May 14th, 2019
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RISMedia, recognized as one of the real estate industry’s definitive sources for news and information, recently released the results of its 31st Annual Power Broker Report Top 500, ranking Residential Properties Ltd. among the top producing real estate companies in the entire country. RPL is the only real estate company based solely in Rhode Island to appear on the Top 500 list, coming it at #332 in the nation with $858,982,295 in total sales volume during 2018.

For the fourth consecutive year, Residential Properties Ltd. led all firms in overall Rhode Island sales transactions during 2018, as well as total sales volume – finishing over $300,000,000 ahead of the next closest competitor.[¹]

The results of the report reveal that the Top 1,000 Power Brokers earned $1,424,776,652,825 in sales volume and garnered a total of 3,881,412 transactions during 2018. However, this success did not come without its challenges. Among the top issues reported were a lack of inventory (49 percent of Power Brokers), brewing economic uncertainty (25 percent), industry disruptors (13 percent), and increasing interest rates (8 percent). Despite these challenges, companies mostly reported feeling “cautiously optimistic” about 2019, a perception held by 59 percent of Power Brokers this year, compared to 52 percent during 2018.

The RISMedia Power Broker Report is packed with interactive research charts, year-over-year data, and detailed Power Broker Profiles. Visitors can also utilize the innovative, dynamic directory to search the Top 1,000 Power Brokers by sales volume, company name, brand, and transaction rank. Each Power Broker Profile includes their 2018 sales volume and transactions, as well as comparisons to past years, their ranked status, their agent count and number of offices, and other important information.

To learn more about the RISMedia Power Broker Report and view the complete rankings, please CLICK HERE.

[¹] This statement is based in whole or in part on data supplied by the State-Wide Multiple Listing Service. The MLS does not guarantee and is not in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by the MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. Based on information from Statewide Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of May 2019.

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.

April 8th, 2019
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For the seventh consecutive year, Residential Properties Ltd., Rhode Island’s leading real estate company, has earned a spot on the REAL Trends 500 – an independently verified list of the top 500 most successful real estate companies in the entire nation. RPL is the only real estate company based solely in Rhode Island to appear on the list, coming it at #343 in the country with $858,982,295 in total sales volume during 2018.

According to a research report produced by REAL Trends, the brokerages selected to the Real Trends 500 closed over 3.2 million residential sales transactions in 2018. These transactions represent over one-third of all new and resale transactions completed by brokers during the year, yet the REAL Trends 500 represented less than 0.5 percent of all brokerage firms.

Now in its 32nd year, The REAL Trends 500 remains the undisputed leader in ranking the performance of residential real estate services firms due to its requirement of independent verification.

For more information on the REAL Trends 500, visit the company’s website at RealTrends.com.