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April is Fair Housing Month!

This time of year is usually a flurry of spring market activity. It’s also a time when we reflect on the ways people are shut out of the housing market, and commit to expanding housing opportunity, with our annual observation of Fair Housing Month.This year is different. Because of measures to slow the spread of …

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COVID19 News

RIAR and MLS ask Realtors to refrain from holding open houses

Warwick, R.I. – March 21, 2020 — The Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR) and its subsidiary, State-Wide Multiple Listing Service (MLS), are calling upon all Rhode Island Realtors to stop holding open houses until further notice to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. RIAR and MLS urge members to use modern technology instead. …

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COVID-19: Updates from RI REALTORS®

Check regularly for new information and VISIT OUR FAQs for more details! Last updated: 4/3/20 MOST RECENT NEWS Secretary Gorbea Announces Remote Online Notarization to Enable Business to Continue During COVID-19 Emergency Act now to apply for your SBA disaster loan. Get an advance of up to $10K. Quick details from USChamber.com here. Another new …

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COVID-19 FAQs for REALTORS®

Last updated: 4/3/2020 Please see most  current Executive Order from Governor Gina Raimondo. *Disclaimer: The Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® and State-Wide Multiple Listing Service have provided information and recommendations on this page to assist you.   Please check with your broker or manager to make sure that options, such as virtual showings and walkthroughs, are consistent …

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Association News

Leaders Wanted: Candidates for the State-Wide MLS Board of Directors

More than ever before, real estate offers new opportunities and challenges every day.  State-Wide Multiple Listing Service is seeking leaders who acknowledge these challenges and embrace these opportunities to help shape the future of our organization. The MLS Nominating Committee invites you to consider becoming a candidate for the State-Wide MLS Board of Directors (term …

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COVID19 News

Important COVID-19 announcement re: classes and events from RI REALTORS®

RI REALTORS stop in-person meetings/events/classes through April 30th – Updated March 24, 2020 Classes: In response to the growing public health concern regarding the COVID-19 virus, the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® (RIAR) & State-Wide MLS are taking the precautionary step of cancelling in-person professional development classes onsite at the RI REALTORS® Professional Development Center …

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Rhode Island Municipal Updates:

With information changing hourly, we at RI REALTORS® are doing our best to keep current verified information on this list. If you need additional information on a city/town listed here, please contact that City/Town Hall directly. If you receive answers to questions that you think other REALTORS® may have or if you have other updates, …

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REALTOR Foundation: Rhode Island disburses 1st quarter grants

The REALTOR® Foundation: Rhode Island disbursed $4000 to The imPOSSIBLE DREAM Playground and $1000 to the Jonnycake Center in February. The imPOSSIBLE DREAM, Rhode Island’s first integrated playground, offers an environment that is play-friendly for children of all physical abilities. The REALTOR® Foundation funds will be used to add areas that will benefit children with …

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