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As part of a settlement with the city in connection with a lawsuit that had been filed over discriminatory lending practices, Santander Bank N.A. has launched the Santander-Providence Home Loan Program to promote home ownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income borrowers in the city. more
If you’re thinking about taking out a new home-equity line, you’re hardly alone. Credit lines tied to home equity – popularly known as HELOCs – are one of the fastest-growing segments in the mortgage market. Volume during the first half of 2014 is up by an extraordinary 21 percent compared with the same period last year, according to data collected by credit bureau Equifax. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was unchanged from September to October at 1.8 percent, but the Ocean State had fewer foreclosures compared with October 2013’s numbers, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
More senior women own their homes today, but those who have a mortgage are burdened by the cost, according to HousingWorks RI. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area, including distressed sales, increased 2.1 percent in October, compared with October 2013, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
Richard I. Gouse, president of the New England Institute of Technology for the past 43 years, is leading a new phase of growth at the commuter-based school to accommodate residential students. more
Are reverse mortgages headed in reverse? Based on forthcoming federal rule changes for seniors who expect to apply for one, you might think so. But as a taxpayer, you might say, bravo: Toughening up qualification standards – including such basics as checking applicants’ credit, income and cash flows – is a leap forward, long overdue. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales rose 5 percent in October and the median price of those sales spiked 14 percent compared with the same period last year, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
Sales of single-family homes in the Bay State rose 1.4 percent in October, marking the first time sales have increased year-over-year since June, according to the latest report by The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
The foreclosure rate in the Ocean State continued its downward trend, registering 1.85 percent in September compared with 2.42 percent a year ago, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
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