Unlike 68% of counties studied local housing still affordable

Housing affordability improved in Sullivan County during the first quarter of this year and slipped in Washington County. The local counties were among the 142 counties in Attom Data Solution's Q1 Home Affordability Index (HAI) where median prices … [Read more...]

February sees spike in notice of trustee sales

Lenders eased up on repossessions in February but there was a spike in new notices of trustee sales. There were 41 new notice of trustee sales in the local NE Tennessee counties. That's almost double the 23 in January. Sullivan County accounted … [Read more...]

Sullivan, Washington Co. single-family rents up; increasing faster than wages

Rents were on the rise in Sullivan County in Attom Data Solutions' Q1 Single-Family Rental Market Report but flat in Washington County. Rents are rising faster than wages in both counties while home prices are increasing faster than rents. And … [Read more...]

Knoxville, Morriston MSAs see most of NE Tenn. 2017 growth

Northeast Tennessee's 2017 population increased by almost 12,000 people according to the Census Bureau's 2017 estimated population report. The lion's share of that growth was in the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) which also saw the … [Read more...]