The nation's fourth largest city, Houston is a vibrant place to live, blending culture, business and family with distinct Texas style. Houston is a familiar name on well-respected "Best of" lists, often cited for its low cost of living - 10 percent below the national average, strong economy and range of entertainment options. In fact, Kiplinger's Personal Finance in 2008 ranked Houston the No. 1 city in the country to live and work for those very reasons. Whether you are a sports fanatic, theater buff, connoisseur of fine food or prefer spending quality time with the family, Houston's many attributes are sure to intrigue, as will our residential market, where you can get significantly more home for your money.