June 19th, 2018

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)

June 12th, 2017

The Spring season is always something to look forward to for Rhode Islanders. The last bits of snow finally melt away, the flowers start to bloom, the boats come out of storage, and the PawSox return to McCoy. This year, low temperatures and wet weather put a slight damper on things, but that didn’t stop our agents from capturing some terrific shots for the 2017 RPL Spring Photo Contest.

As always, I would like to thank everyone who made this contest such a success, including all the agents who entered submissions and all of our friends on Facebook who took the time to cast their votes. This year’s Spring Photo Contest was viewed by nearly 6,200 people on Facebook, receiving a total of 327 “Likes.”

The contest was highlighted by a dramatic comeback. Despite falling behind by nearly 20 votes during the early going, our eventual winner stormed back over the weekend to finish with almost 20 more votes than the next closest competitor. As the only entry to receive over 100 votes, I am proud to announce “WaterFire Sunset” taken by Cumberland Sales Associate, Kimberly Horvath as the winner of the 2017 RPL Spring Photo Contest. Kimberly’s photo captured a beautiful sunset reflecting on the water of the Providence River, while showcasing a group of playful ducks in the foreground, as well as the recognizable Providence skyline beyond the river. Also the winner of this year’s RPL Winter Photo Contest, this marks Kimberly’s second consecutive contest win. Congratulations to Kimberly Horvath, who will receive a free property video and website for her winning photo.

See the full contest results below.


Winning Photo: WaterFire Sunset – Kimberly Horvath (104 Votes)

Kimberly Horvath - Waterfire - Downtown Providence


Second Place: Warren River Double Rainbow – Joyce Hughes (85 Votes)

Joyce Hughes - Warren River Double Rainbow


Third Place (Tie): Sakonnet Gardens – Ed Hardie (31 Votes) 

Ed Hardie - Sakonnet Gardens - Little Compton2 copy


Third Place (Tie): James Turner Reservoir – Rebecca Rubin (31 Votes)

Rebecca Rubin - James Turner Reservoir - Rumford1


Fifth Place: Exeter Country Club – Janice Geddes (26 Votes)

Janice Geddes - Exeter Country Club - Exeter6

June 14th, 2016

Springtime in Rhode Island can mean many different things to many different people. For some it signals a return to gardening and planting, to others it means the start of a new baseball season and trips to McCoy Stadium, while to many more it marks the time for picnics in the park or bike rides along the state’s sandy shores.

The RPL Spring Photo Contest has always been a wonderful vehicle for showcasing the many sides of springtime in the Ocean State. We would like to thank all of you who participated this year, including anyone who entered a photo, submitted a vote, or shared the contest with their friends and family on social media.

This year’s contest was a huge success, reaching an audience of over 5,500 people on Facebook while resulting in nearly 250 votes. Each of our finalists received double-digit votes, but in the end, one photo stood out as the clear winner.

I’m proud to announce that the winning photo for the 2016 RPL Spring Photo Contest is Beavertail Lighthouse by Narragansett Sales Associate, Mary Ann Lisi. This is Mary Ann’s second straight Spring Photo Contest victory, capturing last year’s contest with her shot of the Jamestown Windmill. This year, her unique angle of the Beavertail Lighthouse earned 76 votes, over 43% more than the next closest competitor. As a result, Mary Ann will receive a free property website and video, while also having her photo displayed on the ResidentialProperties.com home page slideshow. Congratulations Mary Ann!

Scroll below to view the full contest results.


Beavertail Lighthouse – Jamestown, RI (Mary Ann Lisi, 76 Votes)

Mary Ann Lisi - Beavertail Light New



Barrington Harbor – Barrington, RI (Nancy Weaver – 53 Votes)

Nancy Weaver - Barrington Harbor- - Barrington



Prospect Terrace Park – East Side of Providence, RI (Ashley Baccari – 41 Votes)

Ashley Baccari - Prospect Terrace Park - East Side of Providence



Warwick Country Club – Warwick Neck, RI (Pamela Burdon – 33 Votes)

Pamela Burdon - Warwick Neck - Warwick Country Club (1)



Jamestown Marsh – Jamestown, RI (Michelle Snoeren – 25 Votes)

Michelle Snoeren - Jamestown Marsh



PVD Riverwalk – Providence, RI (Rebecca Mayer – 14 Votes)

Rebecca Mayer - PVDRiverwalk