|Podcast 334: Trade and the Texas economy||Podcast 334: Trade and the Texas economy||2017-02-23T06:00:00Z|
In the latest edition of our Outlook for the Texas Economy, REC Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres and Research Assistant Wesley Miller describe the state’s economy as “solid.” They’re optimistic about 2017, although there are a number of unknowns, including trade. Dr. Torres talks about this on today's program.
|Podcast 333: Winter 'weal estate woundup'||Podcast 333: Winter 'weal estate woundup'||2017-02-15T06:00:00Z||Relax with a cup of coffee while we bring you the latest real estate news from Austin, Fort Worth, Dallas, Bellaire, Stephenville, Dripping Springs, Pflugerville, and Georgetown. We'll also update you on what's been happening here at the Real Estate Center and give you details on our upcoming Texas land markets conference. You won't want to miss it.||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=178|
|Podcast 332: Super Bowl postmortem||Podcast 332: Super Bowl postmortem||2017-02-08T06:00:00Z||After mourning the Falcons' Super Bowl loss, Bryan Pope, Edie Craig, and Hayley Rieder bring you the latest real estate news from DFW, Austin, McKinney, Pasadena, Sherman, Wichita Falls, and Round Rock. They'll also tell you about a famous Hollywood director's connection to the biggest natural disaster in both Texas and U.S. history.||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=177|
|Podcast 331: Courts, trains, and eminent domain||Podcast 331: Courts, trains, and eminent domain||2017-02-01T06:00:00Z|
Texas Central’s planned high-speed railroad between Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth is one of about 50 infrastructure projects that have garnered support from the Trump administration. However, for the project to move forward, the state, landowners, and Texas Central have to sort out issues regarding the use of privately owned land. Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams joins us today to talk about this.
|Podcast 330: You've got mail||Podcast 330: You've got mail||2017-01-25T06:00:00Z||You've got questions? We've got answers. Tune in today as we respond to questions submitted to the Real Estate Center over the past week. You'll also get the latest real estate news from Cy-Fair, Mission, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, Austin-Round Rock, and Frisco.||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=175|
|Podcast 329: Gunsmoke, got milk, and Gentle Ben||Podcast 329: Gunsmoke, got milk, and Gentle Ben||2017-01-11T06:00:00Z|
In honor of National Milk Day, we raise our glasses to North Texas dairy farmers. We also take you to a former ghost town that's on the market, fill you in on an Asian supermarket's expansion into Austin, and talk Texas relocation. We even take a moment to ponder classic TV westerns from the '50s and '60s. All this and much more.
|Podcast 328: Texas legislative preview with Rusty Adams||Podcast 328: Texas legislative preview with Rusty Adams||2017-01-04T06:00:00Z|
The 85th Texas Legislative session begins this month, and Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams is about to publish an article that covers the bills pertaining to the real estate industry. He visits the Red Zone this week to talk about some of those bills.
|Podcast 327: Oh the weather outside is (not all that) frightful||Podcast 327: Oh the weather outside is (not all that) frightful||2016-12-14T06:00:00Z||Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines talks about what today's increase in the Federal Reserve's key interest rate means for homebuyers, investors, and global capital markets. Also, the latest real estate headlines from around the state, plus the hottest "winter cities" in the country.||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=172|
|Podcast 326: Texas tax conundrum||Podcast 326: Texas tax conundrum||2016-12-07T06:00:00Z|
How can taxing entities lower property taxes yet have enough money to cover the rising costs of schools for the state’s burgeoning population? A number of alternatives have been suggested, but they each come with challenges. Center Research Economist Dr. Charlie Gilliland talks about this on today's program.
|Podcast 325: Texas economic forecast with Dr. Jim Gaines||Podcast 325: Texas economic forecast with Dr. Jim Gaines||2016-11-30T06:00:00Z|
It's been a year of change for the Texas economy, and more could be on the way in 2017. Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines offers his insights on today's program.
|Podcast 324: Real estate news cornucopia||Podcast 324: Real estate news cornucopia||2016-11-16T06:00:00Z|
With Thanksgiving just over a week away, we have a cornucopia of Texas real estate news for you, plus “Thanksgiving by the Numbers.” Today’s program is dedicated to the more than 400 residents of Turkey, Texas.
|Podcast 323: Texas land market update with Charles Gilliland||Podcast 323: Texas land market update with Charles Gilliland||2016-11-09T06:00:00Z||Land ho! Center Research Economist Dr. Charles Gilliland joins us with an update on Texas land markets. If you have an interest in rural land, you won’t want to miss it. We also visit Gladewater, Kerrville, Leander, Dallas, Plano, Addison, San Antonio, and San Marcos for the latest real estate happenings there.||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=168|
|Podcast 322: Let the Sunshine In||Podcast 322: Let the Sunshine In||2016-11-02T05:00:00Z||Solar photovoltaic systems are increasing in popularity among homeowners. Why? Do they add to the value of a home? Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt talks about this on today's show. Also, we’ll bring you the latest real estate news from Corpus Christi, Lufkin, El Paso, Arlington, Kingsville, Kirby, Houston, Rockport, and Amarillo.||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=167|
|Podcast 321: Halloween by the Numbers||Podcast 321: Halloween by the Numbers||2016-10-27T05:00:00Z|
With Halloween only four days away, we have some spooky fun facts to help you celebrate the occasion. We also have a rundown of the state's biggest real estate stories from the past week, including one out of San Antonio that's delivered "just like you like it." So grab your coffee, sit back, and relax with us for 15 minutes.
|Podcast 320: Law & Order: Meet Our New Legal Expert||Podcast 320: Law & Order: Meet Our New Legal Expert||2016-10-19T05:00:00Z|
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 History||Podcast 319: Don't Know Much About History||2016-10-12T05:00:00Z|
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 Upswing||Podcast 318: Houston on the Upswing||2016-10-05T05:00:00Z|
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 Roundup||Podcast 317: Fall Real Estate Roundup||2016-09-28T05:00:00Z||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.||https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=162|
|Podcast 316: Trading Places||Podcast 316: Trading Places||2016-09-21T05:00:00Z|
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 Hunters||Podcast 315: International House Hunters||2016-09-15T05:00:00Z|
The impact that international investors and homebuyers are having on Texas can’t be overstated. 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.