Strong, Diverse Economy
Houston is rated 3rd on Forbes Magazine list of the best cities to invest in real estate. Texas is the state with 5 such cities (25% of the Forbes list). Houston’s economy is diversified and even with the energy industry downturn housing investment remains a good investment bet.
Your housing specialist, or Realtor, will guide you to the school options based on the area you choose to live in and arrange a tour of the schools for you. It is advisable that you visit the schools you plan for your children to attend and not just rely on the accountability system.
Enduring Home Values
The median list price for Houston homes is $299,500. Housing in this market continues to appreciate. According to Location Inc. the average annual rate in the last five years has been 5.32% with the last two years at 10.63% and the last 12 months at 9.9%
Top State to Relocate
According to the Allied Van Lines 47th Annual Magnet States Report, Texas is the No. 1 destination state for residential relocations for the tenth straight year.