Chris North founded his first property development business in 1981. With a passion for architecture and design Chris began the overseas property business in Salobrena, Granada, Spain. The business successfully built and sold their first town house development of six units and progressed to developing over one hundred custom villas in the eighties and early nineties.
Expanding into the US, Chris developed the concept of the award-winning Resort, Regal Palms at Highlands Reserve which features 620 town homes, 400 detached villas and a multi-million dollar clubhouse.
Chris heads up the development arm of the business and is currently sourcing land to build a development of luxury homes to become a Fine and Country signature resort.
Barrie Wheatley began his career in the real estate industry in 1984, selling real estate on the Costa tropical in southern Spain, where he enjoyed 10 successful years. In 1996 Barrie moved to the Central Florida area of the United States, where he teamed up with Chartered Accountant Graham Greene.
Barrie is broker of record of the group’s Florida licensed real estate brokerage, and is responsible for ensuring the efficiency and exceptional professionalism of his team of experienced realtors. Barrie’s face will be well recognized by viewers of ITV’s successful program “I Want That House” where his expertise was sought and his vast knowledge and experience of the Central Florida real estate market is now invaluable for anybody seeking to invest in this dynamic marketplace.
Based in Florida, Wendy has worked in the investment real estate industry for the past 10 years, assisting clients from America, Canada, UK, Scandinavia and mainland Europe. She has helped thousands of clients buy or sell their homes and is a true expert in her field.
“Most of my clients come to me a as result of recommendations from previous satisfied clients. Many simply want to own their dream home in the sun. Many want to take advantage of the market and buy and sell at the right time. Some want to build a property portfolio which will provide long term gain. All my clients have receive the same care and attention, and have the benefit of me being able to harness exactly the right ancillary services such as financing, home inspections, even remodelling and furniture purchase!”
Phil is responsible for the Companies business planning, organisational structure, negotiation & development, sales process design & implementation, market analysis and segmentation. He also provides IT consultancy services including; governance, sales tools and CRM.
For over 30 years Geoff has been involved with the sales and marketing of oversees property selling over 2,000 properties in Florida alone. He now brings his wealth of experience to Fine and Country to drive the sales, marketing and customer services.
Graham Greene FCA, now a citizen of the US, began his career as a UK Chartered Accountant running a very successful practice in London, UK. In 1986 he disposed of that practice and in 1989 he established the International Property Group or “IPG” as it became to be known. Graham brings his wealth of knowledge of the Florida market to the Fine and Country brand.
Samantha comes from an international background, having lived in the UK, Australia and New Zealand prior to moving to the US. She has been with us for two years now and enjoys nothing better than assisting her clients in their quest for the perfect home. Her enthusiasm and attention to detail have brought about many successful closings and equally happy clients.
More recently, she has included long term leasing in her focus and has become an integral part of the Fine and Country property management team.
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