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271 - J GREAT ISLAND RD
Narragansett, RI / 02882
MLS# 1093528
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: GALILEE
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 525 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 0 sq. ft.
Listed by: Stacy Corrigan Peace of Mind Property Managem
Office: 401-829-8323
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39 HIGH HILL RD
Tiverton, RI / 02878
MLS# 1093764
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: FOGLAND BEACH
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 2 Half
Living Area: 3,721 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 74,923 sq. ft.
Listed by: Welchman Grp Real Estate Group KELLER WILLIAMS RLTY NEWPORT
Office: 401-845-9200
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43 HARROP AV
Warwick, RI / 02886
MLS# 1095804
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: APPONAUG COVE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,560 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 7,989 sq. ft.
Listed by: Helen Coupe RE/MAX Metro
Office: 401-736-6100
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171 CHESTNUT ST
Providence, RI / 02903
MLS# 1095820
Type: Business
Neighborhood: JEWELRY DISTRICT
Total Sq Ft: 4,620 sq. ft.
Business Type: Other
Year Est: 2001
Listed by: Gayle Moone Real Estate Masters, Inc.
Office: 401-738-1130
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156 ALLEGRA LANE
North Kingstown, RI / 02852
MLS# 1073703
Type: Condo
Complex Name: SLOCUM HEIGHTS
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,600 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level
Listed by: Bob Medeiros Watermark Realty, LLC
Office: 401-921-5300
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75 WOLF HILL RD
Smithfield, RI / 02917
MLS# 1094810
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: OLD COUNTY ROAD
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,774 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 107,954 sq. ft.
Listed by: Joan M. Bianco Independent Brks Realty Of RI
Office: 401-942-5600
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217 LAFAYETTE ST
Pawtucket, RI / 02860
MLS# 1099811
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: OAK HILL / EAST SIDE
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,447 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 5,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Ted Ngo William Raveis Chapman Enstone
Office: 401-751-8100
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8 LINDEN LANE
Rehoboth, MA / 02769
MLS# 1087588
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: THE PRESERVE AT BROOK ST.
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,040 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 60,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Jennifer Mello The Mello Group, Inc.
Office: 508-640-0505
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3 HOOT OWL LANE
Little Compton, RI / 02837
MLS# 1098533
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WEST MAIN ROAD
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,028 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 90,605 sq. ft.
Listed by: Welchman Grp Real Estate Group KELLER WILLIAMS RLTY NEWPORT
Office: 401-845-9200
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47 SOUTH MEADOW LANE
Barrington, RI / 02806
MLS# 1095115
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: NAYATT/RUMSTICK/SMITH'S COVE
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 5,000 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 208,884 sq. ft.
Listed by: Kerri Payne Residential Properties, Ltd.
Office: 401-245-9600
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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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