If you’re house-hunting in Santa Clara county, come check out the county seat and San Jose homes. The city has a high concentration of tech companies and has earned the nickname “Capital of Silicon Valley”. Paypal, Ebay, Samsung, Adobe Systems, Acer, Western Digital, among others all have headquarters in San Jose. As the Santa Clara county seat, there are lots of county jobs, as well as city government jobs. Kaiser Permanente, as well as Good Samaritan Hospital and Regional Medical Center, all provide many jobs, too. According to Forbes Magazine and CareerBliss.com, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara area is ranked as the happiest place to work in the country.
San Jose is one of the most affluent cities in the country, and San Jose real estate prices reflect that. You’ll find quite a variety of house styles and sizes. There are many fully upgraded older homes, with beautiful new flooring, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and remodeled bathrooms. Many also have beautiful backyards, which are perfect for a barbecue party or to just relax and enjoy the sun and breezes coming off the San Francisco Bay. Quite a number of condos are also for sale, both older units that have been upgraded and new luxury units that were built to the highest standards. Most units have either a patio or balcony, with lovely views of the bay or the mountains.
Families looking at San Jose homes will be very pleased with the school options. The public schools are among the best in the state, giving students a strong academic grounding and preparing them to go on to college and great careers. There are also many private schools, giving parents even more choices for educating their kids. For higher education, there’s San Jose State University, as well as Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Santa Clara University, and many more.
When it comes to things to do in San Jose, there’s almost too much to decide! There are art museums, a children’s museum, tons of cultural events throughout the year, and professional sporting events.
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