Hot rides take to the Streets on Saturday for the 13th Annual Hammer Down for Habitat Poker Run

Sep 14, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Supporters of Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity will take to the streets THIS Saturday (September 18th) for the 13th Annual Hammer Down fo.... Read More

Report: Tennessee has 20th lowest mortgage loan approval rate in U.S.

Sep 06, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Pent-up demand from the pandemic, low interest rates, and a shortage of properties have created a booming housing market with near record levels of refinance activity. While t.... Read More

16.7% of Tennessee homeowners moved in 30+ years ago, 20th fewest in U.S.

Sep 03, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic observers—and many frustrated aspiring homebuyers—have commented extensively on the extremely competitive market.... Read More

Habitat for Humanity in Rutherford County now building their 176th Home Locally

Aug 09, 2021 at 06:58 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity continues to make an impact on the lives of those in our community. Executive Director Terri Shultz notes, "Habitat does not&n.... Read More

Evictions to Start in Tennessee

Aug 06, 2021 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

Evictions are expected to get underway in Tennessee, after the state says the CDC overstepped their boundary on issuing an eviction moratorium. WGNS’ Ron Jordan has the.... Read More

USDA Extends Foreclosure Moratorium to July 31, 2021

Jun 25, 2021 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture onThursday (6/24/21) extended through July 31, 2021, the moratorium on foreclosures from properties financed by USDA Single-Family Hous.... Read More

Local Habitat for Humanity Program to Receive Boost in Funding to help with 15 New Homes

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A $300,000 check presentation will take place on Wednesday and that check will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity program in Rutherford County.An FHLB Cincinnati Affordabl.... Read More

Photo of the Day: LEAVING THE PAST

Feb 15, 2021 at 04:00 am by WGNS

Submitted by Scott Walker (SmallTownBigWorld.com)People leave places and memories for so many reasons, some still owning the old and afraid to fully let go of it. Others leave.... Read More

State Farm Presents Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity with a $15,000 Grant to Build Affordable Homes and Empower Families

Feb 04, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) is excited to receive a $15,000 grant from State Farm Insurance. Funds will be used to support the.... Read More

Report finds Tennessee has 13th most single-family rentals

Jan 20, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Things have changed for landlords, property owners and renters throughout Tennessee, thanks to the COVID Pandemic.Since the last recession, one of the key drivers of growth in.... Read More

Tennessee: 66.5% of all homes owner-occupied / Renters occupy the other 33.5%

Nov 25, 2020 at 11:47 am by WGNS

While homeownership has been on the rise since 2016, and early data suggests it could be surging during COVID-19, the national homeownership rate remains below peak levels and.... Read More

Nursing Homes See Record Number Of New COVID Cases / Rutherford County has HIGH Community Spread Rate

Nov 17, 2020 at 09:57 am by WGNS

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More

Nursing Homes Warn of Third Spike of COVID Cases Due to Community Spread

Oct 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across th.... Read More

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

Oct 06, 2020 at 09:09 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) and the three Rotary Clubs of Rutherford County are coming together for the 2nd Annual “Rotary Builds” Habi.... Read More

In Tennessee, 163 Hours of Work Are Needed to Afford a Rental Agreement

Sep 21, 2020 at 10:29 am by WGNS

The COVID-19 outbreak is poised to cause major migration shifts across the U.S. According to a recent report by Pew Research Center, 22% of U.S. adults changed their residence.... Read More

U.S. Nursing Homes Facing Financial Woes due to COVID-19

Aug 13, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Nursing homes around the country are experiencing significant problems with finances due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.An executive summary released by the American Health Care Ass.... Read More

U.S. Census takers begin visiting homes that have not responded

Aug 11, 2020 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

Beginning Tuesday August 11th, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin sending census takers to visit homes that have not yet responded to the census. This is an important activit.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks Among Cheapest States to Buy a Home

Jul 15, 2020 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Despite record unemployment and stock market volatility, home buying has returned to pre-pandemic levels in many parts of the country (due, in part, to historically low intere.... Read More