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North Texas Housing Market Fairing Better Than Most

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Economy, Market Updates, Real Estate, Texas

The S & P has surveyed 20 large metropolitan areas regarding housing values. According to that survey, nationally, home values have plummeted well over 18 percent. In the 20 metropolitan areas that were surveyed, all are reporting decreases and 8 of the top 20 are reporting that values have declined more than 20 percent! North [...]

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Texas is tops in U.S exports

February 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Economy, Texas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has just announced that for the 7th straight year, the state of Texas leads the nation in exports. All that exporting means jobs for Texans! The exports coming from the Lone Star State, which include chemicals, electronics, oil and transportation equipment, totaled more than $192 billion which represents a 14% [...]

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Realtors look forward to stimulus

February 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Economy, Market Updates, Real Estate, Texas

Recovery in the housing market is key to overall economic recovery and no one knows that better than the National Association of Realtors (NAR). They are looking forward to the implementation of the Presidents stimulus package citing a number of reasons why they back this plan. According to NAR President Charles McMillan, who is also [...]

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Texas Greenbelt Coalition

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Green, Texas

The Greenbelt Coalition, a newly formed clean energy technology advocate group, wants Texas to lead the nation’s effort to pioneer clean alternative energy solutions. The group, made up of political and civic leaders, wants to find ways to lure jobs to Texas and that is good news! Concentrating on clean-tech jobs, and promoting the expansion [...]

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Big stimulus money for Texans

February 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Economy, Real Estate, Texas

The State of Texas stands to receive an extraordinary amount of money in the federal stimulus package. How big? Well for some programs, the infusion money will surpass the states annual share of appropriations. Some of the monies, about $270 million, are to be set for clean water infrastructure, which is more than twice what [...]

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