Atlanta Real Estate Forum Announces October Radio Lineup

Dwayne Hill and Michele Velchek are this week’s guests on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. Dwayne and Michele both talk about how technology has helped to change and grow their businesses.

Dwayne Hill is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ashton Woods Homes.  He has been in the industry for many years now, Ashton Woods Homes has been in the market for over 20 years, and currently builds in more than 20 new home communities in the metro area.

Since Dwayne has been in the market for several years, he has seen many changes in the home building industry. One of the biggest changes is the introduction of the Internet. There once was a time when buyers found homes by driving through the areas they wanted to live in, but now everyone researches Atlanta real estate on the Internet before they even set foot in a sales center. As a continuation of the Internet trend, smart phones and tablets are also beginning to play a key role in home sales. Last month, Ashton Woods Homes saw 15,000 visits to their mobile page and app from mobile devices.

For more about how Ashton Woods Homes Atlanta is marketing their products in a digital age, listen to the full podcast! And to learn more about Ashton Woods Homes Atlanta, visit their website.


Today’s Deal of the Day is from The Providence Group. This luxury home builder is offering $12,000 on designer options for their presale homes at Woodbridge Crossing in Smyrna. Designer options on a presale home will allow buyers to customize everything within their new home from cabinets and countertops to flooring and trim packages. Woodbridge Crossing is a fabulous community with amazing amenities, and Smyrna is an unbeatable location. Interested buyers must sign a contract before June 3 to take advantage of this great offer. For more information, visit The Providence Group online.


Our next guest is Michele Velchek the CEO of Solid Source Realty Companies. Michele, who has been in the industry for more than 20 years, started Solid Source in 2003 working as a single mom from the third bedroom in her home. Since then, the company has grown to include over 2,800 real estate agents in 13 offices across the metro area.

Michele has definitely seen the market start to pick back up again. Her company has opened three new offices in Johns Creek, McDonough and Camp Creek in the last 12 months. With listings all over the state, and with their new international division, the company has created ways to make sure their sellers, buyers and agents all get what they need. One of their biggest tools for agents is their unique paperless transaction management system, which allows agents to work from anywhere.

For more on how Solid Source Realty is growing their company, listen to the full podcast! For more information on Solid Source Realty Companies, visit their website.


Special thanks to this week’s show sponsor HGTV’s Property Virgins. The show is currently looking for people who plan on buying their first home in the greater Atlanta area before September 2012. Please email for more information about appearing on the show.

For more information on how you can feature your Atlanta new homes news, communities, products and services on Atlanta Real Estate Forum or Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, call 770-383-3360.

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