Texas' decentralized rural land market has become more organized and efficient. While many look to yearly price changes to identify trends, changes in the total number of acres sold and total dollar volume provide a better indicator of market health. Read more by clicking the link in our bio.
0 922 August, 2019
Center Director Gary Maler (second from left) visited with officials from the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association at the Center's office on Friday.
From left to right: Thomas F. Vetters II, Robertson Anschutz Vetters; W. Scott Norman, Finance of America Reverse; and Doug Foster, SouthStar Bank.
0 1821 August, 2019
What's happening in #TexasRealEstate ? Swipe ➡️ to see June housing stats for Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Read more by clicking the link in our bio.
0 1716 August, 2019
Although #Texas housing sales in June dropped 10 percent over the month after hovering around record levels, the trend remained positive with lower mortgage rates and robust demand. Click the link in our bio for more. #HousingMarket#TexasEconomy
0 1513 August, 2019
Northeast Texas' crop portfolio is changing. The once attractive corn and soybean market is being impacted by price declines, oversupply, and trade uncertainty. Meanwhile, cotton is seeing a resurgence thanks to innovation. Read more in "Turning Soil" by clicking our profile link.
0 179 August, 2019
Homeowners in parts of Texas have been hit by floods each of the past few years, prompting builders and engineers to find innovative ways to help. Watch the full video by clicking the link in our bio.
0 1012 July, 2019
Business news outlets are speculating about blockchain's impact on commercial real estate transactions. For the Real Estate Center's perspective, read our latest report, "Blockchain and Real Estate." The link is in our bio.
0 1411 July, 2019
With hurricane season in full swing, storm protections are on the minds of many Texans in flood-prone areas. However, properties outside of floodplains can be damaged by floods. REC's Dr. Harold Hunt shares how you can protect yourself on today's podcast. Link in bio.
0 810 July, 2019
Thinking about buying a home in a flood-prone area? Do some homework first. Center Research Economist Dr. Luis Torres talked to @Bankrate about how to navigate the purchase of a home in a hurricane or flood zone. Read more in our Mixed-Use blog. Link in bio.
0 125 July, 2019
Happy Fourth of July! While you're grilling and watching fireworks, don't forget to take a moment to remember what this holiday is all about: the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. 🎆 🇺🇸 #LandOfTheFree#IndependenceDay
0 124 July, 2019
The Real Estate Center is closing today at noon and will reopen at 8:00 AM on Friday, July 5th. Have a safe and fun Independence Day! 🎆
0 63 July, 2019
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 link in bio.
0 2226 June, 2019
Hello, #summer ! ☀️ Enjoy the season of road trips, barbecues, and hot weather. Photo taken along the Rio Grande near El Paso.
0 2221 June, 2019
To say subprime mortgages single-handedly caused the #GreatRecession of 2006-07 would be over-simplifying things, but certainly they were a key culprit. Over ten years later, many Texans are still feeling their residual effects. Click the link in our bio for more.
0 618 June, 2019
Texas surpassed a record-high 30,000 seasonally adjusted home sales through the MLS in April 2019 as lower mortgage rates and the healthy labor market spurred demand across the price spectrum, according to our latest Texas Housing Insight report. Link in bio.
0 2317 June, 2019
Behind a real estate development is a large team of professionals. According to Dr. Russ Peterson of @maysbusiness, developers are the quarterback, leading their team to a development touchdown. Tune in to today's podcast to learn what it takes to succeed. Link in bio.
0 1313 June, 2019
Rural land management isn’t just big business—it’s family business. At least it can be for Texans hoping to teach heirs how to manage substantial real estate holdings. In such cases, business structures can be a practical option. Click the link in our bio to read "Leaving a Legacy: Limited Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations."
0 1511 June, 2019
Talk about necessity being the mother of invention. Homeowners in some parts of Texas have been hit by floods each of the past few years, prompting builders and engineers to find innovative ways to help. Read "Ahead of the Storm" for more. Link in bio.