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Traton Homes, OBIE Awards 2014If we had to choose one word to describe the 34th Annual OBIE Awards, it would be golden! On Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 we were once again recognized for our excellence in building design and marketing with four gold OBIE awards. Hosted by the Sales and Marketing Council of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, the OBIE awards are the premier event in the Atlanta residential real estate market.

“We are thrilled to once again be recognized with OBIE Awards for our construction, merchandising and marketing efforts,” said Kimberly Garwood, director of marketing for Traton Homes. “Over the past 43 years, we have built a solid reputation in the homebuilding industry, and these awards are a testament to the great work that happens here at Traton every day.” Read More→

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Decorated Model at Estates of Fernwood Creek

In addition to Ed Olwine’s Gold OBIE for Salesperson of the Year, Traton Homes took home six awards at the 32nd Annual OBIE Awards on Saturday, November 3rd. We were recognized for our accomplishments with three Gold and three Silver OBIEs in building and marketing categories.

The Estates of Fernwood Creek won two Gold OBIEs in the Single Family Builder – Detached $425,000 to $499,999 and Best Interior Merchandising – Detached Model categories.  Traton won the first Gold for The Logan home design which showcases popular features including the master-on-the-main with sitting area, gourmet island kitchen, vaulted keeping room and mud room. The second Gold was won for the beautifully furnished model home featuring The Providence home design. Read More→

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Traton Homes is pleased to announce that Ed Olwine, sales associate at The Estates of Fernwood Creek, was recently named Salesperson of the Year at the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s 32nd Annual OBIE Awards. Ed is an important part of the Traton team and we are excited that he has received this recognition for his hard work in the Atlanta home building industry. Congratulations Ed!

Ed is a former relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves who decided to stay in Atlanta following his major league career. One day he ran into the agent who sold him his first house and decided that he was interested in starting a career in real estate. Now, more than 17 years later, Ed consistently ranks among the top sales agents in Atlanta. In addition to receiving Salesperson of the Year, he has been recognized by the Atlanta Board of Realtors for the past four years as one of the top sales agents, ranking number six in 2011 on their New Homes – Top 5% list. Read More→

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Traton Homes is top Atlanta home builder

If you’re looking for a new home in metro Atlanta and are researching Atlanta home builders, be sure to keep Traton Homes at the top of your list. We are excited to announce that we were recently ranked 6th among Atlanta’s Top 15 Home Builders by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and are the highest ranking local builder on the list!

This summer we celebrated our 41st anniversary as a locally owned home builder, and continue to open new communities throughout metro Atlanta. We currently build Traton homes in more than 15 communities across the metro area, priced from the $180,000s to the $700,000s. In addition, we will soon begin building at the spectacular coastal community of Frederica on St. Simon’s Island, offering homes priced from the low $800,000s. Read More→

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Traton Wins OBIE for Rockford Township Model

Traton Homes is thrilled to have taken home a Silver award last month at the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s (HBA) Obie Awards. The award was in the Best Building Design Detached Model ($299,999 and under) category for our model home at Rockford Township in Marietta.

Traton’s model home at Rockford Township was designed to make the most of the space available in the home, making the home feel much larger than it actually is. Our designers combined openness with function perfectly, creating a home that our visitors love. The home’s many flex spaces allow for endless design possibilities, and families can both live comfortably and entertain spectacularly in this carefully designed plan.

The HBA’s Obie Awards, now in its 31st year, are the premier awards in of Atlanta’s residential building industry. The Obies have grown to feature more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement award categories. To see more Obie award winners, visit www.AtlantaRealEstateForum.com/OBIEs. Read More→

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Traton Takes Home Gold OBIE

We are very excited to announce that we received a gold award in the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Obie awards for our Sweetwater plan at The Estates of Fernwood Creek in Woodstock, Ga. This five bedroom, four bathroom, two-story home was named the gold winner in the Single Family Builder Detached $425,000 to $499,999 category.

Traton’s Sweetwater home plan combines impeccable space utilization with remarkable architectural detail and interior design. The home caters to the needs and wants of today’s busy family with a three-car garage, recreation/media room and mudroom. The home’s five bedrooms provide both flex space for a family’s changing needs as well as plenty of space for guests. Plentiful windows let in natural light and views of the beautiful surroundings in this peaceful community. Read More→

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Traton Wins Gold OBIE for Rockford Township Model

Traton Homes took home a Gold award last month at the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Obie awards. The Obies are the premier awards of Atlanta’s residential building industry, and this award is the highest in the Best Interior Merchandising Detached Model $299,999 and under category for our model home at Rockford Township in Marietta, Ga.

Now in its 31st year, the Obie awards recognize the best of the industry, with more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories.

The very impressive Rockford Township model home features a dramatic dining room in charcoal black and platinum grays with silver accessories providing intense contrast. The inviting, open kitchen and family room have been finished with a blend of comforting linens, modern artwork and organic, natural accessories. Shoppers love the chocolate brown carpet and white fabrics in the owner’s suite. The teens’ media room “rocks” and mom’s upstairs attic is a haven. Best of all, buyers can truly envision calling this place home. Read More→

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This Blog Brought Home the Gold!

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Traton Takes Home Gold OBIE for Blog

Right now, you are reading a gold award-winning blog! Our blog received the highest distinction from the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Obie awards last month. Named the Best E-Marketing Best Interactive Tool, the Traton Homes blog provides useful, reader-friendly content for those searching for Atlanta new homes.

The Obie awards are the premier awards for Atlanta’s residential building industry. Now in its 31st year, the awards program presents honors each year in more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and industry personal achievement categories.

The site’s exceptional design and effective use of keyword-enriched material has increased Traton’s organic position in search engine results. The site design is visually captivating, photo-rich and enriched by easy navigation. A distinctive component to this project is the Featured Community element that attracts additional traffic to that community. Read More→

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Marketing Director of the Year Kimberly Garwood

Traton Homes Marketing Manager Kimberly Garwood was named Marketing Director of the Year during the 31st Annual OBIE Awards Ceremony held Nov. 12 at the Cobb Galleria.

Traton Founder Bill Poston states, “Kimberly brings a special passion to every aspect of her work at Traton. With limited dollars she has been able to make smart decisions that consistently reinforce Traton’s key messages of strength, quality and value. She has accomplished this through effective advertising, social media, public relations and internal communications.”

Kimberly’s key accomplishments during 2010 included taking Traton Homes to the next level including launching our social media marketing program. The centerpiece of the program is this blog. Other components include Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. She was also key in opening nine new communities in 2010, often on tight deadlines.

With an unique ability to see the “big picture” while managing the daily details, Kimberly focuses  on flawless execution. Her experience and wisdom is often sought by her peers. Read More→

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Providence Home Plan at Paper Chase Farm

Traton Homes won a number of awards at the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s OBIE awards including a Silver OBIE for Paper Chase Farm in Kennesaw, Ga.  This award was given for the Providence home plan in the Single Family Builder Detached $425,000 to $499,999 category.

The Providence home plan is designed to wow, from the gorgeous brick and stone exterior to the functional, yet sophisticated interior. Stone pavers along the walkway lead to the front porch with rich mahogany doors. Upon entering, you are instantly engaged with an open foyer leading to a huge family room and designer kitchen. Upstairs is equally impressive with a Read More→

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Traton Homes is one of Atlanta’s longest standing homebuilders. Founded in 1971 by brothers Bill and Milburn Poston, Traton has built a solid reputation by giving Atlanta area homebuyers “Altogether More!” Traton Homes offers more experience, more impressive architecture, more outstanding features and more rewarding lifestyles in more desirable locations. Traton has won numerous awards for excellence including the GuildMaster Award for outstanding customer service and OBIE awards for exceptional new home design. For more information on Traton Homes, visit us online at www.tratonhomes.com.

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