April 05, 2013 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced that The Mathieu Group in Westborough, Mass., is the newest member of its luxury real estate network and will now operate as Mathieu Newton Sotheby's International Realty.
Mike Mathieu is broker and owner, and the firm’s office is located at 25 West Main Street in Westborough.
“With 40 years’ experience and market knowledge, the Mathieu Newton Group is committed to developing solid relationships with associates, customers, clients and the community,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “We are proud to welcome Mike Mathieu and his group of professionals to our network and look forward to their continued growth and success.”
The firm joins the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s 26 offices located throughout Massachusetts to enhance its presence in the state. The Sotheby’s International Realty luxury network has 12,800 sales associates located in approximately 660 offices in 47 countries and territories worldwide.
According to Mathieu, Westborough is attractive to potential buyers thanks to its central location, and the affiliation will enable his firm to provide its clients with global exposure for their homes. “Located at the crossroads of three major routes, Westborough is a desirable place to live for commuters traveling to Boston, Worcester, Providence or northern New England and is a prime location for industry and business.” he said. “With its numerous restaurants and retail stores, it offers the amenities of city living while maintaining its small town charm of rolling farmlands and historic homes. We offer our clients experience in all aspects of real estate, helping them make informed decisions and see their desired result.”
Mathieu Newton Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.
Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. In February 2004, Realogy entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system. Affiliations in the system are granted only to brokerages and individuals meeting strict qualifications. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit www.sothebysrealty.com.
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