Weichert, Realtors® Adds Eleven Franchise Offices in Florida
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. the franchise arm of Weichert, Realtors ®, continues its explosive growth in the Sunshine State with the openings of 10 affiliated locations in the greater Tallahassee coastal area as well as an office in New Port Richey.
The newest of 75 independently owned Weichert® franchises in Florida were welcomed by Martin J. Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, who said, “The addition of these quality offices and their respected owners strengthens our rapidly expanding Florida network and enhances our ability to serve this dynamic market in the highly professional, dedicated way that defines Weichert, Realtors.”
The new Weichert affiliates are:
· WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Anchor, with offices in Apalachicola, Carrabelle, St. George Island, Mexico Beach, St. Joe Beach, and Cape San Blas, plus satellite centers in Apalachicola, St. George Island, Lynn Haven, and Simmons Bayou, Fla. Broker/Owner Olivier Monod is president of the 40-year-old former Anchor Realty & Mortgage Co., an area powerhouse named “Best Real Estate Company in Tallahassee” by the readers of Tallahassee Magazine.
· WEICHERT, REALTORS® – All Professional, New Port Richey, Fla. The former Love Buying® Florida LLC is owned by Broker Walter Lamerton and Realtor/Office Manager Susan Lamerton.
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is home to more than 6,000 sales associates among its franchised sales offices. The company launched its first independently owned and operated franchise in January 2002 and since has grown to more than 280 signed offices in 27 states. It was the only real estate organization to be named in the Top Ten New Franchises 2005 by Entrepreneur Magazine and also was on the magazine’s 2005 list of Top 100 Fastest Growing Franchises.
Weichert has more than 18,400 sales associates in nearly 470 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.