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94 RADCLIFFE AV
Providence, RI / 02908
MLS# 1083764
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: LASALLE NEIGHBORHOOD
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,033 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 0 sq. ft.
Listed by: Clare Kearney RE/MAX Cityside
Office: 401-277-9700
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$324,900 Mortgage Calculator
49 CARLTON AV
Warwick, RI / 02889
MLS# 1084990
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WARWICK NECK
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 2 Half
Living Area: 2,478 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 8,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Mark McHugh Clearmark Real Estate
Office: 401-641-3842
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$799,000 Mortgage Calculator
1200 HOPE ST
Bristol, RI / 02809
MLS# 1069726
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: ROCKWELL
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 0 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 5,300 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 52,272 sq. ft.
Listed by: Dory Skemp Coldwell Banker Res. Brokerage
Office: 401-247-0202
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$549,900 Mortgage Calculator
110 RIVER FARM DR
East Greenwich, RI / 02818
MLS# 1093406 NEW
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: RIVER FARM
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,576 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 42,395 sq. ft.
Listed by: Allen Gammons PRUDENTIAL GAMMONS REALTY
Office: 401-886-6100
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$129,000 Mortgage Calculator
391 NORTHUP ST
Cranston, RI / 02905
MLS# 1090519
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: EDGEWOOD
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,144 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 2,640 sq. ft.
Listed by: Kathy Souza RE/MAX Preferred
Office: 401-353-2200
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1 SPINNAKER DR
Barrington, RI / 02806
MLS# 1085582
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: NAYATT POINT
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 4,300 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 40,280 sq. ft.
Listed by: Nancy Weaver Residential Properties, Ltd.
Office: 401-245-9600
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$64,900 Mortgage Calculator
0 BUENA VISTA DR
Johnston, RI / 02920
MLS# 1073708
Type: Vacant Land
Neighborhood: ATWOOD
Lot Frontage: 0 ft.
Lot Size: 0 sq. ft.
Lot Type: Residential
Listed by: Bob Medeiros Watermark Realty, LLC
Office: 401-921-5300
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$324,900 Mortgage Calculator
7 CASEY LANE
Coventry, RI / 02816
MLS# 1091306
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: MAPLE VALLEY RIDGE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,808 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 65,776 sq. ft.
Listed by: Debbie Grimaldi RE/MAX 1st Choice
Office: 401-943-6111
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$179,900 Mortgage Calculator
36 MAUDE AV
Coventry, RI / 02816
MLS# 1090457
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: HOPKINS HILL
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,476 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 7,841 sq. ft.
Listed by: Mark McHugh Clearmark Real Estate
Office: 401-641-3842
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$214,900 Mortgage Calculator
31 SPRUCE RD
South Kingstown, RI / 02879
MLS# 1075685
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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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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