Residential Properties LTD.
July 25th, 2014


Travel and Leisure Magazine recently named Ocean House (located in Watch Hill, Rhode Island) the number one Top Resort in the Continental United States and the number five Top Hotel in the World.

Travel + Leisure asks readers to rate hotels on a scale of one to five in several categories including rooms, facilities, location, service, restaurants, and value. The scores are then averaged together to create an overall ranking.

Built in 1868, the recently renovated Victorian oceanfront hotel has 49 guest rooms and suites, as well as 22 private villas with expansive amenities, including a private beach, recreational activities, and fine dining. The OH! Spa offers a range of services from body wraps and massages, to wellness and fitness classes.

Seasons, Ocean House’s main on site restaurant, was on the list of Open Spot’s top ten romantic restaurants. Seasons delivers magnificent water views and an ever-changing menu to provide fresh, local flavors.

Ocean House has the honor of being the only Rhode Island hotel to be awarded AAA and Forbes’ 5 star rating, earned by just 97 hotels in the country.

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July 17th, 2014

Set atop a luxury highrise in Waterplace Park, this spectacular two bedroom, two bath penthouse contains 2,500 square feet of living space.

Stepping inside, you are welcomed into a modern open concept design affording stunning panoramic views.

The spacious eat-in kitchen and dining area overlook the city, while a series of inviting sitting areas flow into an opening living room providing walkout access to a penthouse terrace for outdoor entertaining.

The hall off the kitchen leads to a generous master suite, a bonus room, and a second bedroom with private balcony supported by a another full bathroom.

As a Waterplace luxury residence, the penthouse includes a wealth of amenities, including underground garage parking, 24-hour concierge services, a private fitness facility, and a 14th floor community room with an adjacent terrace overlooking Waterplace Park.

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July 14th, 2014


Residential Properties Ltd. Sales Associate Gerri Schiffman and real estate group Markham + DeRentis Associates have each been included on the 2014 Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents report. REAL Trends ranks, collects, and verifies all of its data to produce a completely unbiased and ethical report honoring the top agents across all 50 states, including over 250 major areas and nearly 600 cities.

New_GerriSchiffman was recognized as Rhode Island’s top producing agent in terms of overall sales volume, and ranked second in the state among individual agents with a total of 90 transaction sides. Overall, Schiffman participated in the sale of 68 properties ranging in value from $150,000 up to $1,362,000, including single family, commercial, mixed-use, condominium, and multi-family listings. Schiffman has been a Top Producer in Providence County for the past 15 years and has been a Multi-Million Dollar Club member every year since first joining RPL in 1994.

ResPropJimNancyfin5x7_0032 (2)Markham + DeRentis Associates was listed fourth among all Rhode Island teams with $33,698,349 in overall sales volume, and also placed seventh in the state with 98 transaction sides. The Rhode Island-based real estate group prides itself on matching clients with properties they love by utilizing in-depth knowledge of the local real estate market, along with over 25 years of experience in the finance industry.

Residential Properties Ltd. is Rhode Island’s largest independent real estate company, encompassing five offices, a relocation division, a commercial real estate division, over 170 agents, and a large support staff, including its own in-house marketing, technology, and videography department.

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