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Texas Comes In At Number One For Largest Growth

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Nationwide Study Ranks Texas #1

According to U-Haul migration trends reports, Texas is the #1 growth state for 2016.  With U-Haul being the company that provides transportation for people moving and relocating, they have an undeniable interest in understanding the trends for where people are moving to. This is great news for Texas Real Estate with a spotlight on Granbury homes.

Big Moves for Texas

The state of Texas has become much more popular destination since 2015 when they ranked number 39 on the same U-Haul report.  When looking at year over year U-Haul truck rentals coming into Texas they have risen 4% since 2015.  What makes the statistic even stronger is the fact that departures leaving Texas stood steady; showing a pretty dramatic influx of new homeowners into Texas.

How U-Haul Calculates

The states that make it to the top of the list are the ones that show the largest net gain of one way truck rentals in the state, as opposed to leaving the state.  These statistics are gathered from at least 1.5 million one way truck rental transactions yearly.  It is acknowledged that the migration statistics may not directly correlate to population growth, but is utilized as a very effective metric of how well cities are attracting new homeowners.

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