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Noteworthy: housing: tax credit boosting sales, building -- for now


Abstract: In both Texas and the U.S., existing-home sales have been rising since March 2009--due in part to a tax credit of up to $8,000 for first-time homebuyers. The tax credit has also helped stimulate construction.

Keywords: Construction industry; Economic conditions - Texas; Housing; Tax credits;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Southwest Economy

Publication Date: 2010

Issue: Q1

Pages: 15

Order Number: 1