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Local equity-rich properties decline, seriously underwater count see a big increase

Tri-Cities properties with mortgages have fallen behind the national equity rich benchmark for the … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol Sept. sales tax collection growth rate second best in Tenn.

September was another solid month for sales tax collections in the Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan … [Read More...]

Sullivan, Washington housing up, so is vacancy rate; fewer single-family, condo investment properties, vacancy rates up

Attom Data Solutions Q3 Zombie Foreclosure Report shows a negligible number of zombies in Sullivan … [Read More...]

Drill-down on Q3 Johnson City, Kingsport-Bristol home sales adds perspective on housing market

Attom Data Solution’s Q3 Home Sales Report is one of those drill-downs that offers some context to … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities labor market flirts with pre-recession levels; unemployment at 3.8%

For the second time this year there were more non-farm jobs in the Tri-Cities than they were during … [Read More...]

Economy booming, but 2017 Johnson City Census data waves red flags

Last year was a good year for the Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Area's (MSA) economy. But a … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sees first real economic growth since 2012; smaller NE Tenn. economies outperforming big metro areas

Last year was the best economy the Tri-Cities has seen in five years. It was the first year since … [Read More...]

Census tags winners, losers in Johnson City, Kingsport-Bristol metro areas as area economy moves to post-recession norm

The recently released American Community Survey (ACS) census data pointed to 2017 as a growth year … [Read More...]

Johnson City Aug. sales tax collections growth best this year, Kingsport-Bristol still dominates growth trend

Johnson City's metro area saw its best year-over-year sales tax collection performance in August, … [Read More...]

Sullivan Co. homes at least affordable index level in 11 years, but there’s more to the issue than just the index

Sullivan County's home affordability index decreased for the second quarter this year to an 11-year … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities job growth rate slows, August private sector wages up

The Tri-Cities nonfarm job growth rate dropped a little in August but not enough to upset a … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol dominates new Q2 loan and single-family home purchase originations; region outperforms national market

Kingsport-Bristol was the Q2 hot spot for new loan and single-family home purchase originations in … [Read More...]

Local co-buyers have bigger down payments, pay above the estimated value for single-family homes

A co-buyer real estate purchase is one where multiple, unmarried buyers are listed on the sales … [Read More...]

New Census data show economic gains, losses in Tri-Cities 2 metro areas

An earlier report on the Census Bureau's 2017 American Community Survey showed last year was a … [Read More...]

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