Podcast 348: Land, lots of landPodcast 348: Land, lots of land2017-06-21T05:00:00Z2017-06-21T05:00:00Z

​REC Research Economist Dr. Charles Gilliland discusses Texas land market conditions. Also, we take you to San Antonio, Spring, Irving, El Paso, and Dallas for some of the week's biggest real estate stories.

Podcast 347: Beyond Austin city limitsPodcast 347: Beyond Austin city limits2017-06-14T05:00:00Z2017-06-14T05:00:00Z

​A new research article on our website talks about how rising home prices are forcing many East Austin residents to move. What are their options, and what’s being done to provide housing for them? The authors of that article—Center Research Economist Dr. Harold Hunt and Research Assistant Clare Losey—join us this week.

Podcast 346: Whistling past the graveyardPodcast 346: Whistling past the graveyard2017-06-07T05:00:00Z2017-06-07T05:00:00Z

REC Research Attorney Rusty Adams joins us to discuss a real estate legal issue of grave concern. We also take you to Dallas, Sherman, Pflugerville, Bryan, Victoria, Mansfield, and McAllen for some of the week's biggest Texas real estate stories.​

Podcast 345: May mail callPodcast 345: May mail call2017-05-31T05:00:00Z2017-05-31T05:00:00Z

It's the end of the month, and you know what that means: mail call! But before we share questions the Center has received over the past few weeks, we'll take you to San Antonio, Waller, Wylie, Huntsville, Round Rock, and Bellaire. And that's just the beginning. Tune in.

Podcast 344: Military mattersPodcast 344: Military matters2017-05-24T05:00:00Z2017-05-24T05:00:00Z

With Memorial Day just days away, we pay our respects to the brave men and women who have given their lives serving our country. We also have information on homeownership programs available to veterans, active members of the military, and surviving spouses. All this plus a little El Paso history, funding for Texas storm recovery efforts, the state's​ top summer spots, and real estate news from Frisco, San Antonio, Pasadena, Lubbock, and Plano.

Podcast 343: On the borderPodcast 343: On the border2017-05-17T05:00:00Z2017-05-17T05:00:00Z

There's something for everyone on today's program. We have Texas history, Real Estate Center history, a Texas housing market update, a shout-out to those serving in the U.S. armed forces, a farewell to a longtime REC associate, tips for selecting a reliable moving company, a sneak peek at a new REC monthly report, and stories from Baytown, North Texas, Austin, and Abilene. Tune in. 

Podcast 342: Girl powerPodcast 342: Girl power2017-05-10T05:00:00Z2017-05-10T05:00:00Z

​With usual host Bryan Pope under the weather, Edie Craig and Hayley Rieder have taken control of this week's program. Join them for updates from both the Real Estate Center and the Texas Real Estate Commission, as well as stories from Dallas, Fort Worth, El Paso, Houston, Lake Whitney, League City, and Marshall.

Podcast 341: Spring housing update with Jim GainesPodcast 341: Spring housing update with Jim Gaines2017-05-03T05:00:00Z2017-05-03T05:00:00Z​The Texas Association of Realtors released its first quarter 2017 housing market report this week. REC Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines shares his insights. We also have news from Houston, Dallas, and Allen, not to mention Abilene and Cedar​ Park. And that’s just the beginning.​​​​​​​
Podcast 340: Just add waterPodcast 340: Just add water2017-04-27T05:00:00Z2017-04-27T05:00:00Z

​If there’s one word to describe today’s program, it’s “water.” We have news about Texas beach cleanups, a push for coastal barriers to protect against hurricanes, and even a question from a West Texas landowner that is slightly water-related. All this and much more. Join us.

Podcast 339: Birds of a feather podcast togetherPodcast 339: Birds of a feather podcast together2017-04-12T05:00:00Z2017-04-12T05:00:00Z

REC land expert Dr. Charles Gilliland is here with details on next week's Rural Land Markets Conference. After that, we'll take you to Bee Cave, San Antonio, and Laredo. We'll also spend a lot of time in North Texas visiting Grapevine, McKinney, Farmers Branch, and Fort Worth. Oh, and you won't want to miss news about a bill that's sure to ruffle some feathers.

Podcast 338: Parks and recPodcast 338: Parks and rec2017-04-05T05:00:00Z2017-04-05T05:00:00Z

​​On this week's Real Estate Red Zone podcast, we talk to Fulshear City Manager CJ Snipes about plans for land the city has just purchased. Also, an update on the new Corpus Christi bridge, TxDOT's big milestone, a 'Walker, Texas Ranger'​ flashback, and visits to your favorite small Texas towns. Join us!

Podcast 337: To the letterPodcast 337: To the letter2017-03-29T05:00:00Z2017-03-29T05:00:00ZIt's the end of the month, which means it's once again time to open the mailbag and answer some questions. Before we get to that, though, we'll fill you in on what Houston plans to do with $1.32 billion in highway project funding from TxDOT, and we'll visit a North Texas ranch you might recognize from a couple of your favorite movies. All this and much more, including a book recommendation for you readers.​​​https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/podcasts/?Item=182
Podcast 336: Where all the lights are brightPodcast 336: Where all the lights are bright2017-03-23T05:00:00Z2017-03-23T05:00:00Z

​​​What makes Austin's and Dallas' downtown districts so special? Realtor.com knows, and so do we. We'll tell you on today's program. Also, we pay our respects to Dr. Ivan W. "Doc" Schmedemann, who paved the way for the Master of Real Estate program at Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Doc passed away Saturday at 87.

Podcast 335: Some enchanted e-mailPodcast 335: Some enchanted e-mail2017-03-01T06:00:00Z2017-03-01T06:00:00Z

This week we take you to Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg and share some of the local folklore. Then we crack open the mail bag to answer the latest questions from our constituents. We'll also visit Dallas-Fort Worth, the country's top office market, to talk about office leases. All this and much more.​

Podcast 334: Trade and the Texas economyPodcast 334: Trade and the Texas economy2017-02-23T06:00:00Z2017-02-23T06:00:00Z

​​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'2017-02-15T06:00:00Z2017-02-15T06:00:00Z​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.

Podcast 332: Super Bowl postmortemPodcast 332: Super Bowl postmortem2017-02-08T06:00:00Z2017-02-08T06:00:00ZAfter 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 domainPodcast 331: Courts, trains, and eminent domain2017-02-01T06:00:00Z2017-02-01T06:00:00Z

​​​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 mailPodcast 330: You've got mail2017-01-25T06:00:00Z2017-01-25T06:00:00Z​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.

Podcast 329: Gunsmoke, got milk, and Gentle BenPodcast 329: Gunsmoke, got milk, and Gentle Ben2017-01-11T06:00:00Z2017-01-11T06:00:00Z

​​​​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.