Mike Lambert, Director, has owned the York branch of Martin & Co for 10 years. He also has the Leeds Garforth franchise. He is a Member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents. His willingness to always listen and his friendly, customer focussed outlook plays a key role in managing the team and meeting the expectations of each customer.
Happiness for Mike is… spending time with family and friends; he also enjoys playing drums regularly in the York band Huge.
Michelle Cunningham, Client Account Manager. Michelle joined the business seven and half years ago, bringing with her an Honours degree in Management. Michelle handles all financial matters for the business with an honest, efficient and professional approach.
Happiness for Michelle is…being with my husband and two daughters. Also meeting up with friends – without the children!
Lesley Potts, Property Manager. Lesley has an Honours degree in Social Policy and has been with us for seven years. Lesley deals predominantly with end of tenancies and renewal agreements. Friendly and considerate, with an organised and professional approach, Lesley is also ambitious and is now working towards the ARLA qualification to add to her expertise.
Happiness for Lesley is…spending time with friends and family and having a long bubble bath.
Rachel Wallwork, Senior Lettings Negotiator. Rachel conducts the majority of tenant viewings and negotiations, drawing on her seven years’ experience in lettings and her NVQ in Business Administration to provide a friendly, honest and professional service.
Happiness for Rachel is…spending time with friends and family. Going to the gym and a good girls’ night out.
Laura McCarten, Lettings Consultant. Laura joined Martin & Co York four years ago. Laura handles all tenant references and tenancy agreements with an organised, friendly and professional approach. Currently she works part time as she is expecting her second child (which we are all delighted about!).
Happiness for Laura is...to lead a healthy life for herself and her family and to live each day like it’s your last!
Sam Arblaster, Sales and Lettings Negotiator. Sam is the newest member of the team, and brings experience from working in his family business helping with rentals. Sam deals mainly with new business generation, helping to bring on new landlords and carry out property appraisals. Friendly and upbeat, Sam has a huge love of property and everything property-related!
Happiness for Sam is...spending time with friends and family, going to the gym and enjoying reflexology.
Jayne Morgan, Sales Manager. Jayne specialises in Residential Sales, having owned her own estate agency for six years. Her qualifications include the National Association of Estate Agents Technical Award in Sale of Residential Property and an honours degree in English and Education. She is a polite and helpful member of the team who is dedicated and conscientious, striving for perfection at all times.
Happiness for Jayne is… walking and cycling in the countryside and testing out her French in France, She also enjoys Pilates and Yoga.
Property Management. Our Property Management team works closely with tenants and landlords to ensure properties are always kept in a marketable condition, through regular visits and prompt completion of maintenance work.
Mike Cole. Mike is a friendly and down-to-earth member of the team and has been with us for over five years, with responsibility for overseeing property management repairs. Mike also has a BSc Honours Degree in Sports Science.
Happiness for Mike is…good food & drink, holidays and going to the gym.
Information on the Yorkshire city of York
As one of Britain’s finest walled cities, York offers a fine array of historic attractions including museums, towers and dungeons to name but a few! Tourists flock in their thousands each year to experience the delight of northern Europe’s largest Gothic cathedral, the York Minster. Both the Yorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum can also claim their places as firm favourites on the ‘not-to-be-missed’ list of places to visit. Commuting to other major cities such as Leeds (under half an hour) and London (less than two hours by train) makes York ideally suited for business travel.
If you are looking for a cultural place to live then York is an inspirational place to live. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, York has developed a flourishing, cutting-edge scene. A city of contrasts and exciting discoveries, York is a place where the old encompasses the new and the commonplace meets with the unexpected. Broaden your mind with a visit to world class museums or a variety of festivals held throughout the year catering for all ages and interests.
The City is also home to one of the North’s most prestigious Universities and, in the recently published league tables, York College ranks in the top ten highest scoring Further Education colleges in the country. Together with much sought-after private schools, such as the Mount and St Peters, York is truly the centre for excellence as far as education is concerned. York offers a vibrant and cosmopolitan lifestyle and boasts an enviable range of shops, designer boutiques, restaurants, wine bars, theatres and cinema’s, whilst only a short drive to the picturesque North York Moors and East Coast.
All Martin & Co customers will benefit from our exclusive discount deal with the chic and upbeat Living Room restaurant and bar in the heart of York City centre. By presenting a Martin & Co keyring, diners can get a 20% reduction off their food bill*.
*Terms and conditions apply.