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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...

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...

Noem's daughter says she's quitting real estate business

Nov. 16, 2021 19:57 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's daughter on Tuesday said she would quit the real estate appraiser business following scrutiny over whether her mother used her influence to aid her application for an appraiser license. Noem's daughter, Kassidy...

Louisiana voters select 3 new lawmakers in latest election

Nov. 15, 2021 13:54 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana voters have filled three vacant state legislative seats in the just-ended election, without needing runoffs and with no changes to the partisan makeup of the Legislature. Results from the secretary of state's office showed that...

Albuquerque election blow to teacher's union, victory to biz

Nov. 04, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The teachers union in New Mexico’s largest city will have fewer friends on the school board next year, after three board candidates won Tuesday's election without union support. Early election results indicate three out of four school board seats...

Moderate candidates leading liberals in Seattle's top races

Nov. 03, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Moderate candidates took significant leads in early Seattle election returns Tuesday following a months-long debate about how to address the city’s problems of homelessness, policing and racial and economic injustice. In the mayor’s race, Bruce...

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...

Franchot announces Monique Anderson-Walker as running mate

Oct. 27, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Comptroller Peter Franchot announced Wednesday that Prince George's County Councilwoman Monique Anderson-Walker will be his running mate in his bid to become governor of Maryland. Anderson-Walker has served on the council since 2018, representing...