Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Add Three New Offices to Franchise Network
June 23, 2009 // Franchising.com // Morris Plains, N.J., – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., the franchise arm of Weichert, Realtors®, continued its nationwide growth with the recent addition of three new franchise offices in Wisconsin, Michigan, and North Carolina.
In welcoming the new affiliates, Martin J. Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, said, "We are excited to have these new companies on board with us. Each of these sales teams has an in-depth knowledge of the local real estate market and we look forward to partnering with them to offer high quality real estate services to the community.
New affiliates that joined the Weichert network include:
- WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Pinnacle Group, Wausau, Wisc. – The franchise is owned by Sean Osborn and managed by Broker of Record Nanette Plano. The business will continue to expand Weichert's growing presence in Wisconsin.
- WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Star Properties, Ann Arbor, Mich. – Serving Washtenaw County and the surrounding area, the company is owned by long-established real estate Broker Cynthia Woods.
- WEICHERT, REALTORS® - VIP Associates, Jacksonville, N.C. – Owned by Broker Pamela Valdes, the company has served the Jacksonville area since 2007.
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates launched its first franchised office in January 2002 and currently serves approximately 300 markets in 36 states.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in approximately 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. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.