Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX




The Houston area is a great place to consider buying a house if you appreciate cosmopolitan living, gulf breezes, and Texas living.




Polls, Rankings and Lists
#5 America's Best Cities for Barbecue - Travel + Leisure - May 2014
#20 America's Best Cities for Singles - Travel + Leisure - July 2012
#22 America's 50 Best Cities - Bloomberg - September 2012
#5 Top 5 Cities for New Engineering Jobs - Change the Equation - October 2014
#24 Best Airports for Food and Drink - Thrillist - November 2014
#41 NAHB / Wells Fargo Least Affordable Housing - November 2014
#6 America's New Brainpower Cities - Forbes - April 2014
#3 The Ten Nicest Housing Markets - RealtyTrac - December 2014
#6 The Ten Nicest Housing Markets - RealtyTrac - December 2014
#8 The Ten Nicest Housing Markets - RealtyTrac - December 2014
#20 Highest Rates of House Price Appreciation - FHFA - November 2014
#4 Ten Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs - MoneyRates.com - July 2016
#17 Highest Rates of House Price Appreciation - FHFA - August 2015
#11 Highest Rates of House Price Appreciation - FHFA - May 2015
#13 Highest Rates of House Price Appreciation - FHFA - February 2015
#5 Ten Best Cities for Return on Salary - CareerCast.com - July 2016

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About the state of Texas
Texas is a red state, going for Bush, McCain, and Romney in the last three presidential elections. Texas is a right to work state. The current governor of Texas is a Republican. Compared to other states, Texas has no income taxes, high sales taxes, and high property taxes.