March 26, 2013 // Franchising.com // Weichert, Realtors® was recently honored with a Member Achievement Award by the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE). The award was presented at the LeadingRE annual conference in Las Vegas, which attracted a sell-out crowd of nearly 2,000 top real estate professionals from 17 countries.
“Earning a Member Achievement Award is a true distinction, signifying an exceptional level of real estate expertise and professionalism,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “To be acknowledged among this elite group of market-leading firms is a notable accomplishment, and we are delighted to honor Weichert, Realtors for being among the top real estate firms in the world.”
Weichert led the entire LeadingRE network in 2012 for outgoing closed referrals resulting from the most client introductions made to other affiliates throughout the network. This marked the 14th consecutive year the company achieved that accomplishment.
“That we have once again achieved the most outgoing referrals for the entire LeadingRE network speaks volumes about the hard work and dedication of the sales professionals at Weichert,” said Betsy Roche, vice president of relocation for Weichert. “I am proud of what we have accomplished, and of the relationships we have built with other member companies based on our ability to produce results.”
As a member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, Weichert, Realtors is part of a network of more than 500 premier, locally branded firms producing $235 billion in annual home sales.
Since 1969, Weichert, Realtors has grown from a single office into one of the nation's leading providers of homeownership services by putting its customers first. 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. Weichert leverages its customer website, www.weichert.com, one of the most visited real estate websites in the nation, to help families and individuals realize the dream of homeownership through quick and easy access to listing information and the services of its real estate professionals nationwide. For more information, Weichert’s customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD. Weichert franchised offices are independently owned and operated.
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (www.LeadingRE.com) is the largest network of top independent local and regional brand-name brokerage firms in the residential sector of real estate. The 500-plus firms affiliated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® are represented by 4,600 offices and 140,000 associates in more than 30 countries worldwide. The organization’s leadership is demonstrated by the fact that its affiliates comprise 13 of the top 25 real estate companies in the country. Collectively, LeadingRE affiliates produced nearly 924,000 home sales valued at $234.6 billion in the U.S. in 2011. In addition, LeadingRE locally branded affiliates hold the number-one position in sales in nearly 40 percent of the top 103 markets in the U.S., more than any national network.
SOURCE Weichert, Realtors