Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Ed Cox with Ashton Woods Homes for being the recipient of the 2016 Salesperson of the Year Award during this year’s OBIE Awards. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards given in the Atlanta new home construction industry.

Ed brings 11 years of real estate experience to the position of Community Sales Manager in multiple Ashton Woods communities.  In 2015, he helped open Eastgate, which featured 91 new home sites that are priced from the $500,000s to $800,000s. With his sales expertise, this community became one of the fastest-selling communities for Ashton Woods. Within his career, Ed has closed $24,232,700 in volume and 37 homes total; he has also sold 41.6 percent of his available inventory.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Ed has worked for Ashton Woods Homes for nine years, selling a broad range of products and becoming more involved in the entire process of home selling. He is experienced in design, pricing, purchasing, construction and quality control. Ed is efficient in follow-up and communication with clients and strives for an overall positive experience. As a customer-focused individual, he conducts in-depth competition analyses to better understand his buyers, and he knows how to respond to their preferences on products, features and pricing. In addition, he is skilled at maintaining customer relationships during the entire construction process.

The key to Ed’s success is his personality. He is incredibly personable and interacts with not only the customers, but also with vendors, project managers and designers. His positive attitude and eagerness to assist in training new employees makes him a great team player. Ed’s personality also shines outside of the office, as he is involved with the UT Alumni Association. He also shows his support loud and proud for the Volunteer football team.

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s OBIE Awards celebrates its 36th anniversary in 2016. The awards began in 1980 and have grown throughout the years to include more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories. The OBIE Awards are named after the obelisk shape of the actual award given.

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