2019 Revision of 2018 Employment Data 2019 Revision of 2018 Employment Data Ali Anari2019-04-17T05:00:00Ztechnical-report

​​​​The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Texas Workforce Commission have revised 2018 employment data to improve accuracy and quality of the data. The average number of jobs for most Texas MSAs and industries in 2018 dropped after the revision.

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2019-04-12T05:00:00Ztechnical-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 Woodson2019-04-08T05:00:00Ztechnical-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 Woodson2019-04-03T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​Texas housing sales increased 5.2 percent amid lower mortgage rates and decreased price pressure.  Supply indicators were mixed with single-family construction permits and total housing starts stabilizing after a shaky end to 2018.

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Home Price IndexHome Price IndexJoshua Roberson2019-04-03T05:00:00Zresearch-article

​​​​The Real Estate Center introduced its Texas Home Price Index in fall 2018. This technical report includes information about the index, including the model used to create it.

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2019-03-26T05:00:00Ztechnical-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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Buying Stocks or Buying Homes?Buying Stocks or Buying Homes?A Real-World ScenarioHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2019-03-12T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
​​​Weighing the financial benefits of buying a home versus renting and investing in the stock market is complicated. Factoring in associated "real world" expenses could make your head spin. This article will help.​

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Adding It UpAdding It UpTexas Home Values and School QualityJoshua Roberson2019-03-11T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​Conventional wisdom suggests better schools mean higher area home prices. That’s generally true, but the factors behind it are complex. This article explains why.​

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Leaving a LegacyLeaving a LegacyWills and TrustsErin M. Kiella2019-03-08T06:00:00Ztierra-grande
Legal Issues
​​Face it, landowners: You can’t take all that acreage with you, but you can leave it to your kids or other heirs. And there’s no time like the present to get started. Here’s information on two tools that can help.

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Over Hill, Over DaleOver Hill, Over DaleTexas Land Markets' Peaks and ValleysCharles E. Gilliland, Erin M. Kiella, and Tian Su2019-03-06T06:00:00Ztierra-grande
Land Markets
If you hit the dusty trails just about anywhere in Texas, you’ll find land is still a hot commodity. Sales slowed in 2018, but prices were up.​
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