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There's No Substitute for Excellent Customer Service - 08/24/08 10:59 AM
It's a simple principle, and it applies to any industry, not just custom home building. If you go above and beyond and consistently provide excellent customer service you will build brand equity and a lasting reputation. Of course, this is much easier said then done - being consistent at anything is difficult and being consistently excellent takes a tireless focus. Residential real estate is about as fragmented as any industry I can think of, where the customer has an unbelievable number of choices when it comes to home builders, agents, and mortgage officers. There are many who will claim to provide excellent (9 comments)
Olympic Athletes Set Standard of Excellence - 08/17/08 10:44 AM
I always enjoy the Olympic games, but watching the athletes perform this year has truly been inspirational. The standard of excellence that these young men and women continue to acheive is exceptional. I've always been a huge sports fan, and in a day and age where many athletes are almost solely motivated by the scale of their oversized paycheck, it's so refreshing to see athletic competition motivated by the love of country and the love of sport. What is especially impressive to me is the work ethic and dedication these athletes have to their sport and their craft. For three years and eleven months between the games, it's requires a (4 comments)
Artisan Custom Estates Featured in Alpharetta Neighbor Paper - 08/12/08 05:18 PM
See Below for an excerpt from this past week's Alpharetta Neighbor Newspaper featuring Artisan Custom Estates and their proprietary subdivision, The Oaks at Crabapple. The feature photo is of the model home (The Georgian) at the Oaks at Crabapple, which is a real gem and is currently available for purchase for $1,495,000. More info is available at www.artisancustomestates.com and www.theoaksatcrabapple.com.
Great Site for Alpharetta Real Estate - 08/03/08 02:22 PM
For agents looking for information on the Alpharetta area, or buyers looking for representation by a well informed Agent in the Alpharetta community, check out Kevin Warmath at www.liveinalpharetta.com. As custom builders, we find ourselves doing quite a bit of web research in the North Atlanta area where we focus our operations, and Kevin's site was so informative and well organized that I was a frequent visitor. We were so impressed with his web acumen we reached out to him to discuss how we might work together in jointly markteting luxury custom homes (See http://www.liveinalpharetta.com/blog/2008/07/25/build-a-custom-home-in-alpharetta/) As a buyer, or an agent, I (3 comments)
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