Multiple Years of Growth Leads to 22 Percent Increase in National Market Presence
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., January 24, 2019 – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. continued to expand its national franchise footprint with the addition of 50 new offices in 2018, a 6 percent increase on the year. This was the third consecutive year of new office growth. The brand’s office footprint has expanded 22 percent since 2015.
The Southern and Midwest regions of the country saw the most significant increase in new offices during 2018, which accounted for 36 out of the 50 new offices added.
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. also continued to grow its footprint out West with the addition of three new offices in California, one of the country’s most competitive real estate markets.
The Weichert® national brand also expanded its footprint into the state of New Mexico, with the addition of two new companies.
“We’re excited to see the Weichert franchise footprint continue to grow year over year – especially as we open in new markets and expand in others,” said Bill Scavone, president and chief operating officer of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.
“Our sustained growth is proof that Weichert continues to be an attractive brand for independent companies across the country that want access to industry-leading operating and management systems and training programs to help them build a world-class brokerage,” added Scavone.
One such agency is Weichert, Realtors® – Superior Homes in Oxnard, California, which joined the national franchise network last May.
“We looked into what Weichert had to offer and we liked what we saw,” said Jose Escamilla, the company’s broker/co-owner. “Your agents need as much support and training as you can give them when doing business in a highly competitive market like ours and that’s definitely something we’ll get from Weichert.”
Weichert currently has affiliate offices serving over 300 markets in 38 states, representing smart entrepreneurs who were interested in joining a nationally recognized brand which offers incomparable tools, training and marketing techniques to set them apart from the competition. Each Weichert affiliated office is independently owned and operated.
More information about Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. can be found at www.weichertfranchise.com 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 300 markets in 38 states. For more information about Weichert, visit Weichert.com or for information on franchise opportunities visit WeichertFranchise.com.
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, www.weichert.com, 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.