Houston Hurricanes
Houston’s proximity to the Gulf Coast means that sometimes, tropical weather — including hurricanes — may threaten. Although, luckily, the area has been spared a direct hit by a major hurricane in the past several…
Why Houston Attracts So Many Small Businesses
Houston is home to many small businesses, and it’s now considered one of the top 10 cities for entrepreneurs, according to the Houston Business Journal. The journal notes a high…
Relocating to Houston? How to Beat the Rent Crunch
Houston renters are facing rising prices and reduced apartment supply, according to the Houston Chronicle. A surge in workers relocating to the area is partly to blame, the paper says.…
Why Houston Is a Top City for Millennials
Houston is one of the top 25 metro areas for Millennials to live based on rent, income and the number of young people residing in the city, according to Niche.com,…
Houston pedestrians
Houston, one of the country’s most dangerous cities for pedestrians, is ramping up efforts to improve the walkability of the fourth-largest city in the nation, according to David Crossley, president of…
houston cars
Houston is a car buyer’s dream, boasting hundreds of dealerships in the 10-county region, with many offering extra features and attractive interest rates due to the competition, says Steve McDowell,…
Buying a New Home in Houston: What You Should Know
Houston leads the United States in new home construction and is the “capital of master-planned communities in the country,” according to John Burns, CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting.…
Changing Your Name in Houston: The New Bride’s Checklist
Getting married comes with a slew of changes — new family members, new bank accounts, even a new name. If you’ve opted to change your name, we can help. We’ve…
Why Houston Is the Top U.S. City for Jobs
If you live in Houston, you’re in the best place in America to find a job. The city ranks No. 1 out of the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas for…
A Look at Retirement Income and Tax Breaks in Houston (INFOGRAPHIC)
Compared with retirees in many other states, retired Houstonians have one less headache to contend with when tax season arrives: State income taxes. Our state’s lack of income taxes, along with Houston’s…