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For the past several years, the demand for Houston TX real estate was setting all time records. The slowdown in the oil market has caused job growth in the local economy to start to slow down, but a shortage of housing inventory keeps pushing prices higher in the Houston Texas real estate market in most price ranges. As long as there are more real estate buyers than real estate sellers in the Houston area, prices are expected to continue to trend upward. Even with lower oil prices, Houston Texas is such a diversified and vibrant city that many companies and people are choosing to relocate here from all over the world.
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Houston Texas is the fourth largest city in the U.S. according to the 2010 Census with a population of 2.1 million people. The greater Houston Texas area, which includes adjoining communities, is composed of eight counties covering 8,778 square miles making it larger than the state of New Jersey. The Houston TX real estate market is one of the largest and healthiest in the country. The greater Houston Texas area has a population of approximately 5.95 million, making it the sixth largest metropolitan statistical area. Houston has experienced a 26% growth in population since the 2000 Census. The continual growth in the area will mean good things for the long-term increases in home values and the growth in demand in Houston TX real estate.
A recent report from Rice University labeled Houston Texas as the most ethnically diverse major city in the country. Houston has an active cultural and arts community. The Theater District is second only to New York City in the concentration of theater seats in one area. The downtown Theater District is composed of a 17 block area and is served by eight major performing arts organizations. The Museum District has over 19 museums within a 1.5 mile radius of Mecom Fountain. The opportunities for arts and cultural entertainment are endless.
For sports fans, the area has four major league sports franchises and two minor league teams. Football fans are represented by the Texans in the NFL and play at NRG Stadium.
Basketball fans can watch the Rockets at the Toyota Center. The Astros are available to watch in Minute Maid Park. Soccer fans can enjoy the Dynamo in the recently completed BBVA Compass Stadium. The area is also the home of the Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo, the world’s largest rodeo, which provides entertainment for more than 1.8 million people each year.