Review of San Jose, California


great city for those who live fast
Star Rating - 9/3/2017
l currently live in san jose. own a home here in the city. and have lived in santa clara county since 2001. so i'm definitely a person to listen to if you're thinking about moving here. ok - so the negatives are the traffic and the crime. and the cost of living. although san jose is safer than oakland and san francisco, cars get stolen here and every year it gets worse. the positives are lots of jobs, amazing weather, and so much to do. so as you can see, the positives equal the negatives. i have to say it's a great city. and santa clara county is the richest county in the country now due to the amazing wealth created by tech. if you work in tech, by all means come here. this place is a software engineer's dream. ironically we are moving to a quieter state because we have a 3 year old who will soon be starting school - but we won't sell - we will rent our house in case we decide to come back someday. anyhow - if you can handle the intense traffic and fast paced lifestyle, san jose is a great city.
m | San Jose, CA
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Another negative are people like you that do exactly what you describe doing. You are one of the causes of many of our problems and, one of the ones us lifetime locals have the biggest problem with. You're outsiders coming in to our community purchasing homes then leaving to where ever it suits you best while placing judgment on the negative aspects shared by any metropolitan area while encouraging other outsiders to move here. Meanwhile you end up driving the rent and home prices up because of the competition for the highest bidder between other outsiders and the locals. You have made it difficult for older locals and their families to continue living here and as a consequence of you have given rise to the higher crime rate, the homeless rate, the higher tax rate and, the lack of funding for programs and law enforcement because you and everyone doing what you do have deprived this community of the local taxes you would have otherwise paid If you didn't collect your rent money keep a nice chunk of it and pay your state property tax that doesn't get distributed the same way as local taxes do. Thanks for leaving. Please don't come back.
R | San Jose, CA | Report Abuse

Another negative are people like you that do exactly what you describe doing. You are one of the causes of many of our problems and, one of the ones us lifetime locals have the biggest problem with. You're outsiders coming in to our community purchasing homes then leaving to where ever it suits you best while placing judgment on the negative aspects shared by any metropolitan area while encouraging other outsiders to move here. Meanwhile you end up driving the rent and home prices up because of the competition for the highest bidder between other outsiders and the locals. You have made it difficult for older locals and their families to continue living here and as a consequence of you have given rise to the higher crime rate, the homeless rate, the higher tax rate and, the lack of funding for programs and law enforcement because you and everyone doing what you do have deprived this community of the local taxes you would have otherwise paid If you didn't collect your rent money keep a nice chunk of it and pay your state property tax that doesn't get distributed the same way as local taxes do. Thanks for leaving. Please don't come back.
R | San Jose, CA | Report Abuse
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