April 22nd, 2019
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The Greater Providence Board of Realtors® (GPBOR) recently announced their 2018 Circle of Sales Excellence Awards, honoring a total of 27 sales associates and teams from Residential Properties Ltd.

The Circle of Sales Excellence Awards were created in order to recognize the annual achievements of GPBOR members based on overall sales volume.

The Platinum Plus Award is reserved for agents who have compiled over $20,000,000 in yearly sales volume. This prestigious award was achieved by a total of four RPL sales associates, including Jim DeRentis, Kevin Fox, Rebecca Mayer, and Gerri Schiffman.

Earning the Platinum Award for recording between $13,000,000-$19,000,000 in sales during 2018 were Providence sales associates Barbara Dacey, Rachael Dotson, Kira Greene, David Hasslinger, Ellen Kasle, and Michael J. Sweeney, as well as the Erkkinen-Cohen Group comprised of Susan Erkkinen and Annalise Cohen.

The Gold Award, presented to agents compiling between $8,000,000-$12,999,999 in sales volume, was earned by Judy Croyle, Jane Driver, Rebecca Rubin, and Cathy Singer.

Totaling $5,000,000-$7,999,999 in sales volume and earning the Silver Award were Celia Almonte, Ashley Baccari, Kevin Darrow, Bethany Johnsen, and Joe Roch, as well as The Morrison Group (Paula Morrison and Greg Morrison) and the Rockwell & Pierard Team (Michelle Rockwell and Kathleen Pierard).

RPL also had five sales associates earn the Bronze Level Award ($3,000,000-$4,999,999 in sales), including Ramiro Encizo, Leslie Kellogg, Beth Mazor, Mary O’Brien, and Kim Winslow.

We’d like to congratulate each of these Realtors® for earning this honor and achieving so much success during 2018. To learn more about all of the talented real estate experts from our Providence and West Side offices, please check out their bios on our Agent Page.

February 28th, 2019
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Residential Properties Ltd. is happy to announce the sale of 330 Freeman Parkway, a historic home on the East Side of Providence, for $1.37 million. Sales Associate Jim DeRentis was proud to represent both sides of this transaction.

According to MLS, Residential Properties Ltd. has now sold both of the million dollar sales on the East Side this year, and have impressively represented all 4 transaction sides.

Built circa 1930, the Cherry-Hallworth House is a wonderful Tudor Revival style home showcasing the masterful craftsmanship of the day. The front-to-back living room has an elegant oversized bay window which shines light over the fireplace with a beautiful limestone surround. On the second floor is an expansive family room with a vaulted ceiling, built-in shelves, and an elaborate fireplace of its own. Walk out into the private city yard with manicured gardens and an expansive stone patio, ideal for outdoor dining and garden parties.

Sales Associate Jim DeRentis, has been a recipient of the Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award since 2011 when he was named Rookie of the Year. Jim has also 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 ThePVDRealEstateGuy.com.

February 7th, 2019
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Looking for somewhere new and exciting to take your Valentine instead of the same old cliched date night? Or maybe you just want a place to hang out with friends and get away from the romance of the day. Well, there are some exciting and fun opportunities in Rhode Island that provide a fun and alternative experience. These attractions provide drinks and plenty of entertainment, no matter the occasion or the company you are with.

Shelter Arcade Bar

103 Dike Street – Providence, RI 02909

Shelter Arcade Bar is a 21+ facility that features arcade cabinets across multiple decades along with Skee-ball and pinball. There is no cover charge and all of the games are free to play. This is a barcade, so grab a beer or cocktail to drink as you mash buttons. Shelter hosts many special events, including a pinball league, live music, and theme nights. 

For more information, check out their website HERE.

 

Free Play Bar Arcade

182 Pine Street – Providence, RI 02903

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Free Play, is a spacious barcade featuring row upon row of classic games and an extensive bar. There is a cover charge to get in, $10 on Friday and Saturday and $5 every other day, but the name comes from the fact that the games are all free unlimited play. An array of pinball tables offer sights and sounds of many classic cultural icons, while you can also play at the air hockey table, or Skee-ball machines.

For more information, check out their website HERE.

 

R1 Indoor Karting

100 Higginson Avenue – Lincoln, RI 02865

R1 Indoor Karting

R1 Indoor Karting is a magnificent facility full of unique opportunities. The main attraction is the European-style asphalt mega track. Strap on official helmets and gear as you race against friends, lovers, and strangers alike on this large time trial course. The newest attraction is the astonishing Axe Bar where, yes, you get to throw axes at targets. The Axe Bar provides drink and food service, while a professional throwing coach guides you through the process. For the full bar, head to the Fuel Restaurant and Sports Bar complete with Billiards and Bowling Lane.

For full details, hours, ages, and events visit their website HERE.

 

Breaktime Bowl & Bar

999 Main Street – Pawtucket, RI 02860

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Built in the 1920s this duckpin bowling alley is a piece of Pawtucket and Rhode Island history. The restored lanes bring forth a lively history that will keep you coming back. Pinsetters build on the landmark atmosphere as they reset the duckpins by hand, and will even cheer you on and keep score. Breaktime Bowl & Bar is located inside Hope Artiste Village, and as the name suggests, has a bar with a wide selection of brews and food options.

For more information on their history and reservations, please visit their website HERE.

 

These places are great locations for singles and couples alike. They offer an array of activities to help keep you entertained all night. Spend your Valentine’s Day or any other night at one of these great local businesses.

Let us know if you are going to one of these great places or somewhere else for Valentine’s Day, even if it’s your beautiful home.