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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
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ActiveRain University (ARU) provides free on-line training. We coach, consult and support real estate professionals about real estate trends, technology and social media.
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Find informative stats, trends and insider tips on your state, county, city or neighborhood of choice. The insightful experts of ActiveRain share with you in a way only a local resident can.
I was one of over 400 attendees at the 20th Annual Outlook for Texas Land Markets, on May 6 &7, 2010 by the Real Estate Center, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, in cooperation with the Texas Chapter American Society Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers, Texas Chapter Realtors Land Institute, and San Antonio Board of Realtors, and was held in San Antonio, Texas. Topics discussed by various speakers were: The state of the Texas real estate economy by Mark Dotzour, Chief Economist, Real Estate Center, Texas A&M University; The Texas & US Economies: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now, & Where We Are Heading by D Kirk Edwards, Maclondon Royalty Company, Odessa & Federal Reserve Bank – Odessa; The Economics of Vineyards and Wineries: The Realities of Wine Production by Tony Correia, The Correia Company, Sonoma, California; Financial Issues Facing Land Markets: An Analysis of the Financial Environment of Current & Future Land Markets by Larry R Doyle, Chief Executive Officer, Farm Credit Bank of Texas, Austin, Texas; Emerging Legal Issues in Texas Real Estate: Annual Review of Legal Issues Impacting Land Use & Land Brokerage by Judon Fambrough, Senior Lecturer and Attorney at Law, Real Estate Center, Texas A&M University; Issues in Marketing Texas Water by Ronald Kaiser, Professor, Institute of Renewable Natural Resources & Department of Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University; Developments in Texas Agricultural Land Markets: Discussion of Current Trends in Valuation of Managers & Rural Appraisers Committee; Outlook for Texas Land Markets: Review of Past Year’s Land Market Developments & Projections for the Year Ahead by Charles E. Gilliland, Research Economist, Real Estate Center, Texas A&M University; Texas Agricultural Land Markets Around Texas of Rural Land Values by the American Society of Farm Condemnation Overview: Procedure and Damage Considerations in Eminent Domain by Scott Doggett, Partner, Burford & Ryburn, LLP, Dallas, Texas; Agricultural Policy Impact on Landowners: Annual Review of Developments in Agricultural Policy by Joe Outlaw, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University; Business As Usual? Major Challenges in the Years Ahead by Dan Hatfield, President, Realtors Land Institute; Texas Housing Markets: When Will Hosing Drive Up Land Prices? By James Gaines, Research Economist, Real Estate Center, Texas A&M University; and, a MCE Ethics legal update course by Tom Morgan, Director of Legal Affairs, Texas Association of Realtors, Austin, Texas. This is an excellent source of education, from leading professionals, to stay up to date on land related topics.