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Extending Foreclosure Protections for Homeowners

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The Rhode Island legislature has voted to extend a law that requires mediation between mortgage lenders and homeowners before a foreclosure can be completed. Click through to learn more about the law, which was previously set to expire next month.

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Foreclosure Deed Filings Continue to Drop in Rhode Island

Foreclosure deed filings are down in Rhode Island for the third quarter of 2014, according to a report published by HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University on Thursday. In all, 364 foreclosure deeds were filed in Rhode Island in Q3, down from the 382 filed in Q2 2014, a decline of 5 percent, according to HousingWorks RI. Year-to-date through the end of Q3 2014, however, residential foreclosure deed filings ticked up by 2 percent in the Ocean State from the same period in 2013 from 1,170 to 1,193.

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Home Sales Increase in Rhode Island for October

Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island increased by 3.2 percent in October from the previous year, the fifth time in 2014 single-family home sales have increased year-over-year in the state, according to a report released Monday by the Warren Group.

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Rhode Island Housing Market Declines

Single-family home sales fell annually in Rhode Island for the fifth month this year in August, dropping by double digits even as selling prices came down, the Warren Group reported.

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Rhode Island Affirms MERS Right to Assign

The Supreme Court of Rhode Island continued the recent trend nationwide of affirming the legitimacy of Mortgage Electronic Information Systems’ (MERS) role as mortgagee, including its authority to assign a mortgage.

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