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HomeSmart hits milestone, exceeds 10,000 agents

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HomeSmart International recently announced the company has exceeded the 10,000 agent mark in its United States-based franchises. The milestone comes off of several consecutive years of positive growth trends since the company first began franchising in 2009. Additionally, 77 percent of the franchises under the HomeSmart brand posted net positive agent growth numbers for 2015.… Read More →

HomeSmart promotes Ashley Bowers to president

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HomeSmart International announced Ashley Bowers has been promoted to the position of president for the international franchising company. Bowers, who joined HomeSmart International in 2013 as chief operating officer (COO), has been instrumental in spearheading the company’s recent growth initiatives and is also credited with attracting top real estate industry talent to the HomeSmart International… Read More →

HomeSmart CEO named to Swanepoel Power 200 List

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HomeSmart International‘s CEO and Founder Matt Widdows was named to the 2016 Swanepoel Power 200 (SP 200) list of the most influential leaders in real estate. Widdows, who has been named to the list several times, increased his ranking by 10 spots to come in at number 29 for this year. Widdows’ 2016 ranking on the prestigious… Read More →

HomeSmart drops $6,000 holiday office surprise

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It’s a video that warms the heart this holiday season, 50 internal employees of locally-owned and operated residential real-estate company, HomeSmart, lined up for what they thought was a holiday photo of their team. As the people shuffled over from their desks and said “cheese,” their silent smiles quickly turned into shouts of joy as $6,000 —… Read More →

Experts see a stronger year in Phoenix housing market

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The spring weather isn’t the only thing that’s favorable in Arizona. “The biggest overall trend we see in residential real estate is the market trending upward from relief to optimism,” says Matt Widdows, founder of HomeSmart International. “We are continuing to see an uptake in the market across the board. Housing prices are on the… Read More →

HomeSmart International Expands Network in Arizona

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This month, real estate firm HomeSmart International opened its newest franchise in Fountain Hills, Arizona, operating as HomeSmart Premier. The nationwide company based in Phoenix began franchising two and a half years ago, offering one of the most attractive business models in the real estate industry, with a focus on increasing their level of realtor… Read More →

HomeSmart Adds Three New Executives

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To keep up with HomeSmart International’s incredible growth across the United States, the real estate brokerage firm has recently hired three new executives—Vice President of Franchising, Vice President of Technology and Head of Accounting and Human Resources. With HomeSmart’s newest executive hires, the business is blazing a trail of success not only in Arizona, but nationwide.… Read More →

HomeSmart International Expands Network into Texas

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Real estate firm HomeSmart International continues its nationwide growth with the opening of its newest franchise in Cedar Hill, Texas. Based in Phoenix, HomeSmart began franchising two years ago, offering one of the most attractive business models in the real estate industry. HomeSmart CEO and President Chuck Lemire believes this new partnership will continue the… Read More →

HomeSmart International Continues Market Share Growth

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Real estate firm HomeSmart International recently opened its newest franchise in Seattle, Washington. The nationwide company based in Phoenix, Arizona began franchising in 2011, offering one of the most attractive business models in the real estate industry. HomeSmart provides their Franchise Partners with specific systems and technology that create efficiency in operations and keep costs… Read More →

Valley Real Estate Company Branches Out Of Arizona

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Local real estate brokerage firm HomeSmart is continuing to grow by opening franchises in California. The nationwide company based in Phoenix recently began making its way to other cities across the United States offering one of the most attractive business models in the real estate industry. Since opening in January 2000, HomeSmart has had tremendous… Read More →