Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Woodson2019-01-11T06:00:00Ztechnical-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 Woodson2019-01-09T06:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​Texas housing sales ticked down 1.1 percent in November and remained on a flat trajectory. The shortage of homes priced below $300,000 and rising interest rates continued to weigh on overall activity.​

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2019-01-04T06:00:00Ztechnical-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 Woodson2018-12-13T06:00:00Ztechnical-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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¿Mi Casa Es Su Casa?¿Mi Casa Es Su Casa?Restrictive Covenants and Short-Term RentalsRusty Adams2018-12-10T06:00:00Ztierra-grande
Legal Issues

​​​​Did the Texas Supreme Court rule in favor of private property rights in a 2018 case involving an HOA covenant restriction? Not exactly.​

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Livin' LargeLivin' LargeTexas' Robust Luxury Home MarketJoshua G. Roberson2018-12-03T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

Texas has the fifth-largest luxury home market in the country. Where are all those high-end homes, and who’s buying them? Hold onto your smoking jacket and martini, because we have answers.​

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All's Well When Oil's WellAll's Well When Oil's WellJoshua G. Roberson2018-11-29T06:00:00Ztierra-grande
Market Profiles

​​​There’s no shortage of good news in The Tall City when oil prices are up: high housing demand, strong job growth, low unemployment, and high household income. These days, Midland is feeling the energy.

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Value JudgmentValue JudgmentProperty Tax Ruling Ushers in Problems, OpportunitiesCharles E. Gilliland2018-11-29T06:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​Did a 2018 Texas Supreme Court ruling on the Property Tax Code open up a can of legislative worms or provide a solution to tax problems regarding certain property types? Possibly both.​

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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
Market Profiles
​​​​​​​​​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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