Residential Properties LTD.
July 21st, 2016

25 Balton Blog


Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce the sale of the historic Frederick E. & Albina Bodell House, marking the highest MLS sale on the East Side of Providence this year, as well as the second highest MLS sale ever recorded on the East Side. Residential Properties Ltd. represented each side of the transaction, with Markham + DeRentis Associates serving as both the listing and buyer’s agent.

Current MLS statistics show that there have been eight East Side sales of over $1,000,000 so far this year. Residential Properties Ltd. listed six of these properties while also earning 12 of the possible 16 transaction sides.

Originally built circa 1929, this English Manor home is set upon nearly an acre of park-like grounds. As one of the last remaining East Side estates, the Frederick E. & Albina Bodell House offers finely appointed rooms featuring impeccable craftsmanship and every possible amenity.

The listing team, Markham + DeRentis Associates is among Rhode Island’s most successful real estate teams, compiling $57,454,122 in overall sales volume last year while also being included on the 2015 Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents report. For more information on Markham + DeRentis, please visit their website at

July 13th, 2016

Rhode Islanders have many reasons to be proud of their state capital, and now the rest of the country appears to be taking notice as well. After analyzing data and statistics from its Charm index, has announced that Providence, Rhode Island has been ranked as the third most charming state capital in the U.S., as well as the country’s 12th overall most charming small city.

Most+Charming+State+CapitalsThe website’s Charm Index ranks cities based on a combination of several factors, including the affordability of local businesses, ratings of nearby restaurants, crime statistics, locally owned versus chain businesses, and the overall activity of the area, including the density of nearby amenities such as gyms, bike paths, parks, etc.

After collecting a charm score for every street, the data is then combined and averaged out to find the city’s overall charm score. Providence received an overall score of 86.29, trailing only two other U.S. state capitals (Boston 93.47 and Annapolis 87.49). Downcity, and specifically Union Street, were cited as the most desirable areas of Providence due to their easy access to public plazas, locally owned businesses, historic districts, and highly ranked restaurants.

Providence real estate includes a wonderful blend of historic architecture and contemporary construction. Whether you’re looking for a converted warehouse loft, a high-rise penthouse, or a 19th century Colonial, Providence and the East Side have something for all preferences.

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July 8th, 2016

147 Bowen Blog

Residential Properties Ltd. recently completed the sale of the historic John L. Noyes House at 147 Bowen Street on the East Side of Providence for $1,207,000. Residential Properties Ltd. represented both the buyer and the seller in the transaction, with Rebecca Mayer as the listing agent and Gerri Schiffman as the buyer’s agent.

According to current MLS data, this marks the fifth sale of over $1,000,000 on the East Side of Providence this year, with Residential Properties Ltd. representing eight of the possible 10 transaction sides.

Built ca. 1847, this 2.5 story Gothic Revival in the heart of College Hill has been beautifully maintained and offers tremendous privacy, a great layout, and breathtaking gardens. With elegant formal rooms and period details throughout, this home provides plenty of living space including five bedrooms, three full and two half baths.

Rebecca Mayer, the listing agent, obtained her broker’s license in 1990 and became certified as a residential appraiser in 1992.  She is also the founder and principal broker of the Real Estate Collaborative which has recently re-emerged as a synergistic Residential Properties Ltd. sales team comprised of Rebecca, David Hasslinger, Beth Mazor, and Kelly Zexter.

The selling agent, Gerri Schiffman, is one of the top producing Realtors® in the state and has been named to the Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents report each of the past two years. She has been a Multi-Million Dollar Club member every year since 1994, a Top Producer in Providence County since 1999, and a recent recipient of the Greater Providence Board of Realtors Platinum Plus Circle of Excellence Award.

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