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Moving to Houston, TX? U-Haul Moving Trucks Can Get You There!

U-Haul has named Houston the #1 Top Destination City in our 2015 Migration Trends Report

Founded in 1836, Houston has grown to become America’s fourth largest city, and the largest city in the state of Texas. Houston has more than 2.1 million residents and U-Haul has named Houston the Top Destination City in the United States five years in a row. Houston’s economy is based on industry such as energy, manufacturing, aeronautics and transportation. As NASA is headquartered in Houston, the 'Space City' welcomes you as a future resident!

Helpful Tips for Your One-Way Move to Houston

With more than 100 U-Haul truck rental locations in the Houston city limits, U-Haul is prepared to serve your every moving need.  Here are some helpful tips that may assist you on your one-way move to Houston.

  • Timing your move - Houston can become very hot in the summer months, timing your move appropriately may help reduce moving stress. Beat the heat and use Moving Help®, a convenient low cost labor service.
  • Toll roads abound - You may want to take into consideration how far your new home is from your work, you may find yourself crossing multiple toll roads on your daily commute.
  • Choosing a Neighborhood - If you are working in downtown Houston, Montrose, Midtown, and Houston Heights are popular neighborhoods with a quick commute, professional living spaces, and historic buildings. If you are looking for more of a suburban feel, here are some notable communities with that may suit your needs. To the north, there is Woodlands and Spring. In the northeast, there is Kingwood, Atascosita, and Humble. Clear Lake and League City are in the southeast. In the south/southwest, there is Pearland and Friendswood. To the southwest, Sugar Land is a great place to live, and Katy is a community to the east. For a home in the east, there is Baytown. For a compromise of the between city and suburban living, there are the “inner loop” neighborhoods, found inside Interstate 610, of West University Place and Bellaire.

Did you know?

  • The Texas Medical Center is located in Houston. It is the largest medical center in the world, employs more than 50,000 individuals and is seen by many as a world leader in medical technological advances.

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