Habitat for Humanity volunteers make homeownership a real possibility in Rutherford County

Mar 24, 2022 at 05:14 pm by WGNS

Habitat for Humanity volunteers continue to do positive work throughout Rutherford County. One of the homes being built right now is being constructed by employees from the.... Read More

Changes in the Rutherford County Real Estate Market AND a new report showing that 21.7% of Tennessee homebuyers are female

Mar 08, 2022 at 12:49 pm by WGNS

For those who have lived in Rutherford County for at least 5-years or longer, it is safe to say that they have likely noticed a complete change in home sales.  It's a fac.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Educator Preparation Provider Program offers pathway to licensure for new teachers

Feb 23, 2022 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

Emily Harris may be a new Biology teacher at Blackman High School, but thanks to Rutherford County Schools’ Educator Preparation Provider program, Harris is very pr.... Read More

For the First Time, Appraised value of property in Rutherford County exceeds $50-Billion

Feb 23, 2022 at 06:31 pm by WGNS

As home sales continue to soar, so does the population. Rutherford County currently has a population growth rate of 2.2%, which may not sound like much, until you look at the.... 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

David and Ruth Estes update WGNS listeners on real estate prices and the changes to come in Rutherford County, TN

Feb 18, 2022 at 09:18 am by Producer

The price of real estate throughout Rutherford County has reached an all time high as home inventory comes in at a low point... Plus, starter home prices are now at a whopping.... Read More

Tennessee Sees Price Cuts to 14.7% of Listings in 2021, 13th Fewest in U.S.

Feb 08, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The real estate market over the past year has offered few deals and discounts for homebuyers. With the inventory of existing homes having reached historic lows last fall and n.... Read More

In Case You Missed It: Houses Selling for More Than Asking Price in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:20 pm by WGNS

WGNS spoke to Realtor David Estes with Parks Realty about the housing market locally. Estes recalled what a home with 3-bedrooms and a 2-car garage once sold for in the Murfre.... 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

12.8% Of Tennessee Housing Is High-Density

Jan 03, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

A recent analysis found that 12.8% of all Tennessee housing is high-density—defined as structures with five housing units or more.High-density housing can provide a numb.... Read More

The Wild Real Estate Market in Rutherford County, TN

Jan 03, 2022 at 09:12 am by Producer

This morning on the Action Line we were joined by Real Estate Madman David Estes with Parks Realty. He talked about the increased cost of a home these days in our are, focusin.... Read More

Homes Selling in One Week - Properties in Rutherford County Going for More Money - Reappraisal Coming in 2022

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The costs of residential properties in Rutherford County have increased greatly and the average time a home is on the market has decreased, according to Rob Mitchell, Assessor.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Use Safe Practices for Heating Homes this Winter

Dec 30, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—With cooler temperatures expected toward the end of the week as a cold front pushes its way across the state, Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR).... Read More

Tennessee Airbnb Hosts have earned $1.4 billion since 2010

Dec 15, 2021 at 09:00 am by scott

Airbnb released a new economic report on our emergence as a platform that generates important income for our 4 million Hosts and revenue for their approximately 100,000 cities.... Read More
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Storms and a Tornado Swept Through Middle Tennessee (Photos and Soundbites)

Dec 13, 2021 at 06:22 am by WGNS

  Tornadoes reported on December 10th and 11th caused at minimum, 250-miles of damage in Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky. UPDATE: Scroll down f.... Read More

42.8% Of Tennessee Homes Sold Above Asking Price

Dec 02, 2021 at 07:30 pm by WGNS

The median sale price of Tennessee homes between January and September of 2021 was $317,726. Over the same period, 42.8% of Tennessee homes sold above asking price, compared t.... Read More

Report: 11.1% of Tennessee homeowners are under 35, 17th most in U.S.

Nov 30, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The most recent Census data (from 2019) shows that 37.0% of Tennessee residents under age 35 own homes. Overall, 11.1% of all Tennessee homeowners are under 35.Over the last.... Read More

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