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All-cash, institutional investor home sales down in Q1- Sullivan Co. sees major drop

The number of all-cash and institutional investor home sale were down during the first three months … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sales tax collections have an up month amid gloomy retail trends reports

Tri-Cities and NE Tenn. sales tax collections scored an up month in February despite a flurry of … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities Q1 new foreclosure activity takes a big tumble from last year

There was a time – and it wasn't that long ago – when the first words a Realtor would hear from … [Read More...]

Johnson City MSA private sector wage avg. trends higher; Kingsport-Bristol moves lower

Wages for Tri-Cities private sector workers were a mixed bag in February. The average in the … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sees jobs growth; Johnson City MSA trends higher, Kingsport-Bristol slumps

Tri-Cities employers added 2,000 nonfarm jobs in February pushing the region's growth rate trend … [Read More...]

Bristol retail sales growth pace slows, retail activity shifts away from Kingsport

Tri-Cities retail sales may have finally reached a new normal. According to the ETSU Economist … [Read More...]

Analysis: Buying a home more affordable than renting in both Sullivan and Washington counties

There's a lot of news about how rising home prices are torpedoing today's buyers. While that's … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities rents show new signs of softening, area remains attractive for rental investments

Although several Tri-Cities markets showed new signs of a softening rental market, a new analysis … [Read More...]

Washington Co. TN and Hawkins Co. lead Tri-Cities 2016 population growth

A county-level drill down on Census Bureau current population change estimated adds some dimension … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol only NE Tenn. region showing 2016 population loss

The latest Census population data is out with good news for Northeast Tennessee Metropolitan … [Read More...]

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BENCHMARKS

Sullivan Co. gets lions share of Tri-Cities’ federal health care benefits

Missing from the discussions about healthcare reform and the possible merger of Mountain States … [Read More...]

Johnson City leads region in growth of lower-income households

Johnson City led the other major Tri-Cities cities in the increase of lower-income households during … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sees growth in high-income households; Johnson City scores the largest number of them

Johnson City dominates in the number of high-income households in the Tri-Cities. It also outnumbers … [Read More...]

Johnson City leads lower middle-income Tri-Cities growth; Bristol has largest share of middle-income households

Tri-Cities households have undergone changes in the wake of the Great Recession that may not be as … [Read More...]

Bristol, Johnson City, Kingsport restructuring: less employment, more part-timers, but there are exceptions

It's no surprise part-time jobs replaced a bunch of full-time Tri-Cities jobs during the Great … [Read More...]

Johnson City, Kingsport eek out 2015 population gains; demographic issue weighs on local economy

Census data released last week show Johnson City and Kingsport were the only major cities in the … [Read More...]

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