Ruthan O'Toole
Ruthan O'Toole
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Meet Ruthan

Ruthan, is a 2nd generation Real Estate Broker.  Growing up 'in the trenches' she learned early to value relationships as her priority in her business dealings. In her local business, Ruthan  has been recognized by the Fredericksburg Area Association of Realtors as a distinguished sales associate of the year, and as a member of the Top Honors Society. Century 21  year over year continues to recognize Ruthan for Quality Service and the number of clients her business helps with their real estate needs. She is fiercely focused on the operations of her business and providing consistent client-centered  service to everyone she works with. Ruthan employs aggressive marketing strategies to leverage her clients over their competitors. Having grown up downtown Fredericksburg and graduated from the University of Mary Washington she has a great sense of community & appreciation for history. Her  effective leadership skills have been invested through service in the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, on committees within her home subdivision of Lake of the Woods & on her church trustee & leadership boards. Ruthan uses her considerable network, contacts, tools, talents and resources for your benefit. She has a can-do attitude, and the energy to match! She works tirelessly & inspiringly. As a result she forms personal & lasting relationships with her clients and business partners.  It is an honor and privilege for Ruthan to have your business.

Why CENTURY 21 Redwood? We are 300+ agents &  13 offices strong! Our company has offices today in Washington DC,  Maryland, Ashburn Va, Arlington Va, Stafford Va, Fredericksburg Va, and Lake of the Woods in Orange Va. As part of an international franchise  & member of  the global Cartus relocationnetwork we have the power to help you move across town, across the country or around the world.



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Customer Ratings

Ruthan O'Toole has been rated by 55 customers


“Ruthan is an excellent real estate agent and we are fortunate to have her in the area”
Lynn Clements (Seller)
“If you let Ruthan run with the ball, your team will score every time! She's a go getter and will work in your best interest throughout the whole sales process.”
Mike Good, Madison, Alabama (Seller)
“I have bought and sold 9 houses over the course of many years. I have never had a better experience or a better agent than Ruthan from start to finish. She was responsive and handled many extra details in getting the house ready, fixing items, and emptying the house for turnover”
Len Belter Fairfax Virginia (Seller)
“Ruthan is extremely professional and knowlegable about her job and interrelationships. She understands and engages a perfect balance between the multi level facets presented by her position. She diplomatically achieves the best results for everyone involved. She embraces the challenges of her job with honesty and integrity. Ruthan consistently applied kindness, patience and consideration to all involved. I highly recommend Ruthan as a Realtor.”
Faith Olen Locust Grove, VA (Seller)
“Ruthan was very knowledgeable and professional. She patiently answered all of our many questions. She did not rush us into a decision but worked with us. ”
Susan Bergner. (Buyer)
“Ruthan is simply the best! She has served us over the last twenty when we bought and sold our first house at Lake of the Woods and then again in August. She has more experience and history with Lake of the Woods then anyone else. She genuinely cares about her clients and over the years we have grown to consider her a close friend through our purchases. She makes the process fun and she has always made us feel at ease during the searches. Never any sales pressure. She was very patient with us as it took a year or so to make our purchase. I have recommended her to close friends who are considering LOWs. Thank you Ruthan!!! We love you! Mike ”
Mike Green. Locust Grove (Buyer)
“Ruthan is fantastic and is the most professional realtor we have ever dealt with. Ruthan is very smart and delivers with excellence.”
Lenny, Culpeper (Seller)
“Ruthan got me through a very emotional and difficult time and process. She worked extremely hard to prevent a foreclosure on my Mom's property. She's the greatest!”
Holly Brim, Locust Grove, VA (Seller)
“We felt confident from the very beginning with Ruthan and Bill Schmarge. Both were friendly and professional. Both gave advice in a kind way as to not hurt our feelings. We took the valuable advice and applied it to the house. I think it was one of the reasons why the house sold so fast. We could not have asked for a better transaction. It was beautifully advertised with the photographer's work. Exceptional job!! Also, Ruthan's suggestion of putting out the "Coming Soon" sign by the road stirred up a ton of interest. The first day it was on the market there were lots of people wanting to see the house. That's what you want as a seller. Hands down we are so happy we chose Century 21 Redwood Realty - Locust Grove. We were given the names of other realtors in the area by friends, but decided to go with our gut. It was a decision we are glad we made.”
Kim R. - Locust Grove, VA (Seller)
“Very good sale agent, I will recommend her for any real estate sales ”
Mohamed Diab, California (Seller)
“I read so many positive reviews of Ruthan from my neighbors that emphasized how much she truly cares about her clients. Ruthan's background and experience in real estate stand out. She is entirely accessible and someone I trust explicitly. She is truly a remarkable person and agent. Ruthan took the time to go over all aspects of the sale with me. She connected with all prospective buyers following a showing and we discussed whether any changes needed to be made to the sales campaign. As a result, we had many positive showings and eventually found the right buyer. My overall experience was terrific due to Ruthan's dedication to making the best sale possible. My property had some features that made the sale take a little longer, but I absolutely feel that she was instrumental in finding the buyer who would love the home the way I did. Her encouragement throughout the process is a testament to her commitment and her truly caring nature. ”
Alisa Mead, Lake of the Woods (Seller)
“Ruthan is a knowledgeable, helpful and extremely enjoyable person to deal with.”
Buzz Guroff, McLean VA (Seller)
“Our history with Ruthan O'Toole goes back 19 years when she helped us select a lot on which to build our house. Additionally, she recommended a builder to build our custom home and helped us throughout the process. She certainly went the extra mile with us. When it came time to sell that house, there was no doubt that Ruthan would be our realtor. Both times, Ruthan and her staff provided outstanding service from the first step to the last. Would also like to mention the excellent choice of the videographer who made the photos and videos of our home look even better than the actual house. A fantastic first impression for home buyers. Although we put our house up for sale in January (typically a slow sales period), we had quite a bit of traffic from prospective buyers almost right away, and about a month later we had a contract. Christine Purtell is another Century 21 Redwood realtor who very ably helped us and Ruthan seal the deal to sell our home. Although a relative newcomer to the real estate industry (Christine previously had a lengthy business career), she proved to be knowledgeable and energetic and quite personable. ”
Don and Pat See, Milton DE (formerly Locust Grove VA) (Seller)
“Excellent on all aspects, kept my best interest at the front line!”
Paula Fincham (Seller)
“Ruthan is a great person and her knowledge of the real estate market is incredible.”
Lynn Clements, Locust Grove, Virginia (Seller)
“Known her for years. Only person we considered for the job. ”
John Carrick, Lake of the Woods, VA. (Seller)
“Ruthan is a very experienced and knowledgeable realtor. She helped us both in the buying and selling field. We highly recommend her.”
June & Eric Porter, Clarksvile, TN (Seller)
“Ruthan was Honest, Helpful and Dependable. She did a great job in selling our home after we moved 3 hours away to Pennsylvania. We were not available for the entire process. ”
John Rueckert Fayetteville, PA (Seller)
“Ruthan knew my family and her knowledge of the area and housing market was a perfect fit for us. As busy as she is, she always gave us her time and never seemed to be in a rush. We called her often during the closing process and her knowledge was so valuable to us. We felt very blessed to have her as our broker.”
Dave & Melanie Przybocki Fawn Lake (Buyer)
“The house Ruthan O'Toole sold for our family had been previously listed with several other realtors who were unable to close a deal. She said she would have a deal for us within three months, and she did. With a month to spare. She was always right on top of every aspect of the sale, kept us on track, provided encouragement, and gave us excellent advice. Ruthan is a true professional. Our family could not be happier. I would recommend her without hesitation.”
Lorie, Rhoadesville (Seller)
“ We have been customers of Ruthanne O'Toole at Lake of the Woods, twice in the last 10 years. The first was to buy our present home at Lake of the Woods and the second -most recently,-the sale of Barbara's Mother's home, also at the Lake. In both cases, she did an excellent job and we would highly recommend Ruthanne to anyone who wants a seasoned,confident, knowledgeable,caring real estate agent. Both of us are sincerely appreciative of all the efforts Ruthanne took to sell our home. After the listing we had a ratified contract in a little over two weeks! Also everything up to and including the closing went very smoothly ,as she handles all the details. George and Barbara Lewis”
George and Barbara Lewis, Lake of the Woods (Seller)
“Ruthan was wonderful. We have already recommended her to others!”
Sally Mann Ashburn, VA (Buyer)
“I have bought and sold 4 houses now with Ruthan's expertise. I will continue to use her and recommend her to anyone in need !”
Dawn Ammen, Locust Grove (Seller)
“Great asset to your agency, thanks again. Barry”
Barry Mates, Alexandria, va (Seller)
“Ruthan did an amazing job selling our home. She listened to our concerns and went above and beyond to helps us. I would highly recommend her to my friends and family. ”
Nitin Bulsara (Seller)


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