Entrepreneur Magazine Names Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. One of the Fastest Growing Franchises in North America

— Michele Watson

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. / March 11, 2019 — Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has been named as one of the fastest growing franchises in North America by Entrepreneur magazine in its “Fastest-Growing Franchises of the Year” list for 2019.
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was ranked #131 on this year’s list, an annual ranking of the 150 fastest growing franchises. The company, headquartered in Morris Plains, New Jersey, is one of only three traditional real estate franchises to appear on the 2019 list.
This year’s list of franchises was compiled from its 2019 “Franchise 500” list and was based on the number of new franchise units added in the U.S. and Canada from July 2017 to July 2018, as verified by Entrepreneur magazine.
“It’s great to see the significant growth of the Weichert® franchise network across the country continue to be noticed by industry experts such as Entrepreneur magazine,” said Bill Scavone, president and chief operating officer of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.
The “Fastest-Growing Franchise” ranking follows Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. reporting a third consecutive year of new office growth in January, which resulted in the brand’s office footprint expanding 22 percent since 2015.
“This ranking is proof that independent real estate agencies see the value in joining the Weichert national brand to help create a memorable experience for both home buyers and sellers,” added Scavone. “We are also grateful to all of our new franchise owners and their agents who help contribute to our company’s continued growth.”
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. entered the franchise arena in 2001 as part of the Weichert Family of Companies, opening its first affiliated office in January 2002. In January 2019, it was named one of the top franchises in the country by Franchise Business Review in its “2019 Top 200 Best Franchises” list.
This year’s full list appears in the March 2019 issue of Entrepreneur magazine and can be viewed online at
More information about Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. can be found at or by calling (877) 533-9007.

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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 Companies, 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 of the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2019 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 350 markets in 38 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit
About Weichert, Realtors: Since 1969, Weichert, Realtors has grown from a single office into one of the nation’s leading providers of homeownership services by putting its customers first. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Weichert leverages its customer website,, one of the most visited real estate websites in the nation, to help families and individuals realize the dream of homeownership through quick and easy access to listing information and the services of its real estate professionals nationwide. Like other family-owned and -operated businesses, Weichert enjoys greater public trust according to several national surveys. For more information, Weichert’s customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD.

Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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