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History and Growth of the Oil and Gas Industries in Texas

When most people think of flourishing industries in Texas, you likely think of oil, and for good reason. Oil in Texas was discovered by the native Americans before Europeans ever set foot in Texas. The first oil drilling operation in Texas occurred in 1866. Today, Texas is the leading producer of natural gas in America, […]

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How to Help with Hurricane Harvey Evacuees

For the last couple weeks, the country has seen images of destruction in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. This storm has devastated thousands of homes, and have left many people from the Houston metro area with nothing. Find out what you can do to help a family in need. Texas Hospitality In the middle of […]

What to Expect When Being Relocated to TX

You just got the word that you’ll be relocated to Texas, where everything is bigger and everyone wears cowboy hats, lives on a ranch and eats Mexican food. Thinking about this stereotype may be exciting, or it may be off-putting. Either way, you’re in for in for a pleasant surprise! Living in Texas is great. […]

Local Resources for Rio Grande Valley

HELPFUL LINKS FOR YOUR STAY Since the moving process can be quite overwhelming, we’ve compiled the following list (and links) of some of our favorite things to do around the Rio Grande Valley.     Travel   McAllen-Miller Int’l Airport (MFE)– McAllen, TX Map Valley International Airport (HRL)– Harlingen, TX Map Brownsville, South Padre Island […]

What To Do In Brownsville TX

HELPFUL LINKS FOR YOUR STAY We understand that the moving process can be quite overwhelming. You’ve gone through the process of finding and securing your furnished apartment in Brownsville, and you’re ready to start your experience. So, what do you do when you get here? We’ve compiled this list (and links) of some of our […]

What To Do in Edinburg TX

photograph by Joel Pacheco distributed under a CC-BY 4.0 license HELPFUL LINKS FOR YOUR STAY There’s a lot to see and do in this town, but the entire moving process can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. There’s so much to do before you get here, and after you’ve settled down in your furnished apartment in Edinburg, there’s […]

What To Do In McAllen TX

photograph by Mig Esc distributed under a CC-BY 3.0 license HELPFUL LINKS FOR YOUR STAY McAllen, Texas is growing fast, in many ways. The population is growing, new businesses continue to set up shop, and there are a lot of new medical schools and facilities in the area. We understand that the moving process can be […]

What Kind of People Look for Furnished Apartments?

You’re looking through the apartments for rent in the classifieds section of your favorite news website. There is an option to search for furnished or unfurnished apartments. You think it is strange to look for an apartment that already has furniture. You wonder where you  would keep your own furniture? After all, if you had […]

How to Beat the Texas Heat

We’re pretty hot in Texas. And so is the weather.  And while places like Austin don’t get as hot as you may think, living in Texas for an extended period throughout the summer can be a bit of a shock if you’re not ready for it. To a newcomer or anyone who traditionally spends their […]