February 13, 2014 // Franchising.com // Jim Weichert, founder and president of Weichert, Realtors®, and Marty Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, have been selected for the Swanepoel Power 200: The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2013. Weichert and Rueter were ranked #20 and #85, respectively.
Weichert was recognized in the ‘Brokerage’ category for his more than 40 years of sales experience and the growth of Weichert, Realtors from a single office in 1969 to one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the nation. In the ‘Franchise’ category, Rueter was honored for his hard work and dedication in growing Weichert’s franchise business. His status as a fourth-generation Realtor was also noted.
Weichert, Rueter and the other real estate professionals on the list were chosen based on their personal influence, tenure in the industry, office held, decision-making power, and his or her recent activities, growth and potential. Also considered were their company’s financial resources, significance and contribution to the industry, and geographic reach.
The Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) is a research service managed by RealSure, Inc., a real estate information services company that provides market research, business trends analysis, and scenario and strategic planning. In its inaugural year, the SP200 is the most comprehensive analysis ever published of the most powerful key decision makers, trailblazers, influencers, company chieftains, thought leaders and innovators in the real estate industry.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors or to find your local office, please visit www.weichert.com.
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.
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