MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., the franchise arm of Weichert, Realtors®, announced the addition of three more franchise offices in Florida. These three new affiliates—located in St. Petersburg, Sunny Isles Beach, and Melbourne—bring the total number of affiliated Weichert offices open in the Sunshine State to 56.
Martin J. Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., welcomed the new franchisees, saying, “We are excited to continue our expansion throughout Florida’s vibrant Tampa Bay and Miami areas, as well as the Space Coast, through these outstanding real estate partners.”
The three new Weichert affiliates are:
· WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Credential, St. Petersburg, FL
· WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Harber Homes, Melbourne, FL
· WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Professional Partners, Sunny Isles Beach, FL
The new Florida offices will serve relocating and second-home buyers from the Northeast and the international market, as well as area residents.
Weichert is the nation’s largest privately owned provider of real estate and home ownership services. Since the launch of the first franchise office in January 2002, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates has grown to include more than 190 signed offices in 20 states. It is the only real estate organization named in the Top Ten New Franchises for 2005 by Entrepreneur magazine and also was on the list of the magazine’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Franchises.
Weichert has more than 17,200 sales associates in over 380 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, call Weichert's customer service center at 1-800-USA-SOLD or visit Weichert's Web site, www.weichert.com. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.