Breakdown of the Show
- Lindsey Jungers, VP of Operations for GVB Custom Homes, joins us to talk about what is new at GVB, floor plans, amenities and features. She also talks about their communities located all over Houston from League City with their township community to Tomball’s Reily Creek to Conroe’s Stewart’s Forest to Richmond home in Lakes for Bella Terra.
- Erin Lantz, VP of Mortgages for Zillow, calls in and shares with listeners the various tools and resources available on Zillow to help them find the best rate for them. Shannon and Erin also talk about how Zillow started and how its now competing with HAR in the Houston market.
- The Executive Director of the Tomball Economic Development Council, Kelly Violette, joins us in the studio to share some of the growing areas in one of Houston up and coming Northwest communities. Kelly talks about the family life and hometown feel of the Tomball Community. She talks about the new 100 acre business park they just broke ground on in May 2014. They discuss the impact of the Grand Parkway coming through and the expansion of HWY 249.
- Robert Denk, Senior Economist for the National Association of Home Builders, joins us via telephone to discuss new home starts in the state of Texas. Texas is 2nd in the nation percentage wise with new home starts. They are second behind North Dakota. Robert says once again Texas is one of the leaders in driving the building and real estate markets. Robert also talks about how interest rates will or won’t affect the march to recovery of the housing market.