Leonard Newman is a seasoned Real Estate Broker with over 15 years of experience in the Southern Orange County Market. With an intimate understanding of the local market and paying the utmost attention to client concerns, Leonard aims to blend his real estate acumen with his client's needs to accomplish the best experience possible in achieving his client's real estate goals.
Whether you are a first-time buyer or an experienced investor, Leonard streamlines the journey from start to finish offering submission, negotiating, financing, mortgage rates, and logistics. Leonard takes you step by step through the process providing you with the resources you need to make the best decisions in today's market with clarity and ease.
Although he has an extensive Real Estate background, Leonard Newman is actively involved in Alternative Dispute Resolution, directing a private mediation practice specializing in Real Estate disputes. His unique qualification as a Real Estate Mediator stems from over 17 years as a Real Estate Practitioner and his experience and contract knowledge are the result of his transacting and managing over one-half billion in real estate sales since 2008.
Leonard is a member in good standing of the National Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, Orange County Association of Realtors, and the Laguna Board of Realtors. He has been appointed the 2018 Professional Standards Chair for the Laguna Board of Realtors and the Orange County Association of Realtors. Along with his many affiliations, Leonard serves as an OCAR Mediator, an Arbitration Hearing Panel Presiding Officer, Ethics Advocate and served as Association Director in 2015.
Leonard is an agent with Surterre Properties®, a top luxury residential real estate brokerage known for its teamwork and integrity. Surterre is one of the only brokerages with an in-house ad agency with a team of 15 experts delivering innovative marketing to its agent and clients not only in Orange County, but all over the world.