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U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index extending a record, as Facebook Inc. rallied on higher sales and growth in global manufacturing offset a drop in home sales. more
Restoration of the micro lofts at the Arcade Providence garnered a “preservation honor award” from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. more
Richard Godfrey, executive director of Rhode Island Housing Corp., will retire Jan. 31. more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than two decades in the fourth quarter as many would-be buyers stayed on the sidelines, giving the rental market a boost. The share … more
The cost for a middle-income family to raise a child born last year to age 18 is $245,340, a 1.8 percent increase from the previous year and the smallest jump since the financial crisis, according to the government. more
Orders for business equipment rose in May for just the second time this year, indicating demand for American-made manufactured goods is stabilizing. more
Joshua and Erica Bacon had been looking for their first home for just a few weeks. They were exploring options for financing through the Veterans Administration loan program, and starting to look at properties in Cranston, Warwick and Coventry. … more
The highest sale price for a residential property on the island in three years was marked in a transaction that closed last week. 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
So you’ve begun thinking about selling your house and you figure: Let’s wait until the spring or early summer before listing. The yard will look its best and potential buyers will be out in force. And everybody knows that winter is dead time for real estate. more
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