Impact Fees and the Costs of New DevelopmentImpact Fees and the Costs of New DevelopmentAdam Perdue2021-10-19T05:00:00Zresearch-article

​Local politicians and existing voters sometimes balk at the need for new tax revenue required to pay for new development. Impact fees offer one potential solution.

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Texas Weekly Leading IndexTexas Weekly Leading IndexLuis B. Torres2021-10-14T05:00:00Zspecial-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Center's economic indicator helps track Texas' economy on a weekly basis. 

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Jacob Straus, and Brendan Harrison2021-10-14T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​Economic recovery along the Texas-Mexico border continued as payrolls expanded despite a spike in new COVID-19 cases in July.​​

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wesley Miller, Jacob Straus, and Brendan Harrison2021-10-06T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
Prospects for the Texas economy continued to improve even as new COVID-19 cases accelerated in July. 

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Little Law, Big DealLittle Law, Big DealThe New Quitclaim BillRusty Adams2021-10-04T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Legal Issues

​​Quitclaims—the relinquishing of a claim on a property—often cause headaches for the parties involved in a transaction. Does a new law alleviate those headaches? Not entirely.​

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Texas Employment ReportTexas Employment ReportLuis B. Torres and Joshua Roberson2021-09-28T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​​​​​​​​​How does Texas’ employment rate compare with the national one? This monthly report tells you. In addition, it includes rankings of Texas MSAs and various industries.​​​

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Lesser Known Real Estate Leasing Tax TipsLesser Known Real Estate Leasing Tax TipsWilliam D. Elliott2021-09-27T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​If you're used to seeing the same list of tips for effectively managing real estate leasing activities, get ready: This article may surprise you.​

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightLuis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Jacob Straus, and Brendan Harrison2021-09-24T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​Texas housing sales remained unchanged in July but trended downward amid limited supply of homes across all price cohorts.  ​

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Return to Normalcy?Return to Normalcy?Texas Housing Mid-Year UpdateJoshua Roberson2021-09-20T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​​Can we just forget last year already? When it comes to the state’s housing market, comparing this year with the anomaly that was 2020 is futile. Comparing it with 2019, on the other hand, is a different story.

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Payback PredicamentPayback PredicamentCOVID, Mortgage Forbearance, and Repayment AffordabilityClare Losey2021-09-13T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

To paraphrase an old song, "Brother, can you spare a mortgage payment?" For some homeowners, trying to catch up on payments they missed during the pandemic is a real concern. Here's who's most at risk, and why.​

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