Kingsport leading Tri-Cities population growth

  Mark 2017 as the year Kingsport got its mojo back. After two straight years of population declines, the Model City led the area in population gains. It also had the hottest existing home sales market; its best employment numbers in five … [Read more...]

Washington, Sullivan housing markets had third and fourth highest Q1 Tenn. pre-mover indices

Sullivan County's reign as the hottest housing market in the region shows signs of slipping, but the Tri-Cities two largest counties are still among the hottest Tennessee housing markets in ATTOM Data Solutions Q1 Pre-Mover Index. The report … [Read more...]

Kingsport-Bristol sales tax collections cool off, but strongest in NE Tenn.

Sales tax collections in the Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) cooled from their February eye-popping year-over-year increase, but it didn't give up the growth leader position for Northeast Tennessee. The only market metric where … [Read more...]

Stress signs show up in NE Tenn.’s booming housing market

Northeast Tennessee's housing market is cued up for another record sales year. Builders are straining to keep up with new home demand, and the existing home market is absorbing new listings volume as soon as it comes on the market. But there some … [Read more...]