DALLAS - July 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - HomeVestors of America, the largest professional home buying network of independently owned and operated franchisees and the number one buyer of houses in the U.S., has successfully added more than 90 new franchisees within the first half of 2015.
“For us, this signifies continued strong interest in our real estate investment franchise,” said HomeVestors’ co-president David Hicks. “The growth is phenomenal.”
HomeVestors continues to grow at an impressive rate. Within the second quarter of this year, the company added 37 new franchisees. HomeVestors has now a total of 600 franchisees nationwide — including their first in Hawaii.
“We are thrilled that a franchisee has opened in Honolulu this quarter – it’s our first,” Hicks said. “Expanding in a new market is just another example of our strong growth, reputation and value within the real estate industry.”
HomeVestors of America, the We Buy Ugly Houses® franchise, was founded and began franchising in 1996. Since then, HomeVestors® franchisees have purchased over 60,000 homes nationwide.
“With our strong track record of aggressive growth, HomeVestors will easily reach over 625 franchisees by the third quarter of 2015,” explained HomeVestors co-president Ken Channel. “We are on pace with 2015 being a record-breaking year and we don’t intend on slowing down any time soon. The new franchisee in Hawaii opens many doors for us, and we are excited to continue growing our business in new markets.”
New franchisees during second quarter of 2015 include: Efron Investments, LLC from West Palm Beach, Florida; Travis R. Baucom from Waco/Temple, Texas; MN Group, LLC from Chicago, Illinois; Ashton Investments, LLC from Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida; Belle’s Properties, LLC from Fayetteville, North Carolina; Coastal Property Group, LLC from Wilmington, North Carolina; James D. Lewandowski and Rhonda G. Lewandowski from Sherman/Ada, Texas; Great Point Properties, LLC from Hartford/New Haven, Connecticut; Craig D. Burnett, Toni C. Burnett from Waxahachie/Corsicana, Texas; Encore Properties, LLC from Portland/Auburn, Maine; EMG Holdings, Inc. from Dallas, Texas; Blue Sky Investors, LLC from Wichita/Hutchinson, Kansas; iRemodel Properties, LLC from Houston, Texas; Amir A. Mithani from San Antonio, Texas; H2PRO, LLC from Sarasota, Florida; Jennifer Pena, Roberto Fernandez, Alvin Lambert, Marlene Lambert from Lower Hudson Valley, New York; Matthew Malott from Cincinnati, Ohio; Soraya B. Ontiveros from Houston, Texas; Q C Properties, LLC from Tucson, Arizona; Nicholas N. Novak from Cleveland, Ohio; Alyssa M. Otten from Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota; Clark P. Lunt and Robert I. Miller, Jr. from Mobile/Pensacola, Alabama; Cory K. Atkinson and Jared Martin from Salt Lake City, Utah; Property Giants, LLC from Riverside/San Bernardino, California; Darryl McLaurin and Norman E. Green from Oakland, California; Joe Z. Boshra from Riverside/San Bernardino, California; Bauer Estates LLC from La Crosse/Eau Claire, Wisconsin; SDF Capital Limited Liability Company from Lower Hudson Valley, New York; Wallace Ventures, LLC from Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Mark A. Liker from Denver, Colorado; Kenneth Steven Peterson from Honolulu, Hawaii; Todd J. Van Deusen from Santa Barbara, California; Cheryl D. Dalton from Greensboro, North Carolina; Glen Gould from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Dumod, LLC from Houston, Texas; Alexander Jeon from Los Angeles, California; Henry Timothy Ziegler from Sarasota, Florida.
Dallas-based HomeVestors of America, Inc. is the largest professional house buying franchise in the U.S., with over 60,000 houses bought since 1996. HomeVestors recruits, trains and supports its independently owned and operated franchisees that specialize in building businesses based on buying, rehabbing, selling and holding residential properties. Most commonly known as the "We Buy Ugly Houses®" company, HomeVestors strives to make a positive impact in each community. In 2014, for the ninth consecutive year, HomeVestors was among the prestigious Franchise Business Review's "Top 50 Franchises," a distinction awarded to franchisors with the highest level of franchisee satisfaction. In 2014 HomeVestors was recognized as the 25th fastest growing franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine and number 126 in the Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur Magazine. For more information, visit www.HomeVestors.com.
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