Podcast 438: Limiting liability with a brokerage business entityPodcast 438: Limiting liability with a brokerage business entity2019-11-06T06:00:00Z2019-11-06T06:00:00Z

​​​​Personal liability risk comes with being a broker, but there are ways to reduce it. Real estate attorney and former Texas Real Estate Commission General Counsel Kerri Lewis joins us on today’s podcast to elaborate on that plus talk about broker succession planning. Take a listen. ​

Podcast 437: Third quarter 2019 Texas housing reviewPodcast 437: Third quarter 2019 Texas housing review2019-10-23T05:00:00Z2019-10-23T05:00:00Z

​​As fourth quarter 2019 gets into gear, we sit down with Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines to review how the housing market fared in the third quarter. Take a listen. 

Podcast 436: Helping Texans understand military's impact on housingPodcast 436: Helping Texans understand military's impact on housing2019-10-09T05:00:00Z2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

​​Texas' 13 U.S. military installations directly employed more than 224,000 in 2017. Factor in the state's over 1.46 million ​​veterans and the mobile lifestyle of the typical service member, and the military adds an interesting twist to the state's overall housing market.​​​​ Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us to talk about how the military impacts Texas housing. ​

Podcast 435: Helping Texans understand liability waiversPodcast 435: Helping Texans understand liability waivers2019-09-25T05:00:00Z2019-09-25T05:00:00Z

​Many people often think pre-injury liability release forms don't carry much legal weight. However, when properly drafted, they can. How can you know if a waiver is enforceable? How can landowners protect themselves from liability? Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams joins us to tackle these complicated issues. ​

Podcast 434: Helping Texans stay aware of coastal development trendsPodcast 434: Helping Texans stay aware of coastal development trends2019-09-11T05:00:00Z2019-09-11T05:00:00Z

​As summer comes to a close, we look at why Texas' coastal cities are popular destinations for tourists and second-home shoppers. Sea Oats Group CEO Jeff Lamkin joins us on the latest podcast to talk about development in Port Aransas and what makes the Texas coast so appealing.​

Podcast 433: Helping Texans stay informed about new business toolsPodcast 433: Helping Texans stay informed about new business tools2019-08-28T05:00:00Z2019-08-28T05:00:00Z

​​When you hear the word "blockchain," does your mind immediately jump to Bitcoin? The technology can be used in industries other than cryptocurrency—even in real estate. Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres and Student Intern Kyle Brann say more on today's podcast. 

Podcast 432: Helping Texans weather the stormPodcast 432: Helping Texans weather the storm2019-07-10T05:00:00Z2019-07-10T05:00:00Z

​​​​With hurricane season in full swing, storm and flood protections are on the minds of many Texans in flood-prone areas. However, many properties outside of floodplains are damaged by rising waters every year. How can you protect yourself? Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt shares his insights on today's podcast.

Podcast 431: Helping Texans adapt to technological changePodcast 431: Helping Texans adapt to technological change2019-06-26T05:00:00Z2019-06-26T05:00:00Z

​​​When Styx's Dennis DeYoung sang "domo arigato, Mr. Roboto," ​he envisioned a world where workers are disgruntled at robots taking their jobs. Nearly four decades later, job aut​omation has become a real concern. However, technology can help the real estate industry—and the general economy—if properly used.

Podcast 430: Helping developers build successful projectsPodcast 430: Helping developers build successful projects2019-06-13T05:00:00Z2019-06-13T05:00:00Z

​​​Behind a real estate development is a large team of professionals pitching in to make the project a success. According to Dr. Russ Peterson of Mays Business School, developers are the quarterback, calling the plays and leading their team to a development touchdown. Tune in to today's podcast to learn what it takes to become a developer and how data can help. 

Podcast 429: Deep in the heart of TexasPodcast 429: Deep in the heart of Texas2019-05-29T05:00:00Z2019-05-29T05:00:00Z

​​​​Since 2010, Waco has become a hot spot ​for ​​homebuyers. Some argue the market owes its resurgence to the popular home-renovation show "Fixer Upper." More likely, Waco is simply benefiting from the economic growth that is sweeping across the state. Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson elaborates on today's Red Zone podcast. 

Podcast 428: 2019 Land Conference reviewPodcast 428: 2019 Land Conference review2019-05-08T05:00:00Z2019-05-08T05:00:00Z

​​​The 29th Annual Outlook for Texas Land Markets conference saw record attendance at 509 guests. ​What was discussed at this year's event? We have comments from Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines, Assistant Research Economist Dr. Erin Kiella, and Attorney Jody Sodd McSpadden. 

Podcast 427: Downtown, no finer placePodcast 427: Downtown, no finer place2019-04-17T05:00:00Z2019-04-17T05:00:00Z

​​Walkability, interaction, heritage: all are important to America's downtown dwellers. What goes into ​​​​creating a vibrant small-town downtown community? Jose Quintana, president of Bryan-based AdventGX Corp., shares his insights on the Red Zone podcast.

Podcast 426: Happy hunting groundPodcast 426: Happy hunting ground2019-04-03T05:00:00Z2019-04-03T05:00:00Z

​​​​Texas land has always been popular for hunting, fishing, and other recreational land uses, particularly on the outskirts of major metros. But who is buying, what are they looking for, and where are they looking? ​Blake Farrar, Texas sales manager for Whitetail Properties, shares​​ his insights. 

Podcast 425: Live and learnPodcast 425: Live and learn2019-03-20T05:00:00Z2019-03-20T05:00:00Z

​​Generally, better schools result in higher area home prices (and, consequently, higher property taxes). The factors behind this trend are complex. Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us today to talk more about this. ​​So pull up a desk for a lesson in the relationship between school quality measures, home prices, and taxes.

Podcast 424: A commercial breakPodcast 424: A commercial break2019-03-06T06:00:00Z2019-03-06T06:00:00Z

​​Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines says the commercial real estate sector is still doing well as prices hold up and cap rates and inflation are down. What else does he say about this "reasonably strong" market? He breaks it down in today's Red Zone podcast. ​​Take a listen. 

Podcast 423: Real estate roundup Podcast 423: Real estate roundup 2019-02-27T06:00:00Z2019-02-27T06:00:00Z

There's a lot of news packed into today's Red Zone podcast. We talk about the overall Texas land market, state immigration trends, the border economy, and the Texas economy in general. Tune in for all this and much more.

Podcast 422: February real estate reportPodcast 422: February real estate report2019-02-20T06:00:00Z2019-02-20T06:00:00Z

​It's nothing but news in today's Red Estate Red Zone podcast. In this episode, Bryan and Hayley look at a new Center economic report, an NAHB affordability article, and a WalletHub study on the best capital cities in which to live. Get all this and more in just over 13 minutes.

Podcast 421: Love (and economics) is in the airPodcast 421: Love (and economics) is in the air2019-02-13T06:00:00Z2019-02-13T06:00:00Z

​Love (and economics) is in the air on today's Red Zone podcast! Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines joins us to talk about the state of the economy. We also look at the best states for singles. Tune in for this and more.​​

Podcast 420: Housing comes at a pricePodcast 420: Housing comes at a price2019-02-06T06:00:00Z2019-02-06T06:00:00Z

​​​​​​​Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us on today's Red Zone Podcast to talk about the latest data from the Texas Home Price Index. Plus, we look at a housing costs article and a technical report about renting and investing versus buying a home. Get all this and more in just 15 minutes. 

Podcast 419: Hut, hut, hike!Podcast 419: Hut, hut, hike!2019-01-30T06:00:00Z2019-01-30T06:00:00Z

​​What's the game plan? Well, we look at the best (and worst) cities for football fans. Plus, how does the Texas economy compare to the U.S. one? We're passing you all this and more in today's Red Zone podcast.