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Middle- and low-income homeownership rates fall in Rhode Island

Warwick, R.I. – March 22, 2022 — A new study from the National Association of Realtors – Housing Wealth Gains for the Rising Middle-Class Markets – examines the distribution of housing wealth, widely recognized as the leading source of net wealth among families. The study looked at housing wealth between 2010 and 2020 across income groups and in 917 metropolitan or micropolitan…

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Protect Private Property Rights, Oppose H-5469

March 22, 2021…While all Rhode Islanders should (and do) have access to our beautiful shoreline, should the State change the parameters of that right, ignoring the confines set by the Constitution, without asking the voters? HR-5469 neglects to address problematic consequences and therefore the RI Association of REALTORS (RIAR) implores you to oppose this pending legislation! Specifically, HR-5469 would prevent…

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NAR Applauds Congressman Maloney’s First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act

NY Rep’s bill would make COVID-19 relief funds tax exempt if used toward home down payment WASHINGTON (July 22, 2020) – The National Association of Realtors® called on members of the U.S. House of Representatives to cosponsor and support Rep. Sean Maloney’s (NY-D) First Time Homebuyer Pandemic Savings Act. The legislation would allow first-time buyers to withdraw funds from their…

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