About Cooke & Co and our history
If you are looking for a long standing, highly experienced and trusted estate agency in Thanet, Kent , then visit Cooke and Co. Managing owner Damien Cooke started the business in 1992 in Cliftonville and has subsequently expanded the organisation with offices now in Broadstairs, Ramsgate, a display office in Birchington and an associate office in Park Lane London . Damien knows the importance and value of a professional team and have selected some of the best property professionals. Their honesty, experience, local knowledge, customer service and accountability blend seamlessly with the ethos that the company was founded on. Many of the team have been with the company for over 10 years or more giving continuity for our clients and often building relationships and friendships that will last a lifetime. You can be confident they will give you a friendly and efficient service, be very knowledgeable about the area and property processes in a friendly no pressure manner when selling or renting property.
Cooke and Co is the only estate agency in Thanet that are a founder member of the Guild of Estate Professional Agents. Through the Guild’s head office in Park Lane in London the agency can market your home to potential buyers from around the country, rather than just locally. As well as being members of the Guild, Cooke and Co are members of the National Association of Estate Agents, National association of Estate Agents and many other professional bodies. This give you peace of mind that they are a highly reputable and trustworthy agency as all members have to adhere to a prescribed code of conduct.
For anyone who wants to let their property or needs to rent a home or commercial premises, Cooke and Co also incorporates one of the largest and well respected lettings agencies in Thanet. The lettings side of the business is a member of ARLA , NALS , SAS and KLAS and a number of other professional associations. The lettings agency includes a dedicated team of highly trained lettings specialists who can manage your rental properties and find just the right tenant to suit every situation. The company also has an audited client account with client money protection giving you complete peace of mind.
The right marketing strategy is the key to selling property and at Cooke and Co every avenue is pro actively pursued to ensure your home is advertised as widely as possible. In addition to national access through the Guild’s Park Lane office, the company advertises in all the major Thanet papers and magazines as well as Tesco’s in house TV advertising while full colour brochures are available at all the branches
In 2015 Cooke & Co partnered with Network Auctions. This respected network allows Cooke & Co to give our clients the option of putting their home into an auction and under the hammer.
Cooke & Co are now pleased to be open for phone calls until 8pm every evening 7 days a week.
The company’s state of the art website is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day and is updated every minute, so Cooke and Co are always open for business. All the properties are uploaded to many of the main internet property websites and this is blended seamlessly with Facebook and Twitter sites, providing a very useful social edge.
The Isle of Thanet is a unique place. The combined thread of history and sandy beaches winds its way through the entire area, while at the same time each town and village has its own unique quality. From the jewel of the crown that is Broadstairs with its old fashioned promenade and Viking Bay to the seafaring community and café society of Ramsgate and the vast sandy beaches, Turner gallery and quaint Old Town that is Margate. Not to mention the whisper of a bygone era you will find in Westgate or the charming coastal resort of Birchington. All have their part to play in making sure that owning a property in Thanet is a real delight.