The Real Estate Center and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas are partnering on a Texas housing conference Feb. 12.
legislators dealt with a number of real estate related issues this year,
ranging from nomenclature (salespersons are now called sales agents) to exactly
what types of transactions require a real estate license.
The Federal Reserve Bank of
Dallas and the Real Estate Center collaborated to estimate a leading index to
help determine the future direction of residential construction in Texas.
Selling a vacation home at a profit will generally lead to taxation at favorable capital gains tax rates. A loss from such a sale is not deductible unless the home is converted to rental property prior to the sale.
Texas regional home sales have recovered from the onslaught of the Great Recession, with Texas larger local regions leading the recovery followed by smaller regions.
Acquiring a title insurance policy is a challenging task in the homebuying process. Most buyers are not aware of what the policy covers or the changes that can be made.
The relationship between vacancy rates and rents in real estate rental markets can help managers and renters better understand the current state of the rental markets.