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43 MANOR RD
Cranston, RI / 02920
MLS# 1091738
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WESTERN
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 2,216 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 9,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Maryann Papa Signature Properties, Inc.
Office: 401-273-1900
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20 TULLY WY
North Kingstown, RI / 02852
MLS# 1094525
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: POST ROAD / WICKFORD
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,786 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 7,273 sq. ft.
Listed by: Julie Grundy Coastview Realty, Llc
Office: 401-788-0078
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0 LOT 32 LENIHAN LANE
East Greenwich, RI / 02818
MLS# 1096364
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: THE WOODS ON MIDDLE
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 5,000 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 428,325 sq. ft.
Listed by: Janis CAPPELLO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BR
Office: 401-884-8050
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50 INDIAN RD
Little Compton, RI / 02837
MLS# 1092662
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: INDIAN ROCK ACRES
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,438 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 16,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Welchman Grp Real Estate Group KELLER WILLIAMS RLTY NEWPORT
Office: 401-845-9200
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3753 POST RD
Warwick, RI / 02886
MLS# 1084830
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: COWESETT
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,632 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 10,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Allen Gammons PRUDENTIAL GAMMONS REALTY
Office: 401-886-6100
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31 SPRUCE RD
South Kingstown, RI / 02879
MLS# 1096868 NEW
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: OCEAN RIDGE
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 736 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 6,970 sq. ft.
Listed by: Gayle Moone Real Estate Masters, Inc.
Office: 401-738-1130
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10 PRIMROSE LANE
Tiverton, RI / 02878
MLS# 1095773
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: NORTH TIVERTON
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,766 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 10,019 sq. ft.
Listed by: Jack Silberman Adaptive Real Estate
Office: 401-578-4648
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81 GARFIELD AV
Providence, RI / 02908
MLS# 1094835
Type: Multi-Family
Neighborhood: ELMHURST / MT PLEASANT
# of Units: 2
Total Beds: | Unit1(2), Unit2(3), Beds
Total Baths: 2 | Unit1(1), Unit2(1), Full
Building Area: 1,750 sq. ft.
Listed by: Kathy Souza RE/MAX Preferred
Office: 401-353-2200
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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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0 JULIANA DR
Cranston, RI / 02921
MLS# 1083249
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WESTERN JOHN PRESCOTT FARMS
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,600 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 81,481 sq. ft.
Listed by: Janis CAPPELLO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BR
Office: 401-884-8050
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Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

The neighborhood you choose can have a big impact on your lifestyle—safety, available amenities, and convenience all play their part.

  1. Make a list of the activities—movies, health club, church—you engage in regularly and stores you visit frequently. See how far you would have to travel from each neighborhood you’re considering to engaging in your most common activities.
  2. Check out the school district. The Department of Education in your town can probably provide information on test scores, class size, percentage of students who attend college, and special enrichment programs. If you have school-age children, also consider paying a visit to schools in the neighborhoods you’re considering. Even if you don’t have children, a house in a good school district will be easier to sell in the future.
  3. Find out if the neighborhood is safe. Ask the police department for neighborhood crime statistics. Consider not only the number of crimes but also the type—burglaries, armed robberies—and the trend of increasing or decreasing crime. Also, is crime centered in only one part of the neighborhood, such as near a retail area?
  4. Determine if the neighborhood is economically stable. Check with your local city economic development office to see if income and property values in the neighborhood are stable or rising. What is the percentage of homes to apartments? Apartments don’t necessarily diminish value, but they do mean a more transient population. Do you see vacant businesses or homes that have been for sale for months?
  5. See if you’ll make money. Ask a local REALTOR® or call the local REALTOR® association to get information about price appreciation trends in the neighborhood. Although past performance is no guarantee of future results, this information may give you a sense of how good an investment your home will be. A REALTOR® or the government planning agency also may be able to tell you about planned developments or other changes in the neighborhood—like a new school or highway—that might affect value.
  6. See for yourself. Once you’ve narrowed your focus to two or three neighborhoods, go there, and walk around. Are homes tidy and well maintained? Are streets quiet? Pick a warm day if you can and chat with people working or playing outside. Are they friendly? Are their children to play with your family?
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