Houston, in southeast Texas, is the largest city in the state and in fourth largest in the country with its 2+ million residents, and rests near Trinity Bay, Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Houston’s vast skyline of skyscrapers and urban sprawl reveals the impressive size of the city. Nicknames of Bayou City and Space City originate from its extensive waterway system and its well-established aerospace industry.

The Port of Houston is the country’s largest port for international tonnage. With its enviable location and subtropical climate, the city has a growing, multilingual population and attracts visitors from all over the world. Houston has long been known for its emphasis on energy: oil, natural gas and oilfield equipment. Competing with the energy industries are biomedical, manufacturing, aerospace, healthcare and engineering.

Its cultural opportunities are evident within its Museum District, Theater District with world-class performances, and NASA’s time-honored Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center with its research, educational programs, museum and attractions. There are dining, shopping, and retail choices and a wide variety of sports teams.

They city is home to many Fortune 500 companies and the Texas Medical Center known globally for its research, progressive healthcare and heart surgeries. The city offers a substantial system of hospitals, schools, colleges, universities and libraries along with an abundance of parks and bikeways to accommodate biking commuters and the bike-share program. Air travel is convenient from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and the city is a favorite for tourism and conventions.

Houston provides opportunities for families and businesses with its affordable neighborhoods, economic vitality and business incentives. The population is highly skilled and educated and drawn to the possibilities in this dynamic city. If you’ve been thinking about buying or selling a house or business property in a large southern city, Houston could be the right location for you.

Here is our recommended list of the top 10 real estate agents in Houston. They understand the urban real estate market and can help you find the right neighborhood for business or residential properties. Contact one or more of these top 10 agents for real estate opportunities in Houston today!

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