Real Estate Matters
75: New Construction (May 2020)

75: New Construction (May 2020)

July 3, 2020

ACRE's Research Coordinator Stuart Norton shares data and insights on Alabama's residential new construction for May 2020. View all ACRE's commercial and residential data research at acre.culverhouse.ua.edu.

74: This Month in Residential Real Estate (May 2020)

74: This Month in Residential Real Estate (May 2020)

June 26, 2020

ACRE's Research Coordinator Stuart Norton discusses data and insights about Alabama's residential real estate market for May 2020. For more information, view the corresponding webinar.

73: Alabama Real Estate Commission Education Update with Ryan Adair

73: Alabama Real Estate Commission Education Update with Ryan Adair

June 18, 2020

Alabama Real Estate Commission (AREC) Education Director Ryan Adair joins ACRE's Director of Education, Marketing & Communications Cherie Moman to share a brief update on how coronavirus has affected CE deadlines, content delivery and testing along with information on how the CE requirements will be changing for the next renewal cycle.

 

72: Buying and Selling a Home during COVID

72: Buying and Selling a Home during COVID

June 4, 2020

ACRE Research Coordinator Stuart Norton shares his personal experience buying and selling a home during COVID, and offers some insight on what to expect with the Alabama housing market moving forward into the fall.

71: Revitalizing Downtown Birmingham Through Adaptive Reuse with Mike Mouron

71: Revitalizing Downtown Birmingham Through Adaptive Reuse with Mike Mouron

May 28, 2020

ACRE Director of Research KC Conway speaks with real estate developer and Capstone Real Estate Investments, LLC, Chairman Mike Mouron about his downtown Birmingham Federal Reserve building and Greyhound bus terminal adaptive reuse projects and his thoughts on changes to CRE post-coronavirus.

Mike Mouron is a graduate of the University of Alabama and a CPA. In 1990, he founded Capstone Development Corporation and led it to its position of leadership within the student housing market niche until January 1, 2012, when the company was divided into four separate but synergistic companies. Mike remains involved with all the successive companies in a variety of roles. Mike and his wife Kathy are also involved in several philanthropic endeavors, including leading the fundraising campaign for the Stran-Hardin Arena for adapted student athletes at The University of Alabama.

70: Profiles in Real Estate - Tom Norton

70: Profiles in Real Estate - Tom Norton

May 21, 2020

The first in a new topic series from ACRE, Research Coordinator Stuart Norton interviews his father Tom Norton on his multi-decade real estate career and the impact of coronavirus on the current market. Norton specializes in real estate investment and valuation, commercial real estate investment and redevelopment. He is the past chairman of the Mountain Brook Board of Zoning Adjustment, passed the Alabama State Bar in 1979 and practiced as a real estate attorney, and obtained his Alabama Real Estate Brokers License in 1982. He is also a member of ACRE's Leadership Council.

69: Creating a Re-Entry Plan After COVID That Embraces Change with Dr. Alexa Chilcutt

69: Creating a Re-Entry Plan After COVID That Embraces Change with Dr. Alexa Chilcutt

May 14, 2020

Dr. Alexa Chilcutt joins the podcast to discuss how the disruption from coronavirus affords you as a leader the opportunity to "reboot" and re-direct. She describes three steps you can take to create a re-entry plan for your team to improve communications, address lingering issues and pursue an innovation process as we move back into the workplace.

Alexa Chilcutt, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Director of the Public Speaking Program at the University of Alabama and an Executive Education faculty member for Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and provides professional development training for corporations.

 

68: Building Permits and New Construction (March 2020)

68: Building Permits and New Construction (March 2020)

May 7, 2020

ACRE's Research Coordinator Stuart Norton shares data and insights on Alabama's residential building permits and housing starts numbers for March 2020 and discusses the coronavirus impact on the market. View all ACRE's commercial and residential data research at acre.culverhouse.ua.edu.

67: A Look at Lake Martin’s Two Residential Markets with John Coley

67: A Look at Lake Martin’s Two Residential Markets with John Coley

April 30, 2020

Long-time ACRE Leadership Cabinet member John Coley joins Stuart Norton to discuss the uniqueness of the Lake Martin market. As home to two very different residential markets: “the waterfront” and the “off the water” markets, it offers everything from on-the-water secondary homes to large tracts of rural land for farming or recreation. The podcast also discusses the potential impact of coronavirus on the Lake Martin real estate market.

John Coley is a full-time real estate agent specializing in waterfront property on Lake Martin, Alabama. He is the Broker and Owner of Lake Martin Voice Realty and has a website called Lake Martin Voice where he blogs about Lake Martin real estate and area information. 

 

66: COVID-19’s Impact on the Alabama Rural Land Industry

66: COVID-19’s Impact on the Alabama Rural Land Industry

April 23, 2020

ACRE Trustee Jonathan Goode joins ACRE Research Coordinator Stuart Norton to discuss how coronavirus is impacting the rural land industry. Jonathan also offers his advice on best practices for real estate professionals based on his experience working through the Great Recession.

Jonathan Goode is a an associate broker with Southeastern Land Group, LLC (SELG) and is the Responsible Broker for the company in Mississippi. Jonathan is an Accredited Land Consultant (ALC), working with Southeastern Land Group (AlaLandCo) since 2008, serving Alabama and Mississippi. He is a member of the Alabama and Mississippi chapters of the Realtor’s Land Institute (RLI), and is a Past President of the Alabama RLI Chapter. He is Co-host of the weekly radio program, “The Land Show”. Jonathan currently serves as Vice Chair on the Advisory Board of Trustees for the Alabama Center for Real Estate (ACRE) representing the land industry across the state. Jonathan was named the 2018 Alabama Land Realtor of the Year.