Tri-Cities employers continue adding jobs in April; unemployment rates at pre-recession levels

Despite the unreliability of the Census Bureau's unemployment rate data, April's labor market reports are good news for the Tri-Cities region. Job creation and employment were positive for the seventh straight month in April according to … [Read more...]

Washington, Carter only counties in Tri-Cities showing growth in latest Census projection

Washington and Carter counties were the only two counties in the Tri-Cities area showing population growth in the Census Bureau projections released today. Washington County saw an increase of 440 people from July 1 last year while Carter County … [Read more...]

Tri-Cities homeowners rank high in Q1 home equity position comparison

When media reports turn to homeowner equity more often than not the focus is on the unfortunates who are seriously underwater. Those are the folks who owe at least 25 percent more than the estimated value of their property. It's one of the … [Read more...]

Tri-Cities new home closing begin the year higher; avg. price – avg. mortgage down

Closing on new home sales in the Tri-Cities were up at the beginning of the year when compared to the year before, but the average closing price and average mortgage size tracked by Metrostudy and Builder Magazine were down. The Johnson City metro … [Read more...]