NEWPORT, RI – February 22, 2020 – Lila Delman Real Estate leads Newport’s real estate market with the sale of 78 Washington Street for $3,450,000. Lila Delman Sales Associates George Tollefson and Julie Warburg represented the seller, placing the property under contract in just three days.

According to data maintained by the Rhode Island Statewide MLS, this transaction marks one of the top three sales in Newport this year. Lila Delman has participated in 4 of the top 5 sales in Newport year-to-date.

“It has been gratifying to help our sellers with the sale of their cherished family home,” commented Julie Warburg. “We are happy for the new stewards who share their passion for historic preservation and love for Newport.”

‘The Finch House’ circa 1770 is a historic colonial home located in Newport’s Point neighborhood. The home was built by Captain William Finch, a Privateer and Commander during the Revolutionary War. Offered for the first time, after being in the same family for over a century, the property is filled with charm and character.  With direct waterfront and beach access, the site offers unobstructed views of Newport’s Harbor and the Claiborne Pell Bridge.

*2020 sales volume metrics include MLS & non-MLS transactions in RI, CT & MA across all categories. All other representations are based on information from the RIMLS for the period of January 1, 1992 – December 31, 2020. The MLS does not guarantee and is not in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by the MLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.