2019

House Lust: The 5 Most Expensive Homes Sold in RI in 2019

2019 marked the highest sale in MLS history, plus other pricey sales and purchases.

This was not the year for Newport’s Gilded Age mansions; only one, “Midcliff,” ranked in the top five sales of 2019. The state’s highest sale of the year — also the highest in MLS history and the second-highest in state history, according to Lila Delman — is a classic Shingle-style beachfront home built at the turn of the century. The…