Formed in 2006 by Co-Directors Scott White and Darran Cohen, we soon became established and grew to be the number 1 choice of Estate Agent in Bexhill, in 2014 our Block Management division was established & our portfolio soon grew, along with our reputation for being professional, approachable and proactive. In 2018, we acquired ‘Findley and Son’ shortly followed by ‘Fairways Management’, these purchases led to the decision that to enable us to offer our clients the best possible service, we should run Block Management as a completely separate company thus ‘Findley's Of Cooden’ was born.
Findley’s of Cooden employs 7 members of staff, including 2 dedicated Block Managers. We also have a full time Company Secretary should your block wish to undertake this additional option. We have recently installed the most up to date and comprehensive software system to allow us to manage our ever expanding portfolio. Due to the growth of the team we have relocated to our new office in Little Common, where we are ideally placed to manage our blocks across East Sussex.
We now manage over 70 blocks of flats across East Sussex and look after over 1000 leaseholders. We are constantly looking for ways to improve our systems and regularly attend the latest training courses to keep up with the ever changing compliance rules. We can also a discounted buying, selling and renting service through our sister company, The Property Cafe Estate Agents, as well as access to many local trusted tradesman, beit plumbers, roofers, electricians etc. Just call us and we will be glad to help you.
Whether your property or block contains several flats or several hundred or numerous houses, we work with each of our clients to perfect a tailored service to suit their individual needs. It is something we have been doing successfully since we started. Our business has continually expanded and we have gained considerable experience and knowledge over the years.
As many Residents’ Associations and Committees have found, the extent of legislation and the weight of legal obligations, some of which can create criminal liability on owners and those responsible for the buildings, make the management of properties a highly onerous task. Considerable knowledge and experience is required to undertake effective building management. At Findleys of Cooden we can relieve you of that burden, assist you with day-to-day management matters and protect your interests.
We believe well-made buildings are maintained better through well-made relationships, which is why we always return calls or emails within 24-hours. Understanding that nothing beats face-to-face communication, we carry out regular site visits and the option to host drop-in clinics at our properties to ensure we’re always available to talk in person. We have an open-door policy and welcome you to come and visit us and our team at our offices.
We use Blocksonline Management software, a bespoke and market leading fully integrated package which also links directly into our banking system, which uses virtual accounts to maintain discreet control of all funds for our clients as required by our regulators.
We offer various payment methods including monthly instalments (where permitted by the lease), BACS transfers, and credit/debit card payments either by telephone or using our online client portal, ensuring residents can settle their accounts easily.
Careful financial management of your estate is crucial to ensure that all repairs, insurances, planned improvements and major works can be funded and carried out. Our accounts team work to ensure your property manager and you have access to accurate and clear information to enable informed and timely decisions to be made. In addition, our team ensures that service charge, ground rent and insurance demands are sent promptly to all leaseholders and that proactive credit control procedures are in place to avoid any cash flow problems throughout the year. Through careful liaison with our clients, we can establish and maintain an appropriate reserve fund for all developments (if required), providing a buffer for any major or planned repairs that come along; this provision also enhances the value of each block/unit.
This enables homeowners to take control of the management of their block, decide how it is managed and which company they may want to partner with to make their lives and the lives of their neighbours much easier. If you have questions about Right to Manage, don’t hesitate to ask us now. Choosing Right to Manage can have several potential benefits for leaseholders who are, up to this point, unhappy with the running of their block.
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