|Podcast 280: 2016 Economic Outlook||Podcast 280: 2016 Economic Outlook||2015-11-18T06:00:00Z|
During the past few weeks, we’ve heard Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines' outlook on Texas housing and commercial markets. Today, he steps back for a broader look at the economy as a whole. This plus some of the biggest real estate headlines from around the state. You won’t want to miss it.
|Podcast 279: 2016 Commercial Market Forecast||Podcast 279: 2016 Commercial Market Forecast||2015-11-11T06:00:00Z|
Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines gives his commercial market outlook for 2016. Also, hosts Bryan Pope and Edie Craig honor our nation's veterans and cover some of the week's biggest real estate headlines.
|Podcast 278: 2016 Housing Market Forecast||Podcast 278: 2016 Housing Market Forecast||2015-11-04T06:00:00Z|
With Election Day out of the way, it's time to look ahead to 2016. That's what Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines does when he joins us with his Texas housing market outlook.
|Podcast 277: Oh the Horror!||Podcast 277: Oh the Horror!||2015-10-29T05:00:00Z|
Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines talks about why so few millennials are venturing into the housing market. But before that, we break out the Halloween fun with our rundown of the top ten haunted homes in the country, most haunted ZIP codes, and "buggiest" U.S. cities. We'll even share a mortgage lending horror story guaranteed to send shivers down your spine.
|Podcast 276: Silver Streak||Podcast 276: Silver Streak||2015-10-21T05:00:00Z|
The Real Estate Center went to Colorado last week and struck silver. Tune in to find out how, then stick around for our usual roundup of the state's biggest real estate headlines.
|Podcast 275: Red Zone in Richardson||Podcast 275: Red Zone in Richardson||2015-10-14T05:00:00Z|
You don’t have to live in North Texas to know that a lot is happening in that region’s commercial markets. Take Richardson, for example — the bustling city just northeast of Dallas. RECON intern Hayley Rieder recently visited with John Jacobs, executive vice president of the Richardson Economic Development Partnership. He talked about what’s behind the city’s tremendous amount of economic growth. This and more on today's show.
|Podcast 274: Going Up? What Mortgage Rate Changes Mean for Homebuyers||Podcast 274: Going Up? What Mortgage Rate Changes Mean for Homebuyers||2015-10-07T05:00:00Z|
What’s next for mortgage interest rates, and what will it mean for potential homebuyers? Find out today when we visit with Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines.
|Podcast 273: The Mod Squad||Podcast 273: The Mod Squad||2015-09-30T05:00:00Z|
What’s the difference between modular and manufactured housing? We can’t answer that, but Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt can. He’ll stop by to answer this and other questions about modular housing, the focus of one of his latest articles.
|Podcast 272: Home Security: Understanding and Negotiating Title Insurance||Podcast 272: Home Security: Understanding and Negotiating Title Insurance||2015-09-23T05:00:00Z|
Acquiring a title insurance policy is a challenging task in the homebuying process. Most buyers are not aware of what the policy covers or the changes that can be made. Properly negotiating the sales contract and the title commitment can mean significant benefits and savings to the buyers. Real Estate Center attorney Judon Fambrough talks about why.
|Podcast 271: All Real Estate is Local||Podcast 271: All Real Estate is Local||2015-09-17T05:00:00Z|
It's generally understood that conditions in one housing market may be very different from those in another. So earlier this month at the Texas Realtor convention, we asked agents from around the state to describe what's happening in their neck of the woods. Here's what they had to say.
|Podcast 270: Galveston, Oh Galveston||Podcast 270: Galveston, Oh Galveston||2015-09-10T05:00:00Z|
Head to the coast with us one last time before fall. This week, we talk to Dwayne Jones, executive director of the Galveston Historical Foundation. Jones talks about the city's beautiful historic districts and some of the projects currently underway there.
|Podcast 269: Chatting with Our New Chief Economist||Podcast 269: Chatting with Our New Chief Economist||2015-08-27T05:00:00Z|
Dr. Jim Gaines talks about his new role as Real Estate Center chief economist. Learn about upcoming research projects that could prove invaluable to real estate professionals throughout Texas and beyond.
|Podcast 268: Farewells||Podcast 268: Farewells||2015-08-12T00:00:00Z||We say goodbye to two retiring members of our staff this month. One of them, Mark Dotzour, reflects on his time as the Center's chief economist. Also, some of the biggest real estate stories from around the state.||
|Podcast 267: We Have Big News!||Podcast 267: We Have Big News!||2015-08-06T00:00:00Z||We're rolling out our new website next month, but you don't have to wait until then to find out what's in store. Center Research Data Scientist Gerald Klassen talks about new website tools and enhancements on today's program.||
|Podcast 266: Road Trip!||Podcast 266: Road Trip!||2015-07-29T00:00:00Z||This week we're going on a road trip -- Red Zone style! We'll tell you about a few of the more unusual museums Texas has to offer. We'll also bring you some of the biggest real estate headlines from around the state.||
|Podcast 265: Housing Market Update with Jim Gaines||Podcast 265: Housing Market Update with Jim Gaines||2015-07-22T00:00:00Z||Center Research Economist Dr. Jim Gaines talks about his latest Tierra Grande article, "The Affordability Gap," and about what the June 2015 MLS data say about the state's housing market.||
|Podcast 264: Devil in the Details: Oil and Gas Lease Extensions||Podcast 264: Devil in the Details: Oil and Gas Lease Extensions||2015-07-16T00:00:00Z||Oil and gas leases can mean big money for Texas landowners, but there are certain things landowners should be on the lookout for when negotiating a lease. Real Estate Center attorney Judon Fambrough shares tips. This plus some of the biggest real estate headlines from around the state.||
|Podcast 263: Southfork, San-San and So Long Austin Music Hall||Podcast 263: Southfork, San-San and So Long Austin Music Hall||2015-07-09T00:00:00Z||On today's program, West Texas is in bloom, the prognosis is good for new Fort Worth medical school, Texas Army installations scale back and UNESCO remembers the Alamo. And that's just the beginning.||
|Podcast 262: Outside the Box||Podcast 262: Outside the Box||2015-07-01T00:00:00Z||Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt talks about why manufactured housing communities should be included in any discussion of affordable housing development. This plus the latest real estate news from Austin, Dallas, Houston and Temple.||
|Podcast 261: Housing Market Q&A with Jim Gaines||Podcast 261: Housing Market Q&A with Jim Gaines||2015-06-24T00:00:00Z||You have questions, we have answers. Or at least Center Research Economist Dr. Jim Gaines does as he fields housing market queries submitted by RECON subscribers and our Facebook followers.|