Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2018-11-15T06:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The economy along the Texas border differs from that in the rest of the state. Trade closely links the cities on both sides of the Rio Grande. This report discusses four major Texas metropolitan areas and their economic ties to Mexico.

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2018-11-13T06:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This monthly report offers an overview of the various sectors of the Texas economy, including housing, manufacturing, energy, employment, and trade.

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2018-11-07T06:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​Texas housing sales fell 2.5 percent in the third quarter despite a record-breaking July. The shortage of homes priced below $300,000 and rising interest rates continued to weigh on overall activity.​

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Between Sand and SkyBetween Sand and SkyChallenges in the Land of Ghost Towns and Boom TownsErin Kiella2018-10-31T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Land Markets
​​​​​​​Since the late 1880s, Far West Texas has benefited from industries such as railroad, silver mining, and oil, gas, and sand production. Today, though, many communities are hesitant to expand infrastructure or invest in long-term housing.​
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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2018-10-25T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​How does the Texas economy compare with the national one? This report looks at all the angles with a particular focus on employment and unemployment. It includes rankings of various industries by employment.

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A Fistful of Texas DollarsA Fistful of Texas DollarsAli Anari2018-10-16T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​New Real Estate Center research shows Texans pay less than the national average for goods and services, although price differences vary among Texas' 25 Metropolitan Statistical Areas.

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Treading WaterTreading WaterCharles E. Gilliland2018-09-06T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

Since taking effect in 2015, the controversial Waters of the United States rule has hit a number of legal snags. The rule is currently blocked in some states, and a replacement rule has been submitted to the White House for review, a process that could take several months.

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Highs and Lows of Floodplain RegulationsHighs and Lows of Floodplain RegulationsLuis B. Torres, Clare Losey, and Wesley Miller2018-09-06T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​Houston's revisions to its floodplain ordinance could diminish housing affordability in the short term by increasing construction costs and, therefore, home prices.

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Nest or Nest Egg?Nest or Nest Egg?Hatching Best Investment PlanHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2018-09-06T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​​Between 2000 and 2017, renting and investing in the stock market generally yielded a higher rate of return than investing in a home. However, households faced with both options are likely to consider other factors.

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Victoria at a CrossroadsVictoria at a CrossroadsJoshua G. Roberson2018-09-05T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Market Profiles

​Although Victoria is still feeling the effects of Hurricane Harvey, 2017 was a good year for the city in terms of home sales. The local economy is down, but industrial growth and Eagle Ford activity could signal a turnaround.

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