Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was ranked second in the nation by Entrepreneur magazine among all other competitors in the real-estate category in its “Entrepreneur 2013 Franchise 500” list, an annual ranking of America’s top franchise opportunities. The full list appears in the January 2013 issue of Entrepreneur.
WREA entered the franchise arena in 2001 as a division of Weichert, Realtors, opening its first affiliated office in January 2002. In 2005, WREA was identified in Entrepreneur’s “Top 10 New Franchises” as one of the fastest growing U.S. franchises and was the only real estate organization to be included.
In 2008, Entrepreneur’s 29th Annual Franchise 500 listed WREA in 35th place among the nation’s fastest growing franchises in all categories. According to the magazine, this made Weichert Real Estate Affiliates the second-fastest growing real-estate franchise in the nation.
Currently, Weichert’s independently owned and operated affiliates serve more than 230 markets in 35 states.