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Jamie, Other/Just Looking in Dover, MA

I'm looking for a single family home to rent in Rhode Island (within about 40 minutes of Providence). Since

Asked by Jamie, Dover, MA Mon Jan 7, 2008

there is no centralized rental database as there is with homes for sale, how can I best search for these listings? I've been wasting so much time trying to find websites for local reatlors in each town -- and even then I'm lucky to find only 2 or 3 rentals. There has to be a better way....

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1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Jan 11, 2008
Unfortunately, there is no one place to go. The best sources are,, and is the website realtors enter their rental listings into. is also very popular as it is free for realtors and landlords to enter their rentals.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 7, 2008
Try T his is also used for rentals. you could always have an agent search for you
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 20, 2010
Easy! Just go to Choose providence and you'll have a huge array of houses and apartments to look through. No realtors or anyone to disturb. I rent all my places that way and I've had a huge success with the site. You can also post that you want a home SFR to rent and people will actually e-mail you their pics. Responses will be pouring in.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 16, 2008
It depends. We have a house in Dover, MA that we need to rent out (can't sell yet due to septic issues). We'd like to move sooner than later but there is nothing concrete as of yet. If the price and area are right we would be willing to move before finding our own tenant.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 12, 2008
When are you looking to rent?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jan 12, 2008
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