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 first time since the recession. At the same time, all 10 local markets in the Attom Data Solution’s Equity & Underwater Report had a higher share … [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 Statistical Area (MSA). Its year-over-year collections growth rate outperformed the other metro areas in Northeast Tennessee and the state benchmark. … [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 and Washington counties, but a data drill-down points illustrates the bite new multi-family complexes are have taken out of the local single-family and … [Read more...]