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PSP Celebrates 2018 OBIE Award Winners

Posted by Blog Admin on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 1:36pm.

Each November, the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association (HBA) and the Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) present the OBIE Awards.  The awards ceremony and dinner took place this past Saturday in downtown Atlanta, and PSP had a great night celebrating excellence in the building industry. 


The OBIES are given to recognize outstanding achievement in new home building, marketing, remodeling, and personal achievement categories. Named after the obelisk shape of the physical award given, the OBIEs are the premier awards in the new home construction industry. 

OBIE Award recipients truly stand out among their peers, and PSP continues to celebrate all who were recognized, especially our PSP partners:

LABB Homes – Gold:  Single-Family Builder, Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes a Year) $300,000 - $300,999

This Gold OBIE was awarded for a five-bedroom, four-bath, two-story home in The Estates at Mulberry. Located in Auburn, Georgia, the community boasts one-acre home sites and a fantastic Gwinnett location convenient to shopping, dining, and entertainment at the Mall of Georgia and just 30 minutes from Atlanta. This unique home won Gold for its traditional brick exterior, its covered front and back porches that customers love, and its great two-car side entry garage with single car carriage garage that offer tons of storage space. For more information, please visit

LABB Homes - Gold: Single-Family Builder, Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes a Year) $200,000 to $299,000 

This beautiful Lake Rockwell home by LABB Homes won for its Craftsman style details, open floor plan, and outstanding location near recreation, shopping, and dining destinations. Located in Winder, Georgia, the home is situated on a large lot and includes standard finishes that other builders call upgrades, including custom tile in the bathrooms, flat panel wainscoting in the dining room, and beautiful, custom cabinetry. For more information on this and other homes in Lake Rockwell, visit

Richardson Housing Group – Gold: Single-Family Builder, Detached (Builds 26-100 Homes a Year) $200,000 - $299,999

This Gold OBIE was awarded for RHG’s St. Thomas Plan in Overlook at Brookside, a great Gwinnett community popular with families who love the local schools and the swim/tennis amenities package. The St. Thomas Plan features an open floor plan with built-in bookshelves and a stone fireplace with cedar mantle. The home has heavy trim, beautiful hardwood floors, a great master suite, and large secondary bedrooms. This home captures the long-lasting, traditional style sought in Gwinnett County and stands out for its great location and value. For more information on this and other Richardson Housing Group communities, go to

Peggy Slappey Properties – Gold: Best Magazine Ad        

We're very proud of very own Julie Slappey, Peggy Slappey Properties Marketing Director, for her work on this ad that ran in Gwinnett Magazine. Designed to stand out from other real estate ads that feature homes or decorated rooms, this ad highlighted a sophisticated woman in need of more space. It won for its originality and because it kept copy short and to the point. It grabbed the target market's attention (buyers 27-45 years old) and resulted in several calls that led to sales and established great relationships for the future.

Congratulations to all the 2018 OBIE recipients! Here's to another great year of building in Metro Atlanta!

Peggy Slappey Properties, Inc. is a Metro Atlanta real estate brokerage with 35 years of experience in real estate sales and marketing.  From new home construction to resales, we can help you find the home of your dreams.  To see our current listings, visit and call us for expert advice at 770-271-5555.  Keep up to date with the latest PSP events and offers by checking in on Facebook at and on Twitter at


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