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Your Guide to Moving In and Around Houston

Here are all the tools, tips, and resources necessary for conquering your Houston move with ease

About the Author

Local Expert

Vicki Powers

Vicki Powers of Houston on the Cheap is a native Texan and freelance journalist who started Houston on the Cheap nearly seven years ago. She loves helping Houstonians learn how to live in a big city without spending big bucks. She is working on a book about Houston for publication in 2016. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+!

Get the scoop on Houston from our local expert, Vicki Powers of Houston on the Cheap. She gives you five reasons to love fall in Houston in her latest article.

As the fourth largest city in the U.S. and the most populated urban area in Texas, Houston is a rising star on the national stage. The city is undergoing unprecedented growth thanks to its reasonable cost of living, youthful population, and robust job market. But as with any move, relocating to Houston poses certain challenges. Fortunately for you, CubeSmart has assembled a handy Houston moving guide filled with tips, tools, and other helpful resources to help guide you during your move.

Moving Articles

If you’re still trying to figure out which part of Houston is right for you, then you’ve come to the right place. Read through these articles to learn more about Houston’s various wards and neighborhoods, and figure out the right fit for your lifestyle.


Five Reasons to Love Fall in Houston

By Vicki Powers on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Are you new to Houston and not sure what to do during the fall season. Read Vicki's tips for five reasons to love fall in Houston.


Local Guide to Houston Area’s Texas Renaissance Festival

By Vicki Powers on Thursday, September 15, 2016

Learn more about the Texas Renaissance Festival - the largest Renaissance festival in the nation - that takes place each year in Houston, how to get tickets, and what to do there.


Houston’s Dog-Friendly Restaurants, Bars, Bakeries & More

By Vicki Powers on Monday, August 15, 2016

Find out where in Houston you can bring your dog to enjoy a drink, bite, or a game on tv.


Beat the Heat this Summer in Houston

By Vicki Powers on Thursday, July 28, 2016

Check out these free places that offer indoor fun with chilly treats. From bowling to shaved ice, Houston has it all!

Moving Tools and Resources

Here are all the tools, tips and resources you need.

We have the resources you need to make your move to Houston as seamless as possible. Check out a few of the tools and resources below to help you get to know your new home.

Community Insights

View demographics, crime stats and more.


City Living

Find the hot spots to suit your taste buds


Storage Size Guide

Need storage? Find out how much

For the Kids

Locate the best schools & activities nearby.


Houston Storage

Let us simplify your moving experience by providing self-storage options to suit any budget. Alleviate headaches by storing your belongings with us while you figure out which neighborhood is right for you. Or, if you don’t have enough room for your belongings in your new digs, we have climate- and non-climate controlled storage units, parking spaces and lockers – available with flexible month-to-month leases. We are a one-stop shop for all your moving needs, including professional-grade packing supplies. Discover why over 1 million satisfied Customers have chosen CubeSmart, making us one of the most trusted names in storage.

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