Monthly Meeting

From August 21, 2017 11:30 am until 1:00 pm

The Outlook for Real Estate and the Economy


Please join us for this month’s Networking & Roundtable Meeting
with Guest Speaker

Dr. Ted C. Jones

Chief Economist – Senior Vice President
Stewart Title Guaranty Company


The Greater Houston Luxury Home Connection monthly meeting is held on the 3rd Monday of every month. It is for GHLHC members and individuals interested in becoming a member of the Connection. For more information on GHLHC membership visit our membership page. The meetings are an Open Forum, so please bring Property Flyers, Marketing Ideas, Industry News and Business Needs…Everyone has a voice.

The meetings take place at Maggiano's Little Italy, 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX 77056 and include lunch with choices of starter, entree and dessert.


Special Guest Speaker


Dr. Ted C. Jones

Chief Economist – Senior Vice President
Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Ted C. Jones, PhD, is the chief economist-senior vice president for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. He addresses the information needs of stockholders, conducts ongoing research, and supports economic and financial analysis for the company and its customers. An accomplished speaker, he typically gives more than 150 presentations on real estate and the economic outlook each year.

Ted’s recognized specialty is applied real estate research. He has completed numerous mass-appraisal assignments, including more than $3 billion of income producing property owned by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, retail properties, hotels, motels, offices, commercial land, multifamily housing, residences and numerous other special-use properties. He completed a study on the impact of the Resolution Trust Corporation on real estate values and testified before the Oversight Board.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural economics from Colorado State University, Ted earned a PhD in finance with a minor in statistics and a master’s degree in land economics and real estate from Texas A&M University, where he served as chief economist at the university’s Real Estate Center, the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research
group. Before that, he authored and taught the valuation and appraisal section of the Bachelor of Commerce in Valuation and Property Management at Lincoln College, University of Canterbury near Christchurch, New Zealand. An internationally recognized real estate expert, Ted has completed appraisals and property analysis in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Ted is a past member of the board of directors of the National, Texas and Houston Association of REALTORS® and served as chairman of the board of the Houston association in 2004. Ted was a member of the 2007 National Association of REALTORS® Research Committee.

You can follow Ted through his blog at and on Twitter @DrTCJ.




The fee for the lunch is $35 and you can register online or pay at the door.

Early Registration - There is an early registration discount of $5 if you register and pay for the luncheon online before noon on the Friday before the meeting.

Limited Seating is Available


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The Greater Houston Luxury Home Connection was created so that Realtors serving Greater Houston's luxury home and estate market could 'network together,' expand their local and worldwide databases, increase market presence, share ideas and resource.

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