East Providence is a city located within Rhode Island, United States.
East Providence offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This city is quiet overall, as the streets are usually quite peaceful - although that is not the case near Gold Star Mothers Memorial Highway, Interstate 195 or one of the railway lines. Finally, there are over 50 parks nearby for residents to discover, like Devine / Vargas Conservation Area and Kent Heights Field, and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to access.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 55% of buildings in East Providence, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. Most of the housing growth in this city occurred pre-1960. This city offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 60% of the population of this city own their home and 40% are renters.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to reach on foot from most homes for sale in this city. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, it is often feasible for property owners in this city to shop for their groceries by walking. There are also a limited number of choices for those who value close by restaurants and cafes.
Driving is very often the favored method of transportation in this city. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as US Highway 1. On the other hand, the public transit service in this city is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of East Providence, despite the fact that many daily errands can be run on foot.