Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Opens Its First Franchise in New Mexico and Expands in Boston Area
April 01, 2008 // Franchising.com // MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., the franchise arm of Weichert, Realtors®, continued its nation-wide growth with the opening of its first affiliate office in New Mexico. The company also bolstered its presence in the Boston market and added new affiliates in Mississippi and New Hampshire.
Welcoming the new franchisees, Martin J. Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, said, "We take great pride in continually attracting companies that share our principles and client-centric philosophy as we expand across that nation. We look forward to working in concert with our new affiliates to implement Weichert's systems and provide the highest quality customer experience in the industry."
The new Weichert affiliates include:
- WEICHERT, REALTORS® - The 505 Group, Clovis, N.M. Weichert's first office in New Mexico is owned by the team of Karl Spence and Brokers Carolyn Spence and Katharine Fly.
- WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Synergy, Wellesley Hills, Mass. The 11th Weichert franchise serving the greater Boston area is owned by Broker Martin Kalisker.
- WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Covington Group, Madison, Miss. Broker Buck Covington, a 20-year real estate professional, is the owner of Weichert's third affiliate in the Magnolia State.
- WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Points East Properties, Portsmouth, N.H. Broker Fred and Denise Attalla are the husband and wife owners of this office that serves the seacoasts of New Hampshire and southern Maine.
In addition to these new offices, existing affiliate WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Globe Treks is now WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Mountain Executives after the existing franchise was purchased by Brokers Tim Ertzberger and Heather Chambers.
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates launched its first franchised office in January 2002 and currently serves some 330 markets in 35 states.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. For more information, Weichert's customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD or at Weichert's Web site, www.weichert.com. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.