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Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city, was named the “Best City in America” by Business Insider in 2013. It is a diverse, sophisticated locale offering a thriving cultural scene and is located less than an hour from the beaches of the Gulf. Your dollar goes further in Houston, Texas – according to the 2013 Cost of Living Index, Houston has the third lowest overall cost of living among the nation’s 20 most populous metropolitan areas.
Houston – The Best City
Houston's Culture Houston's quality of living makes it one of the best places in the world. From business opportunities to recreation, from high culture to haute cuisine, Houston has it all.
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An Affordable Housing Market Housing is more affordable here. Houston didn't experience a housing bubble the way the rest of the country did.
Relocation Resources Whether moving from one side of the Greater Houston Area to the other, across Texas, the United States, or around the Globe – Douglas Elliman Texas has the experience and expertise to offer support in a of myriad ways. Learn more >
Awards and Distinctions

"Fastest Growing City" - Forbes

"Best City to Live, Work and Play" - Kiplinger's Personal Finance

"Best City for your Job" -

"Best City for Recent College Grads" - Forbes

"Lowest Cost of Living Among Major Metro Areas" - ACCRA Cost of Living Index

"Top Local Government Green Power Purchaser" - the Environmental Protection Agency

"Best City to Buy a Home" -

"Most Accessible City for the Disabled"
the National Organization on Disability

"#2 Friendliest City in America" - Travel & Leisure

"#2 Best City in the World to Live" -
Business Insider

"Best U.S. City to Earn a Living" -

"#3 Best Food City in America" -

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