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HOME-PRICE APPRECIATION was solid from May 2015 to May 2016 in Rhode Island and in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area but fell slightly short of national increases, 5.4 percent and 5 percent, respectively, compared with 5.9 percent across the United States. / COURTESY CORELOGIC

Even as home prices rise, R.I. still among lowest current compared...

PROVIDENCE – Single-family home prices increased 5.4 percent in May in Rhode Island compared with a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. The real estate...

National LISC releases annual report; housing investments focus in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – In 2015 the national branch of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation invested $1.3 billion in grants, loans and equity to projects, $315...

GA approves legislation to aid foreclosed homeowners

PROVIDENCE – Legislation that could allow more foreclosed homeowners to stay in their homes, and repurchase them through nonprofit organizations, has been approved by...
A nearly 5,000-square-foot home at 228 Rumstick Road sold for $1.55 million on June 23. / COURTESY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES LTD.

Barrington property sells for $1.55M

BARRINGTON – A nearly 5,000-square-foot home at 228 Rumstick Road sold for $1.55 million on June 23, according to Residential Properties Ltd. Listing agent...
Connor Dowd is operating principal and principal broker for Keller Williams Newport and East Bay. / COURTESY KELLER WILLIAMS NEWPORT AND EAST BAY

Five Questions With: Connor Dowd

Connor Dowd is operating principal and principal broker for Keller Williams Newport and East Bay. He unfortunately has had experience with real estate-related scams...
West Elm, a subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma Inc., will open its first retail store in Rhode Island in Wayland Square in Providence. / PBN PHOTO MARY MACDONALD

West Elm to open in Wayland Square

PROVIDENCE – West Elm, a subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma Inc., will open its first retail store in Rhode Island in Wayland Square. The building, now...

A Brexit bounce may lift commercial property in the U.S.

Foreign investors have long considered commercial real estate investments in the U.K. and U.S. to be safe havens in an unpredictable world. Brexit may...

KITE Architects lauded for ‘Best Remodel’

PROVIDENCE – KITE Architects recently announced that its renovation of a Prospect Street residence in Providence has been awarded “Best Remodel” in the Marvin...
AN AERIAL VIEW OF Seafair, the most expensive home on the market in Rhode Island right now at $19 million. The property, which is on Ocean Avenue in Newport, is being marketed by Lila Delman Real Estate International. / COURTESY LILA DELMAN REAL ESTATE INTERNATIONAL

R.I.’s most expensive home for sale is Newport’s Seafair at $19M

NEWPORT – The most expensive home for sale in the state is the $19 million Seafair at 254 Ocean Ave., a Depression-era mansion with...
GOV. GINA M. Raimondo and Jeffrey S. Bornstein, GE chief financial officer, are shown at a press conference earlier this month about General Electric Co.'s plans to open a new technology center in Providence; it plans to employ 100 individuals to start. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

GE finance chief sees digital growth accelerating past 2020

PROVIDENCE - General Electric Co. is on track to triple the size of its software business by 2020, which is one of the reasons...

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