2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#35 Ranked #36 last year
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Initial investment
$80K - $456K
Units as of 2022
1,153 4.6% over 3 years

Company Overview

About HomeVestors of America

Industry
Services (Other)
Related Categories
Real Estate
Founded
1996
Parent Company
Bayview MSR Opportunity Master Fund LP
Leadership
David Hicks, CEO
Sponsored Content

More from HomeVestors of America

Have you recently found you want more control over your finances? Find out how you can be a franchise owner with America’s #1 Home Buyer and capitalize on the historically stable home resale industry.

Nationally recognized as the “We Buy Ugly Houses®” brand,
HomeVestors® is growing nationwide.

Do you have a need for more personal control over your work and financial life and want the benefits that come with it?Now is still a great time to invest in real estate! To become a HomeVestors® franchisee, you don’t have to be a professional real estate investor – you just need the desire to become one

With over 1100 Independently owned and operated franchise locations throughout the U.S., our trained franchisees improve neighborhoods while providing excellent home ownership opportunities for first-time home buyers, renters and real estate investors.

We are committed to enforcing high ethical standards and strict systems that result in responsible business practices. You will learn how to deal with homeowners who may be in an 'ugly' situation, how to explain our home buying process, and how to help these homeowners sell their houses quickly providing “solutions for ugly situations®

If you're considering real estate investing as a full-time or part-time career, here are some reasons why you should look at our franchise network:

  • #1 real estate home buying franchise in America instantly recognized as the people, so homeowners, buyers, renters and other investors already know that you are part of a well-established real estate national brand
  • Steady stream of qualified leads for our franchisees using powerful marketing strategies and incredibly strong brand awareness that solo investors don’t have
  • Coaching and personal attention from our HomeVestors development agents who will assist and coach you in buying, renovating and selling or renting houses in your market
  • An intensive training program that incorporates systems for buying homes and exit strategies for selling houses fast using one or all our seven proven strategies that can help you sell quickly
  • Proven system that works - over and over with the excellent support and training that accompany our outstanding system, you will join a real estate franchise that has already bought over 125,000 houses nationwide, more houses than any other home buying franchise system

As a HomeVestors franchisee, you will have:

  • Financing for the qualifying purchase and repair of houses
  • Vacant property insurance at group rates through a third-party insurance vendor
  • HomeVestors Internet site for access to information and HomeVestors-hosted website for HVA franchisees to help them sell houses

Options for your lifestyle: HomeVestors has opportunities for full-time or part-time real estate investors. Both the Full Franchise and the Associate Franchise opportunities allow franchisees to utilize the We Buy Ugly Houses® brand, and allow the Franchisee to work from home, part-time. All HomeVestors® franchise owners have access to many products and services.


What do our franchisees have to say?

"The experience has really been "as advertised." From my initial introduction to HomeVestors through Discovery Day, through the signing of my agreement and Success Systems Training, I really haven't received any surprises."

- Chas Carrier, Dallas, TX

Find out now how you can become a real estate business owner. Contact us today for more information about the HomeVestors franchise opportunity

Each franchise office is independently owned and operated.

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1996 (26 years)
# of employees at HQ
37
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia

# of Units
1,153 (as of 2022)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
6500 Greenville Ave., #400
Dallas, TX 75206

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a HomeVestors of America franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$39,000 - $80,000
Initial Investment
$80,000 - $456,250
Net Worth Requirement
$80,000 - $456,250
Cash Requirement
$80,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
Varies
Ad Royalty Fee
Varies
Term of Agreement
5 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
HomeVestors of America offers in-house financing to cover the following: inventory
Third Party Financing
HomeVestors of America has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
10 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Online training
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Online Support
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
Yes
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021