Review of San Jose, California

Ridiculously Expensive
Star Rating - 2/15/2015
I have lived many places - Germany, Washington DC, Hawaii, Japan and now San Jose for the last 15 years. We are looking to move next year. Although the climate is wonderful, the cost to live here is the most expensive from all the places I have lived. A 2,000 SF home on a 6500 SF lot, in an good neighborhood will run you about $1.3 million. The house next door to us - 1,900 SF/3 bedroom 2 bath/ 2 car garage - just sold for $1.3 and it is not a nice house at all - termite damage, no air conditioning, outdated appliances - nothing redeeming about the property at all.

Traveling and living in many locations I tend to be outgoing and friendly, but people just aren't friendly here for some reason. Not sure why but so many complain of the same.

The climate is great - I cannot complain about that at all. One of the best in the world. Any anything grows here - as long as there is water that is!
Renee | San Jose, CA
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