Real Estate Market

Don't Let Myths Steer Your Home Sale

Don't Let Myths Steer Your Home Sale

Selling a property can be just as stressful as buying one. Your home is where your treasured memories—and probably your largest financial investment—reside. You want every part of the sale to go smoothly. So don’t let incorrect or ...

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How The Pandemic Has Changed Real Estate

How The Pandemic Has Changed Real Estate

We certainly are living in new normal std., with all changes that we are adopting, here are few new home trends that buyers are looking for. As mortgage rates quietly shrank to near record lows during recent stock market turmoil, which means that ...

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Governor Announces Real Estate is Essential

Governor Announces Real Estate is Essential

Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order on March 31 setting a statewide standard for essential services that may continue to be provided, including residential and commercial real estate. Read Gov. Abbott’s order that utilizes ...

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Outlook for the Texas Economy

Outlook for the Texas Economy

Please note this review does not account for the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak but reflects the economy through January 2020. Summary1 Texas' economy maintained positive momentum during January. The job market remained healthy, pushing the ...

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Monthly Review of the Texas Economy

Monthly Review of the Texas Economy

    The Texas economy gained 279,900 nonagricultural jobs from January 2019 to January 2020, an annual growth rate of 2.2 percent, higher than the nation's employment growth rate of 1.4 percent (Table 1 and Figure 1). The nongovernment ...

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2020 Texas Housing & Economic Outlook

2020 Texas Housing & Economic Outlook

Less But Solid Growth The U.S. and Texas economies are expected to slow in 2020 but still register solid positive growth. In an environment of slow economic growth and well-anchored inflation expectations, the Real Estate Center expects interest ...

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Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery

Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery

With more U.S. states reopening for business this summer, and as people start to return to work, we can expect the economy to begin improving. Most expert forecasts indicate this economic recovery will start to happen in the second half of ...

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Why Home Ownership Matters Now More Than Ever

Why Home Ownership Matters Now More Than Ever

Why Home Ownership Matters Now More Than Ever Owning a home is the biggest asset most homeowners have, and in a pandemic, government is stepping in to help. It is much easier for a renter to loose a place to live than a homeowners to loose a ...

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