Martin and Co Chelmsford, Chelmsford's Premier letting agency and property management company, is located in the heart of Duke Street. We recognise every Landlord and Tenant are unique, whether it's landlords looking for a maximum return on investment or ensuring the right tenant is placed in a much valued asset.
We are a family run business, dedicated to lettings and property management, which means we can deliver a high level of service to our Tenants and Landlords.
At Martin & Co we go one step further than many Estate Agents and offer our landlords property networking hints and tips. We believe in finding the right tenants for the property as quickly as possible. We are so confident we can fulfill this promise that we offer a rent guarantee to our landlords.
We are committed to delivering a complete, comprehensive and flexible service that suits all your needs.
Another advantage of using Martin & Co Chelmsford is that we are now members of Safeagent . We want every tenant and landlord that we welcome through our doors to have peace of mind when it comes to client money protection. And, this is exactly what we can reinforce now that we bear the SAFEagent logo
Our areas cover Chelmsford ,Witham, Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers.
The Chelmsford team
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 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 Aldworth 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." Director Stephen Frost said "whilst restrictive covenants are in place regarding Emma's previous employment contract this does not preclude her from having coffee with old friends at our Chelmsford Office."
Sales & Lettings Negotiator
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.
Sales & Lettings Administrator
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.
Live and rent in Chelmsford
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.
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15 Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1HL