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Rhode Island single-family home prices are up as sales slow

Nov. 28, 2021 11:13 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The median price of a single-family home in Rhode Island has continued to rise as the number of sales has slowed down, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. The median price rose 12.7% in the past year, while the number of...

Housing market trends fuel single-family home rental growth

Nov. 24, 2021 14:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Homebuilders and other real estate companies are increasingly betting that would-be homebuyers frustrated with a shortage of homes for sale and runaway prices will settle for renting their slice of the American Dream. While individual homeowners and...

Iraqi Kurds cite work, graft as reasons behind Minsk gamble

Nov. 24, 2021 05:07 AM EST

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — The smuggler had said the car would come in 10 minutes, but Zaid Ramadan had been waiting in the dense forest straddling the Poland-Belarus border for three hours, desperate for signs of headlights in the mist — and a new life in Europe. His...

October existing home sales hit fastest pace since January

Nov. 22, 2021 11:28 AM EST

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes ticked higher in October, marking their strongest annual pace since January even as competition for relatively few properties on the market pushed prices higher. Existing homes sales rose 0.8% last month from September to a...

This Week: Home sales, Best Buy earns, consumer spending

Nov. 22, 2021 01:14 AM EST

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BAROMETER The National Association of Realtors reports its October tally of U.S. home sales Monday. Economists predict sales of...

Rhode Island to make $3.6M after selling group homes

Nov. 09, 2021 14:59 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has sold several group homes for more than $3.6 million, leading advocates to accuse government officials of ignoring requests to use state-owned property to shelter people as a housing shortage worsens. In October, the state sold...

Governor's former house included in booming housing market

Nov. 04, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Count Gov. Ron DeSantis among homeowners with seller’s regret? The waterfront home near Jacksonville that DeSantis owned for nearly a decade until selling it after he moved into Florida’s governor’s mansion has climbed in value by an estimated 50% since...

Tiny house in wealthy Boston suburb sells for $315,000

Nov. 04, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — A tiny home in a wealthy Boston suburb has sold after about a month on the market, albeit for far less than the original asking price of almost $450,000. The roughly 250-square-foot (23-square-meter) home in Newton sold on Monday for $315,000,...

China's economy slows as Beijing wrestles with debt

Oct. 31, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is stalling as President Xi Jinping’s government cracks down on surging corporate debt. For a decade, the ruling Communist Party has talked about shifting to economy based on spending by 1.4...

US home prices surged in August at near-record pace

Oct. 26, 2021 09:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in August by a near-record amount from a year earlier, as Americans eager to buy a home drove up prices on a dwindling number of properties. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index soared 19.7% in August...