RISMEDIA, July 17, 2008-HomeVestors® of America, Inc., the company that advertises, “We Buy Ugly Houses”® on billboards, has named the top 10 markets for real estate investing in the second quarter of 2008. They are as follows:
1. Dallas, Texas
2. Houston, Texas
3. Atlanta, Georgia
4. Denver, Colorado
5. Fort Worth, Texas
6. San Antonio, Texas
7. Charlotte, North Carolina
8. St. Louis, Missouri
9. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
10. Chicago, Illinois; Kansas City, Kansas (two cities tied for tenth place)
HomeVestors, which the company says has bought more than 35,000 homes in the U.S. over the last 12 years, based the findings on the number of houses bought in each market by the franchise network in the second quarter of 2008.
“This has been a rather ugly year for residential real estate, creating record-setting demand for a trusted national home buyer,” said John Hayes, president and CEO of HomeVestors. “Despite changes in the market, real estate investing continues to grow. From small towns to big cities, people continue to look to HomeVestors to help them out of ugly real estate situations.”
For more information, visit www.homevestors.com.