About Me

Better Service, Better Results!

That’s the promise I make to every one of my clients. It takes several unique qualities to be a great real estate professional – effective negotiation skills, integrity, community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, and a high-quality professional network, all of which define how I work.

In my experience as a real estate professional, I’ve found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting clients first. This means being accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to client’s needs.

This has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. One way I do this is by embracing the latest technologies. These advances are enabling me to do everything I’ve always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They also allow me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients. In essence, by putting my clients first, I’m able to provide Better Service and get Better Results time after time.

So when you are ready to buy or sell a home in any of the Metro East areas of SW Illinois, please contact me and let me help make your next real estate transaction more profitable and stress free!

Certifications and Recognitions

  • REALTORĀ® certification
  • Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR)
  • Short-Sale and Forclosure Resource (SFR)
  • Military Relocation Professional (MRP)
  • Internet Marketing Specialist Designation (IMSD)
  • e-Pro


Douglas Cook

Douglas Cook