This year, the spring season got off to an unusually late start. However, the shortened season didn’t prevent our agents from capturing a wide array of beautiful submissions for our photo contest. I’d like to thank all of those agents who took the time out of their schedules, especially during such a busy spring market, to visit some of their favorite Rhode Island locations and capture a shot for our photo contest. I would also like to thank all of our wonderful friends on Facebook who submitted their votes and helped us with the tough task of selecting a winner.
Overall, your participation and engagement helped us reach nearly 5,500 people on Facebook and resulted in over 500 votes. The voting got off to a slow start, but finished with a flurry of activity until one finalist finally pulled away from the pack.
It is my pleasure to announce that the winner of the 2018 RPL Spring Photo Contest is RPL Providence Sales Associate, Barbara Dacey with her photo of the “Boots on the Ground” memorial at Roger Williams Park during Memorial Day Weekend. Barbara’s photo respectfully captured the approximately 7,000 boots adorned with American flags and name placards to honor the brave men and women who were killed in action post 9/11 in the War on Terror. The photo received a total of 188 votes, as well as 25 comments, many remarking on the bittersweet, yet beautiful nature of the image. Congratulations to Barbara on her winning photo. We’re pleased to award you with the grand prize of a free property video and website package.
See the full contest results below.
Winning Photo: Barbara Dacey – Memorial Day at Roger Williams Park – Cranston (188 Votes)
Second Place: Stacy Rastelli – Budding Johnson’s Pond – Coventry (136 Votes)
Third Place: Anna Clancy – Wicked Tulip Farm – Johnston (118 Votes)
Fourth Place: Kim Horvath – Spring Sunset – Providence (23 Votes)
Fifth Place: Rachael Dotson – Blooming Tree Peony – East Side of Providence (19 Votes)
Sixth Place: Claudia Maiorana – Mount Hope Bridge – from Bristol, RI (18 Votes)
RIS Media recently released its 30th Annual Power Broker Report, ranking Residential Properties Ltd. among the top real estate firms in the U.S. for sales volume. RPL checked-in at number 340 on the list with a total sales volume of $794,854,526 in 2017, representing 1,852 closed transactions.
RISMedia President and CEO John Featherston congratulated Residential Properties Ltd. for their prestigious ranking in this year’s Power Broker Report. “The firms represented are the nation’s most elite brokerage firms serving literally millions of consumers with their real estate needs,” Featherston said. “Even up against extremely scarce supply, Power Brokers posted remarkable sales. With the economy expanding and home prices on a tear, they’re charging forward and leveraging the opportunities. We applaud their commitment to homeownership and congratulate them on their Power Broker standing.”
Celebrating its 30th anniversary year, the Power Broker Report has long honored the incredible business feats of remarkable real estate leaders—and brokerage firms—who continue to shape our industry. Each April, RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine highlights the Top 500 Power Broker firms according to sales volume, and the digital version of the Power Broker Top 500 ranks firms according to sales volume and transactions.
2017 marked the third consecutive year that Residential Properties Ltd. has ranked #1 in Rhode Island for both homes sold (1,852) and overall sales volume ($794,854,526) in the Providence Business News Book of Lists – compiling over $300,000,000 more in sales than the next closest competitor for a second straight year.
To learn more about Residential Properties Ltd., visit www.ResidentialProperties.com.
Residential Properties Ltd., Rhode Island’s leading real estate company, has been announced as a member of the 2018 REAL Trends 500 – an independently verified list of the top 500 most successful real estate companies in the entire nation. This marks the sixth year in a row that RPL has earned a spot on this prestigious rankings list.
During 2017, RPL ranked #1 in Rhode Island for a third consecutive year in both homes sold (1,852) and overall sales volume ($794,854,526) in the Providence Business News Book of Lists – compiling over $300,000,000 more in sales than the next closest competitor for a second straight year.
With this level of production, Residential Properties Ltd. appeared on the 2018 REAL Trends 500 ranked #347 in the entire country for overall sales volume.
According to a research report produced by REAL Trends, this group of the nation’s 500 largest residential real estate brokerage firms closed over 3.2 million residential sales transactions in 2017. These transactions represent approximately one-third of all new and resale transactions completed by brokers during the year, yet the REAL Trends 500 represented less than one-half of one percent of all brokerage firms.
REAL Trends has been recognized as the trusted source of news, analysis, and information on the residential brokerage industry since 1987. This year’s survey represents the most comprehensive collection of data assembled on the leaders of the residential brokerage industry, and all numbers were documented by outside accounting firms.
For more information on the REAL Trends 500, visit the company’s website at RealTrends.com.