Texas Weekly Leading IndexTexas Weekly Leading IndexLuis B. Torres2021-07-22T05:00:00Zspecial-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Center's economic indicator helps track Texas' economy on a weekly basis. 

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Jacob Straus2021-07-22T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
Overall economic activity improved as the Texas economy expanded for the third consecutive quarter. 
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Texas Employment ReportTexas Employment ReportLuis B. Torres and Joshua Roberson2021-07-20T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​How does Texas’ employment rate compare with the national one? This monthly report tells you. In addition, it includes rankings of Texas MSAs and various industries.​​​

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Jacob Straus2021-07-13T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

Total Texas housing sales increased 2 percent in May but continued to normalize from elevated levels the last few months of 2020. ​

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Getting a Texas Real Estate LicenseGetting a Texas Real Estate LicenseKerri Lewis2021-07-06T05:00:00Zresearch-article
RE Issues

​​​​​Considering a real estate career? This primer by a Texas Real Estate Commission former general counsel will get you started. It covers all the important requirements and steps for both a real estate sales agent and individual broker licensees.

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Storm WarningStorm WarningWinter Blast a Harsh Reminder of Need for Homeowner's InsuranceLuis B. Torres and Joshua Roberson2021-06-28T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​​First an unprecedented winter storm, and now hurricane season. Make no mistake: Texans are weather weary. That goes double for uninsured homeowners​.

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Jacob Straus2021-06-25T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

Economic recovery along the Texas-Mexico border slowed during April as hiring moderated. Only McAllen's payrolls expanded after sluggish first-quarter growth.​

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Private Rights to PropertyPrivate Rights to PropertyThe Foundation of Freedom, Prosperity, and HarmonyJohn W. Allen2021-06-22T05:00:00Zbooklet
RE Issues

​​​First published in 1987, this essay explains the fundamental role of private property rights in providing wealth, harmony, and freedom. While a few of the facts are dated, the primary message remains unchanged. 

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She Sells Resales by the SeashoreShe Sells Resales by the SeashoreAnalyzing Corpus Christi Housing AffordabilityHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2021-06-22T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​The challenge: to provide meaningful, high-quality housing affordability analyses for Texas cities and communities. TRERC stepped up to the challenge, starting in the Coastal Bend.

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Rental Tax Issues Worth WatchingRental Tax Issues Worth WatchingWilliam D. Elliott2021-06-16T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

Tax laws are complicated, and the ones regarding real estate rental activities are no exception. This guide navigates real estate professionals through key issues impacting that sector.

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