Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Named a Top Low-Cost Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

— Evan Roeser

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. / May 20, 2021 – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top low-cost franchises across the United States and Canada in the outlet’s recently announced “Top Franchises for Less than $150,000” ranking.

To be deemed a low-cost franchise and earn placement on Entrepreneur’s list, companies must offer an opportunity in which a franchise can reasonably be started for less than $150,000. Inclusion was then based on the scores companies received in Entrepreneur’s 2021 “Franchise 500” ranking evaluation. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was named to the prestigious Franchise 500 list for the 17th straight year in 2021.

The “Franchise 500” list is developed from a comprehensive analysis that evaluates more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability to determine the top franchises in the United States and Canada.

“We are honored to be recognized by Entrepreneur magazine once again,” said Bill Scavone, president and chief operating officer of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. “The top-notch technology, tools, training, and support we offer makes franchising with Weichert a great opportunity at a reasonable cost for real estate entrepreneurs.”

The complete “Top Franchises for Less than $150,000” ranking can be viewed here:

Earlier this year, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was also named to Franchise Business Review’s “Top Low-Cost Franchises” list, which is based on the affordability to start a franchise as well as satisfaction with the company by franchisees.

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., a part of the Weichert Family of Companies, entered the franchise sector 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. 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 350 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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