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"Best US City to Earn a Living!" FORBES.com names The Woodlands & Houston Texas

Houston has made it once again to the top of a Desirable City List!

The following factors make Houston the BEST CITY to earn a living, according to FORBES.com: 

  • Dynamic business environment
  • Low unemployment
  • High wages relative to income.

Click HERE to read the article in its entirety.  It's not likely to change anytime soon. When you add up the projected gross state product growth, business openings vs. closings, and venture capital investments in Texas, based on data from Moody's Economy.com and Pacific Research Institute, the Lone Star state ranks fourth in the country for its future economic prospects.

Other Desirable Lists that Houston has made recently:

The Woodlands, is 27 miles North of Houston, and named the number one Master Planned Community in Texas. 

Here are a few reasons to LOVE The Woodlands, Texas:

  • Gorgeous homes
  • 9 villages to choose from
  • 155 miles of bike paths
  • 108 parks,
  • many of the public schools have been named exemplary
  • 6 highly acclaimed private schools
  • Montgomery College
  • Shopping at the Woodlands Mall and Market Street
  • Great Restaurants
  • Cynthia Woods Pavilion, named #2 outdoor ampitheatre in the World
  • Movie Theatres
  • The Woodlands Country Club and Carlton Woods
  • 8 Golf Courses  (including Jack Nicklaus & Arnold Palmer)
  • All types of religious congregations

This is one of the "greenest' communities in the country with over 5000 acres of protected Greenspace.

If you are considering a home purchase in Houston, Spring and The Woodlands area, I would love the opportunity to help you!

Living in The Woodlands, I can emphatically say that this is a wonderful place to call home!

Click HERE for Woodlands Demographics and Information.

If you need anything please don't hesitate to contact me.  My cell number is (281)620-4899 and my email address is: pippajanie@yahoo.com  I look forward to hearing from you soon!

ReMax was the largest in the Houston-Area of The Woodlands Residential Real Estate Brokerage firms, according to the Source:  Houston Business Journal, June 20-26, 2008

Looking to buy a house or sell your home? Contact Pippa MAC, your ReMax REALTOR for more information on homes for sale in The Woodlands, Spring and Houston, TX.


The Woodlands



  • #1 Best Selling master-planned community in the state of Texas
  • 27 miles North of Houston
  • 16 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport
  • Close to I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road
  • Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion outdoor amphitheater 
  • 190 miles of hike and bike trails
  • Exemplary public schools and Acclaimed private schools
  • Ranked one of the top 10 safest communities in Texas
  • Click here to see a video of "The Woodlands"



Comment balloon 4 commentsPippa Mac • August 27 2008 04:40PM


The Woodlands really is beautiful country.  Only about an hour north of here (traffic pending) but it get so pretty up there. 

Isn't Houston such a great area...go to the Woodlands, Galveston, Katy, Humble, Sealy...all within an hour or so and so VERY diverse!

Posted by Ron Tarvin, Broker, Katy, Houston, Cypress 77450,77494,77095 (Residential, Investment properties, rehab projects, property management, luxury homes, new construction!) over 10 years ago

Great photo spread.  You are well on your way to fabulous local posts, including this one!

Posted by Tracy Santrock, Raleigh - Cary Realtor/Broker In Charge (Fonville Morisey/Santrock Realty Group, Inc. ) over 10 years ago

Pippa, you are making me long for my native land!  Great pictorial.

Posted by Tim and Pam Cash, Real Estate Professionals - Clarksville TN (Crye-Leike (Sango)) over 10 years ago

the woodlands, houston, spring and lake conroe are all INCREDIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Posted by Pippa Mac, The Woodlands TX Real Estate (Chevaux Group Realtor, The Woodlands and Spring) over 10 years ago