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"My wife Jean and I would like to unequivocally recommend the services of Ellsworth Penney at New Dawn Percentage Realty. His expertise and professionalism enabled the sale of my brother’s property at a time when he was incapacitated and we were all housebound during the 2020 viral pandemic.


Ellsworth seems to literally know everything about everything involved in real estate sales (and many other things!), and he went out of his way to ease our burden during the whole process. He is honest and tells it as it is, giving the complete realistic picture, which we appreciate very much. If and when we sell our own house, we will certainly ask Ellsworth to be our agent!"

- Robert Rose

"The purchase of my house was difficult, COVID, time issues and funding presented a problem. No matter the issue Mr. Ellsworth Penney handled it calmly and professionally. The issues were out of his control but he went beyond the call of duty and helped in what ever way possible. He calmed the seller down and was able to get the deal to close.


It came so many times to the point where the seller was going to haul out and not sell. Mr. Penney was able to reassure the seller that I was serious about the purchase and all issues were to do with COVID and was out of our control. Mr. Penney is now my realtor and I would refer anyone looking for a reliable and dedicated realtor to use him."

- Marilyn Seaward

"Working with Ellsworth was great! As someone who knows very little about houses and the market, I needed someone who knew the business well – and that someone was Ellsworth.


He worked tirelessly to find something that suited my tastes and my budget. He was available night and day with any questions I had and took his time showing me properties until I found the perfect place.


He is very knowledgeable about the market and the way the process works, not to mention his valuable experience in construction and home maintenance, and refused to settle for less when it came time for me to purchase my first home. I will definitely ask him to help me the next time I’m on the market!"

- Mark

"I would like to thank you for all your time and hard work. You went above and beyond; I don’t think there are too many realtors that would go up on a ladder in the rain and wind to tack back on siding that was in danger of blowing off because of a wind storm.


Your efforts when it came to showing my house, to go so far as to dust, vacuum, and sweep floors to have it viewing ready. Your many years of experience and sound advice guided me in the sale of my home. I could not have handled the plumbing, electrical, and exterior repairs that were a condition of the sale on my own. You used your many contacts and arranged the hiring of trustworthy trade’s people to complete the work in a very short period which allowed the sale to close on time.


You sold my house in less than two months and got me above what the comps were asking. I cannot thank you enough."

- Vickie

"We listed our house with Ellsworth, after the house was on the market for close to 4 years, with no success. He immediately looked after all our concerns by advertising the house on various sites and properly placing signage on our property.


The photos of the house indicated to potential buyers the true value of our property. Ellsworth kept in touch with us throughout. When a purchaser was found he ensured all the required paperwork was completed and keep in touch with the lawyers and the real estate agent, for the purchaser, to effect a smooth transition.


This transaction was handled very professionally. I would recommend Ellsworth as an excellent Real Estate Agent."

- Randy & Rose Berkshire

"Ellsworth assisted me with the purchase of my first home. He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, attentive, reliable, and easy to reach.


As a first-time homebuyer, I was initially very nervous about the process, but Ellsworth made everything very simple and clear, and I felt supported throughout the process.


I always felt that I had his undivided attention whenever I needed him, and he was never too busy to answer my endless questions. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a realtor!"

- Natalie

"We had the privilege of having Ellsworth as our realtor when we sold and bought our home.


He listened and understood what we were looking for in our new home. He was honest and trustworthy and corresponded with lawyers, town council, and other realtors in a timely manner.


We recommended him to our son when he bought his first home. He was very helpful in finding them a nice affordable home. I would highly recommend Ellsworth he is reliable, honest, and very experienced."

- Beverley & Wayne

"I Want to say thank you for getting my house SOLD!

You seem to know the market on Random Island better than anyone else, which is a huge bonus for the people who list with you.

Keep up the excellent work!"

- Kevin

"I had purchased a house back in 2012 from a seller using the Realtor expertise of Mr. Ellsworth Penney. I must say it wasn’t a very smooth process with the lawyers and city, but Mr. Penney was so amazing in how he handled every aspect of the sale for the seller and myself the purchaser. He made the purchase of my first home very easy for me, with very little stress that normally comes with such a big purchase. I was very pleased to have had such a great experience buying my home.

I recently had to relocate for work and was in the process of getting ready to put my house on the market. I did my research on which company I would choose to sell my house. A big decision for sure and let me tell you, I made the right choice going back to the same expertise I received when I purchased the property. Mr. Penney was such a great professional in every way. He went above and beyond in every aspect of the sale. He helped guide me through all the processes to make the journey very smooth. He would always respond to any question promptly, no matter how big or small. The market was slow at the time, but that didn’t stop him from marketing it properly and getting me a deal within a month.


I was so pleased with the speedy sale and beyond amazing service he provided. It has been a great pleasure using their service and I would recommend New Dawn Percentage Realty to anyone who wishes for the best service."

- Travis Walker

"I have known Ellsworth for a few years and have followed some of the Community Involvement and Projects he was involved in. I found him to be a Go-Getter. He was always upfront about what he was doing and always told it like it was. When my Son decided to Purchase a Property in the St. John's Area he came to me seeking my opinion on how he should go about it. I suggested that we should talk to Ellsworth.


We had that discussion and from there on it was pretty much smooth sailing. He was never too busy to talk to my Son or I. Always Available to answer any questions day or night. He arranged and showed as many properties as necessary over the two-year period we were looking. Always quick to point out if he felt it was overpriced or there was some problem present and we should move on. There was never a question of commission. It was always about the client's Best Interest.


When My Son Finally found a Property that he was quite interested in and decided he wanted to put an offer on it, he contacted me to get my opinion. I had a chat with Ellsworth to get the details on the property and his opinion. My Son put in that offer under Ellsworth's Guidance with the understanding I would do an inspection the next day. When I Inspected the Property and looked at the Conditions in the "Appendix" of " The Purchase and Sale Agreement" needless to say Ellsworth Delivered. I would recommend Ellsworth to anyone who is looking for an Upfront, Straight Forward, and Get The Job Done Realtor. As his Slogan Says, He truly believes in putting his "Clients First."

- Reg

This past year we decided we were going to purchase our first home. Given we were new in the Home Buyer's Market we wanted to find someone who was experienced in the Housing and Construction Market. We decided to Approach Ellsworth to help us through this process.


We knew a fair amount about Ellsworth's experience in the housing and building field. Given he had spent a number of years working in the construction area as well as overseeing various community buildings ie: Community Centers, Community Stages as well as other Community Construction Projects, as well as 8 years in Real Estate. Our first venture was to look at the Purchase of an already constructed home. When that didn't work out Ellsworth continued the process to help us with finding a piece of land to build on, Working with the Mortgage Broker as well as the Builder and the Lawyer to make sure everything fell in place to make our dream home complete.


Ellsworth was always there to make sure everything was done properly and in order and he was never too busy to respond to our calls and to make sure everything got done on time. We moved into our home on January 20th, 2017 after a few last-minute glitches which Ellsworth jumped in to quickly address. We would highly recommend Ellsworth whether you're looking to List, Buy or Build to make your experience a pleasant and smooth free one throughout the whole process.

- Sarah & Victor

This past year I decided to look into the purchase of my first home. I knew this would be a huge undertaking so I talked with my Parents and Grandparents about looking into the purchase and where I should start to get the ball rolling. My Parents and Grandparents were long-time friends of Ellsworth and had dealt with him on many issues over the years. Needless to say, they felt given Ellsworth's knowledge in the construction industry and given he had his own Real Estate Company, this would be a great place to start. Ellsworth started the process to set up properties to view in the various areas I was interested in and kept me up to speed on the market conditions in those areas.

In July Ellsworth set up an appointment with Ford Matchim who had just started working with the company. Ellsworth gave me an overview of Ford's experience and expertise and asked me if I would be ok having Ford take on the role of finding my first home.

Needless to say, has agreed to work with Ford I wasn't disappointed. Being a first-time homebuyer I had many questions about the market in terms of pricing, driving routes, shopping, recreation, and the neighborhoods in general.

Ford was never too busy to returns my calls and I had many. He always took the extra time to answer my questions and to make sure I was always comfortable with the advice and answers he provided. He was always keenly aware of my concerns and always made sure I had that extra time to talk with my Parents about any properties we looked at and when we finally settled on one in Conception Bay South he made sure he took the time to meet with my parents when they came in to view the house with me.

I can honestly say the buying experience was made so easy because Ford was always there to guide me through each step of the purchase.

I would highly recommend Ford if you are looking for a Realtor and New Dawn Percentage Realty as Your Real Estate Company.

- Natasha

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