July 9th, 2019
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Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce that Sales Associates Jim DeRentis, Kevin Fox, Elizabeth Kirk, Gerri Schiffman, and Nancy Weaver, along with the Sales Teams of Greene | Sweeney and the Leading Group, have all been named to the 2019 Real Trends list of America’s Best Real Estate Professionals.

“With today’s release of the 2019 America’s Best Real Estate Professionals list, an elite group of real estate agents across the country are receiving well-deserved recognition. These sales associates are far above average and have built enormously successful small businesses in an extremely competitive field,” says Steve Murray, president of REAL Trends.

To be included in the ranking, agents must have closed at least 50 transactions or $20 million in closed sales volume in 2018, while teams must have closed a minimum of 75 transaction sides or $30 million in closed sales volume.

For Jim DeRentis, Gerri Schiffman and Kevin Fox, this marks their fifth consecutive year to appear on the list. The Leading Group (formerly known as Antrop & Williamson) has now earned a spot for a fourth straight year, while Nancy Weaver appears for a second consecutive time.

2019 America's Best Real Estate ProsAmong individual agents, Jim DeRentis ranked #2 in Rhode Island in both sales volume ($85,968,618) and transaction sides (138). Gerri Schiffman came it at number three in the state for both sales volume ($47,832,571) and transaction sides (79), while Kevin Fox finished fourth in Rhode Island with 77 transaction sides and fifth with $39,964,500 in overall sales volume. Nancy Weaver placed 12th in Rhode Island for sales volume ($20,648,000), while Elizabeth Kirk came in right behind her at 13th in the state with a total sales volume of $20,129,306.

Among sales teams, the Leading Group – comprised of Robert Williamson, Ted Bourque, Sara Heathcote, and Ali L’Heureux – ranked eighth in Rhode Island with 114 transactions sides, while also placing ninth with $33,506,699 in sales volume. The RPL sales team of Greene | Sweeney – comprised of Kira Greene and Michael J Sweeney – earned a spot on the list in their very first year by placing eighth in the state with a $33,758,575 in sales volume.

For more information or to view the complete list, please CLICK HERE.

May 30th, 2019
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After completing a lengthy application process and surpassing a strict set of standards, Residential Properties Ltd. has been awarded the prestigious RELO® Quality Certification by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. The RELO® Quality Certification (RQC) was the first program in the relocation industry to quantify and qualify what true relocation service excellence means. Modeled after the Malcolm Baldrige national quality award, it was created by the network to provide measurable standards for the pursuit of relocation excellence.

Under the guidance of Corporate and Relocation Services Vice President, Elizabeth Messier, Residential Properties Ltd. earned the certification only after its relocation department met stringent standards and completed a rigorous and lengthy application process, overseen by a committee of leading industry professionals. Virtually every aspect of the company’s relocation operation was reviewed thoroughly, using specific criteria to evaluate performance and production, staffing, training and continuing education, quality and scope of relocation service, program marketing, customer satisfaction, technology resources, office facilities, and more.

After earning the certification, a company must complete a recertification process every five years to ensure it continues to meet the program’s rigorous standards and remains current in terms of technology, relocation trends and other relevant areas.

“Relocating to a new area can be extremely stressful for an individual or family,” explains Messier. “Having a trained relocation specialist help them navigate this transition can make all the difference. We’re not just selling them a house, but concentrating on helping find the right community and experience suited to the lifestyle they are searching for. We pride ourselves on being here for them before, during and after their move.”

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® President/CEO Paul Boomsma commends Residential Properties Ltd. for its focus on excellence in relocation. “The RQC is awarded only to the industry’s most highly respected relocation departments,” Boomsma commented. “RQC firms have distinguished themselves by demonstrating real expertise in addressing employee mobility and talent management needs, and it is a true pleasure to welcome Residential Properties to this elite group of companies.”

Residential Properties is Rhode Island’s leading real estate company, recording more homes sales and overall sales volume than any other company in the state for four consecutive years (Providence Business News).

Residential Properties is the Rhode Island representative of LeadingRE (www.LeadingRE.com). With a global membership that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects more than 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions each year. As a member of LeadingRE, Residential Properties provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.

For more information about Residential Properties Ltd., please visit ResidentialProperties.com.

September 17th, 2018
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Residential Properties Ltd. is pleased to announce that Realtor® Judy Croyle has joined the company as the latest Sales Associate for their Providence Office. Croyle brings 14 years of success to RPL and will be a welcomed addition to the brokerage.

“I am super excited about joining Residential,” exclaims Croyle. “I have done many transactions with RPL agents and it will be great to join the team.”

Judy has received the Greater Providence Board of Realtors’ “Circle of Sales Excellence Award” during each of the past three years. Earning her designation as a Providence Preservation Society Historic House Specialist, Judy is uniquely qualified to assist buyers looking to purchase historic homes and antique fixer-uppers. As someone who prides herself on being environmentally conscious, Judy has also earned her Green Designation from the National Association of Realtors®, and is happy to share her knowledge with clients regarding the top factors they should consider when looking to reduce their footprint.

When asked why she decided to make the move to Residential Properties, Croyle pointed to the company’s strong Relocation Department, their generous support for non-profit organizations, and their comprehensive marketing and technology tools for agents and clients.

Regarding her future goals and aspirations, Croyle said “I’m really looking forward to having the opportunity to take my business to the next level. I love what I do and take great pride in the relationships that I form with my clients, so I’m excited to start working with so many other serious full time agents.”

Prior to becoming a licensed Realtor® in 2004, Judy enjoyed two decades as a business owner and sales & marketing professional. Having graduated with a BFA from The School for American Craftsmen, Rochester Institute of Technology, Judy still enjoys making her own pottery in her basement, as well as entertaining guests, cooking, and going on scenic walks to the water with her dog, Andi.

To learn more about Judy Croyle, please visit her website at JudyCroyleRealEstate.com.