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Study: R.I. average mortgage rate highest in nation

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's average mortgage interest rate of 7.875% is the highest in the nation, according to a study by Flatworld Solutions.  Researchers at...
THE RHODE ISLAND home price index increased 9.84% year over year in April, higher than the national growth rate of 5.3%, according to CoreLogic Inc. / AP FILE PHOTO/ROGELIO V. SOLIS

CoreLogic: R.I. home price index up 9.84% year over year in...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island home price index increased 9.84% year over year in April, higher than the national growth rate of 5.3%, according...

R.I. mortgage delinquency rate rises 2.7% in March

PROVIDENCE – The share of mortgages in delinquency for 30 days or more in Rhode Island was 2.7% in March, up from 2.5% a...

Long-term mortgage rates retreat for second straight week

The average rate on a 30-year mortgage in the U.S. fell for the second straight week, giving some relief to home shoppers already facing...

2023 was slowest year for U.S. home sales in nearly 30...

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes sank in 2023 to a nearly 30-year low, as sharply higher mortgage rates, rising prices...

CoreLogic: R.I. home price index up 8.4% in August

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island home price index, a broad measure of the movement of single-family property prices, increased 8.4% year over year in...
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The ethics of homeownership in an age of inequality

For many Americans today, homeownership is an unattainable dream. In 2022, the average long-term U.S. mortgage rate rose to 7% for the first time in...
DECISION TIME: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, seated, and the City Council must decide on $10 million in recommended spending for the city’s racial reparations program. Elorza is pictured in February at the announcement of his creation of a panel that has made spending recommendations for the program. 
COURTESY CITY OF PROVIDENCE

City must make clearer goals, scope of reparations program

Proposed spending for Providence’s still-evolving racial reparations program includes several worthy suggestions. Among them, funding for homeownership, workforce training and support for small businesses. The...

Report: Providence has 3rd-smallest gender homeownership gap among large U.S. metros

PROVIDENCE – The capital region, including Cranston, Warwick and New Bedford, has the third-smallest gender homeownership gap among large metropolitan areas in the United...
A NEW REPORT released Friday by the United Way of Rhode Island and the Brown University School of Public Health notes that the rate of Black homeowners in Rhode Island lags behind the national average. / COURTESY UNITED WAY OF RHODE ISLAND

Report: Black homeownership in R.I. below national rate

PROVIDENCE – Even though approximately 3 in 5 Rhode Islanders own a home, the number of Black homeowners within the Ocean State is lower...
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