HAR on the Move Podcast

HAR wants you to stay connected even when you’re On the Move. We have launched our new podcast, HAR on the Move, with new episodes released each Wednesday morning. You can also follow us live on Facebook every Monday at 9 a.m. for #MemberFocusMonday. If you happen to miss an episode of either you can always catch up by visiting HARConnect.com/podcast where past episodes are archived.

The official podcast for the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR.com) will cover everything from home sales to hot topics in the real estate industry. You may subscribe to our podcast or you may check this page for the current episode.

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We spoke with 2019 Realtor® of the Year, Mike Wong about commercial real estate. He gave us an update of the market, current construction and investor trends and gave helpful advice to residential agents that are wanting to get into commercial.
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We spoke with HAR Board Member, Chance Brown about how his decision to stop being a “secret agent” completely changed his business and the many ways you can get involved with HAR. Apply to one of HARs many Advisory Groups here.
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Guests – University of Houston Professor Brandon Rottinghaus and Kristin Babik with VAREP. Professor Rottinghaus gave us an election recap and a political outlook for 2020. Kristin shared the many home programs and opportunities for Veterans. Visit the VAREP website here.
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Millennial Realtor® Nicole Lopez-Cummins on the challenges millennials face in achieving homeownership and what Realtors® can to to help.
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On this episode of HAR On The Move we heard HAR President and CEO Bob Hale’s presentation from the HAR Engage Conference.
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Houston’s “Flood Czar” Stephen Costello is the Chief Recovery Officer for the City of Houston. He spoke about what the City is doing to mitigate flood and provide recovery assistance to flood victims. Visit the Houston Recovers website that Stephen mentioned here.
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We were joined by representatives from Keller Offers, Opendoor, Offerpad and Zillow Offers to hear The Truth About iBuyers.
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Holly Clapham from HoustonFirst talking about all of the great things they are doing to promote Houston as the best city to live, work and play in! We also hear from Shelly Scanlin of the 2019 TRLP Class about the Be Someone Scholarship Program available for exclusively for family members of Realtors®.
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Visit the Be Someone Scholarship website here.
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Congressman Dan Crenshaw shared his thoughts on the current political climate, the NFIP and much more!
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Patrick Jankowski with the Greater Houston Partnership shared his forecast for the rest of 2019, what he expects in 2020 and answered the question, “are we headed for a recession?”. Download and Subscribe to the Houston Economy at a Glance, here.
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We were joined by HAR Director of Political Affairs and TREPAC, Karen Driscoll. She cleared up misconceptions about TREPAC and explained why “If real estate is your profession, politics is your business!”. Are you a Platinum Member? Join our Facebook Group! Click to join.

Discussing the New Seller’s Disclosure notice with HAR Legal Counsel Grant Harpold. See the new notice and how it has changed here.

Cristina and David recap 50 fun episodes, announce a new segment and share what’s to come! Are you a Platinum Member? Join our Facebook Group! Click to join.

All about the upcoming 2019 Engage Real Estate Conference from Engage Advisory Chair, Quenton Rockwell. To register and see the complete speaker lineup click here
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Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher shared her thoughts on the current political climate, public safety, the NFIP and more! Visit Congresswoman Fletcher’s website for more information.
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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on crime prevention, flood mitigation and everything the county is doing to make the Houston region a great place to live and work! Visit Harris Thrives for more information about what Harris County is doing to improve.
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State Representative Sarah Davis discussing her thoughts on the current political climate, flood prevention, tax reform and more! Attend a Texas Flood Stakeholder Workshop – more info and schedule here.
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Texas State Senator Paul Bettencourt discussed tax reform, school funding, flooding, the Galveston Bay Park plan and more!
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On this episode of HAR On The Move, we tackled some of the most frequently asked questions from our members. Everything from Zillow syndication, to TREPAC, to how decisions are made at HAR. Have another question about HAR? Email social@har.com and we might feature your question on an upcoming episode.
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HAR Director of MLS, Shawn Dauphine discussed listing syndication, MLS violations and changes to Matrix MLS.
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On this episode of HAR On The Move, David picks Cristina’s brain about all things social media. If you’re wondering what platforms should you use, want to know more about algorithms, and are curious about what’s working for Realtors® on social media right now, you should give this a listen!
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We talked to HAR Chief Technology Office, Taqi Rizvi! He shared information on newly released tools for marketing and branding and gave us a sneak peek of what’s to come!
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Rania Mankarious, CEO of Crime Stoppers of Houston shared what they have been doing to prevent crime in Houston and Harris County communities and how REALTORS® can get involved.

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Excellent recap of the 2019 Legislative Session from Julia Parenteau with Texas Realtors®. She shared upcoming changes to the Sellers Disclosure, disaster relief, tax and school finance reform and so much more! To see the complete list of “wins” from the 2019 Legislative Session, visit the Texas Realtors® Blog.

Do you know your value? Can you state it in a few simple words? On this Episode of HAR On The Move, HAR Strategic Architect Jeremy Conaway explained to us what a Value Proposition is, why everyone needs one and how to create it.

We spoke to Dr. Stephen Klineberg, Founding Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research. He discussed Millennial homebuyers, diversity in the Houston region, his findings on Post-Harvey homebuying and development and so much more!

We listened back to a very early episode featuring Curt Beardsley of the Zillow Group. He spoke about consumer research and examples we’ve seen in other industries, that very clearly tell us how to give consumers what they want.

In this episode, FEMA and the Harris County Flood Control District shared with us what has been done to mitigate flooding since Hurricane Harvey and what we can do to protect ourselves and our clients.

The different ways that Houston METRO is keeping Houston moving! Visit METRO’s Website here. See the METRONext Plan here.

Recap of the Economic Development Panel that took place on April 11th.

Russ Capper with Houston Exponential on how they are working to bring innovation to Houston and make Houston a great place to live and work for many years to come!

We heard a recap of a Flood Expert Panel that took place on April 11th.

Senior Police Officer James Sobota with the Houston Police Department. He shared valuable crime prevention tips, how Realtors® can get involved in their communities and much more!

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