HomeSmart International Ranks For 6th Time and Makes Inc. 5000® Hall of Fame


August 20, 2018

HomeSmart International Ranks For 6th Time and Makes Inc. 5000® Hall of Fame

Real Estate Franchisor and its largest brokerage take two spots on the 2018 list.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – HomeSmart International has been named to the INC. 5000® list for its sixth year. The Scottsdale-based real estate franchising company was ranked No. 2256 on the 2018 list and received the Hall of Fame designation for consistently being one of the fastest growing companies across all industries in the United States. The ranking represents a 195-percent three-year growth trend.

“HomeSmart International’s success is cultivated by an incredible team that pushes beyond the edge of a traditional service in a modern world,” said Matt Widdows, owner and CEO of HomeSmart. “Industry professionals continue to look to our brokerage model because it evolves with them as the industry also changes, and it works.”

HomeSmart International began focusing on franchising its dynamic, technology-based real estate brokerage concept in 2009 and now has 133 offices in 20 states and more than 15,500 agents nationwide. HomeSmart International’s 2018 ranking on the INC. 5000® also places it among the top 50 Arizona companies.

“We continue to find new strategies for growth year-over-year, and 2018 shown even more progress,” said Wendy Forsythe, COO at HomeSmart International. “HomeSmart International is continuing to expand in the east and south and find new opportunities to grow its existing presence on the west coast.”

HomeSmart, the Scottsdale-based brokerage led by Widdows, also made the Inc. 5000 list at No. 3371 with a 115-percent, three-year growth trend.

About HomeSmart International:

Founded in 2000 HomeSmart International quickly became the fastest growing real estate brokerage firm in Arizona. HomeSmart International is ranked in the top 5 real estate brokerages in the United States and the number one brokerage firm in the Phoenix market. From its international franchising headquarters based in Scottsdale, HomeSmart International offers franchisees efficiency and innovation coupled with the systems and technologies necessary to succeed in today’s evolving real estate industry. Today, the brand has 133 offices in 20 states and more than 15,000 agents nationwide. For more information on HomeSmart International and its franchise opportunities, visit