Podcast 377: Greetings from Valentine, TexasPodcast 377: Greetings from Valentine, Texas2018-02-14T06:00:00Z2018-02-14T21:00:00Z​​​Roses are red, the Red Zone is, too; we have a Valentine’s Day podcast for you! Today, we look at the most romantic cities in Texas. Plus, the Center advisory committee has elected two new officers. Tune in for more real estate news.
Podcast 376: All in the familyPodcast 376: All in the family2018-02-07T06:00:00Z2018-02-07T20:00:00Z

​​​​​​​​​​​​The REC family is growing! The Center recently welcomed a new assistant research scientist and a new advisory committee member. Plus, get some ​insight on the Texas housing market. All this and more on today's podcast. ​​

Podcast 375: Nothing but newsPodcast 375: Nothing but news2018-01-24T06:00:00Z2018-01-24T06:00:00Z

​Give us less than 12 minutes and we'll give you a rundown of the week's biggest Texas real estate headlines. Today, news from North Texas all the way down to the Rio Grande Valle​y. We'll even throw in a little Baytown history for good measure.

Podcast 374: Farewell, NancyPodcast 374: Farewell, Nancy2018-01-17T06:00:00Z2018-01-17T06:00:00Z

After more than 18 years as managing editor of Tierra Grande magazine, Nan​cy McQuistion is retiring. She joins us today to talk about her years working on one of the most respected real estate magazines in Texas.

Podcast 373: Housing, Harvey, U-HaulingPodcast 373: Housing, Harvey, U-Hauling2018-01-11T06:00:00Z2018-01-11T06:00:00Z

U-Haul's moving data put Texas on top for growth in 2017. Houston home sales hit new high last year despite Hurricane Harvey. The Texas economy continues to outpace the nation's. All this and much more today.

Podcast 372: Finding shelterPodcast 372: Finding shelter2018-01-03T06:00:00Z2018-01-03T06:00:00Z

This week, travel with us to Rockwall, Arlington, Midlothian, Pflugerville, and Longview for ​some of the state's biggest real estate stories. Also, learn more about an affordable housing conference the Real Estate Center is co-sponsoring next month with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Podcast 371: A holly jolly podcastPodcast 371: A holly jolly podcast2017-12-20T06:00:00Z2017-12-20T06:00:00Z

​To finish out 2017, we tell you which North Texas city is the holly-jolliest in the Lone Star State according to Google Trends data. We also look at one Texas law firm's rankings of the most dangerous intersections for pedestrians, and we cover stories from Corpus Christi, Houston, and Hudson Oaks.

Podcast 370: First and goalPodcast 370: First and goal2017-12-13T06:00:00Z2017-12-13T06:00:00Z

​Today, sit in on our chat with Wesley Miller, former safety with the Buffalo Bills and now the REC's new research associate. He talks about his past life in pro football as well as his research interests here at the Center. Also, go with us to Live Oak, Deep​ Ellum in Dallas, Texas A&M University-Galveston, and Port A. All this and much more.

Podcast 369: Up the creekPodcast 369: Up the creek2017-12-06T06:00:00Z2017-12-06T06:00:00Z

​Today we chat with Center Research Attorney Rusty Adams about the public's right to use navigable rivers and streams in Texas, even when those waterways cross private property. We also head to Houston for one of the largest local real estate transactions ever, and to Lubbock for a $91 million TTUHSC expansion. Also, which two Texas cities are among the safest in the nation? Tune in to find out.

Podcast 368: November mail callPodcast 368: November mail call2017-11-29T06:00:00Z2017-11-29T06:00:00Z

Today we head to Austin, DeSoto, Conroe, Waco, Grand Prairie, Longview​, Kilgore, and more. We’ll also read some constituent mail we’ve received over the past month and look at the latest publications from around the Center. 

Podcast 367: Some things newPodcast 367: Some things new2017-11-16T06:00:00Z2017-11-16T06:00:00Z

A lot of new things are in the works around the Real Estate Center: ​​social media videos, webinars, calendar giveaways. Tune in today to learn more about them. You'll also get real estate headlines from Brookshire, Port Lavaca​, San Antonio, Missouri City, Seguin, and Midland.

​​"This Land is Their Land​" (REC article)​

Podcast 366: Retail detailsPodcast 366: Retail details2017-11-08T06:00:00Z2017-11-08T06:00:00Z

​If today's lineup of stories has a common thread, it's retail. Tune in for news about Best Buy's new distribution center in Missouri City, HeyDay Entertainment's move into Denison, and Austin as a contender for new Amazon HQ. Join us.

Podcast 365: It's lit!Podcast 365: It's lit!2017-11-01T05:00:00Z2017-11-01T05:00:00Z

​​This week, Stephenville's got the blues—well, it's getting Project Blue. Get fit in McAllen, and 490 beds are on their way to TAMU Commerce. We'll also cover headlines from Austin, Euless, McKinney, and San Antonio. Plus, historical trivia from Burnet County, and TREC is extending deadlines for licensees affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Podcast 364: Trick 'r' treatPodcast 364: Trick 'r' treat2017-10-25T05:00:00Z2017-10-25T05:00:00Z

Before next Tuesday's onslaught of trick-r-treaters, check out the San Antonio Express-News' ​​​tips on how to prevent accidents on your property. Also, an unusual request from one of our constituents; fun facts about the State Fair of Texas; and news from Plano, Garland, and Realtor.com.

Podcast 363: October mail callPodcast 363: October mail call2017-10-18T05:00:00Z2017-10-18T05:00:00Z

On today's monthly mail call episode, we field questions about condo association boards, North Texas economic projections, building permit data on our website, fees that Texas licensees pay to fund us, and more. This plus the biggest real estate news from around the state. Tune in.​

Podcast 362: Cleveland RocksPodcast 362: Cleveland Rocks2017-10-04T05:00:00Z2017-10-04T05:00:00Z

Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres ​shares insights from last week's national business economists meeting in Cleveland, Ohio. Also, a shout-out to Whisper Valley, a Tyler hospital reaches to the sky(bridge), and Facebook still likes Austin. Plus, Texas A&M University, home of the Real Estate Center, turns 141 today. Join us.

Podcast 361: Big Tex, Pharr for the course, HEB's snack attackPodcast 361: Big Tex, Pharr for the course, HEB's snack attack2017-09-27T05:00:00Z2017-09-27T05:00:00Z

​Today, find out why folks in the Rio Grande Valley are shouting “Fore!” Or is it “Pharr!”? HEB’s pulling a snack-attack on Houston. Curious? We have all the delicious details. And stick around to find out which petroleum giant is moving to Midland. All this and much more, including a look back at a tall Texas icon.

Podcast 360: Help for hurricane victimsPodcast 360: Help for hurricane victims2017-09-20T05:00:00Z2017-09-20T05:00:00Z

Hurricane Harvey caused an estimated $125 billion worth of damage in Texas late last month. If you were one of the millions impacted by the storm, our free resource guide can help. Learn more about it on today's podcast. Also, we revisit Texas in 1967 in the aftermath of another devastating storm: Hurricane Beulah. All this plus the latest Austin MSA housing stats, a $130 million subdivision near 'Fixer-Upper' town, and much more. Join us.

Podcast 359: Hurricane Harvey's economic impactPodcast 359: Hurricane Harvey's economic impact2017-09-13T05:00:00Z2017-09-13T05:00:00Z

​​All signs pointed to a significant recovery over 2016 for the Texas economy. Then Hurricane Harvey happened. Real Estate Center Chief Economist Dr. Jim Gaines talks about the impact the storm could have on housing markets, commercial markets, and overall GDP growth.

Podcast 358: September mail call!Podcast 358: September mail call!2017-09-06T05:00:00Z2017-09-06T05:00:00Z

​​​​How long should you allow wood to dry before putting up new sheetrock following a flood? Where's the best place to market a Texas ranch these days? These are just two of the questions we answer on today's "mail call" episode. We also have information that might come in handy as you recover from Hurricane Harvey, plus CoreLogic's latest housing market update from DFW.