In terms of job growth Texas is leading the way. Read Forbes , Forbes has Texas cities in terms of job growth: Austin #1, San Antonio #4, Houston #5, Dallas #7 (all in terms of job growth).
So, real estate prices are low, new construction starts are down, subdivisions sit vacant and there are still lots of foreclosures. Times are not good for everyone, but as job growth continues investors are lining up and positioning for a slow steady climb.
Our company is also positioned to make loans to investors in Texas.
Think about how you can work with relocation agents,investor in areas which lie in path of growth and perhaps neighborhoods which are being revitalized near town centers (infill type growth)