Martin & Co

residential lettings and property management

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Description of franchise system

We understand franchising

Our founder enjoyed a holiday in beautiful Portugal when he read a book about McDonalds the most famous and largest franchise chain in the world. He soon realized that all successful franchise concepts depend upon a strong business model and it's rigid application.

At this time, Mr. Martin was providing training courses and he decided to give his most talented and motivated delegates the once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity to start their own business under his personal supervision.

Today, Martin & Co operates more than 175 offices all across the country, reinforcing our market leading position as the best lettings brand in the UK. We aim to have 200 offices on all of the key high streets in the UK by the end of this decade -  will you help us to achieve this goal?

Franchise concept

The winning formula

Franchising enables motivated individuals to set up their own business with the support of proven systems and an experienced franchisor. This eliminates most of the worries, stress, and uncertainties of starting a business totally on your own - which is often a highly risky and lonely route.

But franchising isn't a short cut to success. It still requires commitment and hard work. Our franchisees operate within their own, exclusive territory. We call our franchise territories ‘Area of Prime Responsibility’. You have the exclusive right to open new businesses within your Area of Prime Responsibility. Based on many years of business experience, we are able to define the criteria necessary to ensure that each franchise territory has the potential to nourish a successful Martin & Co business.

Our on-going and detailed training program plus dedicated support will make sure that you and your team are able to provide our cutting edge, unrivalled service. Our network is growing fast all over the country and our brand recognition and reputation for excellence are growing, too.

Our franchise concept offers an excellent opportunity and is perfect for anyone who want to become part of a successful franchise network - we provide our expertise and know-how and our franchisees provide the commercial flair, drive, and the important local flavor.

If you decide to join us as a franchisee, you need to be able to maintain our high standards of professionalism and service. There will be no compromises on the values upon which our company has been founded. Our reputation and brand is the key to success. So hard to earn and just too easy to lose!

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Here's our advice to you

Do plenty of homework and make sure the business model is right for you . If you're confident then, Martin & Co is perfect for you, go ahead and contact us. We have opportunities available throughout the UK and Northern Ireland.



Lettings franchise wins national award

Martin and Co announced last month that it had been awarded "Franchisor of the Year" at the Negotiator Awards confirming the brand as a key player in both the property industry and the franchise se... » Read more


Martin & Co franchise shortlisted for The Negotiators Awards 2011

The letting franchise, Martin Co, has announced that it has been shortlisted for four categories in total in The Negotiators Awards 2011. The awards, which were launched in 2008, aim to identify, ... » Read more


Martin & Co franchisees win Gold Award

Martin Co has announced that its franchisees, husband and wife team Peter Rani Grieve, were awarded the Gold Award for Best Small Lettings Agency - Midlands Region last month. Their business was ... » Read more


Martin & Co franchise network wins customer service awards for the third year in a row

The Martin Co franchise announced recently that its network fought off stiff competition from both large and independent letting agents to scoop 7 regional (more regional gold and silver awards th... » Read more


Number of franchise renewals continues to rise at Martin & Co

The Martin Co franchise announced recently that a record number of its franchise owners across the UK have reaffirmed their commitment to the franchise for another 5 years with a further twenty on... » Read more


Martin & Co: an award-winning franchise system

Established in 1986 and launched as a franchise in 1995, Martin Co has become one of the UK’s leading residential lettings and property management businesses. By always paying attention to their c... » Read more


Record-breaking number of renewals for Martin & Co

The Martin Co network have had many reasons to celebrate over the past year, with record breaking results and their domination of the industry's national awards. The franchise has now announced th... » Read more


Further awards for Martin & Co

Martin Co has announced that twenty-eight of its offices have been honoured at the Estate Letting Agent Awards 2010. According to the information provided, no other agent had the number of Top 10... » Read more


Double Celebration for National Letting Agents Martin and Co

Martin Co has announced that over 250 people attended its national conference and awards ceremony in Warwickshire on Saturday 27th March to share in a celebration of a business that is, it says, c... » Read more


Martin & Co celebrate 15 years of franchising

Launched in Yeovil in 1986, Martin Co grew quickly and the founder and Chairman Richard Martin began offering training courses to prospective letting agents. Taking inspiration from the book, ‘Beh... » Read more


Martin & Co signal their intent for 2010 with new appointment

Whilst 2009 was a difficult year for most businesses, Martin Co has announced that its letting agent's office revenue was up over 40% on 2008 and it also opened over 25 brand new offices, taking t... » Read more


Martin & Co to exhibit at the Landlord & Buy-to-Let Show

Martin Co have announced that they will be exhibiting at the Landlord Buy-to-Let Show which is being held for the third time at the NEC on 16th and 17th October. According to the information provide... » Read more


Martin & Co shortlisted for national award

Martin Co, a leading UK letting agent, has announced that it has been shortlisted for the Negotiator Awards 2009. The lettings specialist has been nominated in the “Letting Agent of the Year (Nati... » Read more


Martin & Co increases the size of its franchise support team

Martin Co, one of the UK's largest dedicated letting agencies, announced recently that it has welcomed a new member to its head office’s team. According to the information provided, Sarah Clayton ... » Read more


Martin & Co holds its national conference

Martin Co, one of the UK's largest dedicated letting agencies, recently held its national conference and awards ceremony with over 250 people attending to celebrate the fact that the network has b... » Read more


Martin & Co confirmed as ‘Best Large Letting Chain’

Letting agency, Martin Co, announced recently that it was awarded the UK's "Best Large Letting Chain" at the Estate and Letting Agency Awards (ESTAs) in London on 8th April. The award was presente... » Read more


Martin & Co enhances its franchise package

Martin Co, one of the UK's leading residential lettings and property management brands, has announced that it has started 2009 by further improving its already comprehensive franchise package. ... » Read more


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