Texas, the second largest state both in population and land area, is bordered by Mexico to the south, New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast, and Louisiana to the east. Nicknamed “The Lone Star State” as a reminder of the state’s struggle for independence from Mexico, Texas has since developed a diversified economy growing its independence and creating several big money industries.
There are three cities in Texas with populations exceeding 1 million, each with major metropolitan areas; Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas. Other major cities include El Paso and Austin- the capital city.
The state of Texas has seven regions: Gulf Coast, South Texas Plains, Piney Woods, Prairies and Lakes, Hill Country, Big Bend Country, and Panhandle Plains. And because of the large size of Texas and its location at the intersection of multiple climate zones, the state experiences highly variable weather in each of the seven regions.
The Gulf Coast region offers 624 miles of coastline with condos scattered along the sandy beaches for sun lovers and city life. Popular Gulf Coast cities include Tomball, Texas City, West Columbia, Victoria, and Wharton. The South Texas Plains region is thriving with rich history and an abundance of Mexican culture. Popular South Texas Plains cities for condo owners include Three Rivers, Weslaco, Zapata, San Antonio, Poteet The Piney Woods region is known for its historic towns set in the great outdoors among state parks and national forests. If you are looking to own a condo in the popular Piney Woods region cities to include in you search are Tyler, The Woodlands, Winnsboro, Texarkana, Zavalla
The Prairies and Lakes region includes world class shopping, renowned sports teams, scenic historic towns tucked along the countryside; diversity that has something for everyone. Many sleek condos are available in Prairies and Lakes cities such as The Colony, Waxahachie, Weatherford, West, and Washington.
The Hill Country region is known for their gorgeous wildflowers and lush rolling hills, Texas Hill Country has a laid-back charm filled with spirited people that immediately make you feel at home. Popular Hill Country cities include Wimberley, Volente, Comfort, Fredericksburg, and Utopia.
The Big Bend Country region is a true Old West Experience with rugged mountains and skies that go on forever. Popular Big Bend Country cities include Van Horn, Wink, El Paso, and Marathon, with each offering condos in friendly community neighborhoods.
The Panhandle Plains region had dramatic desert landscapes with canyons and plains fit for true outdoor enthusiasts. Popular urban Panhandle Plains cities include Tuscola, Wichita Falls, Winters, Vernon, and Cisco.