Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Named a Top 100 Most Innovative Franchise by Franchise Business Review

— Evan Roeser

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. / October 18, 2023 — Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was identified by Franchise Business Review as one of just 100 franchise brands to earn placement on its “Most Innovative Franchises” list for 2023.

Franchise Business Review (FBR), a research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the only ratings of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance.

To identify the companies on this year’s “Most Innovative Franchises” list, FBR analyzed data from nearly 38,000 franchisees representing more than 385 brands. Franchise owners were asked about their brand’s innovation and creativity as well as their trust in the franchisor, overall satisfaction with the brand, and likelihood to recommend it to others.

Weichert® franchisees who participated were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including leadership, training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.

“We remain committed to offering innovative tools, technology, and resources to help franchisees build and grow their businesses,” said Bill Scavone, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. and Weichert, Realtors®. “We are grateful to see our franchisees’ satisfaction with our innovative and creative solutions that help them navigate the ever-changing real estate world and remain successful in tough market conditions.”

With more than 50 years of success, Weichert is a proven leader and recognized real estate brand in the national market. The company offers a market-tested system that gives brokerage owners and sales associates the technology, tools, training, lead generation, and resources to allow them to achieve real growth in their business. The brand’s “one-size-does-not-fit-all” approach aims to complement affiliates’ individual styles and allow them to forge their own approach to capturing market share in their local area.

In addition to being named to the “Most Innovative Franchises” list, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has also appeared on FBR’s rankings for “Top 200 Best Franchises,” “Top Franchise Cultures,” “Top Franchises for Women,” “Top Low-Cost Franchises,” and “Top Recession-Proof Franchises.”

The 2023 “Most Innovative Franchises” list can be found at

For more information about Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., visit or call (877) 533-9007.

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is a top real estate franchisor established in 2001 by Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, which has been in operation since 1969. The company provides a clearly defined business model for operating, managing, and marketing a real estate brokerage, along with industry-leading technology, marketing tools, and coaching. Its first affiliate opened in 2002, and the franchise network has since grown to over 370 offices, serving markets in over 40 states. The company has been named one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine for 19 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction eight years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit For more information about franchise opportunities, visit

 Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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