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January 2019 TN Housing Report

[See all TN housing data, including the current month's, on THIS PAGE.] TN Home Sales Down 7% in January 2019; Median Price Rises 8%, Inventory Declines 10% During January 2019, there were 4,460 single-family home sales in Tennessee, down -7% from 4,799 a year earlier; while the median home price was $227,700, up +8% from $209,500;

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Legislative Update Week of 2-11-19

Update/Memo Session is in full swing. With all bills filed, lawmakers have started reviewing all proposed measures. Committees ran throughout the week, and Thursday both chambers came together in a joint convention to confirm new members to the State Election Commission. Senate leadership is hoping to have session gaveled out by the beginning of May,

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Legislative Update Week of 2-4-19

Update/Memo Legislators seemed too occupied to enjoy this week’s nicer weather, instead filing a flurry of last-minute bills and resolutions to meet the House and Senate submission deadlines, which were Feb. 6 and 7. All in all, 1,656 bills were filed, and the Assembly has already begun the task of sifting through the massive amount

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Legislative Update Week of 1-28-19

Update/Memo Despite days of record-setting cold in Nashville, legislators on the Hill worked diligently through the week, holding committee meetings for the first time this session while also continuing to submit legislation before each houses’ impending filing deadline—February 6 for the House and February 7 for the Senate. Hundreds of bills have been officially filed

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