On January 14, 2000, HomeSmart Real Estate announced its Grand Opening to the Phoenix marketplace with only two agents. A reputation for advanced technologies soon followed. As a result, HomeSmart rapidly developed into one of the nations fastest growing real estate brokerages. With a commitment to its agents and clients, HomeSmart has now grown to over 7,500 agents with over 31 franchise offices operating across the U.S and international operations in China. HomeSmart is the largest real estate brokerage in the Southwest and ranked among the top 5 largest real estate brokerages in the nation.
HomeSmart was founded by its’ President and CEO, Matt Widdows. Much of HomeSmart's success can be attributed to the combined real estate and technology background of its’ founder. Matt created a company built around technology that provided agents with cutting edge tools, a professional meeting and working environment, and efficiencies that would give them more time to focus on their clients and their business. HomeSmart’s technology has allowed it to provide a consistent ly high level of customer service to its’ agents and clients, and prides itself on successfully blending technology with a personal touch-something that is often lost.
HomeSmart real estate agents are professional practitioners that lead their industry and are known for excellence. HomeSmart Franchise has experienced exponential growth in the past 4 years and now has 31 offices.