Why Move To Houston?

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Real estate might be taking a pause in Houston but it’s still one of the best places to live. According to Forbes Magazine over 4000 people move to Houston, Tx each month. Why are so many people moving or relocating to Houston? There are so many reasons this is the best place to live, here are just a few.

1. Texas Medical Center – Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world. It is not only the largest center of its kind but it attracts the best doctors bar none.

2. Job Creation – Even with the drop in oil prices jobs are holding steady in Houston. This is mainly due to a very diversified job market. From tech to art, you don’t have to work in a refinery to work in Houston. While it is estimated that 30,000 jobs were lost in oil and gas production the US economy is stronger than ever and companies like HP, Sysco, United Airlines etc are doing well.

3. Night Life – Houston is the place to be for night life. From the hole in the wall watering holes to luxury dining there’s a restaurant or bar that is sure to please anyone in Houston. Don’t forget the great music, there’s always a live band to catch as you catch up with friends over a microbrew.

4. Museums – If you like museums you’ll want to visit Houston. with over 19 museums in less than a two mile radius you’ll be sure to find something of interest. From African American culture to the Rice Art Gallery, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

5. Fortune 500 Companies – Houston is home to the 2nd most number of Fortune 500 companies taking second place to New York. The list of great companies includes Apache, Conoco Phillips, HP, Sysco and Marathon Oil to name a few.

These are just some of the reason people are moving to Houston. Of course there are other less tangible reasons like the weather and the friendly people. Houston is a great place to live, work and play!

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