AUSTIN (Texas Association of Realtors) – According to the Texas Quarterly Housing Report released yesterday by the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), Texas homes maintained their value in first quarter 2011. This despite a decrease in sales volume, indicating that economic recovery continues in Texas.
“While Texas has […]Continue Reading →
COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – The Texas economy continues to outperform the U.S. economy, according to the Real Estate Center’s latest Monthly Review of the Texas Economy.
From March 2010 to March 2011, Texas gained 237,900 jobs, an annual growth rate of 2.3 percent. Over the same period, U.S. nonfarm employment rose 1 […]Continue Reading →
Uptick in buyer activity in AustinContinue Reading →
Some of the areas that experienced the most serious price deterioration will be leading the recovery in the future. It stands to reason that when something drops so hard and quick, the upside will be tremendous..see our current stock market recovery.Continue Reading →
HOUSTON (Metrostudy) – The Bayou City’s economy is showing signs of recovery according to a recent Metrostudy report.
The Houston economy had over 13,000 more jobs at the end of 2010 than it had at the beginning, a .5 percent increase after a loss of 102,800 jobs in 2009.
Overall, Metrostudy recorded 18,752 home starts […]Continue Reading →
I recently read an article that seemed pretty negative to me about commercial real estate trends in Texas. They felt that until the government solidifies all the tax rules the market will have a difficult time finding the bottom. I have recently been scouting for a couple commercial tracts, having end users for each, and it […]Continue Reading →
Housing to finish last in recovery?
Commentary: U.S. plays caboose to China’s economic engine
By Lou Barnes
February 04, 2011
Forces building since October have at last blown long-term rates to the next levels. The all-defining 10-year Treasury note was trading at 3.66 percent this morning (prior range: 3.28 percent […]Continue Reading →