|Podcast 472: What's in store along the border?||Podcast 472: What's in store along the border?||2022-04-13T05:00:00Z||2022-04-13T05:00:00Z|
From supply-chain disruptions and travel restrictions to high inflation and decreased home affordability, the Texas-Mexico border saw its fair share of challenges in 2021. However, the border economies did improve amid employment growth and increased construction values. What happened along the border last year, and what's ahead for 2022? Tune in to find out.
|Podcast 471: Through the roof: inflation and housing affordability||Podcast 471: Through the roof: inflation and housing affordability||2022-02-23T06:00:00Z||2022-02-23T06:00:00Z|
Already elevated home price appreciation accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, inflation hit its highest rate in decades. How has inflation further eroded housing affordability, and what's in store for Texas homebuyers? Dr. Clare Losey shares her insights on today's podcast. Take a listen.
|Podcast 470: For rent: success in property management||Podcast 470: For rent: success in property management||2022-02-09T06:00:00Z||2022-02-09T06:00:00Z|
Renting out a home can be a lucrative investment, but residential property management is often complicated. Pete Neubig of the National Association of Residential Property Managers shares his secrets for success in leasing on today's podcast. Take a listen.
|Podcast 469: Population changes in 2021: Census Bureau estimates||Podcast 469: Population changes in 2021: Census Bureau estimates||2022-01-26T06:00:00Z||2022-01-26T06:00:00Z|
The U.S. Census Bureau has rolled out the results of its latest population surveys for 2020-21. What population trends have been seen in Texas during the pandemic, and how could these trends affect the housing and labor markets? Center Lead Data Analyst Joshua Roberson shares his insights. Take a listen.
|Podcast 468: Closing the book on 2021||Podcast 468: Closing the book on 2021||2021-12-15T06:00:00Z||2021-12-15T06:00:00Z|
As we say goodbye to 2021, it’s a good time to look to the year ahead. What will Texas' economy and real estate markets look like in 2022? TRERC Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres shares his thoughts on the last podcast of the year.
|Podcast 467: Stubborn slow-down||Podcast 467: Stubborn slow-down||2021-11-17T06:00:00Z||2021-11-17T06:00:00Z|
Housing affordability has been an issue for years but has worsened as demand remains elevated and supply stays constrained. When will Texas' home-price boom ease? Center Lead Data Analyst Joshua Roberson shares his insights on the latest Red Zone Podcast.
|Podcast 466: Third quarter 2021 preliminary review||Podcast 466: Third quarter 2021 preliminary review||2021-10-13T05:00:00Z||2021-10-13T05:00:00Z|
While economic conditions in Texas generally improved in third quarter 2021, new COVID-19 cases remained elevated, prolonging uncertainty surrounding the end of the pandemic. Research Economist Dr. Jim Gaines joins us on our latest podcast to discuss the preliminary results of the quarter and the outlook for the fourth quarter and beyond.
|Podcast 465: A rising tide: South Padre Island's economy||Podcast 465: A rising tide: South Padre Island's economy||2021-09-29T05:00:00Z||2021-09-29T05:00:00Z|
Places that rely heavily on tourism, such as South Padre Island, were hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the pandemic (and weather) cools, how is the island recovering? Darla Lapeyre, executive director of the local economic development corporation, shares her insights on today's podcast.
|Podcast 464: Pivoting: Texas' licensee boom||Podcast 464: Pivoting: Texas' licensee boom||2021-09-15T05:00:00Z||2021-09-15T05:00:00Z|
More people than ever hold a Texas real estate license. In addition, licensees have had to adapt to new post-pandemic business practices. TREC's Chelsea Buchholtz and Scott Kesner join us in the Red Zone to discuss Texas' new licensee boom.
|Podcast 463: Decennial population update||Podcast 463: Decennial population update||2021-09-01T05:00:00Z||2021-09-01T05:00:00Z|
The Census Bureau has recently rolled out its latest redistricting estimates from 2020. What population trends have been seen in Texas over the past decade, and how could these trends affect the housing market? Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson shares his insights. Take a listen.
|Podcast 462: Obtaining a Texas real estate license||Podcast 462: Obtaining a Texas real estate license||2021-08-18T05:00:00Z||2021-08-18T05:00:00Z|
Seeking a career in buying or selling real estate? In Texas, you'll need to be licensed. Kerri Lewis, member of the State Bar of Texas and former general counsel for TREC, explains what it takes to get a real estate license in the Lone Star State.
|Podcast 461: Texas border update||Podcast 461: Texas border update||2021-08-04T05:00:00Z||2021-08-04T05:00:00Z|
The economies along the Texas-Mexico border are on the path to recovery. However, depleted supply and accelerating home prices threaten housing affordability and are major headwinds to the border’s housing market. Dr. Luis Torres joins us today to take a closer look at the border economies.
|Podcast 460: Second quarter 2021 economic review||Podcast 460: Second quarter 2021 economic review||2021-07-21T05:00:00Z||2021-07-21T05:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 459: Easement story hour ||Podcast 459: Easement story hour ||2021-07-07T05:00:00Z||2021-07-07T05:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 458: A new kind of manufactured housing||Podcast 458: A new kind of manufactured housing||2021-06-23T05:00:00Z||2021-06-23T05:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 457: The big freeze||Podcast 457: The big freeze||2021-06-09T05:00:00Z||2021-06-09T05:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 456: Post-pandemic employment outlook||Podcast 456: Post-pandemic employment outlook||2021-05-19T05:00:00Z||2021-05-19T05:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 455: Low inventory for low-income families||Podcast 455: Low inventory for low-income families||2021-03-10T06:00:00Z||2021-03-10T06:00:00Z|
Housing affordability has always been an obstacle for low-income homebuyers in Texas, but the financial pressures of the pandemic have further diminished their homebuying potential. Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt and Research Intern Clare Losey share their insights on the latest Red Zone podcast.
|Podcast 454: Post-pandemic housing boom||Podcast 454: Post-pandemic housing boom||2021-02-10T06:00:00Z||2021-02-10T06:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 453: New year, new opportunities||Podcast 453: New year, new opportunities||2021-01-27T06:00:00Z||2021-01-27T06:00:00Z|
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic sent the world into a tailspin. Although some aspects 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.