REMINDER: Zillow Listing Feed Change

With the recent news regarding Zillow becoming a real estate brokerage, we will be phasing out the listing syndication feed currently in place. What does this mean? When adding new listings in Matrix, you will no longer have the “Zillow.com=yes/no” field available to you. As a brokerage and MLS Participant, Zillow will have the same rights …

MLS TIP: Are you listing a new property into “Coming Soon”?

If you’re listing a new property into “Coming Soon” in Matrix, please refer to this checklist first: Do you have a listing agreement executed with the seller(s)? If you are using the MLS Listing Agreement,  complete paragraph 5 with the expected active date. Do you have the Coming Soon form completed and signed? The listing …

Rhode Island MLS VP Named to RESO Board of Directors

Warwick, R.I. – December 17, 2020 — John Breault, Vice President of State-Wide Multiple Listing Service has been elected to the Board of Directors of Real Estate Standards Organization. With 34 years of experience in the real estate industry, Breault brings considerable knowledge to the RESO board. He has held numerous positions with several organizations …

EVICTION FAQ

There’s a lot of confusion around evictions in Rhode Island. Homes RI, managed by the Housing Network of Rhode Island, has recently refreshed their evictions and CDC moratorium FAQs. The new fact sheet covers evictions, tenant rights, and rental assistance. View the latest updates in English here: Eviction FAQ – Homes RI or in Spanish …

R.I.’s housing market reaches new heights in 2020

Warwick, RI – January 15, 2021 — For obvious reasons, 2020 was one for the record books and housing sales certainly stood out among them. With more single-family home sales than ever before, Rhode Island’s housing market soared despite a worldwide pandemic and historically low inventory levels. Sales statistics released today by the Rhode Island …

REALTORS report surging single-family home sales

Warwick, R.I. – December 17, 2020 – Rhode Island single-family home sales continued to soar in November according to data released today by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors and its subsidiary, State-Wide Multiple Listing Service. Closing activity rose 26.4 percent from November of 2019 and the median price of those sales increased 11.4 percent to $323,000. …

R.I.’s October home sales highest on record

Warwick, R.I. – November 19, 2020 – With a 24.7 percent year increase in October sales year over year, it doesn’t appear that the pandemic has tempered demand in Rhode Island’s housing market. Today the Rhode Island Association of Realtors released October home sales statistics that portray a record-breaking market that shows little sign of slowing down, …

Strong showing in R.I.’s third-quarter housing market

Warwick, R.I. – October 28, 2020 – Today, the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS released third-quarter home sales data pulled from Realtor transactions exchanged through its subsidiary, State-Wide Multiple Listing Service. Rhode Island’s single-family home sales were up 9.1 percent year-over-year and the median price of those sales hit $334,900, 13.5 percent higher than that of …