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Hello, I'm Chris Healy, a professional, full-time, Realtor who specializes in residential real estate on the East Side of Providence. I help people sell a home or buy a home. As a a Certified Buyer's Agent, I enjoy helping first-time buyers, university and medical affiliates and people relocating to the area.

Moving to Providence?
Consider the benefits of having me as your Buyer's Agent. I will work hard to help you find and purchase the best home, in the best neighborhood, and one that best fits your budget and lifestyle. Throughout the homebuying process, I will share with you my insider's perspective and expert real estate advice.

Providence neighborhoods
For more than twenty-five years, I have enjoyed living on the East Side of Providence in the neighborhoods near Brown University. Many of my real estate clients also choose to live on the East Side. Here they find safe, friendly and walkable neighborhoods - - ones that are alive with vibrant urban amenities. The East Side has tree lined streets, sidewalks, parks and clusters of small independent businesses, all conveniently located in the neighborhoods. These features make Providence, and particularly the East Side neighborhoods, so attractive, livable and desirable. Each Providence neighborhood has its own particular character. I'd like to point out these nuances and why someone new to the area might prefer one over another.

Charming homes with lots of character
In Providence you'll find a mix of homes of different vintages, styles and sizes. Homebuyers new to Providence are amazed at the variety of residential architecture. It seems that no two homes are alike! This variety makes comparing your homebuying options more complicated. Buying a home here is not a cookie-cutter process. The thoughtful guidance of a good Buyer's Agent is essential.

Most of the homes for sale in Providence are older. A few are even pre-revolutionary! Most of these older homes are in wonderful condition, retaining much of their original architectural detail and character. Some homes do need updating or cosmetic attention. A few others may have condition issues that are not so obvious. In addition to being a full-time Realtor, I enjoy buying and restoring homes. Please benefit from my experience. Homebuyers who work with me appreciate that I share with them my firsthand knowledge of the things to look for (as well as watch out for), especially when considering buying an older home.

Does this sound like you?
My clients typically characterize themselves as "city people". They prefer to live in a manageable urban setting like Providence -- one that is diverse, friendly, culturally rich and intellectually stimulating like the East Side neighborhoods. They want cosmopolitan amenities (cultural events, lectures, museums, ethnic restaurants, libraries, independently owned shops and businesses). Most live very active lives, busy with family and professions and want a style of RI living that balances work, home and community. My clients like the convenience and compactness of an urban setting. They like that in Providence they can walk places -- that they don't have to drive everywhere. Providence is famous for its walkability. Many East Siders bike or walk to work! Providence residents enjoy being able to walk from home to a selection of good restaurants, shops, bookstores, parks, movie theaters, markets and cafes. Sidewalks throughout our neighborhoods make strollering a child and dog walking safe. My clients enjoy that Providence is on the ocean and has four distinct seasons. They like the convenience of an airport being just 10 minutes away and that AMTRAK and commuter rail make stops downtown. If these are things that you appreciate and want in your next locale and home, let's work together. I want to work to help you buy a home or condo that achieves your goals! I also want to take the time to introduce you to community features that will definitely interest you as a new resident.



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Calling the East Side of Providence home
The East Side of Providence, where Brown University is located, is a beautiful, old, New England seaport community that was largely developed between 1780 and 1920. The East Side of Providence is renowned for its blend of architectural styles - - a mixture of antique civic buildings, fine historic mansions and restored nineteenth and early twentieth century residential properties, all in a walkable Ivy League University setting. The Providence East Side appeals to creative individuals of all sorts; artists, entrepreneurs, academics, professionals - - singles and families, who enjoy a style of living that is easy, yet sophisticated, in a liberal-minded and diverse, college-town community.
What I have done for homebuyers like you . . .
Reliable information about Rhode Island and Providence is indispensable when considering relocating, investing and living in a home on the East Side or elsewhere in the Greater Providence area. I strive to be transparent and forthcoming in sharing what I know about our Providence neighborhoods, East Side homes for sale, and the RI real estate market. I work hard to produce website content that is informative for people relocating to Rhode island and Greater Providence, and Rhode Island resident homebuyers who may be unfamiliar with the particulars of the Providence East Side real estate market. I hope that my website insightful as to how I can personally assist you in finding and buying your next home.



150+ helpful things I want to do for you
Just ask me to be your Buyer's Agent. As your exclusive Buyer's Agent, I will use my knowledge and professional resources to help you find and purchase the best home at the best price. Let me perform these 150+ services for you. Let me share with you my access to all the properties for sale in Rhode Island. Let me show you any of the hundreds of homes for sale in Providence and the surrounding Rhode Island Towns. Let me share my firsthand knowledge of the Providence area - - for twenty-five years I've lived on the East Side of Providence. Have me recommend the best neighborhoods and homes, and only ones that have the features you tell me you want. If you should consider buying an older home, I will point out not just a home's good points, but also its potential condition issues. I have bought and restored older homes and the Providence Preservation Society recognizes me as a "Historic House Specialist". Once you've decided on the perfect home, let me negotiate the lowest price on your behalf. Have me protect your best interest when dealing with the seller's real estate agents. Remember, as your Buyer's Agent, I represent you (not the sellers). As your exclusive agent, you can ask me anything and tell me anything, in confidence, knowing that it won't be told to the sellers' agent and then get back to the sellers. I work for you and my loyalty and primary legal obligations are to you. In Rhode Island, the seller pays any real estate fees through their MLS listing contract. So it will be cost saving for you to be proactive and use me as your local Rhode Island Realtor and personal Providence real estate expert.



Let's get started
Share with me your wants and special requirements for a home. Tell me what you like and don't like in a home and neighborhood. Give me the price range that you believe comfortably matches your budget. Knowing this information, I'll select an initial assortment of homes for you to consider. Next, I will show you all the homes you want to tour. Working together, I know we'll find a home you'll love!

Tell me about your particular situation and the characteristics of your ideal home and neighborhood.




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Providence real estate
Chris Healy is one of Rhode Island's top Realtors. He specializes in condos & homes for sale in the Providence, RI area. His particular focus is on the East Side of Providence - - the neighborhoods close to Brown University, RISD, the hospitals and downtown. Chris is a certified Buyer's Agent who enjoys working with both experienced, as well as first-time homebuyers. He coaches clients through the entire process, so that they are comfortable knowing that they are buying the best home at the very best price. Chris regularly works with people who are relocating to the Providence area from outside Rhode Island.
- - William Raveis Real Estate - Providence, RI



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