Report shows Tri-Cities had a net nonfarm jobs growth of 500 in 2018

January’s preliminary labor market reports show the Tri-Cities had a little more than 4,000 more … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sales tax collections off to a slow start

Tri-Cities governments got off to a slow sales tax collection start in January. They were two of the … [Read More...]

Wet weather, trade war, labor shortage combine to hold back Tri-Cities new home construction

The Tri-Cities new home construction sector slogged through some of the wettest weather on record … [Read More...]

Most Tri-Cities area residents are native Tennesseans, but the balance is shifting

“You’re not from around here, are you?” The answer to that question is most local residents are … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities home for sale listings get a lot of looks, inventory moving slower

The Johnson City metro area’s housing market is cooling down while it’s beginning to heat up in the … [Read More...]

Renting cheaper in all but one Tri-Cities area county

February’s Rent vs. Buy Report comes down on the rent side in Tri-Cities area counties with one … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities home flipping market softer in 2018, but not by much

House flippers are some of the unsung heroes of the local housing industry. Last year they accounted … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities single female v. single male home buyers; how many, what home value?

You have to hand it to the folks at Attom Data Solutions. They’re very creative and quick to use … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities housing demand higher than U.S. average; inventory moving slower

Supply continues to be the strongest headwind the Tri-Cities housing market is bucking as demand … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities seriously underwater properties increase, equity rich properties decline

Equity-rich is a sweet spot for mortgage holders and there were almost 20,000 of them in the … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol finishes 2018 with best retail sales tax collections performance in NE Tenn.

With the exception of the Morristown Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) NE Tenn. metro areas lagged … [Read More...]

In January it was cheaper to rent than buy in Tri-Cities counties

The Rent vs Buy Report compares median monthly costs of renting and buying relative to … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol home sellers pocket 33.7% profit from original purchase price in 2018; Johnson City gains up 27.9%

Remember those surveys that said 2018 was a good time to sell your home? They were right. The … [Read More...]

Johnson City and Kingsport-Bristol MSA all-cash single-family home, condo sales at 6-year high

All-cash sales were at six-year highs last year in both the Johnson City and Kingsport-Bristol … [Read More...]

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