Archive for August, 2010

August Graduates from Ug University

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

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We have another class ready to begin Buying Ugly Houses.

August Class

Congratulations to Scott Wilson (Hampton Roads, VA), David Snyder (Oklahoma City, OK) and Kris Haskins (Hampton Roads, VA)

Another Hampton Roads, Virginia franchisee

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

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Congratulations to Scott Wilson, another new franchisee in Virginia!

Scott will be buying Ugly Houses in the Hampton Roads area! HomeVestors franchisees are going to be having a big impact on the communities that make up Hampton Roads.

Congratulations also to DA Patti Robertson!

New Hampton Roads, Virginia franchisee

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

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Congratulations to Kris Haskins, our newest franchisee! 

Kris will be buying Ugly Houses in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area. He will be working with DA Patti Robertson.

Kris, welcome to Team HVA!

The house isn’t ugly. It’s just tired and needs a remodel.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

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Great article in Pittsburg titled HomeVestors Offers Alternatives to Home Sellers

Congratulations to Doug Everhart!

Newest Franchisee in OKC area

Monday, August 16th, 2010

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Congratulations to David Snyder on joining the HomeVestors team.

David’s franchise, Metro Area Investors, LLC will be buying Ugly Houses in the Oklahoma City area.

Also congratulations to Rich McLain on his first AF!

Looking for Ugly Houses in Dallas!

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

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Now it is even easier to sell your house for cash in the Dallas area. If you would like a fast cash offer on your home in the Dallas area, simply go to www.webuyuglyhousesdallas.com

HomeVestors has been buying houses in the Dallas area for over 15 years. No one has bought more houses in the Dallas area. If you want to sell your house fast, trust the HomeVestors team.

To get a no obligation offer on your home in Dallas, trust the We Buy Ugly Houses company!

Ugly House of the Year coverage

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

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The PR promotion for the Ugliest House of the Year has begun. To see the winners, go to www.theugliesthouse.com

We have already had quite a few tv reports. Here are some of the articles:

 Arizona Daily Star

NBC DFW

The Ugliest House Winners

Monday, August 9th, 2010

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The Ugliest House winners have been announced! Check them out at www.theugliesthouse.com

Begin today collecting pictures of your ugly houses for next years contest!

What’s happening in the market place?

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

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Some interesting data as reported (reproduced with permission) by Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine:

If you have been watching the headlines, the reports have mostly looked bad.

    May new home sales were the worst since 1963. These just incidentally represent less than 8% of the total home sales market because they are mostly built and sold by publicly traded companies that affect the Wall Street Housing Index and create jobs, so they are considered of undue importance to the larger market. May existing home sales dropped following the on again off again home buyer tax credit.  July pending sales were reported to have also reached their lowest point since the peak in 2005. That is the top line national data.

    The underlying MLS block inventory data looks a lot different with hotter markets showing a minor slow down in inventory absorption while more stable markets are seeing continued sell down at improved rates. The major markets in the West reported here are still on the buyers’ side of a balanced market with slowing sell through and not a ton of new inventory coming to market. Banks with inventory are not dumping homes as they know this will be poisoning their own wells. The Northeast markets reported here are stable, with Baltimore still a solid buyers’ market. Midwest and Southern markets are still trending toward balance but still favoring buyers. Prices are even ending up in some markets per Case-Shiller.

See the data.