The Center's annual look at the year ahead with an over-the-shoulder glance at tumultuous 2005 is packed with insightful perspectives.
(Gilliland, Carciere, McLain) 2pp.
Prices paid for Texas rural land continued to rise in the first six months of 2005. The weighted median price rose 11 percent from $1,238 to $1,379 per acre.
A summary of important real estate-related legislation passed by the 2005 state legislature.
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita brought rain, wind damage, homeless evacuees and renewed debate about whether immigration is good or bad for Texas.
Catastrophic natural events and escalating terrorism have given rise to firms specializing in keeping businesses afloat in the worst of times.
(Gilliland, Carciere, Davis, Z.) 3pp.
Take a trail ride through Texas history to learn how government-owned lands gradually were transferred to private ownership.
Foreclosure rates can signal a price bubble that is likely to burst. What does Texas' foreclosure rate indicate about the housing market?
A study of Texas home prices and inflation over the past quarter century will interest those wondering whether residential housing is a good investment.
Before embarking on your next business trip, revisit the expenses Uncle Sam says are deductible and those that are not.
The 79th Texas Legislature made a heapin' helpin' of changes to laws affecting real estate. Here's what you need to know.
(Ford, Rutherford) 3pp.
Do limited service representation and agent experience make a difference when it comes to selling price and time on the market? A study offers answers.