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.

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.​

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.

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.

Podcast 316: Trading PlacesPodcast 316: Trading Places2016-09-21T05:00:00Z

Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) No. 62 at the Port of Brownsville has been ranked second in the nation for the value of exports during 2015. In other trade-related news from the Border, DB Schenker's new warehouse near the World Trade Bridge in Laredo will become a certified FTZ next month. These stories and much more on this week's program. 

Podcast 315: International House HuntersPodcast 315: International House Hunters2016-09-15T05:00:00Z

​​The impact that international investors and homebuyers are having on Texas can’t be o​verstated. Earlier this month, the Texas Association of Realtors released a report saying Texas home sales to international buyers topped $10 billion during the year ending in March 2016. The Dallas Morning News this week reported that Dallas ranks among the top U.S. cities for Chinese investors. Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres talked about this at last week’s Realtor Convention in Galveston, and he joins us on today's program.

Podcast 314: East Side StoryPodcast 314: East Side Story2016-09-07T05:00:00Z

​​This week we take you to Austin, a city facing rapid growth. In his latest research article, Dr. Harold Hunt writes about how the city’s east side offers the only affordable area for redevelopment to meet that growth. He joins us to talk about it.

Podcast 313: Fambrough UnpluggedPodcast 313: Fambrough Unplugged2016-08-31T05:00:00Z

​​The Red Zone says goodbye this week to longtime Real Estate Center writer and speaker Judon Fambrough, who's retiring after 39 years here. He talks about his experiences here at the Center.

Podcast 312: How the West Was WonPodcast 312: How the West Was Won2016-08-24T05:00:00Z

One of the state’s biggest real estate stories from the past year was the sale of the 535,000-acre Waggoner Ranch west of Wichita Falls in far North Texas. Real Estate Center Research Economist Dr. Charles Gilliland sat down with the two gentlemen who brokered the sale. They share part of their story on today’s program.​

Podcast 311: C'mon, Get Happy!Podcast 311: C'mon, Get Happy!2016-08-10T05:00:00Z

Mattress Firm's big move is still on. Corpus Christi's Harbor Bridge project breaks ground. "The Town Without a Frown" wins our "Small Towns, Great Names!" online poll. These stories plus a whole lot more on today's podcast.

Podcast 310: New Braunfels, Birthdays, and Nassau BayPodcast 310: New Braunfels, Birthdays, and Nassau Bay2016-07-27T05:00:00Z

​​​​Today's episode has a little something for everyone. Curious about how much impact e-commerce has had on DFW and Houston? We'll tell you. ​​Have you heard about the latest mixed-use project planned for east Austin, or the ​retail center that was just sold in Nassau Bay? How about the hotel opening in the "City of Palms"? And where exactly is the "City of Palms," anyway? We have all this plus New Braunfels trivia and a little birthday celebration.

Podcast 309: Houston, the Red Zone Has LandedPodcast 309: Houston, the Red Zone Has Landed2016-07-20T05:00:00Z​Forty-seven years ago today, astronaut Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." We celebrate that historic moment on today's program, and we bring you this week's roundup of Texas real estate headlines. Also, if you haven't signed up for our 30th Annual Legal Seminar on Ad Valorem Taxation, now's a great time to register. Conference coordinator Denise Whisenant joins us to tell you why. https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=154
Podcast 308: What's In Your Wallet?Podcast 308: What's In Your Wallet?2016-07-14T05:00:00Z

Texas has a long-standing reputation as an oil state, but non-Texans may be surprised to learn how diverse the state’s economy actually is. Real Estate Center Research Econ​omist Dr. Luis Torres and Research Assistant Wayne Day write about this in their forthcoming article, “What’s In Your Wallet?” They join us this week to talk about it.​

Podcast 307: Sizing Up SurveysPodcast 307: Sizing Up Surveys2016-07-06T05:00:00Z​What can an inaccurate survey mean to a potential property buyer? Bryan-College Station attorney Rusty Adams joins us today to answer that. He’s the author of "Sizing Up Surveys,” a new article on our website and in this month’s Tierra Grande magazine. Also, hosts Bryan Pope and Edie Craig take you to Dallas, El Paso, Little Elm and San Marcos for some of the week’s biggest real estate headlines.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=152
Podcast 306: Small Towns, Great Names!Podcast 306: Small Towns, Great Names!2016-06-29T05:00:00Z​Folks are talking about our effort to find out which small-town Texas name reigns supreme. Don't believe us? Check out today's show. You'll also get the week's biggest real estate headlines, including an update on Sugar Land's Imperial Market, Sky Cinemas' plans in Dripping Springs, ​data on first-time Texas homebuyer incomes, and an energy-assistance program that will help qualifying East Texas homeowners.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=151
Podcast 305: Texas Economic Update with Luis TorresPodcast 305: Texas Economic Update with Luis Torres2016-06-22T05:00:00Z

​​​On this week's program, Real Estate Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres has the good, the bad, and everything else on the Texas economy. We’ll also cover some of the week’s biggest real estate headlines, including Boeing's out-of-this-world news from Houston.

Podcast 304: Tax or ConsequencesPodcast 304: Tax or Consequences2016-06-15T05:00:00Z

​They say only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Real Estate Center Research Economist Dr. Charles Gilliland joins us this week to talk about one of them. Also, Houston is looking for volunteers to help install native wetland plants this month, and we want you to vote on your favorite small-town Texas name. This and much more, including some of the week's biggest real estate headlines from around the state.

Podcast 303: Storm Surge of Texas Real Estate NewsPodcast 303: Storm Surge of Texas Real Estate News2016-06-08T05:00:00Z

​Batten down the hatches! June 1st marked the beginning of hurricane season. Today, we’ll talk about some of the most devastating hurricanes to ever hit the Texas coast, and we'll share information that could come in handy if another storm approaches.

Podcast 302: Texas Housing Market Update with Jim GainesPodcast 302: Texas Housing Market Update with Jim Gaines2016-06-01T05:00:00Z

​Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines talks about what's happening in the Texas housing market, both at the state level and in certain metro areas. Also, cohosts Bryan Pope and Edie Craig bring you real estate headlines from Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, Bowie, Longview and Waco.

Podcast 301: Mission PossiblePodcast 301: Mission Possible2016-05-25T05:00:00Z

​We kick off today's podcast with a trip back to 1690 for a brief history lesson on East Texas missions. We also get a head start on a popular Texas park's 75th anniversary celebration. And don't forget that the deadline to protest your property tax bill is just days away. All this plus the week's biggest real estate headlines.