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200 FARNUM PIKE
Smithfield, RI / 02917
MLS# 1098627
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WOLF HILL
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 2,484 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 480,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Ed Duffy RE/MAX Properties
Office: 401-232-3900
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62 HARBOUR TER
Warwick, RI / 02818
MLS# 1092556
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: POTOWOMUT
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,910 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 20,570 sq. ft.
Listed by: Allen Gammons PRUDENTIAL GAMMONS REALTY
Office: 401-886-6100
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15 KEYES CT
East Greenwich, RI / 02818
MLS# 1090583
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: CHESTNUT HILL ESTATES
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 5,231 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 50,547 sq. ft.
Listed by: Janis CAPPELLO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BR
Office: 401-884-8050
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250 WEST MAIN RD
Little Compton, RI / 02837
MLS# 1097130
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WEST MAIN ROAD
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,411 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 40,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Welchman Grp Real Estate Group KELLER WILLIAMS RLTY NEWPORT
Office: 401-845-9200
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16 TAYLOR LANE
Warwick, RI / 02886
MLS# 1100460
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: COWESETT
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,852 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 9,426 sq. ft.
Listed by: Allen Gammons PRUDENTIAL GAMMONS REALTY
Office: 401-886-6100
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36 PALM BLVD NORTH .
Warwick, RI / 02888
MLS# 1101912
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WARWICK
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,840 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 8,462 sq. ft.
Listed by: Norman TOBIN Real Estate Masters, Inc.
Office: 401-738-1130
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31 PETTI DR
West Warwick, RI / 02893
MLS# 1098931 BACK ON MKT
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WESTCOTT
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 2,010 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 22,440 sq. ft.
Listed by: ZRG Sales & Purchasing Division Zen Real Estate Group
Office: 401-270-1251
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625 WEST ALLENTON RD
North Kingstown, RI / 02852
MLS# 1091320
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: INDIAN CORNER
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 5,975 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 87,120 sq. ft.
Listed by: George Daglieri RE/MAX FLAGSHIP, INC.
Office: 401-789-2255
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24 SEASIDE DR
Jamestown, RI / 02835
MLS# 1098136
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: JAMESTOWN SHORES
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 4,565 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 16,350 sq. ft.
Listed by: Nancy Reall DiBiase Associates, Inc.
Office: 401-232-1300
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50 HORIZON DR
Tiverton, RI / 02878
MLS# 1093713
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: COOK FARM
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,837 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 16,309 sq. ft.
Listed by: Joanna Krystman Coldwell Banker Guimond Rlty
Office: 401-625-5878
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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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