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Housing
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I argued last week that the high cost of housing in cities such as New York and San Francisco has a bright side for the larger U.S. economy: As people who would like to live in these highly desirable but dauntingly expensive areas are priced out, they choose instead to settle in upwardly mobile communities that benefit from the new talent and wealth. more
Fall River is among the worst real estate markets in the country, and Providence is not much better, according to WalletHub’s latest study released Tuesday. more
After 28 consecutive months of year-over-year percentage increases, foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts fell 1.1 percent in July compared with July 2015, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
Edward A. Hjerpe III is president and CEO of Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. The bank is working with New England states to spur economic development through various programs, including Jobs for New England and Helping to House New England. Hjerpe talks with Providence Business News about those programs and how Rhode Island fits into the overall mix. more
Rhode Island again is one of the least tax-friendly states, according to Kiplinger’s. more
Cash sales declined for homes in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in May by 8.8 percentage points compared with May 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
John Picerne, founder of Corvias Group, was recently honored with the National Council of Public-Private Partnership's Excellence in Individual Leadership Award. NCPPP recognizes exemplary projects and visionary leaders for achievement in … more
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 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
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