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78 WARNER AV
Portsmouth, RI / 02872
MLS# 1065159
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: PRUDENCE ISLAND
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,613 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 7,500 sq. ft.
Listed by: Elizabeth Rene William Raveis Chapman Enstone
Office: 401-396-9849
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$265,000 Mortgage Calculator
280 WILLISTON WY
Pawtucket, RI / 02861
MLS# 1063395
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: DARLINGTON
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,999 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 6,900 sq. ft.
Listed by: Jan Parrillo Parrillo Realty Group, LLC
Office: 401-228-6660
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$249,900 Mortgage Calculator
72 WINSOR AV
Johnston, RI / 02919
MLS# 1069007
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: GREENVILLE/SCITUATE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 2,016 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 20,037 sq. ft.
Listed by: Rothmeyer Russo Associates RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES LTD.
Office: 401-783-2474
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$139,900 Mortgage Calculator
10 BASSETT ST
Coventry, RI / 02816
MLS# 1059475
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: OFF READ AVENUE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 976 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 6,970 sq. ft.
Listed by: Gayle Moone Real Estate Masters, Inc.
Office: 401-738-1130
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$464,000 Mortgage Calculator
33 SEAL ISLAND RD
Bristol, RI / 02809
MLS# 1064649
Type: Condo
Complex Name: BRISTOL LANDING
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,302 sq. ft.
Style Type: Town House
Listed by: Debra Jobin RE/MAX River's Edge - Bristol
Office: 401-254-1776
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$329,000 Mortgage Calculator
48 BENNINGTON RD
Cranston, RI / 02920
MLS# 1062822
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: DEAN ESTATES
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,510 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 9,766 sq. ft.
Listed by: The Weller Team RE/MAX Central
Office: 401-823-7600
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$844,000 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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$315,000 Mortgage Calculator
54 GREENE AV
Barrington, RI / 02806
MLS# 1064349
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: BAY SPRING
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 926 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 21,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Abby Ashley The Mello Group, Inc.
Office: 401-339-1506
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$469,900 Mortgage Calculator
166 WHEELER AV
Cranston, RI / 02905
MLS# 1064863
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: EDGEWOOD
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 3,584 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 13,360 sq. ft.
Listed by: Allen Gammons PRUDENTIAL GAMMONS REALTY
Office: 401-886-6100
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$459,000 Mortgage Calculator
7 GLENFIELD RD
Barrington, RI / 02806
MLS# 1061094
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: NAYATT, BRICKYARD POND
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,705 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 14,042 sq. ft.
Listed by: Anna Clancy 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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