Weichert® Increases West Coast Presence with Addition of Franchise Office in Del Mar, California

— Evan Roeser
Bob Preston

DEL MAR, Calif. / June 15, 2021 – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. continues to grow its presence in California with the addition of Weichert, Realtors® – North County in Del Mar.

The newest Weichert® affiliate is the company’s 19th franchised office in the state of California and the only one in San Diego County.

Weichert, Realtors® – North County is owned and operated by Bob Preston. It was established as a sales division to his existing business, North County Property Group, which will continue to serve as the property management and leasing division of the brokerage.

Preston made the decision to join the Weichert national franchise network after extensive research and talks with the company’s leadership team. He saw tremendous value in Weichert’s offerings to affiliated brokers and agents to help facilitate growth.

“We really wanted to focus on growing our real estate sales division, and we are confident that the top-notch technology, tools and resources that Weichert provides will help us reach our goals,” said Preston. “Building a team of knowledgeable and dedicated agents who have access to all these great resources will be key in offering exceptional service and expanding our brokerage.”

As part of the Weichert franchise network, Preston’s team has access to in-depth training programs, the latest technology and the most powerful sales and marketing tools in the industry to help provide their clients the best possible real estate service.

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. President and COO Bill Scavone was pleased to welcome the company’s newest affiliate. “We are thrilled to welcome our new friends at Weichert, Realtors® – North County and their clients to the Weichert family. The company has a great history in the region, and we hope to continue to help them grow their presence.”

Preston has been a licensed real estate agent for over 30 years and obtained his broker’s license in 2012. He’s a member of the North San Diego County Association of REALTORS® (NSDCAR), California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM). He serves as the president of the California state chapter of NARPM.

With over 25 years of experience as an owner of personal investment properties, Preston has used his knowledge and skills to help build North County Property Group into one of the area’s premier property management and leasing companies.

Preston holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine. He previously served as a technology industry executive in Silicon Valley.

Preston is a California native who has lived in Del Mar for 25 years. He’s happily married with four children, and enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, snowboarding and going to the beach when he’s not servicing clients.

Weichert, Realtors® – North County is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The office serves San Diego County and surrounding areas.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – North County, located at 445 Marine View Avenue, Suite 240 in Del Mar, contact Bob Preston at 858-365-9633 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 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 2021 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2021 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 370 markets in 41 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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