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Home prices in the U.S. rose 5.6 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, extending gains that have cut into affordability for many buyers. more
The foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area fell to 1.42 percent in June, a decrease of 0.22 percentage points from June 2015, CoreLogic said Wednesday. more
The third annual Design Week celebrating the design industry in Rhode Island will be held Sept. 14-25. more
(Updated 2:53 p.m.) The most popular credit card type in Rhode Island is one that facilitates a balance transfer, according to NerdWallet. more
The number of homes sold in Massachusetts dropped for the first time this year in July, by 12.5 percent compared with July 2015, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes unexpectedly jumped in July to the highest level in almost nine years, led by soaring demand in the nation’s south and adding to signs of persistent housing-market strength. more
Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island rose again in July, by 7.5 percent in volume and 9.8 percent in price, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in a listing of all 50 states based on overall economic performance released Monday by Governing, a Washington, D.C.-based media platform that covers politics, policy and management for state and local leaders. more
What a job looks like has changed for many people since the recession. In general, things are looking up: Both unemployment and jobless claims are falling. But a good chunk of job creation has come at the highest and lowest ends of the spectrum, a trend that has only recently started to change with gains for middle-wage earners. more
Gasoline prices are ticking upward in Rhode Island and Massachusetts as the summer vacation season draws to a close, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
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