COVID-19 Impact Projections on Texas' EconomyCOVID-19 Impact Projections on Texas' EconomyLuis B. Torres2020-07-31T05:00:00Zspecial-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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Finding a Representative Interest Rate for the Typical Texas MortgageeFinding a Representative Interest Rate for the Typical Texas MortgageeWesley Miller and Paige Silva2020-07-28T05:00:00Zresearch-article
​​​​​​​​​​Freddie Mac's 30-year fixed rate is generally considered the national benchmark for mortgage interest rates. However, a Real Estate Center study provides a more representative interest rate for the typical Texas mortgagee.

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Griffin Carter2020-07-23T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​Labor-market conditions improved along the Texas-Mexico border as the statewide stay-at-home mandate expired.

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Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2020-07-20T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
​​The Texas economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The state's economy lost 696,200 nonagricultural jobs from June 2019 to June 2020, an annual decline of 5.4 percent.

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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Griffin Carter2020-07-17T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
​Overall economic activity improved in May after collapsing the previous month, but a long road to recovery is still ahead.​

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, Paige Silva, and Griffin Carter2020-07-14T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​Total Texas housing sales continued to fall in May, but the decline slowed to a 2.1 percent monthly decrease.

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Texas Quarterly Apartment ReportTexas Quarterly Apartment ReportJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Harold D. Hunt, Clare Losey, Trenton Forbes, Caleb Smoot, and Samuel Woolsey2020-06-26T05:00:00Zresearch-article

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

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Texas Quarterly Commercial ReportTexas Quarterly Commercial ReportJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Harold D. Hunt, Clare Losey, Caleb Smoot, and Samuel Woolsey2020-06-15T05:00:00Ztechnical-report

​​​​​This quarterly report summarizes key economic indicators that help discern commercial real estate trends in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio.

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Right Place, Right TimeRight Place, Right TimeHow Shifting Age Demographics Affect Housing DemandAli Anari2020-06-08T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​Sure, age may be just a number, but it's a number that can make a difference in a housing market's makeup. Find out how.​

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How to Use the Texas Housing Affordability IndexHow to Use the Texas Housing Affordability IndexHarold D. Hunt and Clare Losey2020-06-05T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​​​A housing affordability index is one of the most valuable tools in the toolbox for licensees, developers, and anyone in the housing industry. The Real Estate Center has two specifically for Texas markets. This article explains how to use them.

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