DALLAS - February 10, 2016 - (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., announces the company added 55 new franchisees in the fourth quarter of 2015.
“HomeVestors® now has franchisees operating in 45 states and working towards another record year of growth,” said HomeVestors’ co-president David Hicks. “We are proud to partner with these amazing men and women who continue to work so hard.”
The fourth quarter has proven to be the second most successful quarter last year. As 2015 concludes, the “We Buy Ugly Houses®” company estimates they will have close to 800 franchisees by the end of 2016.
“We continue to find franchisees who are as passionate about real estate as we are,” commented HomeVestors’ co-president Ken Channell. “We owe our success to the integrity and customer service of the HomeVestors network.”
New franchisees during fourth quarter of 2015 include: Donald W. Juvan, II and Derek B. Cook from Phoenix, Arizona; Jerry D. Allen from Fort Worth, Texas; David L. Cooper from Fresno, California; Atascosa Real Estate Group, LLC from Dallas, Texas; James R. Moody from Wilmington, Delaware; Charles E. Carrier from Nashville, Tennessee; RVA Properties, LLC from Richmond, Virginia; Crystal Clear Holdings, LLC from Richmond, Virginia; LOF Homes, LLC from Nashville, Tennessee; Brian S. Evans and Teresa Evans from Dallas, Texas; Kingman Investments LLC from Los Angeles, California; Jacob M. Chase from Oakland, California; Sheila J. Konecke and Eric F. Konecke from Baltimore-Towson, Maryland; Irving J. Franklin from Atlanta, Georgia; Anderson Schulle and Ricardo Tonus from Fort Worth, Texas; Better Planet Properties, LLC from Los Angeles, California; David A. Dummermuth from Cleveland, Ohio; Rock Solid Real Estate LLC from Norfolk, Virginia; Stars & Stripes Property Investments, LLC from Boise, Idaho; W. Andrew Garrett from Fort Myers, Florida; Joe D. Melendez from Riverside/San Bernardino, California; ESV Holdings, Inc. from Riverside/San Bernardino, California; GW Property Solutions, L.L.C. from Greensboro, North Carolina; Paul M. Wynn from Las Vegas, Nevada; Revolution Holdings, LLC from Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida; Next Venture Solutions, LLC dba, Next Venture Homes from Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; Suncoast Gulf Realty, LLC from Sarasota, Florida; Matthew A. Erickson, Sr. and Nathan A. Erickson from Manchester, New Hampshire; Adeel Mohammad from Nashville, Tennessee; Spence Investments, LLC from Jonesboro, Arkansas; Nelson Silveira from Dade-Miami, Florida; RKI Property Solutions, LLC from Greensboro, North Carolina; Timely Assistance, Inc. from Sarasota, Florida; Faithful and True Properties, LLC from Greensboro, North Carolina; Stanley T. Trella from Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; Waypoint Renewal & Construction, LLC from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Peter S. Flores from San Antonio, Texas; James J. Dow from Chicago, Illinois; Benjamin R. Alvarez from West Palm Beach, Florida; Forever Properties Inc. from Ocean-Monmouth-Atlantic, New Jersey; Matthew G. Baker and Bryon D. Phelps from Albany, New York; Remedy Your Property LLC from Mercer/Middlesex/Hunterdon, New Jersey; Alexander L. Pena from Riverside/San Bernardino, California; Douglas M. Laroche from Providence, Rhode Island; Alan A. Wiseley from Fort Smith-Fayetteville, Arkansas; Susan Carey from Chicago, Illinois; Andrew J. Bonlender from Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Robert A. Carbone from Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida; Brent V. Schillage from Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Pamela N. Ozowalu from San Antonio, Texas; Cesar A. Guevara from Long Island, New York; Adam R. Rae and Jonathan M. Goddard from Colorado Springs-Pueblo, Colorado; Thomas H. Buscher from Bryan-College Station, Texas; Wesley K. Mayder and Mona F. Mayder from Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, California.
Dallas-based HomeVestors of America, Inc. is the largest professional house buying franchise in the U.S., with more than 65,000 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 2015, for the tenth 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 2015, HomeVestors was recognized as the 19th fastest growing franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine and in 2016 the company is number 91 in the Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur Magazine. For more information, visit www.HomeVestors.com.