The 2018 RPL Winter Photo Contest results are in! As always, I’d like to start by thanking everyone who made this contest such a success, including each of you who entered submissions and all of our wonderful friends on Facebook who took the time to submit their votes.
Due to your engagement and participation, this was our most successful contest in the 10+ year history of the competition. The contest post reach nearly 7,000 people on Facebook and received a grand total of 651 votes.
Typically, the winner of the contest is the photo that comes closest to, or eclipses 100 votes. However, this season we had three photos receive over 145 votes each! With that said, one photo was eventually able to separate from the pack and capture the crown.
It is my pleasure to announce that the winner of the 2018 RPL Winter Photo Contest is RPL East Greenwich Sales Associate, Stacy Rastelli with her photo of the Coventry Reservoir. Stacy’s photo beautifully captured a trail of snowy footprints crossing over the bridge and disappearing into the distant setting sun on the horizon. Her photo became the contest’s first entry to ever break the 200 vote barrier, receiving a total of 208 votes.
See the full contest results below.
Winning Photo: Coventry Reservoir – Stacy Rastelli (208 Votes)
Second Place: Christmas Eve Morning on Narragansett Bay – Barbara Dacey (150 Votes)
Third Place: Smoke on the Water – Jamestown – Susan Baccari (148 Votes)
Fourth Place: Winter Wonderland – Cumberland – Cheryl Davis (65 Votes)
Fifth Place: Prospect Terrace Park on College Hill – Sabine Schaefers (52 Votes)
Sixth Place: Snow Covered Bridge – Goddard Park – Therese Vezeridis (31 Votes)
Residential Properties Ltd. has announced the sale of 30 Apple Tree Lane in Barrington for $1,060,000. RPL was proud to represent both sides of the transaction, with RPL Sales Team The Friedman Real Estate Group representing the seller, and Sales Associate Stephanie Nickerson serving as the buyer’s agent.
Originally built in 1875, this beautiful farmhouse rests on over an acre of land, complete with its own tennis court and inground pool. The home itself offers the best of both old and new, blending historic architectural details with modern updates and renovations. The interior features five spacious bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, and a open floor plan providing views of Smith’s Cove.
As the listing team, The Friedman Group includes team members Ted Friedman, Betsy Friedman, Claudia Maiorana, and Lauren Schaller. They are current members of RPL’s Barrington office and are recent recipients of the Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Award. For more information regarding The Friedman Group or to view its current listings, please visit FriedmanGroupRI.com.
Stephanie Nickerson, the buyer’s agent, is also a member of RPL’s Barrington office. She has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry and is an ABR Certified and Relocation Specialist. For more information regarding Stephanie, please visit her agent bio page at ResidentialProperties.com.
For the third consecutive year, Residential Properties Ltd. has been ranked as the #1 real estate company in Rhode Island for both number of residences sold and overall sales volume in the recently released Providence Business News List of Residential Real Estate Agencies.
During 2017, RPL led the state with a 1,852 transaction sides, while also finishing the year with a company record $794,854,526 in total sales volume – over $300,000,000 more than the next closest competitor.
“What a thrill it is to be the #1 real estate agency in the state for a third year in a row,” exclaimed RPL President & CEO Sally Lapides upon learning the news. “Thank you to all of our loyal clients, as well as our extraordinary agents, staff, and management who make this possible.”
Founded in 1981, Residential Properties Ltd. appropriately brands itself as “Rhode Island’s Real Estate Company” and has grown to become the state’s largest and most successful independent real estate brokerage, with roughly 180 agents and five office locations.
Over the years, RPL has differentiated itself through its high tech, high touch approach, combining the technology and global reach of an international corporation with the personal touch and local expertise of an independent brokerage. RPL’s website (ResidentialProperties.com) has been ranked as one of the Top 25 real estate sites in the entire country by Real Trends, while the company also recently took home the First Place Award for Video Marketing when competing against brokerages from nearly 70 countries around the globe at the annual Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For more information, please visit their website at ResidentialProperties.com.