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 - 1.8 percent below the national average, housing costs that are 58.8 percent below average, its strong economy and a range of entertainment options. In fact, Business Insider ranked Houston the "Best City in America" in 2014 and one of the "15 Hottest American Cities" for 2015. Forbes named Houston the "Fastest Growing City in the United States" in 2015 and rated Houston among the "10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs" in 2014. Site Selection magazine rated it as one of the top metros in the nation for corporate relocations and expansions (2015). The city also scored the No. 5 spot on SmartAssets list of top cities for first-time homebuyers in 2015.
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.