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Houston Moving Companies


Houston, the city in Texas, is pronounced "Hugh"-stin, whereas Houston, the street in New York City, is pronounced "How"-stin. Now this may only be important to the people that live in these two places, but that's a lot of people. New York City is no surprise, but did you know Houston is the 4th most populous city in the US? New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, then Houston. You'd probably win a few bar bets with that bit of knowledge. There's probably a lot about Houston that will surprise you. So open up your mind and let's talk Houston. Or is it Houston?


No matter how you say it, Houston is big. 650 square miles big. 2.1 million people live in the city, and over 6 million live in the Houston - The Woodlands - Sugar Land metropolitan area, the 5th largest in the US. Houston is also flat. Downtown is 50 feet above sea level and the highest point in the city is only 75 feet above that. This is probably why Starving Students Movers, the Houston moving company that puts their heart into every move, has such an easy time moving people in Houston. No hills, no problem.


Of course, we say no problem to lots of things. If you need help packing, we provide options for full packing and unpacking services. We also offer storage facilities and discounts on moving boxes. In these uncertain times, it's nice to know that when they call Starving Students Movers Houston residents can count on a stress-free, efficiently managed, pleasantly performed move at a fair price.


Houston is on the list


Houston is doing very well, verrrry well.


Houston has significant affordable housing and was spared the worst effects of the 2008 real estate crisis. Thus, the city was ranked first in the list of healthiest housing markets for 2009.


In 2006, the Houston metropolitan area ranked first in Texas and third in the U.S. within the Category of "Best Places for Business and Careers" by Forbes magazine.


In 2008, Houston received top ranking on Kiplinger's Personal Finance Best Cities of 2008 list which ranks cities on their local economy, employment opportunities, reasonable living costs and quality of life.


In the same year, the city ranked second on the annual Fortune 500 list of company headquarters, ranked first for Forbes Best Cities for College Graduates, and ranked first on Forbes list of Best Cities to Buy a Home. In 2010, the city was rated the #1 city for shopping, according to Forbes. In 2012, the city was ranked #1 for paycheck worth by Forbes; and in late May 2013, Houston was identified as America's top city for employment creation.


That's a lot of top rankings in a lot of the best categories, so it's no wonder all the moving companies Houston uses are busy. How could anyone not want to move to Houston? And when they do, they'd be smart to call Starving Students Movers first, the moving company Houston ranks #1 in putting their heart into every move.


A city by any other name...


Houston received the official nickname of "Space City" in 1967 but other nicknames are "Bayou City", " "Magnolia City," "New Houston," and "H-Town."


Houston is very diverse and multicultural with over 90 languages spoken in the city.


Houston has permanent, professional, world class, resident companies in all four major performing arts disciplines: opera, ballet, music, and theater. Very few cities in the US can make that claim.


So if you're looking to move, remember to call Starving Students and get an estimate. Maybe the National Museum of Funeral History will let us borrow it, and we can move you in the original Popemobile.


Of course our moving trucks and dollies and pads and equipment make it easier if we use our own equipment. And if you use our moving checklists, and expert advice, the move could go much quicker and be less expensive. So come and see all Houston has to offer, including the best Houston moving company, Starving Students Movers. Starving Students Movers. We put our heart into every move.


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Customer Reviews

"Best decision we have ever made in a move. Robert and Alfred were absolutely amazing. They worked quickly and were very careful with our things. When it came time to move our Sub Zero very heavy refrigerator up the stairs and into our condo....they did it!(our sofa was no easy task either) I was so amazed at their determination to complete this difficult task. I would definitely recommend them to anyone...anytime! Thank you Alfred and Robert for a wonderful job!"

-- Dean G.

"M Kinley Strahan and T were very professional, polite and worked together very well. All of our belongings were handled with the utmost care. These men worked without taking a break. We bought them each a large drink before we left for the destination, 46 miles away, and that was the only time they were not moving furniture. We were very pleased with the move and will not hesitate to recommend your company."

-- Paula C.

"Daniel and Travis were our movers from Lodi to Reno. They did an excellent job and took great care to ensure what needed wrapping for protection was done. They were courteous and clear about the process and prices. By the way, the cost was at least 1/2 of the other 2 quotes I received from competitors and I do not see how the competitors could have done better. They unloaded our stuff and placed each item in the place in the room that we requested. All in all we couldn\'t have been happier with the entire experience. Obviously I would recommend them highly. Thank you."

-- Steve C.

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