Rhode Island Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division Returns nearly $1.5 Million to 1,500 People in...

During the first six weeks of the fiscal year, the Unclaimed Property Division of Rhode Island Treasury has successfully processed over 1,545 claims, returning $1,466,470 back to the community. During the same period last year, the program reunited 1070 people with just over $725,000

DEM Announces Availability of Brownfields Remediation Project Grants

he Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) is soliciting proposals for brownfields site redevelopment projects that will support the cleanup of contaminated property and contribute to the state's economic vitality. Five million dollars in grant funding, which supports an estimated 365 local jobs, is available over the next four years through the new Brownfields Remediation and Economic Development Fund. Earns National Honors

The Residential Properties Ltd. website ( has been honored as one of the best real estate sites in the country, earning spots in several categories of the Real Trends 2015 Real Estate Website Rankings.

Rep. Serpa to prefile legislation to help homeowners and businesses in wake of storm

Rep. Patricia A. Serpa (D-Dist 27, West Warwick, Coventry, Warwick) has announced that she will prefile legislation in November for the next session of the General Assembly to assist homeowners and businesses that were adversely affected by a storm that ravaged Rhode Island communities on Aug. 4


A significant oceanfront estate on the cliff walk in Newport has become the largest residential sale in Rhode Island since 2013 according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide Multiple Listing Service. The iconic Newport estate known as Fairholme closed for US$ 15million with Melanie Delman, President of Lila Delman Real Estate International representing the seller and facilitating for the buyer


Lila Delman Real Estate International, the source for exceptional real estate, reports the sale of 609 Beavertail Road in Jamestown, a premier oceanfront property. The sale of this iconic home marks one of the highest residential sales in Jamestown according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide Multiple Listing Service. Kendra Toppa of Lila Delman Real Estate International represented the buyers in the transaction of this stunning residence. The gated seven acre property overlooks Newport Harbor with panoramic views from every room

R.I. Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division ‘Takes It to the Streets’ in Kennedy Plaza

General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will join Rhode Island Treasury's Unclaimed Property Division at Burnside Park in Kennedy Plaza tomorrow, June 18, to help residents search and file claims for unclaimed property.

HEALTH Closes Three Beaches to Swimming

The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends the closure of Easton's Beach in Newport, Peabody's Beach in Middletown, and Scarborough State Beach in Narragansett to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted by the HEALTH laboratory or a state certified laboratory.

ORA Releases its State 5% Hotel Tax Report for March 2015

The Office of Revenue Analysis released its report on the state 5% hotel tax. The report looks at the collection and disbursement of the state's 5% hotel tax which is levied on the rental of lodging for less than 30 consecutive days at the state's hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts.

Officials and Veterans Break Ground on New Rhode Island Veterans Home

Governor Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Representatives James Langevin and David N. Cicilline, members of the Rhode Island General Assembly and veterans broke ground today on a new Rhode Island Veterans Home. Rhode Island voters approved a $94 million bond in 2012 for a new 208-bed home to serve the state's veterans. The new Veterans Home will be built on the 110-acre site of the current Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol.

National property-rights champion steps up for family-owned puppy business

East Providence, Rhode Island; May 22, 2015: A national property rights legal organization has stepped in to represent a small, family-owned pure-bred puppy business whose East Providence store has been shut down by the city’s new ban on pet stores

RPL’s Markham DeRentis and Rubin Complete Sale of Historic Estate

Residential Properties Ltd. has successfully completed the sale of the William E. and Clara A. Bridgham Estate for the price of $4,000,000, closing one of the last intact family estates on Providence’s historic East Side after just 68 days on the market. The RPL sales team of Markham + DeRentis Associates represented the sellers, while the buyer’s agent was RPL Sales Associate Rebecca Rubin.

Bessette & Antrop Complete Largest Cumberland Sale in 8 Years

Residential Properties Ltd. Sales Associates John Bessette and Ryan Antrop have successfully completed the highest single family sale in Cumberland over the past eight years, closing 132 Angell Road for the price of $884,000. Bessette represented the seller, while the buyer was represented by Antrop.


Lila Delman Real Estate International is pleased to announce the sale of 17 Point Road, Portsmouth Rhode Island. The commercially zoned property, called Stone Bridge Marina, includes a forty-four slip marina, retail space, and a three bedroom living space. The property had received a great deal of attention when listed for sale as it was the only Marina available in the state of Rhode Island.

Residential Properties Ltd. Earns National Recognition

Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce that it has been ranked as one the top 500 most successful real estate companies in the entire nation by RISMedia.


Rhode Island Treasury Reunited 8,860 People with $11.7 Million in Unclaimed...

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30


Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI...

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with state, town, and labor officials by the Factory Bridge in West Warwick to call on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act. The SAFE Bridges Act was introduced in the Senate by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Whitehouse, and others last month and will be introduced in the House this week by Langevin. The bill would deliver up to $170 million to repair Rhode Island’s deficient and crumbling bridges and create construction jobs