Monthly Review of the Texas EconomyMonthly Review of the Texas EconomyAli Anari2019-08-22T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
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Gaining GroundGaining GroundTexas Land Markets Larger, Active, EfficientCharles E. Gilliland2019-08-21T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Land Markets

​​​​​Texas' decentralized rural land market has become more organized and efficient with numerous participants. Changes in the total number of acres sold and total dollar volume provide a leading indicator of land market health. 

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Texas Border EconomyTexas Border EconomyJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Silva2019-08-16T05:00:00Ztechnical-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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Outlook for the Texas EconomyOutlook for the Texas EconomyLuis Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Silva2019-08-09T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy
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Turning SoilTurning SoilNortheast Texas Croplands EvolveErin Kiella, John Robinson, and Charles E. Gilliland2019-08-08T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Land Markets

​​Northeast Texas' crop portfolio is changing. The once attractive corn and soybean market is being impacted by price declines, oversupply, and an uncertain trade environment.

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Texas Housing InsightTexas Housing InsightJames P. Gaines, Luis B. Torres, Wesley Miller, and Paige Silva2019-08-06T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
Texas Economy

​​​​Texas housing sales dropped 10 percent after hovering around record levels in April and May. The trend, however, remained positive with lower mortgage rates and robust demand.

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Covering Your AssetsCovering Your AssetsBusiness Entities Limit Personal LiabilityKerri Lewis2019-08-02T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​Running a brokerage business through a business entity such as a corporation, LLC, or partnership can help protect the owner's personal assets from liability associated with brokerage activity.

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Blockchain and Real EstateBlockchain and Real EstateLuis B. Torres and Kyle Brann2019-07-08T05:00:00Ztechnical-report
RE Issues

​​​​​The emergence of blockchain technology has opened the door for a new way of completing transactions, while reducing costs, and increasing transparency.

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Lingering Effects of Subprime LendingLingering Effects of Subprime LendingLuis B. Torres, Carter Neill, and Clare Losey2019-06-12T05:00:00Ztierra-grande

​​​​​​​To say subprime mortgages single-handedly caused the Great Recession of 2006-07 would be over-simplifying things, but certainly they were a key culprit.

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Leaving a LegacyLeaving a LegacyLimited Partnerships, LLCs, and CorporationsErin M. Kiella2019-06-12T05:00:00Ztierra-grande
Legal Issues

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rural land management isn’t just big business—it’s family business. At least it can be for Texans hoping to teach heirs how to manage substantial real estate holdings. In such cases, business structures can be a practical option.

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