Raleigh, NC, October 02, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Rich Van Tassel, president of Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC (http://www.royaloaksbg.com), has announced participation in the 2011 Wake County Parade of Homes, slated to run the weekends of Oct. 1-2, 7-9 and 14-16 from noon to 5 p.m. Royal Oaks communities competing in the 46th annual event, organized by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County, are as follows:
- Holland Farm (from the $290s) in Apex
- Forest Springs (from the $190s) in Holly Springs
- Parker Pointe (from the $170s - $270s) in Fuquay-Varina
- Estates at Bella Casa (from the $490s) in Apex
- Carriage Heights (from the $140s) in Fuquay-Varina
- Churchill (from the $150s) in Knightdale
More information on each neighborhood can be found at the Royal Oaks website at http://www.royaloaksbg.com.
“We have won several gold, silver and bronze awards from previous Parade of Homes competitions, and we have high hopes to claim another award this year,” said Van Tassel. “All six of our properties are Energy Star Certified and feature distinctive touches such as stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and islands in the kitchens. I encourage that all who want to see the latest innovations in home design take part in the Parade of Homes and see what Royal Oaks has to offer.”
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- The Wake County Parade of Homes is one of the largest judged tours in the country, with more than 200 homes in competition. Houses are judged prior to the first open house weekend based on criteria such as quality workmanship, floor plan and curb appeal. Winners of the gold, silver and bronze awards will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 12 following a gala the previous night. For more information, visit http://www.hbawake.com/about/parade-of-homes.
About Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC:
Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC builds fine homes throughout Raleigh, Knightdale, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Wake Forest, Cary, Apex, Angier, Cameron and Spring Lake, N.C. Locally owned and operated, the company focuses on quality of design, construction and customer service, offering a portfolio of plans and a wide selection of included features from which to choose in price ranges from starters to multimillion-dollar luxury homes. Royal Oaks is a member of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh- Wake County and has received multiple gold and silver awards from the HBA Parade of Homes. In 2008 and 2010, the company received the highly coveted Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Building Company of the Year Award, and in 2008 its president, Rich Van Tassel, was named a recipient of the Builder of the Year Award presented by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County (HBA). Van Tassel has also been named Apex Rotary Club’s Rotarian of the Year three times. Additional company awards include the Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 Award for three consecutive years and the Small Business of the Year by the Apex Chamber of Commerce, as well as consistent listings in Triangle Business Journal’s premier list of residential builders, based annually by volume in the Raleigh-Durham market. Royal Oaks is proud that two homes it built in Fuquay-Varina as part of Operation Coming Home, a project whose mission is to provide injured war veterans with free houses with donated material and labor, won the HBA the Best Community Spirit in the Nation Award in 2010 from the Nationals, America’s largest competition for new home sales and marketing professionals and communities. For more information, visit http://www.royaloaksbg.com.
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