real estate http://ripr.org en Median Home Prices Rise in Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/median-home-prices-rise-rhode-island <p>The median price of a house in Rhode Island went up in the first quarter of this year. The latest numbers out of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors find the median price rose 5 percent to $195,000.</p><p>Meanwhile, foreclosures and short sales on single family homes dropped by ten percent from the same time last year.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 17:12:32 +0000 Catherine Welch 32921 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Why More Homes Are Selling For More In RI http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-why-more-homes-are-selling-more-ri <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font color="#262626"><font face="Georgia, serif"><font style="font-size: 15pt">Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment The Bottom Line.</font></font></font></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:11:12 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 30118 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Why More Homes Are Selling For More In RI Paolino on Downtown Providence, Buddy Cianci, the ProJo & More http://ripr.org/post/paolino-downtown-providence-buddy-cianci-projo-more <p></p><p>Former Providence mayor Joseph R. Paolino Jr. sat down at his Dorrance Street real estate office earlier this week to talk about his recent property acquisitions; downtown Providence; the city's economic challenges; the Superman Building; a possible mayoral run by Buddy Cianci; and the future of the Providence Journal.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 28700 at http://ripr.org Paolino on Downtown Providence, Buddy Cianci, the ProJo & More Most Significant Decline In Rhode Island Home Sales In Over Two Years http://ripr.org/post/most-significant-decline-rhode-island-home-sales-over-two-years <p>The Rhode Island Association of Realtors says home sales were down eleven percent in the state during during November as compared to 2012.</p><p>The Realtors' Association says the decline in sales was the most significant lull in the past thirty months.</p><p>They say sales were likely down thanks in part to the federal government shutdown in October, and rising interest rates.</p><p>However, the median home price in Rhode Island was up three percent at $201,000.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:45:48 +0000 John Bender 27325 at http://ripr.org