Royal Oaks Homes Hires Jason Ast as New Home Specialist

North Carolina Homebuilder Welcomes New Hire Assisting Clients Through Homebuying Process.

Raleigh, NC, February 13, 2013 --( Royal Oaks Homes, LLC (, an award-winning residential new homebuilder, has announced that Jason Ast has joined the company as a new home specialist. In this position, Ast will be responsible for responding to all inbound inquiries acquired from Royal Oaks Homes’ various marketing efforts, including those from social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, he will assist homebuyers in navigating the available properties in each Royal Oaks Homes community, determining their homebuying criteria and match them with the most appropriate choices to meet their needs. Ast began his professional career in sales and marketing of multifamily properties followed by several years as a licensed banker for Wachovia and SunTrust before deciding to return to homebuilding and work for Royal Oaks Homes.

“To be an effective new home specialist for Royal Oaks Homes, you need to be passionate about providing our clients with the very best service 24/7, and Jason has the experience and drive to reach that goal,” said Rich Van Tassel, president of Royal Oaks Homes. “We welcome him to our team, and we trust that he will maintain our established standard of excellence for all prospective buyers interested in learning more about our homes.”

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A native of Emporia, Kan., Ast resides in Smithfield, N.C. with his girlfriend, Katie, and their two shelties, Halle and Zoe.

About Royal Oaks Homes, LLC:
Royal Oaks Homes, LLC builds fine homes throughout Raleigh, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Cameron, Clayton, Wake Forest, Cary, Apex and Angier, 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 standard 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 Triangle Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Building Company of the Year Award, and 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). Additional company awards include 4 Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 Awards, the Small Business of the Year by the Apex Chamber of Commerce, as well as consistent listings in the Triangle Business Journal’s premier list of residential builders, based annually by volume in the Raleigh-Durham market. For more information, visit

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