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Finding Shelter: Assessing Texas Residential Real Estate amid the Oil Slump

February 12, 2016 Dallas Fed

What’s ahead for the Texas residential market in 2016? This conference explored the trends, challenges and outlook, with a focus on supply constraints affecting the ongoing expansion.

Confirmed Speakers

  • David Brown, Metrostudy
  • Brian Collins, Cendera Funding
  • Robert J. Cresswell, Cresswell Custom Builders
  • John V. Duca, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • James P. Gaines, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
  • Garry J. Graham, Affiliated Bank
  • Rob Kaplan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Evan F. Koenig, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Gary Maler, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
  • Steve H. Murdock, Hobby Center for the Study of Texas, Rice University
  • Keith R. Phillips, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch
  • Jeanette I. Rice, CBRE
  • G. Ronald Witten, Witten Advisors
  • Mine K. Yücel, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Who Should Attend

  • Banking, business, mortgage and real estate analysts and professionals.

When

  • Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
    8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Where

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl St.
    Dallas, TX 75201
  • Directions

Agenda

Friday, February 12

8 a.m.

Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks

 

Pia M. Orrenius
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Rob Kaplan
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

9 a.m.

Session 1: Outlook

  Moderator: Pia M. Orrenius
 

U.S. Economy
Presentation
Evan F. Koenig
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

 

Texas Economy
Presentation
Keith R. Phillips
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch

 

Texas Housing Market
Presentation
James P. Gaines
Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Session 2: Impact of Oil Price Decline on Construction and Real Estate

 

Moderator: Jason L. Saving
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

 

Oil Prices and the Texas Economy
Presentation
Mine K. Yücel
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

 

Real Estate and Oil Prices
Presentation
John V. Duca
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

11:45 a.m.

Lunch

 

Introduction: Gary Maler
Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University

 

Demographics and Housing in Texas
Presentation
Steve H. Murdock
Hobby Center for the Study of Texas, Rice University

1 p.m.

Session 3: Challenges/Barriers for Growth in New-Home Construction

 

Moderator: Luis B. Torres
Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University

 

Overview
Presentation
David Brown
Metrostudy

 

Building
Robert J. Cresswell
Cresswell Custom Builders

 

Mortgage Lending
Brian Collins
Cendera Funding

 

Acquisition, Development and Construction Financing
Garry J. Graham
Affiliated Bank

2:30 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m.

Session 4: Is Multifamily Overbuilt? 

 

Moderator: Laila Assanie
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

 

Trends and Outlook
Presentation
G. Ronald Witten

Witten Advisors

 

Capital Markets
Presentation
Jeanette I. Rice

CBRE

3:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks

 

Gary Maler

4 p.m.

Adjourn