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Rhode Island Home Prices Increase in November
By HOM Editor | January 18, 2020
The median price of a single-family home in Rhode Island increase by over 8% to $290,000 in November .
Rhode Island Sales and Median Price Continues Ascent in December
By HOM Editor | January 12, 2020
Rhode Island’s single-family housing market ended the year on a high note last month with an increase in both sales and median price year-over-year.
Home Sales in Rhode Island Increase in October
By HOM Editor | November 29, 2019
Rhode Island’s single-family housing market continues to gain momentum with single family homes sales increasing by over 3 percent in October.
Sales prices continue ascent in Rhode Island
By HOM Editor | November 25, 2019
Rhode Island’s single-family housing market continues to gain momentum heading into the last quarter of the year.
Rhode Island REALTORS® Successfully Fight Statewide Property Tax
By HOM Editorial Team | June 17, 2015
Every property owner in Rhode Island currently pays local level property taxes. New legislation this year would have added an extra, statewide property tax. The Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® is taking a strong stance against this proposal. The …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Help Us Stop Proposed Tax On Homebuyers
May 8, 2019
Contact your elected officials and ask them to oppose H 5973 and S 669, which proposes a two percent conveyance tax to homebuyers of Newport properties.
Rising home prices fallout: Greater rent burden destroying the dream of homeownership
Much like home prices, rents are also spiking, taking upwards of 53% of family income, causing stress on wallets and crushing homeownership dreams.
A secret bias against Blacks exists in mortgage approval algorithms
Closing the wealth gap made is being more difficult by mathematical equations used to determine mortgage eligibility.
Weather causing unexpected, unforeseen headaches for homeowners
An influx of severe weather in places not used to such dangerous conditions has wreaked havoc on homeowners when it comes to insurance.
Historic infrastructure bill passes, but it will merely be a good first step
American families lose, on average, about $3,300 annually due to failed infrastructure. Did you ever hit a pothole and blow out a tire? That’s failed infrastructure. Did you ever lose power long enough, or does it happen frequently enough, where you ha …
It looks fine and tastes good, but tap water is unsafe for many Americans
When you pour yourself a glass of water from the tap in your kitchen, you can hold the glass up to the light and the liquid looks crystal clear. Next, doing your best impression of a wine connoisseur, you swirl the water around in the glass and tip it …
Have You Signed The Homeowner Bill of Rights?
It’s time to stand up and be counted!
Did you know that homeowners pay between 80 and 90 percent of all federal income taxes? If you are a homeowner, show your support now for a Homeowner Bill of Rights. Sign it now!