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Houston’s housing market as interest rates climb, and violinist Joshua Bell (Sept. 22, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We take a closer look at the local real estate market as interest rates continue to rise. And violinist Joshua Bell talks about his performances this weekend with the Houston Symphony.

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New state law allows Houston neighborhoods to redact racist deed restriction

Posted on · Texas lawmakers from Houston say the bill was written to allow discriminatory provisions to be removed from real property records only on a property-by-property basis, but they applaud Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth for applying the law more broadly and said it could set a statewide example.

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Navigating high home prices and mortgage rates (May 24, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A report found cover-ups of allegations and incidents of sexual abuse by Southern Baptist leaders and volunteers. Plus, City Council Member Edward Pollard answers your questions, we discover how Houstonians are adjusting to high home prices and mortgage rates, and we meet Houstonians who collect unusual things.

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Development in Houston, the week in politics, and myths about The Alamo (Feb. 23, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Debating whether to invest in early childhood programs, Houston's high ranking for real estate development over the past decade, the week in politics, and challenging some sacred myths about The Alamo.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Tropical Weather Update, And Remembering Developer Gerald Hines (Aug 25, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday’s show: An update on Tropical Storms Laura and Marco, the latest on COVID-19, City Council Member Edward Pollard answers questions, creating man-made islands to protect Galveston Bay from storm surge, and remembering real estate developer Gerald Hines.