A Columbus franchise of HomeVestors of America was honored with one of the highest awards at HomeVestors' national convention in Orlando.
Columbus-based RP Investment Group, Inc., won the Rookie of the Year award and the Brand Maximizer award. In the Top Closer, Junior Market category, the local office won second place. In the Top Seller, Junior Market category, RP's Randy Perez sold 30 properties in 2007, earning the team third place.
"It is one of the most successful franchises in our entire national network and had a fantastic year improving existing real estate in the Columbus market," John Hayes, president and chief executive officer of HomeVestors, said in a statement.
HomeVestors buys, fixes up and sells single-family residences across the country. It is known for its slogans "We Buy Ugly Houses" and "Ug Buys Ugly Houses."