Prominent industry figure, Sean Newman is delighted to announce the renewal of his five-year licensee agreement with Fine & Country, a premium international estate agency brand. Newman, who has licenses in over 30 locations across the UK, including South Manchester, the Midlands, London and more recently Southampton, has signed a new five-year partnership agreement with the brand, in collaboration with Jonathan Handford, Fine & Country partner in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.
This renewed five-year licensee agreement marks a significant milestone for Newman and his team. The collaboration with Fine & Country has been instrumental in elevating their estate agency services, providing access to a wide network of high-net-worth clients, and delivering an unparalleled level of expertise and professionalism in the industry.
Under Newman’s visionary leadership, Fine & Country Midlands have consistently achieved remarkable success in the competitive property market, with the brand regarded as the number one estate agency for properties above £1 million across the Midlands region according to TwentyCI. His commitment to delivering exceptional customer experiences and tailored property solutions has earned him a stellar reputation among clients and peers alike. With this new agreement, Newman’s dedication to excellence is set to reach even greater heights.
Jonathan Handford, Fine & Country partner in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, expressed his enthusiasm about the extended partnership. “It is with great pleasure that we continue our partnership and collaboration with the Fine & Country brand. We have been fortunate to work with the Fine & Country brand since its inception and have been huge advocates of the offering even from its initial concept. The partnership with the brand has been a huge contributing factor to my success within the sector, and I am eager to continue the relationship and grow our market share within the luxury market over the next five years,” says Handford.
The renewed partnership will further enhance the estate agency landscape in the Midlands, offering clients an unrivalled level of access to exclusive properties, market insights, and industry expertise. Both Sean Newman and Jonathan Handford are confident that this agreement will foster new synergies and will continue to open up exciting possibilities for their discerning clientele.
Newman has a team of over 60 self-employed agents working under the Fine & Country brand and is looking for agents to join him to reach his target of 100 agents by the end of the year. “I am totally committed to Fine & Country and helping it grow. I believe in the brand and the model and have seen firsthand how agents can achieve success within the upper quartile of the market with the backing of a premium brand. We look forward to the next five years and our continued successful partnership,” adds Newman.
Nicky Stevenson, Managing Director of Fine & Country, says: “As licensees who have been with Fine & Country for many years both Sean and Jon have a deep understanding of the brand’s unique offering and how it can assist agents to position themselves as the go-to premium agent in the area. Their expertise and knowledge are a true asset to our brand and the network as a whole.”