HomeVestors Recognized as a Top Growing Entrepreneurial Company in Dallas

Company ranked 28th in Southern Methodist University’s Top 100 Businesses

DALLAS (December 7, 2015) – HomeVestors, the We Buy Ugly Houses® company has been ranked 28th in the list of Top 100™ businesses in Dallas by Southern Methodist University’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship. More than 300 companies were analyzed before the winners were selected at the 25th Annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony and Banquet.

“We are so proud to be recognized by Southern Methodist University,” said David Hicks, co-president of HomeVestors of America. “We’ve moved up 33 positions since last year’s ranking, and it is truly an honor to see our growth in this year’s list.”

This year’s ranking of Dallas companies was based on sales growth from 2012 to 2014. The data analysis that determined the top companies for 2015 was performed by the accounting firm BKD CPAs and Advisors.

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About HomeVestors of America, Inc.

Dallas-based HomeVestors of America, Inc. is the largest professional house buying franchise in the U.S., with more than 60,000 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 2014, for the ninth 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 2014 HomeVestors was recognized as the 25th fastest growing franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine and number 126 in the Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur Magazine. For more information, visit www.HomeVestors.com.

About The DALLAS 100™ AWARDS

The Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony is presented annually by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox. This year’s sponsors are Avison Young, BKD CPAs and Advisors, Carr Intellectual Property Law, The CFO Suite, The Dallas Business Journal, Evos Financial, Executive Press, KRLD 1080 News Radio and Texas Capital Bank. The event recognizes privately held corporations, proprietorships or partnerships headquartered in the Dallas area that often don’t get attention, but which have created jobs and generated wealth for their founders and employees and enhanced the area economy. Tables of 10 and/or individual tickets can be purchased by logging on to http://www.dallas100.com/omni.