Why Curb Appeal Matters and How You Can Improve Yours

By Jim - February 25, 2020
    When it comes to the world of real estate, the saying “you can’t read a book by its cover” doesn’t apply.   When your real estate agent mentions the term “curb appeal,” they are referring to the visual attractiveness of your property. If well kept, the exterior of your home — your driveway, lawn, landscaping, fencing, and the ho

DeRentis Featured by PBN for Article on Modern Architecture in RI

By Stephen Readey - February 10, 2020
  Residential Properties Ltd. Sales Associate, Jim DeRentis has been featured in a recent article by Providence Business News (PBN) discussing the rising demand and prices for homes in Rhode Island featuring mid-century and contemporary designs. As one of the top Realtors® in the state, DeRentis has had plenty of experience representing homes of all styles and price ranges. In fac

3 Ways Lovers of Art and Design Can Enjoy Providence 2019

By mdblog - May 14, 2019
As a Providence native, sometimes it's easy to take for granted all of the unique experiences that our historic city has to offer. You become so accustomed to the quirk and creativity in your everyday life that it becomes a part of your standard. Then a fresh set of eyes instantly reminds you of how "different" our culture is and how lucky we are to call this place home. In Architectural Digest's

Impactful Providence Charities That Need Your Support This Holiday Season

By mdblog - December 10, 2018
One of the things that make us proud to live in Providence is how much our citizens care for one another. Providence is home to some of the most active charities that provide support, resources, and opportunities for the less fortunate. The holiday season is a wonderful time to get involved with some of these incredible organizations. Here are just some of our favorite charities around the city to

Five Great Questions To Ask Your Realtor Before Buying Your Providence, RI Home

By mdblog - December 07, 2018
Whether you are a first-time home buyer or moving into your forever home, purchasing a house is a very complicated process. Luckily, the Providence Real Estate Guy, Jim DeRentis is here to help. Jim knows more than just where to find your perfect home, he can advise on everything from the local housing market to offering guidance during an inspection to helping you reduce your closing costs. Jim

Timeless Tudor In The Historic East Side of Providence Now Available!

By mdblog - November 12, 2018
Nestled among the stately Colonial, Federalist, and Greek Revival homes that have made Providence a hub of historical architecture, you can find a simpler, more rustic style of cottage. At the turn of the 20th Century, Providence residents fell in love with the Tudor Revival style. These unique homes were inspired by the architecture of European medieval styles but were modernized with the highly

Houses For Sale In Providence RI: Two Modern Marvels In Historic College Hill

By mdblog - September 27, 2018
Providence is known for its stunning historical homes and period architecture. Beautifully restored Federal, Victorian, and Gothic style houses can be found throughout the city. These prominent historic styles are not the only architecturally impressive homes found throughout the city. For lovers of modern architecture, there are some gems in our city as well. Two houses recently came onto the ma

Housing Shortage Coming To An End In Providence

By mdblog - September 22, 2018
Featured Home:  271 Doyle Avenue East Side Of Providence In the last few years, Rhode Island’s housing market has been booming. Single-family homes have been selling quickly and for impressive market values. This growth has been a sign that the negative impacts of the housing market crash has finally ended. However, one of the issues in Rhode Island, especially in Providence and the surrounding s

15 Downtown Providence Destinations Not To Be Missed

By mdblog - August 20, 2018
Downtown Providence, also known as Downcity, is the economic and cultural hub of the city. In this post-industrial neighborhood, you will find the most delicious restaurants, gorgeous historic landmarks, and a thriving arts community. It’s an ideal place to live, work, and play where there are always great events and new places to explore. Here are fifteen of our favorite Downtown Providence spots

Get To Know The West Side Of Providence

By mdblog - July 31, 2018 The historic West Side of Providence has always been a central hub of the city. Once home to the shipping industry and textile mills, this charming, walkable district is home to an array of quaint boutiques, fine dining, and exciting community events. With the efforts of community organizations like the West Broadway Neighborhood Associ


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