HomeSmart International Stakes Flag in Georgia

HomeSmart Realty Partners open to serve the Atlanta metropolitan area.

(Roswell, Georgia) – HomeSmart International announced the addition of HomeSmart Realty Partners to the residential real estate franchise network. This is the newest brokerage to join the national brand and the first in the state. HomeSmart Realty Partners will serve Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, East Cobb, Cumming, Duluth, Dunwoody, Marietta, Sandy Springs and Woodstock.

Rick Musto, owner and managing broker of HomeSmart Realty Partners, is opening what he calls a “one-stop shop” firm, where consumers can turn for experienced real estate agents, mortgage brokers, closing attorneys and insurance brokers.

“Bringing HomeSmart to Georgia means offering local agents full commission, full support and a full menu of services,” said Musto. “Both agents and consumers can get everything they need throughout the home buying process with us.”

HomeSmart Realty Partners agents will have access to the brand’s 100-percent commission model, agent and broker services, on-site and virtual training and proprietary RealSmart Agent productivity platform.

“HomeSmart is an agent-centric, customer service-oriented, tech-focused brokerage that is all about supporting our agents and consumers,” said HomeSmart International COO Wendy Forsythe. “Rick’s passion for helping his agents succeed and providing their clients with the best possible experience makes him the perfect franchise partner.”

Musto has been in the real estate industry for over a decade and owned Buckhead Home Realty since 2007, prior to buying the HomeSmart franchise.

About HomeSmart International:

Founded in 2000 by entrepreneur Matt Widdows, HomeSmart International quickly became the fastest growing real estate brokerage firm in Arizona and still holds that distinction today. HomeSmart International is ranked in the top 5 real estate brokerages in the United States, and was recently ranked as the number one brokerage firm in the Metropolitan Phoenix market and Colorado. From its international franchising headquarters based in Scottsdale, HomeSmart International began franchising in 2010, and continues to grow by offering franchisees efficiency and innovation coupled with the systems and technologies necessary to succeed in today’s evolving real estate industry. Today, the brand has nearly 170 offices in 28 states and more than 16,000 agents nationwide. For more information on HomeSmart and its franchise opportunities, visit Follow HomeSmart International on Facebook at, on LinkedIn at and on Twitter and Instagram @HomeSmartIntl.