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PROVIDENCE – Providence is the most debt-savvy city in the Ocean State, according to SmartAsset, which ranked 195 cities across the country. Overall, Providence's rating on the debt-savvy index measured 59.02, ranking it 49th nationally. … more
The Providence metropolitan area had the third-highest year-over-year increase in home sales in the nation in November at 14.7 percent, according to Redfin, a real estate brokerage firm. more
New-home construction in the U.S. rebounded in November, led by gains in single-family dwellings that signal the residential real estate industry will continue to support growth in the world’s largest economy. more
Rhode Island will receive nearly $8.6 million in federal aid this week to help revitalize local neighborhoods and support affordable housing and economic development programs throughout the state, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders in December slipped further away from a decade high, a sign progress in the housing industry may moderate as developers fret over rising costs for lots and labor. more
Rhode Island had the fourth-highest percentage of mortgaged homes in negative equity at 12.3 percent in the nation in the third quarter, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
A decade after home sales peaked, buyers who have enjoyed historically cheap mortgage rates during the industry’s recovery are now bracing for an end to the gravy train. more
A giant housing-debt hangover has been one of the main culprits behind the U.S. economy’s lackluster recovery from the 2008 recession. In one encouraging sign, new data from the Federal Reserve suggest that American homeowners might finally be getting out from under it. more
After waiting for a year, the owners of a starter home on Tidewater Drive in Warwick finally sold the property this year to a cash buyer. No one who needed a mortgage could afford the $250-a-month premium for flood insurance on the … more
Richard Staples Jr. has been appointed to serve as interim director of HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University, while a search begins for a permanent leader. more
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