Colebrook Sturrock - Sales

17 The Strand, Walmer
Deal
Kent
CT14 7DY

Estate Agents

Listed under:  Estate Agents
98% recommended   Rating Colebrook Sturrock - Sales 9.6/10
137 reviews since 2008
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.6 /10 Overall Rating 9.6/10
Based on 137 reviews since 2008
 
 
 
Professional 9.6/10 Professional Rating 9.6
The firm acted professionally at all times

 
Knowledgeable 9.6/10 Knowledgeable Rating 9.6
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions

 
Friendly 9.6/10 Friendly Rating 9.6
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information

 
Helpful 9.6/10 Helpful Rating 9.6
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller

 
 
 
Recent Reviews 
 
" Great service lovely team couldn't ask for it to be handled better."   more
 
" As always, Colebrook Sturrock (Walmer) were a joy to deal with. They are all very knowledgeable, completely efficient, very professional. An estate agent to trust and they are very nice people."   more
 
" Agent was very knowledgeable and helpful. Always on top of things and very proactive when difficulties arose. "   more
 
" Vicky Smith, Debbie Mortimer and the team were very helpful, friendly and professional. With many years of experience I trusted their valuation and advice at all stages of the sales. There was close...."   more
 
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Code of Practice
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Sellers: Ombudsman: 76%
SELLERS Did the firm show you evidence of their membership of an Ombudsman scheme to give you free, independent review of any complaints ? (eg is the Ombudsman logo shown on the sales particulars for your property?)
 
Sellers: Fees: 100%
SELLERS Did the firm clearly explain their fees, expenses & business terms and confirm this in writing (including email) before marketing your property?
 
Sellers: Buyer services: 65%
SELLERS Did the firm make clear whether or not they wish to offer other services (such as mortgages) to potential buyers of your property?
 
Sellers: Particulars: 100%
SELLERS Did the firm ask you to confirm the accuracy of the draft particulars before marketing your property?
 
Sellers: Viewing: 100%
SELLERS Did the firm agree the viewing arrangements with you and comply with these arrangements?
 
Sellers: Offers: 100%
SELLERS Did the firm confirm all offers in writing (including email)?
 
Sellers: Marketing: 78%
SELLERS Did the firm ask you whether or not the property should remain on the market after the offer was accepted. (n/a in Scotland)?
 
Buyers: Ombudsman: 50%
BUYERS Did the firm show you evidence of their membership of an Ombudsman scheme to give you free, independent review of any complaints ? (eg is the Ombudsman logo shown on the sales particulars for your property?)
 
Buyers: Marketing: 76%
BUYERS Did the firm tell you if the property was kept on the market after your offer was accepted, or was put back on the market later on. (n/a in Scotland)?
 
Buyers: Accuracy: 98%
BUYERS Did the firm give you accurate (i.e. not misleading) information about properties?
 
Buyers: Offer: 100%
BUYERS Did the firm accept your offer without attaching any conditions (such as that you should arrange your mortgage through them)?
You can see how many customers have said "Yes" in answer to each question, but please don't expect 100% in every case.  Nobody's perfect and some customers may not be completely sure about the answer.  It's more important that you understand these questions and discuss them with the business so that you both agree what good service means for you.  A responsible business will be happy to explain the details to you and it's always better to clarify these points upfront to avoid misunderstandings later on.
 


Most Popular Words
Reputations are about so more than just ratings. What are the words that customers tend to volunteer when a firm is mentioned? Do they mention particular people that work there?

accepted 3
achieved 3
advice 5
asking 3
brochure 3
buy 3
buyers 7
buying 4
circumstances 3
Colebrook 25
communication 4
contact 4
dealing 3
Debbie 8
delighted 3
Difficult 4
efficient 7
especially 3
estate 9
Excellent 21
experience 3
fault 3
friendly 18
Good 12
Great 5
happy 6
help 4
helpful 24
highly 5
honest 3
informed 4
knowledgeable 4
market 5
pleased 3
pleasure 3
proactive 3
process 8
professional 26
property 12
purchase 6
received 3
recommend 10
recommended 3
sale 11
service 23
Smith 6
Sturrock 24
team 8
Thank 7
Vicky 10
These are the words most often used in the reviews for this business. Look for the names and comments that reviewers use most often. We count each word once per review.


 
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Review 22 Jun 2020
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
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Customer Review
 
Bungalow - 3bed, open plan detached.
 
Cost: £475000

"Great service lovely team couldn't ask for it to be handled better."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky Debbie
 
 
 


Review 20 Apr 2020
Recommended by customer
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Mid terrace 1970's house 3 bed. Walmer.
 
Cost: £270000

"As always, Colebrook Sturrock (Walmer) were a joy to deal with. They are all very knowledgeable, completely efficient, very professional. An estate agent to trust and they are very nice people."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Toby Debbie Vicky
 
 
 


Review 6 Mar 2020
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 9/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Large pent house apartment over looking the sea.
 
Cost: £800000
 
 
Team:
Vicki Debbie
 
 
 


Review 10 Feb 2020
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
End of terrace Georgian cottage 3 bed, 3 bath near sea front.
 
Cost: £520000

"Agent was very knowledgeable and helpful. Always on top of things and very proactive when difficulties arose. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 11 Dec 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
1960's 4 bedroom house in seaside down.
 
Cost: £500000
 
 
 
 


Review 9 Dec 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
2 bedroom period terraced cottage close to sea front refurbished and extended to high specification 7 years ago ideal holiday home.
 
Cost: £288000

"Vicky Smith, Debbie Mortimer and the team were very helpful, friendly and professional.
With many years of experience I trusted their valuation and advice at all stages of the sales.
There was close contact with calls and emails, updates and reassurance throughout the transaction, I am pleased I decided to go with Colebrook Sturrock and Thank them for their help. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky Debbie
 
 
 


Review 2 Dec 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Cost: £502500

"Vicky Snite was extremely helpful in moving the sale along and she is a person who I would recommend without reservations which is turn is a sound reference for your company. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky
 
 
 


Review 28 Nov 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 7/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 9/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 7/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
4 bed detached bungalow in Kingsdom, Kent.
 
Cost: £492500

"Vicky smith was very helpful and tenacious in chasing up the chain after offer had been accepted. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vick2 Smith
 
 
 


Review 31 Oct 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 8/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Detached 5 Bedroom house. Walmer, Kent.
 
Cost: £600000

"Very impressed by all the staff at Colebrook Sturrock. Vicki and Debbie were extremely helpful and encouraging in what was a very stressful purchase. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vivky Smith Debbie Mortimer
 
 
 


Review 22 Oct 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Terraced house.
 
Cost: £415000

"Always a pleasure to deal with buying and selling with Vicky Smith - Friendly and efficient and helpful. Many thanks. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky Smith
 
 
 


Review 2 Sep 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Deal Kent.
3 Bedroom Semi well maintained property.
Garage - footings to build above
Recent added dining room and conservatory. Front and back gardens.
 
Cost: £265500

"Colebrook and Sturrock have shown us nothing but a customer centered came approach and support throughout the selling process. We have had a shameful 3 years on and off trying to sell and find the right property to buy. Colebrooks are friendly, very knowledgeable, patient, understanding and honest in conducting business. They have been the most professional estate agents we have dealt with in Deal. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky Debbie
 
 
 


Review 27 Aug 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
2 bed flat in especially interesting setting in Walmar.
 
Cost: £230000

"Despite the very uncertain market, the agents have assisted a successful sale. We are very satisfied with their total service. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky Smith Debbie Mortimer
 
 
 


Review 27 Aug 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
2 bedroom apartment. South Barracks. Deal.
 
Cost: £228500

"Very professional, friendly team. Kept in contact during the whole sales process. I cannot fault them. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky Smith Debbie Mortimer
 
 
 


Review 17 Jul 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 9/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 9/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 9/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 9/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
4 bedroomed detached property with a large garden.
 
Cost: £62500

"We eventually achieved a sale with the effort of the agents and solicitors who were very good. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicki Smith
 
 
 


Review 1 Jul 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
1930 detached home in a private road.
 
Cost: £625000

"Excellent service. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Debbie Vicky
 
 
 


Review 19 Jun 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
2 Bedroom end of terrace with
 
Cost: £472500
 
 
Team:
Vicky Smith
 
 
 


Review 4 Mar 2019
Recommended by customer in CT13
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Grade II Listed, Log burner, courtyard garden village location
 
Cost: £245000

"Pro-active estate agents, very responsive, good availability to meet for viewings, honest and trust worthy- great customer experience.
Thank you!"
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vivky Debbie Kim Philip
 
 
 


Review 25 Feb 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 9/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 9/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Gerogian cottage,
Deal, Kent
 
Cost: £390000
 
 
 
 


Review 8 Feb 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
4 Bed detached Kingsdown, Deal
 
Cost: £649000

"Excellent service.
Proactive and stayed on top of the entire process."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Vicky Toby
 
 
 


Review 3 Jan 2019
Recommended by customer in CT14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 5 - 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Professional 10/10
The firm acted professionally at all times
Knowledgeable 10/10
The firm showed a good knowledge of local market conditions
Friendly 10/10
The staff are friendly and give clear and helpful information
Helpful 10/10
The firm helped in the negotiations between buyer and seller
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
3 bed semi, Built around 1900 with original features in need of renovation. Highly sought after location in upper Walmer close to shops and amenities.
 
Cost: £270000

"Excellent service. Throughout from CS. Regular feedback from viewers. Once offer was accepted they chased us and buyers regularly to enable the sale to be completed before Christmas. Negotiated safe of some furniture to buyer always helpful, friendly, Professional and efficient!"
 
 
 
 
 
 

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