This Old LoftThis Old LoftDowntown Living in Small Town TexasHarold D. Hunt2017-08-17T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​ Almost all small towns in Texas would love to revitalize their downtowns. Lofts can play an important role in reviving neglected old buildings that have historical interest and character.

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Still AffordableStill AffordableJames P. Gaines and Clare Losey2017-08-17T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Texas Economy

​​​Housing affordability for both Texas and the U.S. has declined since the end of 2012. Texas remains more affordable than the nation; however, affordability in some of the state’s major metros is weakening. 

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis Torres, Wesley Miller, and Bailey Cuadra2017-08-11T05:00:00Zresearch-article
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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More Regulations, More Days to CloseMore Regulations, More Days to CloseAli Anari and Gerald Klassen2017-08-08T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​ Center research reveals that Dodd-Frank regulations extend the time from acceptance to closing by one week.

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wesley Miller, and Bailey Cuadra2017-08-08T05:00:00Ztechnical-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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Is Something Wrong with Texas Home Prices?Is Something Wrong with Texas Home Prices?Luis B. Torres2017-08-07T05:00:00Zresearch-article

​​​​Rapid home price increases affect the stability of the fundamental relationship between income, demand and supply, and home prices. A number of factors influence price movements in housing markets.

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Bailey Cuadra2017-08-02T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

The Texas housing market held steady as supply slowly expanded. Housing starts dwindled away most of their first quarter gains but increased building permits indicate a bounce back. 

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2017-07-31T05:00:00Ztechnical-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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Common GroundCommon GroundComparing Texas and Midwest CroplandErin M. Hardin2017-06-16T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Land Markets

​​​​​​​​ The Midwest has seen substantial increases in farmland values. As crop prices decline and profit margins tighten, the growth in land values may be coming to an end. 

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Beyond Austin City LimitsBeyond Austin City LimitsHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2017-06-12T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​Austin's growing unaffordability problem has especially affected East Austin homeowners. As a result, they have moved farther from their neighborhoods to purchase more affordable housing. 

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