The New TexansThe New TexansLuis B. Torres and Wesley Miller2019-02-21T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

​Texas ranks second nationally in the number of foreign-born residents, who currently make up more than one-fifth of the state's population. That segment of the population is changing along with the skills of its workforce.

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Characteristics of Texas Land MarketsCharacteristics of Texas Land MarketsA Regional AnalysisErin Kiella2019-02-21T06:00:00Ztechnical-report
Land Markets

​​In 2002, the Real Estate Center delineated Texas into seven distinct rural land regions. This report highlights the uniqueness of each region's land, production, and market transactions.

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2019-02-20T06:00:00Ztechnical-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 Woodson2019-02-14T06:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​The Texas housing market decelerated in 2018 with total sales rising just 1.7 percent. The modest increase, however, pushed annual transactions (through Multiple Listing Services) to a record 343,833.​

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2019 Texas Housing & Economic Outlook2019 Texas Housing & Economic OutlookReal Estate Center Research Staff2019-02-13T06:00:00Zspecial-report

​​In this exclusive report, the Real Estate Center's research staff looks at what's in store in 2019 for the Texas economy and its housing and land markets.​​

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Purchasing a Home versus Renting and InvestingPurchasing a Home versus Renting and InvestingHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2019-02-04T06:00:00Ztechnical-report

​​​Households faced with either renting and investing in the stock market or investing in a home are likely to consider many factors. This report discusses those factors in depth.

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Contrasting CostsContrasting CostsLocation-Based Differences in Homeowner ExpensesAli Anari2019-02-04T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​According to 2017 Census data, Texas ranks 18th among all U.S. states in average annual homeowner costs, which include real estate taxes, insurance premiums, utility payments, and any debts on a property.

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2019-01-23T06:00:00Ztechnical-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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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2019-01-22T06:00:00Ztechnical-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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Oh Give Me a (Single-Family Rental) HomeOh Give Me a (Single-Family Rental) HomeHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2018-12-10T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​One side effect of the Great Recession has been growth in the national single-family rental home market. ​Unfortunately, rental homes are becoming a less viable option for lower-income families in Texas.

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