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About us

We were based in Tottenham N15 but relocated the office in 2014 to Woodberry Down N4. This was the area our managing director Marc Cooke had grown up in and still loves to this day. After the Tottenham riots we were the go to Estate Agent and were consulted by the government regarding Tottenham regeneration. Our business development manager Janet Cooke Thompson met with Prince Charles and the then Mayor of London Boris Johnson on several occasions to discuss ideas and action plans which resulted in her winning the Unsung Woman of the Year Award.

Today Estate Agency has changed with all things internet/online based and we are able to service not only North London but East London as well. We have always believed in putting the customer first and actually listening to what they want and doing our best to provide it. Please give our team a call if you are considering buying, selling, letting or renting a property in North or East London and we will help deliver a professional friendly service which we believe is second to none.

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The Team

Marc Cooke

Marc Cooke

Managing Director

I started working for Talbots Estate Agents in 1998 with no previous experience in the industry. Within 3 years I had bought the company. I love everything about the Estate Agency business from lettings, selling, developments and land acquisitions to dealing with the solicitors and surveyors. I quickly passed my exams and became a member of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and changed the name from Talbots to Cookestates one year after buying the business.

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Kiely Cooke

Social Media Manager

Hi, my name is Kiely Cooke, and I look after the company's social media coverage. I've been part of Cookestates from the very beginning. Proud to have the surname and work for this family run local estate agent. Starting off in Tottenham in 2001 I have seen this business grow and grow to where it stands today in Woodberry Down.

Janet Cooke Thompson

Janet Cooke Thompson

Business Development Manager

I joined Cookestates in 2011 just after the Tottenham Riots to help them put Tottenham and the surrounding areas back on the map in a good way.I worked alongside The Tottenham Traders Partnership, Haringey Traders Association, Gladesmore School, Haringey Council, Boris Johnson and Prince Charles to promote the businesses and support the people. Cookestates held many local charity events to assist in repairing the damage done to the local areas. We take great pride in the charity work that we do to support the local communities. We pride ourselves in our community work and continue to do so in Woodberry Down.

Shaswat Patel

Shaswat Patel

Office Manager

I joined Cookestates in 2014 just as they relocated to Woodberry Down. Having been in the industry for many years and known Marc for 10 years he asked me to come on board and join the family business. My background in Lettings has helped the firm build the property management portfolio and together we strive to offer an unbiased honest service that has seen our landlords grow. Our number one source of business is referrals which is testament to the team we have here at Cookestates.

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Joanne Embleton

Office Administrator

I've been with Cookestates for as long as I can remember. It's a great place to work and the ambiance and environment in the office is fantastic. I'm probably the first point of contact whenever a potential client calls in or drops by. I thoroughly enjoy the face to face interaction with buyers and sellers or landlord and tenants. Knowing I'm making a genuine contribution to the service they require is a great feeling.

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  • "Cookes made the transfer of my portfolio easy and stress free. They showed me I could achieve huge financial gains by moving to them and they have kept their word. They are proactive in increasing revenue. Having severa...

    Arun Patel A.C.A (Portfolio Landlord)

  • The team at Cookes made the purchase look effortless and easy. They took all my stress and kept the deal alive even when I thought it was over. Even the vendor ws delighted at their proactive approach and going beyond wh...

    Catherine Moody (Challenging Purchase Transaction)

  • "Cookes help us find our perfect home beyond our expectations. They were available after hours even taking my calls at 10pm to ensure a smooth purchase process. Forget people going the extra mile they went an extra 10 mi...

    Carmel Croukamp, General Director Parque das Aves (Busy Professional Couple)

  • "Cookes manage my 2 properties and I’m thousands of miles away. With them managing it for me I have had no worries! None! Furthermore I have had no void periods in 10 years! Remarkable! With new financial regulations i...

    Ashley Dunsire B.Comm ICAA (Overseas Landlord)

  • "As a first time landlord I was nervous and wary of letting my home. I can honestly say all fears were totally allayed by the support and service from Cookes. They just made it simple, from the basics of quickly finding ...

    Mayoor Patel F.C.A. (First time landlord)

  • "I always say the test of a good Agent is when things go wrong.  Anyone can take the commission when things go right and the customer is happy.  We have had our share of disasters over the years and Cookes have been ex...

    Ben Smith (Maintenance issues)

  • "I have had several run ins with previous agents I’ve let my properties through. Time and time again they over promised and under delivered often resulting in financial losses for me. Then I stumbled upon Cookes and fr...

    Louise Taylor (Unhappy with previous agents)

  • "In my opinion the reason you are better is that as a client I deal with the same person all the time - a person who knows my property very well. At some larger agents you get a different person every time you contact th...

    Preyasi Amin (City Professional)

  • "We decided to let as an alternative to selling as it seemed a more viable route in the current climate. I felt it appropriate to support a local firm rather than the bigger corporations where the service was more impers...

    Jonathan Beadle (Property developer)

  • "I was a tenant in a property which Cookes acted as the letting agent for 3 years, I found them really helpful and professional in all my dealings with them. Whenever there was any issue with the flat (and there weren't ...

    Sara Tindle (Tenant)

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