Victor Westbrook at Meritage Homes Named Salesperson of the Year

Atlanta Real Estate Forum congratulates Victor Westbrook with Meritage Homes for being named the 2020 Salesperson of the Year at the 40th Annual OBIE Awards. Presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council, the OBIE Awards are the premier awards given to those working in the Atlanta new home construction industry.

When Willowcrest officially opened in Mableton just before Christmas in 2019, the sales and operations teams had high hopes of it being a success with Victor leading the way. A short six months after opening, he had already amassed 56 net sales, 36% of the community’s 156 total lots. Prior to Victor’s transition to Willowcrest, he helped grow the community interest list to over 1,300 and had racked up a total of 80 net sales from June 15, 2019 to June 15, 2020, equating to $26,901,353 in sales.

Victor’s selling technique is focused primarily on spending time understanding buyers’ wants and needs and using the golden rule to ‘treat others as you would want them to treat you.’ He does this by facilitating a genuine conversation with buyers to build their trust and having them share their needs, wants and concerns, all while presenting himself as the expert they can trust.

He responds quickly to customers and clients and anticipates their wishes rather than merely responding to them. In doing so, the buyer’s perception is that he genuinely cares about them as an individual, not just as a sales opportunity. Between June 2019 and June 2020, he received a total of 34 closing surveys with an average 95% satisfaction score.

“I consider Victor best-in-class,” commented a recent buyer. “He went above and beyond as he worked with me to navigate the process from contract to foundation to closing. It was an absolute pleasure working with him and I was confident that he had my best interest in mind and at heart at all times.”

Victor strives to offer prospective clients and Realtor business partners a superior level of service with unique authenticity. When he isn’t pouring his efforts into Willowcrest, he continues to seek opportunities to give back to the organization and his community. In November 2019, Meritage Homes donated its 13th home to a veteran in partnership with Operation Homefront. Victor, along with another Sales Counselor, sang a rendition of the national anthem and was recognized by the builder’s CEO/founder for his astounding performance.

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The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s OBIE Awards celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020. 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. To see all of this year’s OBIE award winners, visit Make sure to like, share and comment on this story.

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