Weichert, Realtors

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Weichert, Realtors
Real estate franchise
IndustryReal Estate
Founded1969, Chatham, New Jersey
HeadquartersMorris Plains, New Jersey
Key people
Jim Weichert and James Weichert, Jr. (co-presidents)
Number of employees
10,000
Websiteweichert.com

Weichert, Realtors is a residential and commercial real estate franchise headquartered in Morris Plains, New Jersey. It is a family-owned and operated business led by co-presidents, Jim and James Weichert.[1]

History[edit]

Weichert, Realtors was founded in 1969 in Chatham, New Jersey by Jim Weichert,[2] who sought out prospective customers by handing out business cards at local train stations to people commuting to New York City.[3] In 1983, Weichert expanded operations outside of New Jersey and opened an office in Pennsylvania. In 1989, the company relocated its headquarters to Morris Plains, New Jersey. Expansion continued through 1991 throughout the northeastern United States. Jim Weichert's son, James Weichert, Jr., became co-president in 2014.[4]

Companies[edit]

  • In 1980, Weichert Financial Services was established to sell finance to real estate customers. Weichert also established its Real Estate School that same year for pre-license, post-license, and continuing education students.
  • In 1982, Weichert Referral Associates was established. The company serves as a network of agents with an active real estate license who direct business to full-time real estate professionals.
  • In 2001, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. was established expanding the company from a regional to a national real estate network.[5]
  • Weichert New Homes
  • Weichert Commercial Brokerage focuses on office, industrial, retail, investment, and residential and commercial land brokerage.
  • Weichert Lead Network was established.
  • In 2002, Weichert began franchising the companies, collectively known as the Weichert Family of Companies.[6]
  • In 2018, Weichert re-branded its coordinated homeownership services including real estate, insurance, mortgage and title closing services as All Under One Roof SM.[7] Weichert, Realtors celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reporter. "James Weichert Jr. named president of Weichert, Realtors". NJ.com. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  2. ^ "Leadership". Weichert. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Weichert Real Estate Franchise About Us". Weichert Franchise. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  4. ^ "James Weichert Jr. named co-president of Weichert, Realtors". NJ. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. Franchise Information". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Weichert Franchise Companies". Weichert Franchise. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Weichert all under one roof real estate mortgage insurance closing services". Trademark Official Gazette.
  8. ^ Staff. "Weichert, Realtors Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Its First Office". RIS Media.

External links[edit]

Official website