Royal Oaks Building Group Adds Monica Meinken

Local Homebuilder Welcomes New Sales Consultant for the Estates at Bella Casa and the Peninsula at Amberly

Raleigh, NC, November 06, 2011 --( Rich Van Tassel, president of Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC (, has announced that Monica Meinken has joined the company as a sales consultant for the Estates at Bella Casa, a new home community in Apex, N.C., which adjoins Apex Nature Park and features estate homes, and the Peninsula at Amberly, a single-family custom built home neighborhood within the Amberly community development in Cary, N.C. In this role, Meinken consults with clients on the home buying process, assists in floor plan layouts for custom built homes in the Estates at Bella Casa and Peninsula at Amberly communities, and coordinates with and assists local and regional real estate agents with community information. With more than 17 years of professional and industry experience, Meinken is a member of the Triangle Sales & Marketing Council (TSMC) and the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors (RRAR).

“Monica is an excellent addition to the Royal Oaks team, and we are pleased to welcome her aboard,” said Van Tassel. “Her industry experience and welcoming personality make her the perfect fit to assist others as they find their dream home.”

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- Adjoining Apex Nature Park and priced from the $490s, the Estates at Bella Casa are located just minutes from downtown Apex and the Beaver Creek Shopping Center. For more information, visit

- Priced from the $375s, the Peninsula at Amberly is spread out over 1,000 acres, and offers amenities such as the Residents’ Club with junior Olympic pool, family pool, full court gym, fitness center and 19-acre lake. For more information, visit

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

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