September 2, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR July's housing market report offered some surprises that warrant a closer look.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
Mainstream media was full of reports from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) that existing home sales declined for the fourth straight month to their slowest pace in two years.  Unadjusted sales were 1.5 percent...
August 26, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR One of the most frequent questions real estate professional hear these days is, "Where are the market hot spots?"
Aaron Taylor 2018 NTAR President
Although it may sound like I'm hedging, the truth of the matter is there are multiple answers to that question. Are we talking about total sales, growth rates, the point of sale, price...
August 19, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR Since the number of households with pets now outnumber those without it shouldn't come as a surprise that accommodations from furry family members have become an issue for buyers, sellers and land lords.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
A couple months ago Universal Development & Construction Principal Shane Abraham shared some pet-related...
August 12, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR Here's a puzzle that has some housing market watchers scratching their heads.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
What's driving the housing demand that has seen two-and-a-half years of record-setting sales, pushed the average sales price of a single-family home to a nine-year high and created a market where 3.9 months of inventory has...
August 5, 2018
About one of every three Tri-Cities renters and one-in-four home owners are paying more than what housing experts say they can afford.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
That mirrors what the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard found in its current State of the Nation's Housing report.  And like the local numbers, Harvard's analysis shows renters shoulder the...
July 29, 2018
By AARON TAYLOR June's Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® (NETAR) Trends Report – and the data behind it - get a lot of attention from market watchers. That's because it benchmarks mid-year market conditions and offers pretty good indicators of what the rest of the year will look like.
Aaron Taylor 2018 NETAR President
There are six months to...