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Ed Fine’s recent rejection for a refinancing of his home loan wasn’t exactly like former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s. But there are enough similarities to raise questions about current tight mortgage market standards and how lenders scrutinize applicants’ incomes. more
In a volatile economy and real estate market, Rhode Island rents have been a source of stability. more
Call it the condo conundrum: Demand for condominium units is rising in many urban areas nationwide, according to new real estate industry estimates, yet mortgage financing is getting squeezed for entry-level condo buyers by a key federal agency. more
Jeremy Krause, team leader for Redfin in Rhode Island, never thought of joining the real estate business before two hometown friends began working for the Seattle-based brokerage’s Boston office. more
The number of vacant, foreclosed buildings in tiny Central Falls has declined significantly, from over 300 at the height of the Great Recession to 20 or so today. more
It’s official: The equity boom, which has added an estimated $1.6 trillion to the personal net wealth of American homeowners in the past year, has slowed dramatically. It’s not over by any means. It has just lost some of its previous pep. more
Hugh Fisher in 2006 sat in the back of a conference room in Tennessee with his arms folded and his mind made up that his trip to learn about "woman-centric" home design was one big waste of time. "I said to myself, ‘What could a woman … more
A newly constructed apartment building in College Hill, which opened in June, has secured tenants for nearly all of its 267 beds. more
A new provision in state housing law is aimed at protecting veterans or current members of the Armed Forces or the Rhode Island National Guard, who could be deployed. more
The Newport Restoration Foundation will hold an open house on Tuesday, July 14, to celebrate the organiz more
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