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All You Need to Know About Moving to and Living in Texas

 

Whether business, pleasure, or something else brings you to Texas, the PODS Moving and Storage Blog has you covered. With articles covering the best places to live, pros and cons, and everything you need to know before moving to the Lone Star State, you'll be ready to make the move in no time.

What’s It Like Living in Pearland, TX (Just Outside Houston)?

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by Matt Lyons Posted on June 19, 2024

If you’re thinking about a move to the Houston area, consider living in Pearland, TX — a thriving community just roughly 30 minutes from the city. Best known for its balance between small-town charm and big-city living, Pearland offers top-notch school districts, delectable dining options, entertaining attractions, green spaces that are sure to please, and more!

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Living in Cypress, TX — A Lively Escape From the Hustle and Bustle of Houston

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by Matt Lyons Posted on June 17, 2024

Looking for big-city benefits out in the ’burbs? Because it’s best known for its engaged community atmosphere and abundant amenities, living in Cypress, TX, provides the perfect suburban community lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of nearby Houston. With affluent neighborhoods, plenty of recreational facilities, and a host of community engagement events throughout the year, there’s no doubt you’ll have a high quality of life living in Cypress. Learn more.

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Living in Galveston, TX: One of the Best Beach Cities in the Country

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by Matt Lyons Posted on June 14, 2024

Dreaming of beachside bliss in the Lone Star State? Then Galveston, TX, may be just what you’re looking for! Located along the Gulf Coast, the area provides residents with charm, rich history, historic architecture, and — of course — picturesque beach surroundings. It’s also situated just 50 miles southeast of Houston, so you can get your fill of big-city fun whenever you want. Is living in Galveston, TX, right for you? Here’s what we think you should know before you put on your flip-flops and go. 

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Living in The Woodlands, TX — Niche’s #2 City To Live in America

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by Matt Lyons Posted on June 13, 2024

Located just 30 minutes from Houston, The Woodlands is a vibrant and picturesque suburban community known for its family-friendliness and top-notch public schools. And because of its more than 200 miles of trails, green spaces, and extensive bodies of water, living in The Woodlands, TX, is perfect for those who love the outdoors and staying active. But that’s just scratching the surface of the perks of living in the area. No wonder Niche ranks it as the second-best place to live in the nation! Learn more.

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What’s It Like Living in Katy, Texas?

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by Bridget Houlihan Posted on May 22, 2024

Katy, Texas, is a city just west of Houston that offers residents all the amenities of a big city, with the charm and close-knit community of a small town. Folks love living in Katy, Texas, because of the good jobs, the easy access to the outdoors, the rich history, and the fact that there’s always something to do. Whether you’re relocating your family, you’re starting a new career, or you’re wanting to retire to a place with friendly suburban appeal, you can do it all in Katy, Texas.

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Here’s Where To Find 13 of the Best Neighborhoods in Houston & Houston Suburbs in 2024

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by Alex Keight Posted on May 22, 2024

Looking for a new place in Houston? Deciding which Houston suburbs or neighborhoods make your short list is tough. H-Town is huge. Start your search with our top 13 picks — complete with a look at each area’s housing costs, schools, commute times, and things to do. Whether you’re looking for a sleek downtown high-rise apartment, artsy loft, starter home, or a family-friendly space with a big yard and room to grow, you’ll find it here.

 

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12 of the Best Neighborhoods in Austin (Including Austin Suburbs!)

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by Alex Keight Posted on April 24, 2024

If you’re lucky enough to be moving to Austin but aren’t quite sure what neighborhoods to scope out, we’re here to help you narrow it down. We’ve lined up a quick tour of some of the best neighborhoods in Austin (including popular suburbs!). And we’ve taken all kinds of factors into consideration — overall vibe, convenience, things to do, and, yes, housing costs.

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Best Places to Live in Fort Worth: Fort Worth Suburbs Edition

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by Bridget Houlihan Posted on April 1, 2024

Fort Worth, Texas, has the perfect mix of laid-back cowboy style and all the modern amenities you can expect from a large, bustling metropolis. Not to mention it’s an incredible sports town. (Go Horned Frogs!) But you don’t have to stick within the city’s boundaries to experience all the perks of the area. In fact, you can enjoy the city’s unique attributes in the Fort Worth suburbs — with the added bonuses of a lower cost of living, a growing job market, and lots of affordable housing options

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Here Are the Best Places To Live in Texas in 2024

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by Alex Keight Posted on March 29, 2024

Curious about what living in Texas looks like? Sure, Austin and Houston get a lot of love in Texas, but there’s plenty of Lone Star State to go around. Take a closer look at these two favorites as well as a handful of other popular Texas cities to live in.

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10 Suburbs/Cities Near Houston You’ll Want To Call Home

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by Tim McCormick Posted on March 29, 2024

What if you could enjoy all the perks of living in Houston without actually being smack-dab in the hustle and bustle of the city? Imagine having the best of both worlds in one of the best cities near Houston: Easy access to the city’s myriad attractions and amenities while enjoying the peace, space, and community vibe of suburban living. Here are our top 10 picks.

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More About Texas

 
Texas is a blend of vibrant cultures, mouthwatering BBQ, and endless skies that'll make your heart sing. Whether you're after bustling city vibes in Austin or the tranquility of Hill Country, there's a spot with your name on it. Enjoy warm welcomes, cowboy boots, and some of the most stunning sunsets over the Gulf or the wide-open ranges. Plus, no state income tax – more bucks for brisket! So, pack up your hats and hearts, because in Texas, every day feels like a new adventure.