Weichert, Realtors® – SEM Associates Recognized for Dedication to Fair Housing

— Evan Roeser

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. / August 11, 2022 — Agents at Weichert, Realtors® – SEM Associates’ office in Chattanooga were recently recognized by the National Association of REALTORS® for their completion of the Fairhaven Simulation, a fair housing program that uses the power of storytelling to help members identify, prevent, and address discriminatory practices in real estate.

The team’s roster of agents had 100% participation in the simulation. Q Abazid, Susan Barnette, Terry Barnette, Debbie Biancofiore, Alan Bradshaw, Juliet Grant, Artem Mostovyy, Vadim Salyuk, Lindsey Williams, and Lindsey Yerbey each received recognition and a lapel pin, which serves as a conversation-starter about their commitment to fair housing.

“Our team is proud to serve as ambassadors for fair housing and combating discrimination in the real estate industry,” said Susan Barnette, managing broker of Weichert, Realtors® – SEM Associates. “We are a very diverse company and are always looking to expand our team with people who are devoted to fair housing for all.”

Weichert, Realtors® – SEM Associates is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The company has offices in Athens Chattanooga, Cleveland, Decatur, and Etowa.

Weichert, Realtors® – SEM Associates has cemented itself as one of the top performing Weichert® affiliates in the country. The brokerage was once again named to the Weichert Premier Client Group this year as a top-30 producing franchise in the nation.

For more information on Weichert, Realtors® – SEM Associates, located at 6650 E. Brainerd Rd. Suite 101 in Chattanooga, contact Susan Barnette at 423-267-0544 or visit

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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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