Recognized world-wide for its energy industry that includes oil and natural gas, Houston’s economy is also becoming well-known for its aeronautics and biomedical research sectors. Second only to New York City for the most Fortune 500 headquartered in city limits, Houston’s economy and quality of life have garnered it many prestigious rankings. In 2006, Houston was ranked third in the U.S. by Forbes magazine in its category for “Best Places for Business and Careers” and in 2008, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance listed Houston as its first choice for “Best Cities” due to its economy, employment opportunities and low cost of living. Forbes also recognized Houston as top choice for “Best Cities for College Graduates.” With four public and three private universities in Houston, graduates don’t have far to go to find great careers.
But it’s not all work and no play for Houston residents. The city’s multicultural population has created unique institutions and attractions that bring 7 million visitors annually to the Houston Museum District. Houston is also one of the few U.S. cities offering year-round resident companies in the performing arts, centered in the Theater District. This multicultural population also brings new flavors to dining and shopping options, making it easy for Houston residents to find the perfect gift and a delicious meal to please the palette. Professional sports are well represented in Houston, and include the MLB’s Astros, the NFL’s Texans, the NBA’s Rockets, the MLS’s Dynamo, and many more minor league teams. With the inclusion of theme parks, zoos, and scheduled festivals, fairs and celebrations running throughout the year, Houston residents can always find quality entertainment options.
By combining a fantastic economy and terrific employment opportunities with southern hospitality and unique Texas charm, Houston has become one of the nation’s greatest cities. Houston real estate matches its character, offering residents a variety of housing options that are sure to fit you and your family’s needs.
Houston Homes for Sale
Looking for Houston homes for sale? Search our local listings database for access to listings in Houston and surrounding areas. Whether you want to buy or sell Houston real estate, you can browse through properties or find a wide variety of real estate resources available on this website.
Houston Real Estate Agent
If you are looking for a Houston REALTOR®, choose Donnell Durham! As your Houston real estate agent, Donnell Durham can assist you with all of your home buying and selling needs. He can provide you with access to the local listings database and offer his experience and knowledge to make the home buying or selling process easier for you and your family. Contact Donnell Durham today to get your home search started!