Rhode Island Home Prices Up 13% In March

By mdblog - August 15, 2017
Rhode Island Home Prices Up 13% In March

The Importance of Providence Real Estate and Home Ownership

By mdblog - June 14, 2017
[caption id="attachment_4759" align="alignnone" width="700"] 165 Pratt Street East Side Of Providence[/caption] Owning a home has always been synonymous with the American dream. However, many potential homebuyers feel that it is drifting further and further from their grasp. In Providence, mortgage applications have begun to rise. 80% of millennials are saying that their biggest obstacle to obtain

Mortgage Applications On The Rise

By mdblog - May 22, 2017
This week the Mortgage Bankers Association reported that mortgage application volume is on the rise again, fueled by a hungry buyer’s market. Though housing prices are up and available listings are down, potential homebuyers are not deterred by the tough market. Last week alone, the number of applications rose 2.4 percent currently bringing the number to 6 percent higher than last year. This is a

Providence Ranks #19 In Best States For Nurses

By mdblog - May 15, 2017
Rhode Island’s economy continues to diversify into a range of industries. One of the best sectors to work in this state is nursing. A recent study from WalletHub ranked Rhode Island as the 19th best state for nurses. The findings were determined by comparing opportunity, competition, and work environment across all fifty states and Rhode Island ranked very high for being such a small state. The B

Rhode Island Experiencing Record Declines in Unemployment

By mdblog - April 11, 2017
Good news from the Governor’s office about the unemployment rates in Rhode Island. Since 2011, there have been 14,700 new jobs added in the state of Rhode Island and this month alone 2,200 more jobs will be added. The job growth marks a welcomed turnaround for the state economy, which was hampered by ongoing pension liabilities, slow economic growth, and public sector malfeasance. Fortunately, th

Providence Named A Top Ten City For Young Professionals

By mdblog - March 27, 2017
Not too long ago, ambitious young professionals had to move to first tier cities like New York, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles to pursue their career goals. However, with the skyrocketing costs of rent, lower standards of living, and increased professional mobility thanks to technological advances, the attraction of major cities is on the decline. Now more and more young professionals are looki

Providence: City Living Vs Suburbia

By mdblog - March 13, 2017
[caption id="attachment_4716" align="alignnone" width="650"] 1 WEST EXCHANGE STREET #2203 PROVIDENCE, RI[/caption]   Deciding on where to live with your family has always been a matter of importance. You want a safe neighborhood, good schools, proximity to grocery stores and work with minimal drive time, all at a cost that not only fits your budget  but also provides the best value. You might

4 Providence Kitchen Designs To Fall In Love With Now

By mdblog - February 21, 2017
Your kitchen is one of your most used rooms in your home, so it’s fair to say you’ll be spending a lot of time there. For many prospective homebuyers, a great kitchen, or a not-so-great kitchen, can make or break a sale, but we’re pretty confident that these 4 kitchens are the former type. With 4 very different design styles, but all with plenty of amenities, these kitchens meet the functional and

How Staging Can Help You Sell Your Providence Home For More Money

By mdblog - February 06, 2017
When you put your home on the market in Providence, you are competing with some of the most beautiful homes in the country. So ensuring that your home sells quickly and for a great price can be a little tricky. Luckily we can help. We’ve designed a targeted staging system that can not only get your house sold, but could also be the key factor in fetching the full value of your asking price or more

Five Rhode Island Real Estate Trends To Expect In 2017

By mdblog - January 09, 2017
With every new year, there are changes to the fluctuating real estate market. Though market predictions are never an exact science, there are always trends that can be expected to shape the market. In 2017, we hope to see a continuation of the defining trends of 2016, but with some exciting changes. Here are five trends that we expect to see impact the Rhode Island real estate market this year:


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