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Contracts to purchase previously owned homes rebounded more than forecast in February as sales picked up in most of the U.S., a good sign as the spring-selling season approaches. more
For the fourth consecutive week, gasoline prices rose in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, jumping 7 and 10 cents, respectively, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked 21st among the nation’s 40 largest metros for its 4.6 percent increase in home prices year over year in January, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
Personal spending barely increased in February and the prior month’s advance was revised down as Americans saved more of their incomes. more
Foreclosures have dropped in Rhode Island, but a large portion of the state’s mortgage holders owe more than their properties are worth. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.4 percent in February, a percentage point less than it was in February 2015, placing it among 22 states that had significantly different unemployment rates over the year, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
The U.S. economy grew in the fourth quarter at a faster pace than previously estimated, supported by stronger household spending that’s helping cushion the expansion from weakness overseas. more
U.S. retailers adopting cage-free eggs sooner rather than later could gain a profit advantage over competitors. more
Owner: Mott & Chace Sotheby's International Realty Architect: Saccoccio & Associates Architects, Cranston General Contractor: Case Construction Co., East Providence Cost: Not disclosed … more
PROVIDENCE – Single-family home sales in Rhode Island rose 24 percent in February, and median prices climbed as well, both indications of what the Rhode Island Association of Realtors described as a "robust market." The median sales price … more
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