Buying a home is an exciting but daunting decision. Deciding where you're going to make your mortgage payment at is no easy choice. Luckily, there are plenty of affordable cities to live at in Texas that you can't go wrong in choosing! Here are a few you can consider when moving to the Lone Star State.

Katy, TX

Price: Mid 100k-and-up

Why You Should Move Here: Being extremely close to Houston means you have access to all of the big city things to do but for cheaper since you're outside the city limits. Katy also has tons of fun stuff to do right near home.

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College Station, TX

Price: 100k-and-up

Why You Should Move Here: It's got a big city vibe in a smaller town setting. Since it's a college town, there's plenty of nightlife, restaurants, and unique things to do with affordable new and upcoming housing.

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Brownsville, TX

Price: 100k-and-up

Why You Should Move Here: This southern Texas city has lots of homes for sale all at under 200k. Brownsville isn't far from the beach and is one of the bigger southern cities and even has a zoo!

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Austin, TX

Price: High 100k-and-up

Why You Should Move Here: We're honestly just as surprised as you are that Austin, a city with so much to do, is on this list. However, there is a large variety of houses and condos for sale within the city limits that are under 200k!

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West End Historic District, Dallas, TX

Price: High 100k-and-up

Why You Should Move Here: The historic apartments for sale here have a really cool loft vibe that you think you'd have to pay a pretty penny for. This Dallas neighborhood has plenty of nightlife and yummy restaurants!

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Galveston, TX

Price: 100k-and-up

Why You Should Move Here: If you've ever dreamed of owning a beach house but thought it would be way out of your price range, Galveston is here to prove you wrong. You can wake up every day to the sound of the waves and go down to The Strand for amazing seafood restaurants and cool bars while not breaking your budget!

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El Paso, TX

Price: 100k-and-up

Why You Should Move Here: The popular desert city is home to a really cool art scene, great food, and apparently really affordable housing! You can easily find a family-size home in town for under 200k.

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