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January 26, 2020
KRISTI BAILEY 2019 NETAR President
The folks who specialize in marketing and demographics will tell you women are the principal spending influencers, and that will only increase in the future. Women outnumber men in college enrollment and are rapidly increasing their share of advanced degrees. There are more women in the labor force, and more of them are breaking...
January 19, 2020
By KRISTI BAILEY
KRISTI BAILEY 2020 NETAR President
Wow! That’s the first impression when you look at what the Tri-Cities area housing market did in 2019.  Here are just a few of the milestones. It saw the best annual single-family resale price appreciation since 2008. It was the ninth straight year resales have increased. Single-family resales moved...
January 12, 2020
  By KRISTI BAILEY
KRISTI BAILEY 2020 NETAR President
Many factors affect the housing market. The most critical factor today is a limited inventory. There was a time when ten months of inventory was the benchmark for balanced housing market conditions in the 11 counties monitored by the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors (NETAR) Trends Report....
January 5, 2020
  By KRISTI BAILEY
KRISTI BAILEY 2020 NETAR President
What do the majority of Millennials and 83% of homes in our seven-county region have in common?  According to the Census Bureau, both will be turning 30 this year. While local real estate professionals are looking forward to 60,000 Millennials entering their prime home-buying age, today’s homebuyers...
December 29, 2019
BY KAREN RANDOLPH
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
This past year has been a productive one for the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors® (NETAR). Earlier in March, the leadership boarded a bus bound for Nashville (before sunrise) and forged a trip to visit our state legislators. With over 50 Realtors® representing our local association, we...
December 22, 2019
By KAREN RANDOLPH
KAREN RANDOLPH 2019 NETAR President
Outlooks and predictions for the coming year are as much a tradition for this time of the year as Christmas decorations.  So, in that spirit, here is the 2020 outlook for local housing. Many of the conditions we have experienced this year will not change much next year, but there are new...

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