You keep hearing “location, location, location” when it comes to buying a home, and that’s exactly what makes Cranston such a desirable place to live. Settled right below the state’s capital and a short drive to RI’s best beaches, Cranston is an “all-in-one” community for Rhode Islanders. Whether you’re a first-time buyer looking for a “starter home” or a seasoned buyer looking for luxury or waterfront living, Cranston offers a range of price points and properties to choose from. As the third largest city in Rhode Island, Cranston’s real estate market is diverse and accommodates all types of lifestyles and budgets – suburban neighborhoods, historic villages, and waterfront living. Plus, it’s only a short drive to the state’s international airport, T.F. Green. With everything so close by, Cranston is easily one of the most accessible places to live in Little Rhody.
According to Realtor.com In January 2023, the median listing home price in Cranston, RI was $379K, trending up 11.5% year-over-year. The median listing home price per square foot was $266. The median home sold price was $365K.
* Tax rate based per thousand - Sources: United States Census Bureau. 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Additional references: towncharts.com & Realtor.com
A homes value is determined by much more than online data. Online evaluations like Zillows ‘zestimates’ simply can’t tell you the full story. Factors such as hyper-local market criteria, seasonal buyer demand, and interior condition will also determine how much a buyer will offer for your home.
The main shopping attraction in Cranston is Garden City Center and Chapel View where you can find everything from apparel to upscale groceries to top-notch restaurants all in one place! Cranston is also home to many small business shopping districts, such as Rolfe Square and Pawtuxet Village.
Take a quick trip over to the city line to Warwick to visit the Rhode Island Mall or Warwick Mall.