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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge
Local RI blogs, buyer and seller blogs, and teachable moment blogs.
15 Steps to Prepare Your Home for Fall & WinterNow that fall is officially here, it's time to prepare your home for cold weather. These steps, most of which you can do yourself, will help lower your utility bills and protect your investment.1. Tune up your heating system - For about $80 to $100, ...
 What Every First Time Home Buyer Should Know From the Start. How Much Home Can You Afford? As a first-time home buyer, it’s important to have an accurate idea of how much money you can borrow for your new home and most importantly, how much you can afford. Sometimes those two aren’t exactly the ...
Ocean State Grad Grant is a Huge Hit in Rhode Island   The Ocean State Grad Grant is helping college graduates make Rhode Island home by offering a special first-time homebuying grant. The Ocean State Grad Grant: is available to qualified borrowers who have graduated within the last 36 months fro...
 Rhode Island’s Housing Market Solid Near Summer’s EndWarwick, RI, September 21, 2015…The Rhode Island Association of Realtors reported that single family home sales increased from the prior year for the ninth consecutive month in August, the longest running uptick in sales activity since 2012.  ...
 Rhode Island's Strong Housing Market is Expected to Continue Into Fall. Rhode Island’s single family homes salesincreased 14 percent in July from 12 months earlier while the median price of those sales rose 10 percent to $239,000.  The monthly housing data released today by the Rhode Island Asso...
Homes for Sale in Barrington and East Providence, Rhode Island For the week ending August 28th there are 173 homes for sale in Barrington, RI 02806. For the week ending August 28th there are 72 homes for sale in East Providence, RI 02914. For the week ending August 28th there are 91 homes for sal...
 Think of the word "contingency" as akin to "if." When a homebuyer signs a contract agreeing to the purchase of a home, they are saying, "I agree to purchase this home for this amount of money if …" The "if" is the contingency.Contingencies are those items that must come to pass before the sale f...
  2015 Back to School for East Bay Rhode Island Students  The school year begins on September 1st for all public schools in East Providence, Riverside & Rumford Rhode Island. The  school year begins on August 26th for all public schools in Barrington, Rhode Island. The school year begins on Septe...
Updated as of 8/17/15I thought this would be a great time to repost this blog with some additional information. In a few of the houses I've seen lately they have had mold issues especially in the basement. Buyers tend to panic when they see or smell mold and it can be a deal breaker if not addres...
    Who Knew That Trader Joe's & Whole Foods are Draws for Home Buyers. I saw a news segment last night that said accord Realty Trac it's better to live near a Trader Joe's or Whole Foods store. It increases the value of your home. On the flip side property taxes tend to be higher in those areas ...

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Author Bio: Heidi Kelley is a local East Providence Realtor. I am a Rhode Island native and graduated from East Providence Senior High School.