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Podcast 336: Where all the lights are brightPodcast 336: Where all the lights are bright2017-03-23T05:00:00Z

​​​What makes Austin's and Dallas' downtown districts so special? Realtor.com knows, and so do we. We'll tell you on today's program. Also, we pay our respects to Dr. Ivan W. "Doc" Schmedemann, who paved the way for the Master of Real Estate program at Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Doc passed away Saturday at 87.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=181
Podcast 335: Some enchanted e-mailPodcast 335: Some enchanted e-mail2017-03-01T06:00:00Z

This week we take you to Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg and share some of the local folklore. Then we crack open the mail bag to answer the latest questions from our constituents. We'll also visit Dallas-Fort Worth, the country's top office market, to talk about office leases. All this and much more.​

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=180
Podcast 334: Trade and the Texas economyPodcast 334: Trade and the Texas economy2017-02-23T06:00:00Z

​​In the latest edition of our Outlook for the Texas Economy, REC Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres and Research Assistant Wesley Miller describe the state’s economy as “solid.” They’re optimistic about 2017, although there are a number of unknowns, including trade. Dr. Torres talks about this on today's program.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=179
Podcast 333: Winter 'weal estate woundup'Podcast 333: Winter 'weal estate woundup'2017-02-15T06:00:00Z​Relax with a cup of coffee while we bring you the latest real estate news from Austin, Fort Worth, Dallas, Bellaire, Stephenville, Dripping Springs, Pflugerville, and Georgetown. We'll also update you on what's been happening here at the Real Estate Center and give you details on our upcoming Texas land markets conference. You won't want to miss it.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=178
Podcast 332: Super Bowl postmortemPodcast 332: Super Bowl postmortem2017-02-08T06:00:00ZAfter mourning the Falcons' Super Bowl loss, Bryan Pope, Edie Craig, and Hayley Rieder ​​bring you the latest real estate news from DFW, Austin, McKinney, Pasadena, Sherman, Wichita Falls, and Round Rock. They'll also tell you about a famous Hollywood director's connection to the biggest natural disaster in both Texas and U.S. history.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=177
Podcast 331: Courts, trains, and eminent domainPodcast 331: Courts, trains, and eminent domain2017-02-01T06:00:00Z

​​​Texas Central’s planned high-speed railroad between Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth is one of about 50 infrastructure projects that have garnered support from the Trump administration. However, for the project to move forward, the state, landowners, and Texas Central have to sort out issues regarding the use of privately owned land. Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams joins us today to talk about this.​

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=176
Podcast 330: You've got mailPodcast 330: You've got mail2017-01-25T06:00:00Z​You've got questions? We've got answers. Tune in today as we respond to questions submitted to the Real Estate Center over the past week. You'll also get the latest real estate news from Cy-Fair, Mission, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, Austin-Round Rock, and Frisco.


https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=175
Podcast 329: Gunsmoke, got milk, and Gentle BenPodcast 329: Gunsmoke, got milk, and Gentle Ben2017-01-11T06:00:00Z

​​​​In honor of National Milk Day, we raise our glasses to North Texas dairy farmers. We also take you to a former ghost town that's on the market, ​​fill you in on an Asian supermarket's expansion into Austin, and talk Texas relocation. We even take a moment to ponder classic TV westerns from the '50s and '60s. All this and much more.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=174
Podcast 328: Texas legislative preview with Rusty AdamsPodcast 328: Texas legislative preview with Rusty Adams2017-01-04T06:00:00Z

​​​The 85th Texas Legislative session begins this month, and Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams is about to publish an article that covers the bills pertaining to the real estate industry. He visits the Red Zone this week to talk about some of those bills.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=173
Podcast 327: Oh the weather outside is (not all that) frightfulPodcast 327: Oh the weather outside is (not all that) frightful2016-12-14T06:00:00ZReal Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines talks about what today's increase in the Federal Reserve's key interest rate means for homebuyers, investors, and global capital markets. Also, the latest real estate headlines from around the state, plus the hottest "winter cities" in the country.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=172
Podcast 326: Texas tax conundrumPodcast 326: Texas tax conundrum2016-12-07T06:00:00Z

How can taxing entities lower property taxes yet have enough money to cover the rising costs of schools for the state’s burgeoning population? ​A number of alternatives have been suggested, but they each come with challenges. Center Research Economist Dr. Charlie Gilliland talks about this on today's program.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=171
Podcast 325: Texas economic forecast with Dr. Jim GainesPodcast 325: Texas economic forecast with Dr. Jim Gaines2016-11-30T06:00:00Z

​​​It's been a year of change for the Texas economy, and more could be on the way in 2017. Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines offers his insights on today's program.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=170
Podcast 324: Real estate news cornucopiaPodcast 324: Real estate news cornucopia2016-11-16T06:00:00Z

​​With Thanksgiving just over a week away, we have a cornucopia of Texas real estate news for you, plus “Thanksgiving by the Numbers.” Today’s program is dedicated to the more than 400 residents of Turkey, Texas.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=169
Podcast 323: Texas land market update with Charles GillilandPodcast 323: Texas land market update with Charles Gilliland2016-11-09T06:00:00ZLand ho! Center Research Economist Dr. Charles Gilliland joins us with an update on Texas land markets. If you have an interest in rural land, you won’t want to miss it. We also visit Gladewater, Kerrville, Leander, Dallas, Plano, Addison, San Antonio, and San Marcos for the latest real estate happenings there.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=168
Podcast 322: Let the Sunshine InPodcast 322: Let the Sunshine In2016-11-02T05:00:00ZSolar photovoltaic systems are increasing in popularity among homeowners. Why? Do they add to the value of a home? Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt talks about this on today's show. Also, we’ll bring you the latest real estate news from Corpus Christi, Lufkin, El Paso, Arlington, Kingsville, Kirby, Houston, Rockport, and Amarillo.​https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=167
Podcast 321: Halloween by the NumbersPodcast 321: Halloween by the Numbers2016-10-27T05:00:00Z

​With Halloween only four days away, we have some spooky fun facts to help you celebrate the occasion. We also have a rundown of the state's biggest real estate stories from the past week, including one out of San Antonio that's delivered "just like you like it." So grab your coffee, sit back, and relax with us for 15 minutes.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=166
Podcast 320: Law & Order: Meet Our New Legal ExpertPodcast 320: Law & Order: Meet Our New Legal Expert2016-10-19T05:00:00Z

Our month-long Halloween celebration continues, and we assure you that it will be terrifying. Less terrifying is the newest member of our staff: attorney Rusty Adams. He's the author of "Sizing Up Surveys," which was published in last July's edition of Tierra Grande magazine. He joins us today to talk about his future research projects. All this plus news from around the state, including a pharmaceutical firm's big announcement for Carrollton.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=165
Podcast 319: Don't Know Much About HistoryPodcast 319: Don't Know Much About History2016-10-12T05:00:00Z

This week's Red Zone digs into a little Texas history from Dallas and El Paso, but that's just the beginning. Cohosts Bryan Pope and Edie Craig also talk about the fun, spooky happenings going on this month at some of Texas’ state parks, and they make a quick stop in Happy, the winner of the Center's recent “Small Towns, Great Names” online poll. All this plus the usual roundup of real estate headlines, including metropolitan ​​growth projections through 2040.​

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=164
Podcast 318: Houston on the UpswingPodcast 318: Houston on the Upswing2016-10-05T05:00:00Z

​Houston is hosting our 20th Annual Commercial Real Estate Course today. In honor of the occasion, Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres talks to us about the recent turnaround in Houston's energy sector and what it means for the city.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=163
Podcast 317: Fall Real Estate RoundupPodcast 317: Fall Real Estate Roundup2016-09-28T05:00:00Z​Latest S&P/Case-Shiller indices. Texas employment update. Garland's new $20 million logistics center. Give us just 12 minutes of your time and we'll bring you these stories and much more on this week's podcast.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=162