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As a place to retire, the Houston area offers a myriad of choices. Besides being in the State of Texas, which has no state income tax, Houston offers a truly rich, colorful and diverse culture. Houston's character and features makes it one of the best places in the world to live. From business opportunities to recreation, from notable culture to world class cuisine, Houston has it all. Come to Houston and see for yourself. Enjoy a grand new life without the high price.

What makes Houston a great city to retire in:

 

 Houston's Size

 The People of Houston

  Houston is the largest City in the State of Texas and the fourth largest City in the United States. Whether you prefer a large urban neighborhood with world-class restaurants, shops and major league sports; a master planned community with luxury golf courses, walking trails and greenbelts; a waterfront property with boat access; a secluded home on several acres or a laid back small town environment, Houston and its surrounding areas are big enough to fit your criteria.     Houston is a melting pot of cultures. As a major international city, Houston is home to more than 100 ethnic groups and cultures. It is the most diverse city in the USA, which means you will have no problems fitting in. Whether they're cheering their high school heroes in Friday-night football, dressing in black tie for the ballet, celebrating our diversity at one of many ethnic festivals or simply chatting around the smoky glow of an open barbeque pit, Houstonians have a personality you'll find in few other cities.

 Low Cost of Living

 

 Houston Real Estate

  Houston's lower living costs give it a distinct advantage over many other cities. Houston has one of the lowest costs of living than anywhere in the country. Houston's housing costs in cities of more than two million people are 44 percent below the national average. Its cost of living costs are 23 percent below the average.     Whether you choose high-rise living, an urban loft, an active adult community, a rental apartment complex , an acreage homesite or a brand new home in Houston's suburbs, you have thousands of locations and options to choose from.

 Houston's Incredible Weather

 

 Houston Sports

  Where else can you enjoy the great outdoors, boating, fishing, and other water sports and play golf almost year round. Houston's weather is fantastic. Average high/low temperatures for winter is 63/42'F. Average high/low temperatures for Spring is 78/57'F. Average high/low temperatures for Summer is 92/72'F. Average high/low temperatures for Fall is 80/58'F.     Houston offers residents three new, high-tech sports arenas, home to baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer and football teams. Also, for the Golf lover, there are currently over 140 beautiful and challenging golf courses in the Greater Houston Area. You can enjoy golf almost year round with our mild semi-tropical Houston climate.

 Houston Performing Arts

 

 Houston Shopping

  Houston is one of the few cities in the country with resident companies for all four major performing arts: ballet, drama, opera and symphony. Any day of the week, Houston audiences marvel at the artistry of an impressive range of performing arts groups; here the arts are a significant part of everyday life.     Houston is a shopper's paradise. From high end malls to mega discount outlets to exclusive boutiques to quality national chains to an abundance of unique shops throughout the city, you'll find something for every taste, style & budget here in Houston.

 Unequaled Medical Care

 

 Houston Highway System

  Houston is well known for its medical experts and treatments. There is care to meet everybody's needs. From trauma facilities to institutions specializing in every imaginable aspect of health care, including care for children, cancer patients, heart care, organ transplantation, terminal illness, mental health, and wellness and prevention.     Houston is well-served by a system of radial and ring highways that provide excellent access to markets outside the region. Houston is the crossroads for Interstates 10 and 45. Houston also lies along the route of the proposed I-69 NAFTA superhighway that will link Canada, the U.S. industrial mid-west, Texas and Mexico.
 
 
Kemah Boardwalk

Located just 20 miles from downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk is a shopper's and diner's paradise.
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Shell Houston Open

The Shell Houston Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It is currently played at Redstone Golf Club in the Houston suburb of Humble.
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Houston Performing Arts: Theater, ballet, symphony, opera, and Broadway

Theater, ballet, symphony, opera, and Broadway are found in the heart of downtown Houston.
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The Texas Medical Center

The Texas Medical Center is the world's largest and is dedicated to the highest quality in patient care.
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