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Advice For Buying A Home In A Challenging Market (June 10, 2021)

On Thursday’s show: An update on several recent immigration stories, advice for buying a home in a challenging market, a conversation with outgoing Rice President David Leebron, and how Westerns have depicted Texas over the years.

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On Thursday’s Houston Matters: It's been an eventful week in immigration policy developments, from a potential legal dispute between the Biden administration and the state of Texas over the licensing of facilities housing unaccompanied migrant children, to the fate of some of the nearly 100 migrants rescued from captivity during a human smuggling bust in April. News 88.7’s Elizabeth Trovall gives us an update.

Also this hour: Some local experts share advice on how buyers can navigate the competitive real estate market.

Then, Rice University President David Leebron talks about his time at the institution he has led since 2004. He recently announced he’ll step down next summer.

And we reflect on how Hollywood Westerns have depicted Texas over the years with film critic Joe Leydon.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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