Tennessee real estate trends (May 2022)
How is the real estate market in Tennessee?
🏠 Average home value: $305,613
📈 0.90% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $412,900
⏳ 35 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 19,071
📆 1.6 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 5.56000%
💵 Average income: 54833
State of the market: A
Increasing home values and listing prices coupled with limited inventory is evidence that Tennessee’s market is heating up. This trend may continue for the foreseeable future, unless inventory increases faster than demand can keep up with.
*Data last updated May 2022
From the state capital in Nashville to front porches in quiet towns, Tennessee is famous for its storied tradition of country music and honky-tonk — perhaps helping to explain why the state has attracted an impressive flood of new residents in recent years.
Among its many famous residents, musician Dolly Parton lives up to Tennessee's nickname — the Volunteer State — by pouring her resources into everything children's literacy and education to social justice.
Tennessee's geography provides a dramatic backdrop for its many working artists and musicians, from the Appalachian peaks to deep, tree-lined valleys.
If you're thinking of buying or selling in Tennessee, these Tennessee housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.
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Selling a home in Tennessee
Tennessee real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 2 days slower than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $48,613 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.720%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.72%
How to sell a home in Tennessee
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Cost to sell a home in Tennessee
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Buying a home in Tennessee
How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 Nashville: 1,210 sq ft
🏡 Kingsport: 1,935 sq ft
🏡 Knoxville: 1,485 sq ft
🏠 Chattanooga: 1,587 sq ft
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Investing in Tennessee real estate
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Best of Tennessee
💡 Did you know…
Although Nashville is best known for its country music scene, Nashville was named the most popular city in the U.S. for heavy metal and the second most popular for all other major music genres.
» Taking notes? 🎵 Learn more about the rankings here: The Best Music Cities in the U.S.
Each month, we compare locations in Tennessee based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at levels of happiness and ranking the best counties in the state.
Happiest Counties in Tennessee
1. Williamson County
2. Wilson County
3. Sumner County
4. Rutherford County
5. Polk County
Worst of Tennessee
Each month, we compare locations in Tennessee based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at levels of happiness data. These are the counties that ranked the worst in the state.
Least Happy Counties in Tennessee
1. Hancock County
2. Lake County
3. Perry County
4. Bledsoe County
5. Hardeman County
- Tennessee Depatment of Commerce and Insurance - Real Estate Commission
- Tennessee's real estate license verification
- Tennessee's real estate agent code of conduct
- Tennessee's disclosure forms
- Transfer taxes in Tennessee
- Home buying assistance programs in Tennessee
Frequently asked questions about Tennessee real estate
It is currently a seller’s market in Tennessee, with homes selling quickly and for more than they’re worth. Although this is the overall trend across the state, each city and town is different, which is why it’s best to consult with a local real estate agent to better understand trends in your area.
Investing in Tennessee real estate is a good idea, especially in Nashville and Memphis, where demand for housing is always high. However, for your investment to pay off, you need to plan out your finances and determine which types of properties are profitable in your area. Check out our guide to investing in real estate to learn more.
It might not be a good time to buy a house in Tennessee right now. Listing prices are higher than normal, and there aren’t a lot of properties on the market to choose from. If you really need to buy, then work with a real estate agent to help you find the perfect property for your budget.
Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, Bankrate, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.