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2 DESOTA AV
Warwick, RI / 02886
MLS# 1070683
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: STRAWBERRY FIELD
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 624 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 3,721 sq. ft.
Listed by: Debbie Grimaldi RE/MAX 1st Choice
Office: 401-943-6111
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5 INDIAN TRL
Narragansett, RI / 02874
MLS# 1065205
Type: Condo
Complex Name: INDIAN TRAIL CONDOS
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,182 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level
Listed by: Donna Sabitoni Fieldstone Properties, Inc.
Office: 401-295-0300
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101 VISTAS CT
East Greenwich, RI / 02818
MLS# 1064755
Type: Condo
Complex Name: VISTAS ON THE TRAIL
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,029 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level
Listed by: Janis CAPPELLO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BR
Office: 401-884-8050
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$385,000 Mortgage Calculator
219 PROSPECT ST
Woonsocket, RI / 02895
MLS# 1072702
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: NORTH END
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 5,187 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 34,829 sq. ft.
Listed by: Raquel Storti Keller Williams Realty
Office: 401-785-1700
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957 MATUNUCK BEACH RD
South Kingstown, RI / 02879
MLS# 1065203
Type: Condo
Complex Name: MATUNUCK BREAKERS
Beds: 1 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 408 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level
Listed by: The Weller Team RE/MAX Central
Office: 401-823-7600
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0 HOWARD AV
Coventry, RI / 02816
MLS# 1065958
Type: Vacant Land
Neighborhood: HARRIS
Lot Frontage: 120 ft.
Lot Size: 32,893 sq. ft.
Lot Type: Residential
Listed by: John Ruzzo Stone Ridge Realty
Office: 401-397-7900
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19 PENINSULA RD
South Kingstown, RI / 02879
MLS# 1067221
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: MATUNUCK
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,983 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 15,246 sq. ft.
Listed by: BILL Freeman RE/MAX FLAGSHIP, INC.
Office: 401-789-2255
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20 W EXTENSION ST
Newport, RI / 02840
MLS# 1070282
Type: Commercial
Neighborhood:
# of Buildings: 1
Total Sq Ft: 11,600 sq. ft.
Building Type: Commercial, Warehouse, Industrial, Food/Beverage, Hotel/Motel, Office, Retail, Mixed, Other
Listed by: Gordon King WILLIAM RAVEIS CHAPMAN ENSTONE
Office: 401-846-3800
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253 WATERMAN ST
East Side of Prov, RI / 02906
MLS# 1066134
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WAYLAND SQUARE
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 2 Half
Living Area: 2,091 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 4,040 sq. ft.
Listed by: Stephanie Soscia Premier Homes Realty, LLC
Office: 401-946-6300
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$209,000 Mortgage Calculator
22 CLARKE RD
Coventry, RI / 02816
MLS# 1064700
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: SCIT LINE / BLACKROCK
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,476 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 60,984 sq. ft.
Listed by: Janet Flori AMERICAN DREAM REALTY
Office: 401-463-7800
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Buying a home is considered one of the most complicated and stressful financial transactions a consumer will ever make; and selling a home is equally straining. However, there are guidelines that both homebuyers and sellers can follow to make their deal as efficient as possible.

First, homesellers should be realistic in setting the price by studying comparable home prices. At the same time, homebuyers should keep their offer simple, focusing on the sale price and closing cost liability. The buyer can also ask the seller to assist in paying closing costs, which will not only provide some relief for the buyer but also make it easier to sell the home. Buyers must also remember that their original offer will not always be the actual price, and they should begin negotiating at about 90 percent of the asking price.

In terms of resources, buyers should recognize the importance of their real estate agent; and they should also use the Internet to evaluate the local market, while relying on an agent or lender for the rest of the transaction.

Financing is also important, and homebuyers should start by obtaining a credit score. If they do not plan on living in the home for a long time, buyers should consider an adjustable-rate mortgage. They may also want to limit the size of their down payment and use the money in other areas.

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