Report shows county population growth, losses in Tri-Cities; Washington Co. TN, Sullivan, Greene see most local growth

Northeast Tennessee’s population grew to 1.5 million in 2018, an 0.6% increase from 2017, according to Census Bureau estimates released this week. All that growth in three of the region’s four metro areas came from migration. Knoxville was the only … [Read more...]

Q1 Tri-Cities area foreclosures unchanged from 2017; Washington Co. TN sees increase, Sullivan Co. has decline

The status of Tri-Cities area properties with foreclosure activity during the first three months of this year is basically flat with levels from the past two years.  At the same time, there has been a shift in the region’s two largest county … [Read more...]

Tri-Cities real estate listings getting more views than U.S. average, inventory moving slower

The Tri-Cities housing market hotness transition that began last month picked up a little more momentum in March. Realtor.com’s housing market hotness index shows the Kingsport-Bristol metro area getting warmer while the Johnson City metro market … [Read more...]

Renting has stronger position than buying in most area counties during March

March’s Rent vs. Buy Report continued to show a stronger rent position in most Tri-Cities county housing markets. The exceptions are in the three Southwest Va. counties and in Hawkins County where the position is neutral. The report calculates … [Read more...]