First-Time Homebuyers Will Still Be Excited In 2017

By mdblog - January 04, 2017
[caption id="attachment_4673" align="aligncenter" width="650"] 49 Orchard AvenueEast Side of Providence, RI 02906[/caption] After the housing market crash, we saw a decline in first-time homebuyers. However, in the recent years, as the job market has grown and there have been more and more first time homebuyers with each passing year. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 201

Soon Providence Residents Will Be Able To Fly To Ireland

By mdblog - December 16, 2016
If you and your family have been dreaming about taking an Irish vacation, you may soon be able to fly to Ireland directly out of Providence. Iftikhar Ahmad, President and CEO, of R.I. Airport Corp., the owners of Providence’s T.F. Green Airport, are in talks with Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA to offer a regular direct flight to and from Ireland. Beyond the convenience, Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA is a

12 Holiday Entertaining Shortcuts

By mdblog - December 15, 2016
The holidays are coming quicker than expected and we’re all a little overwhelmed when we think about all the things we want to do for the holidays versus the time we actually have to do them. We’re here to help! We’ve put together a list of entertaining shortcuts so you can save time while creating an inviting home for the holidays. Whether you are just hosting a small family affair or a large ga

Avoid Offering A Holiday Discount on Your Home

By mdblog - December 05, 2016
During the holiday months, everyone’s in full on shopping mode. Though spring is typically the best time to list and sell a home, the shopping spirit of the season also applies to home buying. Since the numbers of buyers are lower during the winter than the spring, people will often make the mistake of trying to discount their homes to get them sold quicker. This is a huge mistake because even th

Fall Staging Tips to Sell Your Rhode Island Home

By mdblog - November 21, 2016
[caption id="attachment_4653" align="aligncenter" width="650"] 25 Balton RoadEast Side of Providence, RI 02906[/caption] When potential buyers come into your house, they want to immediately feel like they are at home. If they can picture themselves living in your home, then they are more likely to buy it. One of the great ways to bring a homey atmosphere is with some seasonal decor. Staging your h

Increase The Value Of Your Providence Home With A Kitchen Upgrade

By mdblog - November 18, 2016
[caption id="attachment_4644" align="aligncenter" width="650"] 51 Prospect StreetEast Side of Providence, RI 02906[/caption] The most important room for a homebuyer is usually the kitchen. An outdated kitchen can make or break a sale. So if you are looking to sell your home, you should consider a kitchen remodel. Kitchen remodels can be expensive. A full renovation begins at $20,000 and can climb

An Instagram Tour Of The East Side Of Providence

By stephanie - September 22, 2016
When you live in a neighborhood as beautiful as the East Side of Providence, you have tons of Instagrammable moments. So we thought what better way to showcase this amazing historical district, than through the eyes of the residents. So join us for an Instagram tour of The East Side of Providence to see all the great sites. Then once your interest in piqued, check out our video tour and learn more

Pawtucket Commuter Rail Could Expand Local Growth

By stephanie - August 19, 2016
Studies over the last several years have shown that when it comes to overall satisfaction and interest in moving to an area, easier commutes have a big impact on the final decision that families make. And in New England in particular, there is a growing demand for that type of commuter based focus. As a recent article discussed, nearly 100,000 people live in the Central Falls and Pawtucket region

2016 in Review: 6 Standout Properties in Providence

By stephanie - August 16, 2016
The real estate market has been on a steady recovery for the last several years, and in Rhode Island it’s no exception. In particular, the East Side of Providence has posted a very good year thus far – thanks in large part to its variety of very desirable properties that stand out on the market. We think it’s worth taking a look at some of the big standout properties sold this year in the region.

Transit Matters to Americans in a Big Way

By stephanie - August 08, 2016
When you think of what is important in a home to a prospective buyer – or to you as a buyer – what comes to mind? Things like location, budget, amenities, condition of the home, and more are all among the most common points considered. But what about transit options? We’re talking here about transit that eliminates the need for a car – the ability to easily access work and recreation without havi


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