Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres and Wayne Day2017-01-12T06:00:00Ztechnical-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 Day2017-01-12T06:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

The Texas economy advanced in November. Total employment expanded 1.8 percent year-over-year with a monthly gain of 20,900 jobs. ​

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Legislative PreviewLegislative PreviewRusty Adams2017-01-09T06:00:00Zresearch-article
Legal Issues

​​​​​On January 10, 2017, the 85th Texas Legislature will convene. The legislature convenes for regular sessions for 140 days beginning in January of odd-numbered years. Here is a brief look at some of the bills that may affect real estate in Texas.

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2017-01-03T06:00:00Ztechnical-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
Paycheck RealityPaycheck RealityTexans' Incomes Outpace Housing PricesWayne Day and Luis B. Torres2016-12-16T06:00:00Ztierra-grande
​​Over time, Texas personal income per capita growth has exceeded housing price growth, increasing housing affordability in the state. However, housing price growth has exceeded income growth in recent years.Digital and Print2152https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/articles/tierra-grande/Paycheck-Reality https://assets.recenter.tamu.edu/Documents/Articles/2152.pdf
Down to EarthDown to EarthLand Prices Changing SlowlyCharles E. Gilliland, Tian Su, and Clayton Watson2016-12-09T06:00:00Zresearch-article
Land Markets

​​​​​​ Texas 2016 land markets continue to see price increases. Center research reveals that while growth in total personal income has little impact on land prices in the shortrun, over a ten-year period it may boost prices. 

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Oil, Cattle, CottonOil, Cattle, CottonCommodities Affect Land PricesLuis B. Torres and Charles E. Gilliland2016-12-06T06:00:00Ztierra-grande
Land Markets

​Commodity prices have influenced Texas land prices directly and indirectly, impacting the economy positively when they rise and negatively when prices fall. 

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Texas Tax ConundrumTexas Tax ConundrumCharles E. Gilliland2016-12-05T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​ According to the nonprofit Tax Foundation, Texas property taxes and sales taxes both rank 37th among U.S. states for business tax climate. The franchise tax ranks 49th.

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Here Comes the SunHere Comes the SunThe Value of Residential SolarHarold D. Hunt2016-11-28T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​​​Researchers have wondered if solar photovoltaic systems have value when an existing home is resold. Academics now maintain that there is added value.

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Liquidity of Texas HomesLiquidity of Texas HomesDays on Market Speaks VolumesAli Anari and Gerald Klassen2016-11-17T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​Days on market is a helpful indicator of housing market conditions at the local, regional, and state levels. It can also be used to monitor and forecast trends in markets.

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