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28 - 30 ARMINGTON AV
Providence, RI / 02908
MLS# 1068827
Type: Multi-Family
Neighborhood: MOUNT PLEASANT
# of Units: 2
Total Beds: | Unit1(2), Unit2(3), Beds
Total Baths: 3 | Unit1(1), Unit2(2), Full
Building Area: 1,693 sq. ft.
Listed by: Neil ZARTARIAN GREATER R.I. PROPERTIES, LLC
Office: 401-295-4050
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1400 HOPE ST
Bristol, RI / 02809
MLS# 1070046
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WEST SIDE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,860 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 46,200 sq. ft.
Listed by: Nancy Weaver Residential Properties, Ltd.
Office: 401-245-9600
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113 PUTNAM ST
Providence, RI / 02909
MLS# 1061255
Type: Multi-Family
Neighborhood: MT PLEASANT, ATWELLS
# of Units: 3
Total Beds: | Unit1(3), Unit2(2), Unit3(2), Beds
Total Baths: 3 | Unit1(1), Unit2(1), Unit3(1), Full
Building Area: 3,895 sq. ft.
Listed by: Sylvia Santilli Gateway Realty
Office: 401-954-8997
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56 FLORA AV
Woonsocket, RI / 02895
MLS# 1070396
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: BERNON
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,842 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 7,405 sq. ft.
Listed by: Michelle Keach RE/MAX 1st Choice
Office: 401-943-6111
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$585,000 Mortgage Calculator
69 IROQUOIS TRL
Glocester, RI / 02857
MLS# 1060494
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: DIAMOND HEAD ESTATES
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,359 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 182,651 sq. ft.
Listed by: Susan Lamendola PRUDENTIAL GAMMONS REALTY
Office: 401-886-6100
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$479,900 Mortgage Calculator
142 BATES TRL
West Greenwich, RI / 02817
MLS# 1068622
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: HOPKINS HILL
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,468 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 123,274 sq. ft.
Listed by: Janis CAPPELLO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BR
Office: 401-884-8050
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$279,900 Mortgage Calculator
199 HEMLOCK RD
South Kingstown, RI / 02879
MLS# 1067410
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: OCEAN RIDGE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,976 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 11,326 sq. ft.
Listed by: Michael Rocchio Lighthouse Real Estate Group
Office: 401-789-6700
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25 BURNS WY
East Greenwich, RI / 02818
MLS# 1064621
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: CHESTNUT HILL ESTATES
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 5 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 5,432 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 43,600 sq. ft.
Listed by: Allen Gammons PRUDENTIAL GAMMONS REALTY
Office: 401-886-6100
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$139,900 Mortgage Calculator
143 HOFFMAN AV
Cranston, RI / 02920
MLS# 1060682
Type: Condo
Complex Name: PARKWOOD EAST
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,107 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level, High Rise
Listed by: Jeanie Gorrie Residential Properties LTD.
Office: 401-885-8400
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62 SPARTINA COVE WY
South Kingstown, RI / 02879
MLS# 1070136
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: SALT POND
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 4 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 3,600 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 42,689 sq. ft.
Listed by: Jon George Zen Real Estate Group
Office: 401-270-1251
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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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