Columbus Real Estate Agency Joins Weichert® National Franchise Network

— Michele Watson

Addition of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Alt Company Expands Midwest Presence

WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Alt Company in Columbus is the newest Weichert affiliate in Ohio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio / July 12, 2017 – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is pleased to welcome a new office in Columbus that prides itself on the high-quality service provided by its agents to the national Weichert® franchise network. The addition of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Alt Company makes the third Ohio office for the brand, continuing the expansion of the Weichert franchise footprint throughout the Midwest.
The newest Ohio affiliate, formerly known as The Alt Company, is a family-owned business led by Stratton Alt, the agency’s broker/owner. Alt assumed broker responsibilities in 2012 from his father, Dick Alt, who founded the business in 1971, to carry on the family tradition of client-focused real estate service.
“Our agency prides itself on being able to help people achieve their real estate goals,” said Alt, who earned his real estate license in 1999. “Joining Weichert allows our agents to tap into resources provided by Weichert to offer our clients even better service.”
“Jim Weichert started his company around the same time my father opened his agency and Weichert has grown into one of the most recognized names in real estate,” added Alt, a lifelong Columbus resident. “We look forward to being part of the Weichert brand to help bring even more real estate dreams into focus.”
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. President and COO Bill Scavone was pleased to welcome the newest Ohio office. “I am thrilled to welcome our new friends at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Alt Company and their clients to the Weichert family. Their office has a reputation for great customer service and they are highly regarded in the Columbus area. The office also shares our client-first philosophy and is rooted in the region it serves.”
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Alt Company is a full service real estate agency serving the Columbus metro area. The office, which is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate, is also a member of Columbus REALTORS, Ohio Association of REALTORS and National Association of REALTORS.
For more information about WEICHERT, REALTORS® – The Alt Company, located at 3637 N. High Street in Columbus, contact Stratton Alt at 614-268-5080 or visit

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert, Realtors, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2017 Franchise 500 and is identified in 2017 by Franchise Business Review as one the top U.S. franchises. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 300 markets in 39 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

Each WEICHERT® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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