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By Jason Potrzeba, Mortgage Banking Officer
(Webster Bank)
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A recent Zillow analysis concluded that 14% of today's renters are in a qualified position to buy a house.This Zillow study also suggested that because of tight inventory, steep competition and higher prices many  potential buyers were remaining renters.I wonder what the other 86% of renters are ...

By Jason Potrzeba, Mortgage Banking Officer
(Webster Bank)
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Down payment assistance for first time home buyers in Rhode Island.There is currently a new down payment assistance program available to first time home buyers in Rhode Island available through RI Housing or through a participating lender in their network.There is 2.7 million available from the U...

By Jason Potrzeba, Mortgage Banking Officer
(Webster Bank)
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How does a rehab loan work.As a commercial mortgage broker this is a common question I hear. More specifically the question is really about how does the borrower get their funds to rehab their property. A commercial rehab loan can work several different ways.With the big picture there are two bas...

By Jason Potrzeba, Mortgage Banking Officer
(Webster Bank)
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What does the SBA 504 loan offer?Here is a brief summary of what the SBA 504 loan might do for you. Similar to the SBA 7(A) loan but a little more selective on what it is allowed to lend against. Purpose - Real estate purchase/construction. Purchase machinery or equipment.Loan - Up to $10,000,000...

By Jason Potrzeba, Mortgage Banking Officer
(Webster Bank)
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Here is a brief summary of what the SBA 7(A) loan might do for you. Purpose - Working capital, refinance, business acquisition, real estate purchase/construction. Purchase inventory or equipment.Loan Amounts - $350,001 to $5,000,000.Collateral - Commercial real estate, inventory, FF&E (furniture,...

By Jason Potrzeba, Mortgage Banking Officer
(Webster Bank)
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Has your commercial mortgage been turned down by the bank?If you've recently applied for a commercial mortgage at a bank and it was denied, there still might be a commercial mortgage out there for you.Many banks keep to strict guidelines and if your situation is unique and falls outside their gui...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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   It's an Active Real Estate Market in East Providence, RI 02914 What a huge difference a year can make! Last year the market got off to a very late start. This year has been busy since before the horrible winter snow melted away.As of today there are 71 houses on the market in East Providence, ...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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  SUMMER EVENTS IN EAST PROVIDENCE, RI Here are a few ideas for fun this summer in East Providence, RI.2015 East Providence Recreation Department Summer Concert SeriesRose Larisa Memorial Park  700 Bullocks Pt. Avenue (end)Thursdays  6-7:30pm  -  FREE To The PublicBring Lawn Chair/Blanket.  Enjoy...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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Riverside, RI Housing Market is Hot! The Riverside, RI housing market is hot right now! We have 73 homes on the market ranging in price from 99K-499K.Spring has finally sprung and more buyers and sellers are seeing that homes are flying off the market quickly.  The average days on market are unde...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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 61 Homes on the Market in East Providence, RI 02914 As of today there are 61 homes for sale in East Providence, RI. The spring market is in full swing and it seems like new homes pop up on the market daily. Those for sale are also selling quickly (depending on location and condition). Prices ran...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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37 Homes for Sale in Rumford, RI 02916   Currently, there are 37 homes for sale in Rumford, RI. The Spring market is just starting to poke its head out from underneath the snow and make an appearance. The phones are ringing with requests for showings and more open houses are being held on weekend...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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  Buyer's Are Anticipating the Spring Market in Riverside, RI.   This has been a long, snowy winter here in Rhode Island. We still have 2-3 feet of snow on the ground and more in some places. The buyers are anticipating this Spring market like nothing I've seen in recent years. This winter was to...

By Jason Potrzeba, Mortgage Banking Officer
(Webster Bank)
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Wayne Gretzky said "A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be". With all the snow we've had in RI and MA over these past several weeks, I know where one puck will be come spring time. Roof Repair. I have seen so many ice damns, icicles...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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Riverside, RI Market is Picking Up Steam   Yesterday the housing numbers came out for December 2014 and they were very good. In my niche of Riverside, RI 02915 we had a pretty good December.  13 sales with an average sale price of $165,800 and 78 days on the market. Not too shabby for holiday tim...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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              Homes For Sale in Riverside, RI 02915   The Riverside, RI housing market is very active this Fall. As of today we have 94  houses on the market with days on market averaging 70 days to close. Distressed sales are at an all time low of 18% of the market. There are still bargains to b...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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Here's What's Available in Riverside, RI 02915   It's Labor Day and the market is starting to slow slightly in Riverside, RI. We had a late start to our Spring market, but it picked up in June. As we enter the end of summer and early Fall I expect a dip to come to our housing market.   As of toda...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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  2014-2015 Back to School Calendar for East Providence, RI     It's that time of year again for the kids and parents of East Providence, Rhode Island. Next week (September 4th) they start school for the 2014-2015 school year. The East Providence School Department has provided a calendar with all...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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An Open House Success Story and Thinking Outside the Box     In my neck of the woods, East Providence/Riverside, Rhode Island open houses are hit or miss.  Property condition, price and location helps determine the success of an open house. Now, I have a very nice home on the market in Riverside,...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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Bargains Can Still Be Found in Riverside, RI 02915   Bargains on homes can still be found in Riverside, RI. Yes, we know the housing market has picked up, and yes we are aware that homes are now selling faster (usually under 90 days on market) and for more money (normally 4-6% higher than last ye...

By Heidi Kelley, Your Rhode Island Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty Leading Edge)
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  Great Coffee & Conversation Found at the Sage Cafe in Riverside, RI   Great coffee and conversation can be found at the Sage Cafe' in Riverside, RI. I started coming to the Sage Cafe about a month ago. I was meeting with a local mortgage person and thought this would be a nice place to discuss ...

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