Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Named a Top Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine for 18th Straight Year

— Evan Roeser

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. / January 13, 2022 – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises across the United States and Canada for the 18th straight year by Entrepreneur magazine, as the outlet recently announced its 43rd annual “Franchise 500®” ranking. The company showed significant advancement in its overall ranking, moving up 55 spots to No. 282 on this year’s list.

Entrepreneur assesses several factors for its evaluation of franchises, including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores earn a spot on the list.

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc., one of the top real estate franchisors in the country, has grown its national network to over 370 offices spanning 41 states and continues to be a staple on the “Franchise 500®,” one of the world’s most comprehensive franchise rankings.

Over its 43 years in existence, the “Franchise 500®” has become a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Weichert’s consistent ranking on the prestigious list is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

“We are honored to be selected as one of the top franchise opportunities by Entrepreneur magazine for an 18th straight year,” said Bill Scavone, president and chief operating officer of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. “Our organization’s commitment to providing the best support, technology, tools and training in the industry, along with the hard work and dedication from our amazing network of franchisees, is truly what made this award attainable.”

The honor comes on the heels of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. being named to the “Top 200 Franchises” list by Franchise Business Review, which is the only ranking based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance.

To view the complete “Franchise 500®” list, visit Results can also be seen in the January/February 2022 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 11th.

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., a part of the Weichert Family of Companies, entered the franchise arena in 2001 and opened its first affiliated office in January of 2002.

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. 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 18 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction seven years in a row. 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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