Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Named a Top Franchise for Women, Top Low-Cost Franchise and Top Recession-Proof Business for 2022 by Franchise Business Review

— Michele Watson

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. / Date — Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has been recognized by Franchise Business Review on its 2022 lists of “Top Franchises for Women,” “Top Low-Cost Franchises,” and “Top Recession-Proof Franchises.”

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was one of just 50 franchise brands to earn the honor in the categories of Top Franchises for Women and Top Low-Cost Franchises. The organization was one of 100 franchise brands to be identified as a Top Recession-Proof award winner.

To identify companies who qualified for the list of Top Franchises for Women, Franchise Business Review analyzed data from over 8,000 female franchise owners representing 267 brands over the last 18 months regarding their experience and satisfaction with their franchisor.

Franchise Business Review conducted similar surveys of more than 11,000 franchisees representing over 135 low-cost brands for its report on Top Low-Cost Franchises, and more than 32,000 franchisees from over 300 brands to determine its list of Top Recession-Proof Businesses.

Critical areas of the franchise systems that were analyzed during the surveys and reports included leadership, training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, financial opportunity and work/life balance.

“It’s truly an honor to earn recognition as one of the top franchises in the country in multiple categories as a result of the positive feedback provided by our franchise owners,” said Bill Scavone, president and chief operating officer of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

Scavone credits the resources and support Weichert® provides its affiliates as contributing factors for the positive feedback.

“We’re committed to providing our affiliates with the top technology, tools, support and training to help them deliver the best real estate service in the industry,” added Scavone. “I’m proud of all the hard work our service team puts in on a consistent basis, and it’s very gratifying to see how much our franchisees value the resources and support we offer.”

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

Visit to view complete lists and descriptions for the 2022 “Top Franchises for Women,” “Top Low-Cost Franchises,” and “Top Recession-Proof Franchises” reports.

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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