Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Griffin Carter2020-10-22T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
Economic activity in Texas continued to recover in August after plummeting during the second quarter. The jobless rate decreased while labor force participation inched up.

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2020-10-21T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
The Texas economy lost 583,600 nonagricultural jobs from September 2019 to September 2020, an annual decline of 4.5 percent, smaller than the nation’s employment decline of 6.4 percent.

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COVID-19 Impact Projections on Texas' EconomyCOVID-19 Impact Projections on Texas' EconomyLuis B. Torres2020-10-17T05:00:00Zspecial-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Center's economic indicator can help forecast changes in the Texas economy resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Come here for weekly updates.

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Griffin Carter2020-10-13T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

Total Texas housing sales declined 4.1 percent in August from an all-time high the previous month as pent-up demand from the economic shutdown normalized. 

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Griffin Carter2020-09-25T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

Economic activity increased along the border, but the recovery lost steam as COVID-19 cases surged in July.

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Equitable Subrogation ClarifiedEquitable Subrogation ClarifiedRusty Adams2020-09-16T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Legal Issues

​​​​An April 2020 ruling by the Texas Supreme Court clarified the issue of equitable subrogation. The ruling could benefit both mortgage lenders and borrowers. 

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Keep Austin AffordableKeep Austin AffordableTax Credit Program's Impact on Travis County HousingHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2020-09-11T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

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You Sell, iBuyYou Sell, iBuyAre Instant-Purchase Services Making a Comeback?Joshua Roberson2020-09-07T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
​​Social distancing has become a way of life, including in the real estate industry. Consumer demand for contact-free home-sale transactions could be good news for tech-savvy companies specializing in “instant-purchase” services.​

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Anatomy of a PandemicAnatomy of a PandemicAssessing Housing Market Damage and RecoveryJoshua Roberson2020-08-31T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​Like the rest of the economy, Texas’ housing market will need more than bed rest and a couple of aspirin to fully recover from COVID-19, but so far it has weathered the pandemic better than expected. Read our prognosis. 

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Texas Quarterly Apartment ReportTexas Quarterly Apartment ReportJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Harold D. Hunt, Caleb Smoot, Samuel Woolsey, and Garret Newman2020-08-27T05:00:00Zresearch-article

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Center's quarterly report helps discern apartment real estate trends in the four major metros.​

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