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Find your Best Mortgage in Houston: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years.

Pros

-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting


What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area


The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


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Quick Facts About Houston


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Houston is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Houston jobs have Increased by 0.79 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Houston's cost of living is 2.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Houston's population is 2,296,220 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.83 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Houston is $219,922. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 40.24%.
    SCHOOLS
    Houston public schools spend $10,310 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.7 students per teacher in Houston.

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  1/7/2018
Ruuuuunnnnnn go bacccckkkkk

I was in awe when I first came down here in July I always thought that Houston was a beautiful City that was totally diverse and ahead of the times being that it was the... (Read More)

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  12/31/2017
Several Things to Know

Hello, I have lived in Houston for 9 years now, and I want to share some good and bad. First, the good: - Diversity. With many cultures present in the city, one can... (Read More)

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  11/9/2017
Avoid Houston

I've lived in Houston for 30 yrs. 87-present. I'm now 62, retired, and about to sell my house. I would avoid Houston for several reasons--huge crime increase, violent... (Read More)

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