If you’ve ever imagined living in a cultural center with a rich history, the East Side of Providence is ideal. Known as the home of world-class universities like RISD, Brown, the Moses Brown School, and the Wheeler School, this unique area attracts residents from all over the world. Founded back in 1636, the East Side of Providence is one of the oldest areas in the country and offers architectural gems from every period in America’s history. It also has a thriving business sector with a manufacturing base, a large financial district, and an emerging tech industry. Between the diversity, the history, and all the fun events and activities, this beautiful community offers something for everyone. [Read more…]
Following the 2008 crash, Millennials had opted out of buying houses. With economic instability, high unemployment rates, and mortgage regulations, many were unable to purchase starter homes. However, with the upswing of the market, millennials are finally starting to enter the real estate market. Many of these millennials are making up for lost time and skipping starter homes entirely. They are opting for forever homes instead. [Read more…]
If you’ve ever dreamed of finding a Colonial Revival in the wonderful neighbors in the East Side of Providence, look no further. These stately homes have all the historic charm of this traditional architecture style with plenty of modern amenities. They are situated in pristine neighborhoods with full access to all the great restaurants and shopping, parks, and landmarks of the East Side.
What Is Colonial Revival?
Colonial Revival is a uniquely American style of architecture. They are one of the most traditional home styles found in the United States. Colonial Revival took the gorgeous elements of colonial-period homes that were based on British Georgian architecture and updates them from American life. They are stately homes with a strong distinguished presence. They were extremely popular during the turn of the century, specifically in the 1890s. Colonial Revival is beloved for its timeless design and dedication to tradition. [Read more…]
The Rhode Island market is having a banner year so far in 2018. Providence Business News is reporting that the median price of a single-family home has risen 13% from last year. The average price was $265,000 dollars, the highest value since 2007 before the housing market crash. The increased prices were also seen across all categories including multifamily homes which rose 29% to $225,000 and condominiums with prices up 3% from last year averaging $201,315. [Read more…]
The Providence Business News has reported that a recent study conducted by Magnify Money, an independent financial consultancy firm, ranked the 50 largest cities in the United States for working women. After running the numbers, researchers found that Providence ranks number 8 in the nation. Providence is the only city in New England to rank in the top fifteen, with Hartford, Connecticut coming at 16th place. Great news for the women of Providence! [Read more…]