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Press Releases - 2012

January 2013

Single Family Home Sales and Prices Rise in Fourth Quarter

Warwick, RI, January 23, 2013…Despite a quarter hampered by Hurricane Sandy, Rhode Island single family home sales soared and prices rose in the fourth quarter of last year according to statistics released today by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR). Full Story

December 2012

November Home Sales and Median Price Continue Uphill Climb

Warwick, RI, December 27, 2012…Single family home sales rose 43 percent last month from the year prior and median price showed signs of continued stabilization according to data from the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. The median price of $195,000 rose one percent from November 2011. Full Story

November 2012

Strong Gains in Housing Market in October

November 29, 2012, Warwick, RI.... Both the number of single family home sales and median price rose in October, according to statistics released today by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. Though sales activity has been increasing year over year for 16 months, October was the first month that showed evidence of an increase in median price since May, 2011. Full Story

3rd Quarter Real Estate Sales Data Shows Home Sales Up

Warwick, RI, November 5, 2012… Single family homes sales rose 15 percent from the previous year in the third quarter, with 2235 single family homes sold. Median price, while down three percent from July through September, 2011, has begun to stabilize and distressed sales - those involving foreclosure or short sale - dropped to 23 percent of total sales from 25 percent last year. Full Story

October 2012

Trend of Increased R.I. Home Sales Continues in September

Warwick October 24,2012... Rhode Island single family home sales continued to rise in September, up 8 percent from a year ago.  Homes under contract but not yet closed rose by 24 percent. The significant increase in pending sales bodes well for the Rhode Island real estate market in the months ahead. Full Story

September 2012

Realtor Statistics Show Evidence of Market Rebound

Warwick, RI, September 28, 2012…The median price of Rhode Island single family home sales remained relatively stable in August.  At $204,850, the median price fell just .07 percent when compared to sales statistics pulled on the same date one year earlier. Full Story

August 2012

Statistics Show Strong Home Sales for First Half of Year

Warwick, RI, August 27, 2012…Sales statistics released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors for the first six months of 2012 showed a rise in sales and decrease in median price from the same time period in 2011.  Full Story

New Commercial Information Exchange Service to Benefit Rhode Island Commercial Real Estate Market

Warwick , RI, August 23, 2012 – The Boards of Directors of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR) and State-Wide Multiple Listing Service (MLS) have voted unanimously to adopt a new Commercial Real Estate Information Exchange Service (CIE) as an alternative to the service MLS currently provides.  The new CIE will be powered by Catylist, the industry’s leading CIE vendor. Full Story

Another Month of Increased Sales for RI Single Family Homes

Warwick, RI, August 21, 2012…Rhode Island home sales continued to improve in July, increasing 22 percent from the year prior.  Though median price was down one percent from July 2011, prices have shown continued improvement throughout the year. Full Story

July 2012

RI Housing Sales Continue Climb in Second Quarter

Warwick, RI, July 31, 2012... The housing market improved consistently in the second quarter, with single family home sales up 18 percent compared to the same time period last year. Full Story

Home Sales Climb for 12th Consecutive Month

Warwick, RI, July 24, 2012…Statistics released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors today show that sales continued to climb in the Rhode Island housing market in June.  With a 17 percent increase from June 2011, June marked a full year of increased monthly single family home sales from the prior year. Full Story

June 2012

Trends Show Rising Sales and Prices for RI's Single Family Homes

Warwick, RI, June 21, 2012...The number of single family homes sold last month rose 15 percent from a year ago according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, and pending sales - those under contract but not yet closed - rose by 22 percent.  Full Story

May 2012

RI REALTORS to Host Statewide Open House Weekend June 9 and 10

Warwick, RI, May 30, 2011..During the weekend of June 9-10, Rhode Island Realtors will hold open houses in neighborhoods throughout the state.  Potential homebuyers are invited to tour the homes for sale in their search area during the Rhode Island Realtors Statewide Open House Weekend. Full Story

R.I. Realtors Release Signs of a Strengthening Housing Market

Warwick, RI, May 22, 2012... According to the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS, Rhode Island home sales were up 24 percent from the previous year last month.  April marked the 10th consecutive month of rising sales.  Sales under contract but not yet closed, deemed the most current indicator of the market, were also up 28 percent. Full Story

RI Home Sales Up in First Quarter

Warwick, RI, May 2, 2012... Rhode Island's housing market showed signs of recovery in the first quarter with single family home sales rising 22 percent from last year.  Fifteen hundred (1500) single family homes were sold last quarter, the highest number of first quarter sales since 2007. Full Story

April 2012

Home Sales Continue to Increase in March

Warwick, RI, April 25, 2012...The number of single family resale homes sold last month rose 25 percent from March 2011.  Pending sales – those under contract but not yet closed – also rose by 19 percent from a year ago. Full Story

March 2012

Eighth Consecutive Month of Sales Growth in Rhode Island Home Sales

Warwick, RI, March 20, 2012…Single family home sales were up from the prior year for the eighth consecutive month in February. Sales increased 28 percent last month, from 340 single family homes sold in February, 2011 to 434 this year, according to statistics released by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR). Full Story

February 2012

2012 Sales Continue to Head Upward

Warwick, RI, February 21, 2012…Sales statistics released today by the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® (RIAR), show home sales up 16 percent in January from the year prior. Four hundred and fifty-four (454) existing single family homes sold last month, more sales activity than any other January since 2007. Full Story

January 2012

Sales Continue to Tick Up in Last Quarter of 2011

Warwick, RI, January 24, 2012... The Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR) released data today indicating that sales activity in the state's housing market has been trending up, with sales rising for the second consecutive quarter during the last three months of 2011. Full Story

Home Sales Up in December

Warwick, RI, January 19, 2012…The number of Rhode Island single-family homes sold last month increased 19 percent from December 2010.  December was the sixth consecutive month of year over year increases. Pending sales – those sales under contract by not yet closed – also rose.  Pending sales were up 17 percent from the year prior according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR). Full Story

December 2011

Sales Continue to Grow in Home Market

December 20, 2011 - Warwick, RI...Single family homes sales continued to rise in November, according to sales statistics released today by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. Five hundred and thirty-three (533) homes sold in November, up from 505 in November, 2010, a six percent increase. Full Story

November 2011

Home Affordability Best in Years

Warwick, RI, November 22, 2011...October sales statistics released today by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR) showed existing single family home sales up nearly eight percent from October, 2010, the fourth consecutive month of increased sales year over year. Full Story

Ed Stachurski Honored with Distinguished Service Award

Warwick, RI... November 1, 2011 - Ed Stachurski of Lincoln, was recognized for his leadership and service to State-Wide MLS with a Distinguished Service Award at the organization's annual Installation and Recognition Dinner. Full Story