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Podcast 460: Second quarter 2021 economic reviewPodcast 460: Second quarter 2021 economic review2021-07-21T05:00:00Z2021-07-21T05:00:00Z

​​The economy made significant improvements in second quarter 2021 as the country continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Research Economist Dr. Jim Gaines reflects on the last quarter and looks to the future of the economic recovery on today's podcast. Take a listen. ​

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=306
Podcast 459: Easement story hour Podcast 459: Easement story hour 2021-07-07T05:00:00Z2021-07-07T05:00:00Z

​Many easements exist without incident for decades. However, sometimes a change in circumstances leaves the easement owners and the landlords in dispute. That’s when the courts step in and take the case.​ ​On today's podcast, Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams ​looks at three Texas cases that illustrate how the courts handle easement disputes. 

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=305
Podcast 458: A new kind of manufactured housingPodcast 458: A new kind of manufactured housing2021-06-23T05:00:00Z2021-06-23T05:00:00Z

​Housing affordability has been one of Texas' most pressing concerns for years. However, a new upgraded class of HUD-code manufactured homes called CrossMod homes offers a possible solution. Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt joins us today to share his insights.​​

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=304
Podcast 457: The big freezePodcast 457: The big freeze2021-06-09T05:00:00Z2021-06-09T05:00:00Z

Despite the onset of a pandemic, 2020 was an absolutely phenomenal year for Texas' housing market, and that momentum continued into 2021. Then Winter Storm Uri hit. Was this historic snowstorm able to knock the housing market off balance? Tune into today's podcast to find out.


https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=303
Podcast 456: Post-pandemic employment outlookPodcast 456: Post-pandemic employment outlook2021-05-19T05:00:00Z2021-05-19T05:00:00Z

​​​​The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions of Americans unemployed. But with the rollout of the vaccine and the reopening of the economy, the labor market has improved. Dr. Luis Torres joins us to discuss where Texas' labor market is headed in a post-pandemic world​. ​​

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=302
Podcast 455: Low inventory for low-income familiesPodcast 455: Low inventory for low-income families2021-03-10T06:00:00Z2021-03-10T06:00:00Z

​Housing affordability has always​ been an obstacle for low-income homebuyers in Texas, but the financial pressures of the pandemic have f​urther diminished their homebuying potential. Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt and Research Intern Clare Losey ​share their insights on the latest Red Zone podcast.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=301
Podcast 454: Post-pandemic housing boomPodcast 454: Post-pandemic housing boom2021-02-10T06:00:00Z2021-02-10T06:00:00Z

​Despite the pandemic, the Texas housing market saw strong sales growth in 2020. However, low housing supply could hamper further growth this year. Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us on today's podcast to look at where the market is heading in 2021. 

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=300
Podcast 453: New year, new opportunitiesPodcast 453: New year, new opportunities2021-01-27T06:00:00Z2021-01-27T06:00:00Z

​​​​​In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic sent the world​ into a tailspin. ​​Although some as​​pects of the U.S. and Texas economies are on the mend, the economic scars are far from healed. ​Center​​ Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres shares his insights on today's podcast.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=299
Podcast 452: What's in a name?Podcast 452: What's in a name?2021-01-13T06:00:00Z2021-01-13T06:00:00Z

​​​The Texas Real Estate Research Center rang in the new year with a new(ish) name. ​Center Executive Director Gary Maler joins us on the first podcast of 2021 to discuss the name change and the year ahead.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=298
Podcast 451: Deadly complications: death and real estate transactionsPodcast 451: Deadly complications: death and real estate transactions2020-10-28T05:00:00Z2020-10-28T05:00:00Z

​​Death can create complications for real estate professionals. ​What if a party to a real estate transaction dies before closing? Or what if a home is believed to be haunted by a former occupant? Attorney and former TREC General Counsel Kerri Lewis discusses death's practical implications in today's podcast.​


https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=297
Podcast 450: Texas' housing market prognosisPodcast 450: Texas' housing market prognosis2020-10-07T05:00:00Z2020-10-07T05:00:00Z

​​​Just like the rest of the economy, the Texas housing market took a ​blow when stay-at-home orders hit the nation. ​However,​ the market weathered the pandemic better than expected. Real Estate Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson shares his insights on our latest podcast.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=296
Podcast 449: Tax credit projects in Travis CountyPodcast 449: Tax credit projects in Travis County2020-09-23T05:00:00Z2020-09-23T05:00:00Z

​​​Housing affordability has been a growing problem in the Austin area for more than a decade. However, a federal tax credit program is being used to reverse that trend. Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt joins us on the latest Red Zone podcast to share his insights. Take a listen.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=295
Podcast 448: Disrupting the disruptors: iBuyers in 2020Podcast 448: Disrupting the disruptors: iBuyers in 20202020-08-26T05:00:00Z2020-08-26T05:00:00Z

​​​In much of 2019 and at the start of 2020, the real estate industry was buzzing about iBuyers. Then ​COVID-19 hit. Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us on today's podcast to discuss how the pandemic disrupted the disruptors. 



https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=294
Podcast 447: Oil prices, the pandemic, and Texas landPodcast 447: Oil prices, the pandemic, and Texas land2020-08-12T05:00:00Z2020-08-12T05:00:00Z

​​After stay-at-home orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic brought the country to a sudden stop, plummeting oil prices further impacted Texas's economy. How have the state's rural land markets handled this double whammy? Center Research Economist Dr. Charles Gilliland shares his insights on today's podcast.



https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=293
Podcast 446: COVID-19's impact on Texas housingPodcast 446: COVID-19's impact on Texas housing2020-07-29T05:00:00Z2020-07-29T05:00:00Z

​​After Texas’ stay-at-home restrictions began expiring in May, many were eager to see the economy begin to bounce back from the pandemic. How did the Texas housing market fare during the outbreak? Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines shares his thoughts on today's Red Zone podcast.



https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=292
Podcast 445: Selling high-tech homes the smart wayPodcast 445: Selling high-tech homes the smart way2020-06-24T05:00:00Z2020-06-24T05:00:00Z

​​The high-tech home of the future is here. While smart devices may make living easier, the presence of such devices in a home can make selling the property more complicated. Real estate attorney and former Texas Real Estate Commission General Counsel Kerri Lewis gives tips on how to sell smart homes on today's Red Zone podcast. 

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=291
Podcast 444: COVID-19 and the Texas EconomyPodcast 444: COVID-19 and the Texas Economy2020-06-10T05:00:00Z2020-06-10T05:00:00Z

The COVID-19 ​health crisis is unlike any Texas has experienced before. As the initial economic shock subsides, what should Texans expect moving forward? Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres joins us on the latest Red Zone podcast to share his insights.


https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=290
Podcast 443: Practically speaking . . . Podcast 443: Practically speaking . . . 2020-03-18T05:00:00Z2020-03-18T05:00:00Z

​From required notices to referral fees to correctly completing contracts, the real estate industry has no shortage of pitfalls that can trip up even the most conscientious licensee. Real estate broker and former TREC Chair Avis Wukasch and real estate attorney and former TREC General Counsel Kerri Lewis answer your question on today’s Red Zone podcast.

https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=289
Podcast 442: Housing for Texas' futurePodcast 442: Housing for Texas' future2020-03-04T06:00:00Z2020-03-04T06:00:00Z

​​Affordability and technological changes are challenging the national housing market. The Real Estate Center and the Dallas Fed recently hosted a conference focusing on the changing market. Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines and Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres join us on today's podcast to share what they learned. 



https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=288
Podcast 441: You better El Paso upPodcast 441: You better El Paso up2020-02-12T06:00:00Z2020-02-12T06:00:00Z

​​Each of Texas' metros has something different to bring to the state's overall economy, and the Sun City is no exception. Real Estate Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us on today's Red Zone podcast to take a look at the El Paso economy. 


https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=287