Sizing Up SurveysSizing Up SurveysRusty Adams2016-05-27T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Legal Issues
​Land surveys come in different types, including land title surveys, construction surveys, and topographic surveys, among others. Each type of survey serves a particular purpose, such as documenting details needed to insure title to the property, defining boundaries, and ensuring that construction projects are built according to the engineering design. 
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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyBy Ali Anari2016-05-25T05:00:00Ztechnical-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.Digital and Print1862https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/technical-report/monthly-review-of-the-texas-economy https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/1862.pdf
Happy REC-day!Happy REC-day!2016-05-18T05:00:00Zreference
RE Center

​​​ The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University is 45 years old today. On May 18, 1971, Gov. Preston Smith signed legislation creating the Texas Real Estate Research Center and placing it in the College of Agriculture at Texas A&M University.​​

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Profit Motive: Key for Part-TimersProfit Motive: Key for Part-TimersJerrold J. Stern2016-05-17T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​To deduct expenses and net losses, part-time real estate salespersons must keep business-like records demonstrating and documenting that their primary motive is to make a profit.

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres and Wayne Day2016-05-13T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
​​​​​​​​​​​​​This monthly report offers an overview of the various sectors of the Texas economy, including housing, manufacturing, energy, employment and trade. Digital and Print2046https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/technical-report/outlook-for-the-texas-economy https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/2046.pdf
Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, and Wayne Day2016-05-12T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Texas economy slowed in March in the wake of lower oil prices, a strong U.S. dollar, and a weak global economy.

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Real Estate Center's Top Ten for AprilReal Estate Center's Top Ten for April2016-05-02T05:00:00Zreference
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​​​​​​​​​​​​Check out the top ten list of the Center's most viewed articles for the month of March. 

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Real Estate Center's First 45 YearsReal Estate Center's First 45 Years2016-04-27T05:00:00Zreference
RE Center

​​​​Anyone younger than 30 might have trouble imagining a time when people wrote letters by hand. Regularly. Not only that, they paid less than ten cents to mail them.

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Negative Interest Rates: Rewriting Economic TextbooksNegative Interest Rates: Rewriting Economic TextbooksLuis B. Torres2016-04-25T05:00:00Zresearch-article
U.S. Economy


After several central banks introduced negative policy rates, textbooks will need to explain the rationale for and implications of negative interest rates.

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Real Estate Center's 45-Year HistoryReal Estate Center's 45-Year History2016-04-19T05:00:00Zreference
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​​​​The Watergate scandal — an event that would help transform our perception of politicians (and politics in general) — was still a year away when we first opened our doors here at Texas A&M University.

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