Selling Your Home


Everyone’s heard the old saying “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself”. While this is true of some things, it might not be the best practice when selling your home. Handling complex legal issues, offering security when dealing with strangers in your home, property staging and effective marketing the property are all tasks best executed by a knowledgeable real estate professional.

Here are 10 things to help you when selecting a Realtor;

  1. Expertise / knowledge - Ask about there background, years of experience, training, ongoing education, etc…
  2. Competitive Market Analysis – the realtor should offer to complete a free evaluation of your home using recent sales in your neibourhood to determine market value
  3. Products and Services- Inquire about the new leading edge technology to market your home such as use of Internet, websites, virtual tours, e-newsletters etc.
  4. Customer Service – Find out what services they offer , before, during and after the sale
  5. Listing Plan of Action - Require the Realtor do up a customized marketing plan for your home.
  6. Qualifications - Both the Realtor and the Broker should have the proper industry accepted qualifications.
  7. Guaranteed Service Standards - It is always a sign of Integrity when the Realtor is willing to put their service in writing
  8. Promotion - ask how they will attract the most buyers in the least amount of time
  9. Neibourhood and market knowledge – choose a Realtor who is an expert on your specific neibourhood.
  10. Comfort / Trust Most importantly you have to know the Realtor is working for you, use someone you can trust!
Using a professional real estate sales associate can bring big rewards. According to the National Association of Realtors, 85% of sellers used a real estate agent when selling their home, while 79% of buyers purchased a home were assisted by a professional agent or broker.


MY SELLER SERVICES: I can put together a customized seller marketing plan specifically for your home. This means consistent, predictable, reliable performance every time!

  • Marketing Action Plan. We will present to you for your approval a custom Marketing Action Plan - a formal written plan for marketing your property, based on your needs and input. This plan may include an open house, to be conducted when appropriate and as agreed to in advance with you.
  • Competitive Market Analysis. We will provide you with a current Competitive Market Analysis, and will assist you in determining the most effective list price for your property.
  • Financing Alternatives. We will show you various financing alternatives for buyers of your property, and discuss the likely impact of each alternative on your sale.
  • Home Enhancement. We will develop a plan to enhance your property's ability to attract buyers.
  • Multiple Listing Service. We will prepare a plan for your property to appear in the local Multiple Listing Service. The information will be submitted by the date we have selected for the property's debut on the market to achieve maximum impact.
  • Rideout Realty sign. We will place a FOR SALE sign on your property, to help generate calls to our office from prospective buyers.
  • Advertising. We will review with you our comprehensive advertising program designed to generate buyer prospects for your property. We will explain how the World Wide Point 2 website will attract prospective buyers to your property.
  • Marketing Activity Report. We will provide you with regular Marketing Activity Reports to keep you informed of competitive market conditions, buyer activity, and the actions we have taken to market your property.
  • Qualifying Buyers. We will seek financial qualifying information on all buyers submitting a purchase offer. Our goal will be to pre-qualify our pre-approve the buyer through a reputable lender.
  • Purchase Offers. We will review all purchase offers as they are presented, and we will negotiate on your behalf to reach a purchase agreement with terms that are favourable and protective for you.
  • Closing the Sale. We will monitor and inform you of the progress of the transaction, including the satisfaction of all contingencies and conditions during the entire transaction.
  • After-Sale Service. We will contact you after the closing to follow up on any remaining details or service needs.

Please Provide More Info About Your Home

Holly Rideout


137 patrick st  St Johns,  NL  A1E2S9 

Phone: 709-687-3892