Housing Tennessee report: State ‘saw robust to mixed economic outcomes’

Sep 26, 2022 at 03:35 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s latest “Housing Tennessee” report shows “mixed economic outcomes” for a housing m.... Read More

The Median Price of Homes in Rutherford County Rose by 7.9% during the 1st Quarter of 2022

Aug 20, 2022 at 06:29 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Housing prices are up, as heard in numerous reports, which means first time home buyers moving into areas like Rutherford County are having a harder.... Read More

Home Prices have Greatly Increased in Murfreesboro as the Supply of Building Lots have Dropped

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The growth that Rutherford County has experienced has greatly increased home prices. The growth has also led to a lack of supply – that.... Read More

STUDY: Tennessee ranks 36th in child well-being - Children living in poverty and more

Aug 09, 2022 at 08:31 pm by WGNS

Newly released data show Tennessee ranks 36th in overall child well-being, according to the 2022 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, a 50-state report of recent household data dev.... Read More

Tennessee Has a 6.6% Gender Homeownership Gap, Above U.S. Average

Aug 08, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Homeownership is a common goal for millions of Americans, but a number of social and economic factors can affect peoples’ ability to reach that milestone. From income to.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 12th Lowest average new construction value

Jul 29, 2022 at 09:06 pm by WGNS

TENNESSEE - Rising real estate prices and interest rate hikes have finally started to bring balance back to the residential market this year. But while demand is falling off,.... Read More

Hiring New Teachers and Retaining Great Educators in Rutherford County is a Tough Battle in the Current Job Market

Jul 25, 2022 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

As the job market grows more competitive, businesses are finding it tougher and tougher to hire and retain staff. The issue impacts not only companies, but also school distr.... Read More

"Housing Tennessee" Report: ‘Mostly positive outcomes’ in first quarter across state

Jul 03, 2022 at 08:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a new economic report from Middle Tennessee State University, the state’s housing market again shows positive signs, as home prices c.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry supports $175M in grant funding to support low-income families in Tennessee

May 05, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. — State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD, R-Murfreesboro, proudly supports $175 million in grant funding to better serve struggling Tennesseans through the.... Read More

Alise Housden Joins Legal Aid Society as Housing Staff Attorney in Murfreesboro

Mar 11, 2022 at 05:57 pm by WGNS

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that Alise Housden has joined the firm as a housing st.... Read More

The cost of buying a home in Rutherford County continues to climb higher

Feb 22, 2022 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

The skies the limit, is what many are starting to think when it comes to home prices in Rutherford County, TN. The real estate boom continues exploding and the inventory of si.... Read More

Rotary Clubs Join Forces to Build Walls and Hope for Area Residents

Jan 18, 2022 at 09:08 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) with three Rotary Clubs of Rutherford County will gather for the 3rd Annual “Rotary Builds” Habitat Panel B.... Read More

FirstBank Commits $10 Million Investment to The Housing Fund

Jan 14, 2022 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

FirstBank has committed to a $10 million investment in The Housing Fund for the organization’s Shared Equity Program of affordable housing. The Shared Equity Program all.... Read More

MTSU’s Housing Tennessee Report finds positive outcomes for economy in Q2 2021

Sep 28, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a new economic report from Middle Tennessee State University, the state’s housing market continues to show signs of a continued.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries will Soon Complete Construction on New Building and Introduce New Residents into their Life-Skills Program

Aug 04, 2021 at 10:13 am by WGNS

The new Greenhouse Ministries building is rapidly nearing their target date for completion and it looks as if staff will be able to move in by Thanksgiving.Greenhouse founder.... Read More

MTSU survey: Tennessee consumers more optimistic heading into summer

Jun 28, 2021 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Outlook among Tennessee consumers has improved heading into the summer months, but the improvement was the result of two offsetting trends, ac.... Read More

Rutherford County Reported the 12th Largest Population Growth in the U.S.

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

For the first time ever, California posted a population decline in 2020, and the United States as a whole didn’t fare much better. Its growth has decelerated to 0.35% ye.... Read More

Increases seen in home closings, prices, permits, tax collections as year closed

Mar 19, 2021 at 10:59 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee’s housing report data for the last quarter of 2020 “generally show positive growth in Tennessee’s econom.... Read More

UPDATE: 800 Murfreesboro Area Residents on Waiting List for Affordable Housing and 900 on List for Section 8 Housing

Feb 05, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – With more than 800 on a waiting list for affordable housing in Murfreesboro and 900 on a second waiting list for Section 8 housing, adding more aff.... Read More

Affordable Housing Neighborhoods moving Closer to Reality and Construction with Murfreesboro Housing Authority

Jan 27, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

This week marked the first round of public input and engagement to hear the from the community on their thoughts and ideas about the redevelopment of Parkside and Mercury Cour.... Read More