Archive for March, 2011

Median Prices

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

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The median price in a market is a good indicator of the general movement of a market. The median price by definition is the price that half the houses in a market sold for less than that number, and half the houses in a market sold for a higher price.

Median price is also a good indicator for investment opportunities. When you are a real estate franchise working with franchisees who are real estate investors all over the country, this number is a good indicator of the movement in a local market. This NAR report provides a historical perspective on your local market, and what direction the median price is moving.

New Franchise in Philadelphia

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

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HomeVestors continues to grow its network of franchises. Welcome Albert Evangelist to the HomeVestors team. Albert will buy houses in and around the Philadelphia area, and will be working with DA Mark Gibbons. Albert joins an experienced team of franchisees in  Philadelphia !

If you are looking for a Real Estate Franchise, HomeVestors is a great option. If you have the desire to learn the real estate investor business, go to www.homevestorsfranchise.com

Day on the Hill

Monday, March 14th, 2011

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Each Year, National REIA sponsors a Day On the Hill, a key event to involve investors in the legislative process. National REIA has hosted this event since 2007. In this changing market, it is even more important to build the real estate investor industry and become involved in the legislative process.

This year’s Day on the Hill will be paired with the Investor Summit. At the Investor Summit, real estate investors from all across the county will share how their markets have changed and how they have changed their strategies to mitigate losses and, more importantly, take advantage of the new opportunities. The Investors Summit, sponsored by Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine, will feature an awards presentation in which HomeVestors will be honored. Both Co-Presidents, David Hicks and Ken Channell will be at the event. Agenda

Please join us April 11 – 14th in Alexandria, Virginia! You can sign up on line at www.nationalreia.com.

New Jersey Franchise

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

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Congratulations to Richard, Michael and Christopher Bischoff, HomeVestors newest franchise in New Jersey.

The Bischoff’s will be working with Development Agent Jim Wiley, and will buying houses in Morris County, NJ.

Find out why HomeVestors is the hottest Real Estate Franchise

They did What to That House?

Monday, March 7th, 2011

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Real estate investors know that remodeling mistakes that can kill a home sale. Chicago Tribune article about HomeVestors, and some of the mistakes people have made with residential real estate.

HomeVestors Honored by Franchise Business Review

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

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HomeVestors® has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year in a row by Franchise Business Review for the 2011 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards! This honor is awarded to franchisors with the highest level of franchisee satisfaction. No wonder those looking to invest in real estate more and more look to HomeVestors.

Riverhouse Investments Renews HomeVestors Franchise

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

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Congratulations to Mark Fitzgerald and Rob Sturrock for renewing their franchise for another 5 years.

In the first 5 years of their franchise, Rob and Mark bought 201 ugly houses. They have sold over $14.4 million in real estate!

Rob and Mark, we are excited to have you as part of the HomeVestors® team!

If you want to learn to invest in real estate, contact HomeVestors.

New Florida Franchise for HomeVestors

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

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Congratulations to Paul DaCosta as a new franchise for HomeVestors. Paul will be buying Ugly houses in the Sarasota area of Florida, and working with DA Greg Weinstein as his real estate mentor!

Paul, welcome to the team!

Have we Reached the Bottom?

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

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This is the question many real estate investors ask. An interesting article in Yahoo Finance suggests the bottom may be in 2011.

This is a great time to invest in real estate. Learn more about why the HomeVestors franchise is so exciting for anyone wanting to learn to invest in real estate.