home sales 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 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 Home Sales Surging Back In Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/home-sales-surging-back-rhode-island <p>October was another good month for home sales in Rhode Island.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The sale of single family homes in Rhode Island rose 19 percent between October 2012 and October 2013. During the same time frame the median price rose from $200,000 to $204,000.&nbsp; Sales of condos rose 11 percent over the year and the median price is up 17 percent.</p><p>Rhode Island Association of Realtors president Robert Martin said growth in the housing market is slow and steady with no negatives.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:02:52 +0000 Flo Jonic 25429 at http://ripr.org Home Sales Surging Back In Rhode Island Homes Sales in Rhode Island the Strongest in Four Years http://ripr.org/post/homes-sales-rhode-island-strongest-four-years <p>The president of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors says sales are stronger this spring than they’ve been in four years. It’s still a buyer’s market – but that could be about to change.</p><p></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:31:53 +0000 Flo Jonic 16060 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Surging home sales http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-surging-home-sales <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday it looks at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 22:46:12 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 7204 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: Surging home sales