News and Press

Stay current with the latest news and press releases from Lila Delman Real Estate International.

SLOCUM ESTATE FIRST TIME PUBLICLY OFFERED

April 14, 2017 Melanie Delman, President of Lila Delman Real Estate International, has listed “Harold Brown Villa,” a magnificent Gilded Age estate once owned by Eileen Slocum, who was known as the last grande dame of Newport.Read More >

JAMESTOWN OCEANFRONT ESTATE OFFERED AT $5.995M

April 11, 2017 Melanie Delman, President of Lila Delman Real Estate International, has just listed “Seaside,” a spectacular waterfront residence sited on more than 3 pristine acres with 256 feet of beach frontage on the East Passage of Narragansett Bay.Read More >

MISQUAMICUT BEACH REBOUND CONTINUES

April 4, 2017 The lure of oceanfront living continues unabated in Misquamicut, as Lila Delman Real Estate International announces the sale of 421 Atlantic Avenue, in Westerly. The stunning beachfront residence sold for $1,525,000 marking the second highest price for a beachfront home in Misquamicut year-to-date, according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide MLS*Read More >

Newport’s Sunnyside mansion on the market

March 24, 2017 Lila Delman Real Estate International has listed Sunnyside, a Gilded Age mansion, for $3.995 million, according to the agency’s president Melanie Delman. The property on Old Beach Road was once owned by a founding member of the New York Yacht Club.Read More >

BRISTOL WATERFRONT CONDOMINIUM SELLS FOR RECORD PRICE

March 24, 2017 A luxurious two-bedroom penthouse condominium at Bristol’s “Stone Harbour” sold for $1.45 million, marking the highest price for a condominium in Bristol since July 2014, and the top condominium sale in Rhode Island year-to-date, according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide MLS.* Read More >

Newport Colonial goes for $2.75 million

February 20, 2017 One of Newport’s great beauties, “Holly House,” located at 11 Berkeley Avenue, was sold for $2.75 million by Lila Delman Real Estate International (LDREI). Alex Thursby and Kim Doherty, Sales Associates at LDREI, represented the seller. Read More >

Holly House on Berkeley Sells for $2.75M

February 17, 2017 One of Newport’s great beauties, “Holly House,” located at 11 Berkeley Avenue, was sold for $2.75 million by Lila Delman Real Estate International (LDREI). Alex Thursby and Kim Doherty, Sales Associates at LDREI, represented the sellerRead More >

OCEAN LAWN, FORMER FIRESTONE ESTATE, SELLS FOR $11.65M

January 27, 2017 Ocean Lawn, one of Newport’s most notable estates, was sold on January 27, 2017.  This marks the third sale by Melanie Delman, President, Lila Delman Real Estate International, of a major Newport oceanfront mansion in the past 18 months, according to Rhode Island Statewide MLS.*Read More >

Eleven Rhody Award winners named

September 30, 2016 The Rhody Awards for historic preservation will be given to 11 recipients on Oct. 16.The eighth annual awards celebration will be held at Rosecliff in Newport from 4 to 6:30 p.m.Preserve Rhode Island and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission chose the award winners, which include individuals, organizations and projects that have contributed to the preservation of Rhode Island’s historic places.Read More >

Lila Delman adds design component

August 19, 2016 Lila Delman Real Estate International announced it is launching a "Lila's Lifestyle" design division to offer interior-design services to clients as well as partnerships with other luxury brands in art, automobiles, yachts and jewelry.Read More >

Block Island house sells for $4.75 million

August 4, 2016 A house on Block Island has been sold for $4.75 million, the highest price paid for a home in New Shoreham in the last three years, according to the Statewide Multiple Listing Service, Lila Delman Real Estate International announced Thursday.Read More >

BRISTOL HOME SELLS FOR RECORD PRICE

July 19, 2016 A Nantucket shingle-style home in Bristol’s exclusive Poppasquash Point sold for $2.23 million, marking the highest price for a single family home in the last 12 months, according to data from the Rhode Island Statewide MLS.Read More >

Properties for sale with tennis courts

July 8, 2016 From an estate on a private peninsula in Connecticut, a Victorian mansion in Wimbledon and a renovated farmhouse in Aix-en-Provence, France, we bring you eight of the best properties for sale with tennis courts. Properties for sale with tennis courts Money Week from Lila Delman Real EstateRead More >

Watch Hill mansion sells for $7.6M

July 6, 2016 A Watch Hill home, sold July 1 for $7.6 million, marks Rhode Island's second-priciest residential sale of the year, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International. Newport’s iconic Fairholme Estate closed for $16 million in February.Read More >

RECORD HOME SALE IN WATCH HILL

July 5, 2016 Turn of the century mansion on Ninigret Avenue sells for $7,600,000 this past week. The nine bedroom home is set atop a bluff overlooking two ponds and the dunes of East Beach.Read More >

Is New Vacation Home Tax Worth It?

June 2, 2016 So far, Rhode Island's plan to collect an extra $7.1 million in annual revenue through new vacation­home rental taxes is falling short of expectations. In the first eight months since collections began, from last July 1 to the end of February 2016, the state has received just $1,563,565 in new rental taxes ,according to Neil Downing, chief revenue agent for the state's Division of Taxation. Read More >

RECORD CONDO SALE IN NARRAGANSETT

May 26, 2016 Lila Delman Real Estate International announces the highest priced sale for a condominium in Narragansett in over 3 years. The ocean view unit located at 23 Beach Street was sold for $1,050,000. Read More >

Writers' Retreats: Homes of Great Authors

May 19, 2016 Each year, millions of visitors from across the globe arrive in the small town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, to see the half-timber house where William Shakespeare was born and raised. Inside, historic interpreters wearing 16th-century costumes tell visitors what daily life was like there when Shakespeare was growing up.Read More >

House of the Week: South Kingstown home spacious, with farmhouse feel

May 13, 2016 Walk through the front door of this custom built 4 bed 4.2 bath home and "Exceptional" is the first word that comes to mind... Enter the living/dining room with its buttery hardwood floors (which you will find throughout the house) soaring ceilings with post and beam detail,  grand stone fireplace and you feel right at home.Read More >

The Art of The Collection: In-Home Art Curating

May 12, 2016 Rsidential luxury trends of the past year capture a homeowner’s passion for collectibles and their in-home display—be that art, wine, spirits, cars, books, sporting memorabilia, and yes, even handbags. We have curated the most elegant presentations from our global property home collection while enlisting insights and commentary from both our network’s real estate professionals as well as our colleagues at Christie’s, the world’s leading art experts.Read More >

HISTORIC RHODE ISLAND HOME OF JOSEPH WHARTON COMES TO MARKET

May 9, 2016 Lila Delman Real Estate International has listed Beavertail Farm House, the historic farmhouse once owned by Philadelphia industrialist Joseph Wharton. Wharton, who established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania, had roots in Jamestown, summering there with his extended family for many decades. Read More >

Five Questions With: Gregory Arakelian

March 31, 2016 Gregory Arakelian is a commercial sales associate at Lila Delman Real Estate International. He recently was named a CoStar Power Broker by CoStar Group Inc. for his work in commercial property sales and leases in 2015. Some of his significant transactions include the sale of Stonebridge Marina in Portsmouth and the sale of The Rhumbline restaurant in Newport.Read More >

'Ocean Lawn' listed for $18.5M

March 24, 2016 Melanie Delman, president of the real estate company, described the mansion in a news release as meticulously maintained and sited on 6.5 acres, with 515 feet of ocean frontage. It includes 24 rooms and a children’s playhouse, according to a property description.Read More >

New Beach House Taxes Criticized

March 24, 2016 Nine months after the Rhode Island Department of Revenue began collecting the state’s seven percent sales tax and one percent local hotel taxes on short-term vacation rental properties, there remains a sense of unease about the law’s reach for new revenue in this manner.Read More >

Newport Mansion Sells for $16.1 Million

February 19, 2016 Melanie Delman of Lila Delman Real Estate International announced the sale of “Fairholme” and represented the seller and facilitated for the buyer. The property, which sits on 4.3 acres with ocean frontage, closed for $16.1 million, according to data from the statewide Multiple Listing Service. The buyer, Fairholme LLC has chosen to remain anonymous.Read More >

EAST SIDE REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDY AS EVER

October 5, 2015 Lila Delman Real Estate International, a firm that has built its reputation on selling the unique in luxury real estate announced the sale of 15 Freeman Parkway on the East Side. The home which occupies one of the largest lots in the Freeman Plat Historic District sold for US $ 1,320,000. Read More >

Marketing Department Featured in Providence Business News

August 4, 2014 Jeni Pardo de Zela, marketing director at Lila Delman Real Estate, looks at website analytics with Marina Hare, a Salve Regina graduate working on social media marketing at the company. Pardo de Zela credits Hare’s work on Facebook for an increase in website traffic.Read More >

Lila Delman Real Estate Announces Significant Barrington Sale

July 24, 2013 Lila Delman Real Estate announced the recent sale of “Southwind” 20 Payne Road, a beachfront home in Barrington, Rhode Island, listed at $1,975,000. This is the second highest sale in Barrington in the last twelve months.  Gordon Dwan, Associate Broker, and Judith McNamara, Associate Broker, represented the seller.Read More >
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