12th Annual North Texas Realty Conference

Friday, May 14, 2021



The Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter proudly presents the 12th Annual North Texas Realty Conference.  This year’s one-day program will be held virtually (via Zoom) and will be packed with all the economic and real estate industry information about the North Texas and National real estate markets you need.  It will also include current information and projections about the regional and national economies.  Leaders in the industry will share their first-hand experiences and perspectives on many critical issues.

Continuing Education Credit:

  • Appraisal Institute – 40 points
    TALCB – 8 hours ACE credit approved, Course #41346

Conference Schedule:

Log-in – 7:30am – 8:00am
Welcome – 8:00am – 8:10am
Conference Presentations – 8:10am – 4:40pm
2021 Economic Outlook
  • Dr. James P. Gaines, Economist, Texas Real Estate Research Center at Texas A&M University
Between Cycles: False Narratives, Trends, and Paradigm Shifts
  • Mike Ablon, Principal, PegasusAblon
Overview of Residential Property Types
  • Bill Garber, Director of Government and External Relations, Appraisal Institute
  • James Heaslet, Veterans Administration
  • Lyle Radke, Director, Collateral Policy Team, Fannie Mae
  • Scott Reuter, Chief Appraiser, Director of Valuation, Single Family, Mortgage Credit Risk Management, Freddie Mac
Dallas’ Real Estate and Economic Performance and Projections
  • Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, The Dallas Morning News
Trends in New Residential Development and Subdivision Construction
  • David Brown, MAI, Senior Vice President, Zonda
Overview of Commercial Property Types
  • Jack Crews, Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets, JLL
  • Brian O’Boyle, Sr., CCIM, Founder and Vice Chairman, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Jennifer Pierson, Managing Partner, STRIVE


Contact Ruth Kelton, Executive Director
ainorthtexas@sbcglobal.net or 972-233-2244

Sponsorship Opportunities

Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels and benefits.  Sponsorship benefits include a banner ad on the North Texas Chapter website, inclusion in sponsor listing on Chapter website, presentation opportunity at the Conference, recognition throughout the Conference, newsletter advertising and a contact list that is provided to you after the Conference.  All of these benefits provide an excellent forum for you to reach your target customers/audience.


Please review the opportunities and select a sponsorship level.  To complete the Sponsor Opportunities form click here to download and return it to the North Texas Chapter office.

Become a Sponsor

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Or contact Ruth Kelton for more information:

972-233-2244 (T)