Real Estate

Providence short-term rental ordinance to take effect Nov. 30

PROVIDENCE – A new short-term rental ordinance is scheduled to go into effect Nov. 30, affecting units in residential areas, the city said. The ordinance...
A PREDEVELOPMENT schedule has been set for the Hope Point Tower. / COURTESY THE FANE ORGANIZATION.

I-195 commission sets schedule for Hope Point Tower pre-development requirements

PROVIDENCE – A schedule for the pre-development and business plan requirements for the Fane Organization’s Hope Point Tower was approved Wednesday by the I-195...
THE MEDIAN price of a Rhode Island single-family home in October was $287,225. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/RON ANTONELLI

Oct. R.I. median home price bumps up 5.7% Y/Y

PROVIDENCE – The median price of a single-family home in Rhode Island in October increased 5.7% year over year to $287,225, according to the...

Five Questions With: Cliff Tyler

Cliff Tyler is the director of marketing and development for South County Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit affordable-housing ministry that has helped 94 families...
THE I-195 REDEVELOPMENT District Commission will consider changes to development guidelines in December. / PBN PHOTO MARY MACDONALD

I-195 Commission considers new guidelines calling for taller buildings, less housing

PROVIDENCE – Prompted by a new state law that allows large economic development districts to bypass local zoning, the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission is...

Kay Street Victorian sells for $2.4M

NEWPORT – Old Acre, an early Victorian bracketed home, and an adjoining buildable lot sold together for $2.4 million, according to a news release...

Castle Street Cottages development wins national building award

EAST GREENWICH – The Castle Street Cottages on Rope Walk Hill has received national recognition from the National Association of Home Builders. The organization awarded...
A NEW short-term rental ordinance in Providence is slated to take effect at the end of the month. Above Eric Weiner, shown in 2017, an Airbnb host who rented out rooms in his Providence house. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence short-term rental ordinance to take effect Nov. 30

PROVIDENCE – A new short-term rental ordinance is scheduled to go into effect Nov. 30, affecting units in Providence residential areas, the city said...
U.S HOMEBUILDER sentiment declined in November, the first time in five months, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SIMON DAWSON

U.S. homebuilder sentiment eases for first time in 5 months

WASHINGTON – Homebuilder sentiment in the United States eased in November for the first time in five months while holding close to the highest...
THE PROPERTY at 581 West Main Road in Little Compton was sold for $1.2 million. / COURTESY MOTT & CHACE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Windmill House in Little Compton sells for $1.2M

LITTLE COMPTON – The property at 581 West Main Road was sold for $1.2 million, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty Friday. The...
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