Buying a Home in Rhode Island

Welcome to the Rhode Island Resource Center. Whether you are a native, or new to Rhode Island, we have the resources to help you get educated about buying or financing a home.

City Websites in Rhode Island

You’ll find countless helpful resources and contact information for your questions at the local level.

City & Town Websites in Rhode Island

School Ratings & Info for Rhode Island

Rhode Island School “Report Cards” to evaluate schools
School Report Cards for Rhode Island
School performance info at
Great for Rhode Island

Property Research & Inspection Tools in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Realtors Guide to Radon, Asbestos & Mold
RI Realtors Resources

Rhode Island Association of Home Inspectors: FAQs on inspections

Home Loan & Down Payment Assistance in Rhode Island

US Dept of Housing & Urban Development: Rhode Island Homeownership Assistance
HUD: Homebuyer Assistance in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Housing Agency: First time buyer and zero down loan programs
Rhode Island Housing Agency

Good Neighbor Next Door Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Program that offers Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Pre-K thru 12th Grade Teachers a 50% discount off the list prices of homes.

HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program

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