|Podcast 443: Practically speaking . . . ||Podcast 443: Practically speaking . . . ||2020-03-18T05:00:00Z||2020-03-18T05:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 442: Housing for Texas' future||Podcast 442: Housing for Texas' future||2020-03-04T06:00:00Z||2020-03-04T06:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 441: You better El Paso up||Podcast 441: You better El Paso up||2020-02-12T06:00:00Z||2020-02-12T06:00:00Z|
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.
|Podcast 440: Texas' ebbing economic edge?||Podcast 440: Texas' ebbing economic edge?||2020-01-15T06:00:00Z||2020-01-15T06:00:00Z|
For years, Texas has enjoyed a reputation as an economic powerhouse. While that's still true, other states are beginning to shine just as brightly. Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres and Research Associate Paige Silva elaborate on today's Red Zone podcast.
|Podcast 439: 2020 vision||Podcast 439: 2020 vision||2019-12-11T06:00:00Z||2019-12-11T06:00:00Z|
As we say goodbye to 2019, it’s a good time to look to the year ahead. What will Texas' general economy and housing, commercial, and land markets look like in 2020? Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines tells us his thoughts on today's Red Zone podcast.
|Podcast 438: Limiting liability with a brokerage business entity||Podcast 438: Limiting liability with a brokerage business entity||2019-11-06T06:00:00Z||2019-11-06T06:00:00Z|
Personal liability risk comes with being a broker, but there are ways to reduce it. Real estate attorney and former Texas Real Estate Commission General Counsel Kerri Lewis joins us on today’s podcast to elaborate on that plus talk about broker succession planning. Take a listen.
|Podcast 437: Third quarter 2019 Texas housing review||Podcast 437: Third quarter 2019 Texas housing review||2019-10-23T05:00:00Z||2019-10-23T05:00:00Z|
As fourth quarter 2019 gets into gear, we sit down with Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines to review how the housing market fared in the third quarter. Take a listen.
|Podcast 436: Helping Texans understand military's impact on housing||Podcast 436: Helping Texans understand military's impact on housing||2019-10-09T05:00:00Z||2019-10-09T05:00:00Z|
Texas' 13 U.S. military installations directly employed more than 224,000 in 2017. Factor in the state's over 1.46 million veterans and the mobile lifestyle of the typical service member, and the military adds an interesting twist to the state's overall housing market. Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us to talk about how the military impacts Texas housing.
|Podcast 435: Helping Texans understand liability waivers||Podcast 435: Helping Texans understand liability waivers||2019-09-25T05:00:00Z||2019-09-25T05:00:00Z|
Many people often think pre-injury liability release forms don't carry much legal weight. However, when properly drafted, they can. How can you know if a waiver is enforceable? How can landowners protect themselves from liability? Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams joins us to tackle these complicated issues.
|Podcast 434: Helping Texans stay aware of coastal development trends||Podcast 434: Helping Texans stay aware of coastal development trends||2019-09-11T05:00:00Z||2019-09-11T05:00:00Z|
As summer comes to a close, we look at why Texas' coastal cities are popular destinations for tourists and second-home shoppers. Sea Oats Group CEO Jeff Lamkin joins us on the latest podcast to talk about development in Port Aransas and what makes the Texas coast so appealing.
|Podcast 433: Helping Texans stay informed about new business tools||Podcast 433: Helping Texans stay informed about new business tools||2019-08-28T05:00:00Z||2019-08-28T05:00:00Z|
When you hear the word "blockchain," does your mind immediately jump to Bitcoin? The technology can be used in industries other than cryptocurrency—even in real estate. Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres and Student Intern Kyle Brann say more on today's podcast.
|Podcast 432: Helping Texans weather the storm||Podcast 432: Helping Texans weather the storm||2019-07-10T05:00:00Z||2019-07-10T05:00:00Z|
With hurricane season in full swing, storm and flood protections are on the minds of many Texans in flood-prone areas. However, many properties outside of floodplains are damaged by rising waters every year. How can you protect yourself? Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt shares his insights on today's podcast.
|Podcast 431: Helping Texans adapt to technological change||Podcast 431: Helping Texans adapt to technological change||2019-06-26T05:00:00Z||2019-06-26T05:00:00Z|
When Styx's Dennis DeYoung sang "domo arigato, Mr. Roboto," he envisioned a world where workers are disgruntled at robots taking their jobs. Nearly four decades later, job automation has become a real concern. However, technology can help the real estate industry—and the general economy—if properly used.
|Podcast 430: Helping developers build successful projects||Podcast 430: Helping developers build successful projects||2019-06-13T05:00:00Z||2019-06-13T05:00:00Z|
Behind a real estate development is a large team of professionals pitching in to make the project a success. According to Dr. Russ Peterson of Mays Business School, developers are the quarterback, calling the plays and leading their team to a development touchdown. Tune in to today's podcast to learn what it takes to become a developer and how data can help.
|Podcast 429: Deep in the heart of Texas||Podcast 429: Deep in the heart of Texas||2019-05-29T05:00:00Z||2019-05-29T05:00:00Z|
Since 2010, Waco has become a hot spot for homebuyers. Some argue the market owes its resurgence to the popular home-renovation show "Fixer Upper." More likely, Waco is simply benefiting from the economic growth that is sweeping across the state. Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson elaborates on today's Red Zone podcast.
|Podcast 428: 2019 Land Conference review||Podcast 428: 2019 Land Conference review||2019-05-08T05:00:00Z||2019-05-08T05:00:00Z|
The 29th Annual Outlook for Texas Land Markets conference saw record attendance at 509 guests. What was discussed at this year's event? We have comments from Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines, Assistant Research Economist Dr. Erin Kiella, and Attorney Jody Sodd McSpadden.
|Podcast 427: Downtown, no finer place||Podcast 427: Downtown, no finer place||2019-04-17T05:00:00Z||2019-04-17T05:00:00Z|
Walkability, interaction, heritage: all are important to America's downtown dwellers. What goes into creating a vibrant small-town downtown community? Jose Quintana, president of Bryan-based AdventGX Corp., shares his insights on the Red Zone podcast.
|Podcast 426: Happy hunting ground||Podcast 426: Happy hunting ground||2019-04-03T05:00:00Z||2019-04-03T05:00:00Z|
Texas land has always been popular for hunting, fishing, and other recreational land uses, particularly on the outskirts of major metros. But who is buying, what are they looking for, and where are they looking? Blake Farrar, Texas sales manager for Whitetail Properties, shares his insights.
|Podcast 425: Live and learn||Podcast 425: Live and learn||2019-03-20T05:00:00Z||2019-03-20T05:00:00Z|
Generally, better schools result in higher area home prices (and, consequently, higher property taxes). The factors behind this trend are complex. Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson joins us today to talk more about this. So pull up a desk for a lesson in the relationship between school quality measures, home prices, and taxes.
|Podcast 424: A commercial break||Podcast 424: A commercial break||2019-03-06T06:00:00Z||2019-03-06T06:00:00Z|
Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines says the commercial real estate sector is still doing well as prices hold up and cap rates and inflation are down. What else does he say about this "reasonably strong" market? He breaks it down in today's Red Zone podcast. Take a listen.