Essex Homes Honored at 27th Annual REGAL Awards

Marketing Director of the YearEssex Homes was honored with a multitude of awards at Saturday night’s 27th annual REGAL Awards! Hosted by the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina’s Sales and Marketing Council, the evening was a fun celebration of South Carolina’s outstanding building industry.

Our marketing team was recognized by winning multiple awards, including Best Use of Social Media – Builder for our overall strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, while agent Stephanie Berquist won the Best Use of Social Media – Individual for her fabulous job promoting Essex Homes. Essex was also honored to win Best Radio Commercial – Builder for the His, Hers & Ours promotion. Other promotions winning awards on Saturday night included the Spooktacular Feud event, which won Best Special Promotion, while our highly successful Twice as Nice tax promotion won in the Best Overall Advertising Campaign. Finally, our very own Susan Longshore was awarded the coveted Marketing Director of the Year Award and the Judge’s Choice Award!

Best Product Design WinnerTwo of our beautiful homes also received awards. The Katherine model home at Woodcreek Crossing in Elgin received the Best Interior Merchandising (Over $400,000) award for its well-decorated interior. In addition, The Sullivan plan won the Best Product Design (3,500 to 4,000 square feet) award.

Finally, our outstanding sales team was awarded throughout the night, with a total of 15 agent awards. These REGAL Circle Agent Awards include:

  • Over $1 Million
    • Jessica Chase
    • Cody Pressley
    • Barbara Ricker
    • Team Caughman – Caughman Realty (Charles and Mary Caughman)
    • Stephanie Berquist
  • $2 Million to $3 Million
    • Michelle Engwall
    • Amanda Holgate with Paradigm Real Estate Group
    • Jeff Hinson
    • Cynthia Robbins with ERA Wilder
  • $3 Million to $4 Million
    • Joy Glover
    • April Hiscock
    • Mary Morgan Kerlagon
    • Adam Rickard
  • $5 Million to $6 Million
    • Andy Brumbaug with Lake Carolina Properties
    • Curtis Jones
  • $6 Million to $7 Million
    • Dana Jones

Our preferred lender, Ameris Bank, also received several REGAL Circle Mortgage Lender Awards. These awards were given to Shawn Daughtry, Tricia Vinson and Teri Smith.

Top 10 BuildersTo cap off the night, Essex Homes was awarded a Crystal Citation for more than $80 million in sales, and was named as one of the REGAL Awards’ Top Builders!

It was a very fun and rewarding night for the entire Essex Homes team, and it capped off an outstanding 2015! We’re thankful and excited for the many achievements of our team, and can’t wait to see where 2016 takes us.

If you’re in the market for a new home in the greater Columbia area, let the award-winning Essex Homes team help you find the home of your dreams! Contact us today at 844-456-2020 or fill out the contact form here.