August 10th, 2017

Residential Properties Ltd. Sales Associates, Jim DeRentis and Kira Greene, both of the RPL Providence office, recently worked together to complete the sale of the historic home at 193 Hope Street for $1,300,000.

According to MLS data, 18 single family homes have sold for over $1,000,000 on the East Side of Providence this year. Residential Properties Ltd. has listed 13 of these sales while also representing 28 of the possible 36 transaction sides.

Built in 1854 for local textile businessman Robert Lippitt by Thomas Tefft, the house at 193 Hope Street is located on College Hill. The three story tall building features a large eat-in kitchen with marble countertops and modern stainless steel appliances. The substantial master bedroom comes with an ensuite bath, private dressing room, and fireplace. Additionally, the house boasts 5 more bedrooms, a den, and media room. Being right on College Hill, the owner has easy access to dining, entertainment, and educational opportunities such as the boutiques of Wayland Square and the campuses of both RISD and Brown University.

The listing agent, Kira Greene, is a New York Native now living in Providence, a Circle of Excellence Gold Award Winner, and a RI Monthly 2016 Rising Star Real Estate Agent. For more an information on Kira Greene and her listings, visit her at

The buyer’s agent, Jim DeRentis, is a Providence Native and a recipient of the 2016 Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award and has been included on Real Trends’ list of “America’s Top Real Estate Agents”. For more information on Jim DeRentis and his current listings visit him at


August 9th, 2017


Jim DeRentis of Residential Properties Ltd. recently sold 165 Pratt Street in the College Hill area of Providence for $1,195,000. Jim DeRentis is a member of RPL’s Providence office and was both the listing and selling agent for this transaction.

According to MLS data, there have been 18 single family sales of $1,000,000 or more on the East Side of Providence this year. RPL has listed 13 of these and has represented 28 of the possible 36 sides on these transactions.

Built in 2000, this contemporary Prairie home has a multitude of beautiful views of the capital, the fourth-largest self-supporting marble dome in the world. The downstairs area boasts a fully equipped chef’s kitchen with a picturesque breakfast area where you can eat and enjoy the surrounding cityscape. Upstairs, a master suite has an ensuite spa-like bathroom, walk-in closet, and fireplace. The master suite also features deck to take in the sounds of the city on summer nights and relax. Downstairs, a guest bedroom provides an ensuite bathroom, perfect for your family and guests. When you want to experience the city and see the Capital up close, the home is only a short walk to Downtown where you can enjoy events like Waterfire or take in a movie at the Cable Car Cinema.

The listing and selling agent was Jim DeRentis. A College Hill resident himself, DeRentis was a recipient of the 2016 Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award and has been included on Real Trends’ list of “America’s Top Real Estate Agents”. To learn more about DeRentis and view his current listings, please visit

June 2nd, 2016

169Pratt blog

Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce the sale of 169 Pratt Street on the East Side of Providence for $1,120,000. RPL represented both sides of the transaction, with Sales Associate Gerri Schiffman as the listing agent and Sales Associate Barbara Rhine as the buyer’s agent.

Located in the historic College Hill neighborhood, this contemporary Colonial was custom built in 2002 and features a sunny, open floor plan with terrific cityscape views. The home offers over 3,500 square feet of living space, showcasing beautiful built-ins and high-end finishes throughout. The superb master suite has a large walk-in closet and a luxurious en suite bath, and is among the home’s four generous bedrooms and 4.1 baths.

The listing agent, Gerri Schiffman, is one of the top producing Realtors® in the state and has been named to the Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents report each of the past two years. She has been a Multi-Million Dollar Club member every year since 1994, a Top Producer in Providence County since 1999, and a recent recipient of the Greater Providence Board of Realtors Platinum Plus Circle of Excellence Award. To learn more about Gerri Schiffman, please visit her website at

The buyer’s agent, Barbara Rhine, is an East Side expert, having lived in the area since 1965. She has been a consistent multi-million dollar producer for each of the past 20 years. Priding herself on her experience, integrity, and energy, Barbara services the East Side, Cranston, Greater Providence, Elmhurst, Rumford, and Pawtucket. For more information on Barbara Rhine, please visit her website at