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Historically Low Inventory Drives Q2 Housing Market in Texas, Economists Say

By Joanna England / July 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, real estate is one of the few industries that kept churning, though the number of home sales across the state have trended downward in the second quarter of 2020 according to the Quarterly Housing Report from Texas Realtors. However, economists at the Real Estate Center say that though the market has […]

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Possible Texas Economic Rebound After COVID-19, Drop in Oil Prices Researcher Says

By Candy's Dirt / June 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports Lower oil prices plus a pandemic mean Texas’ economy is being hit harder than the world and the rest of the United States. But a researcher monitoring the state’s weekly economic heartbeat, says he detects positive signs.  “After flattening the last two weeks of May, the Texas weekly leading index increased during […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: North Texas Ranks in 7 Best Texas Cities for Employment Growth

By Leah Shafer / July 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

In Texas, it’s all about jobs, jobs, jobs. A new report from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University says that the Texas economy gained 276,400 nonagricultural jobs from June 2014 to June 2015, an annual growth rate of 2.4 percent, compared with 2.1 percent for the United States. Many of the major metropolitan areas in […]

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