With the perfect combination of big-city services, amenities, and attractions and inviting small-town charm, San Jose, California, is a genuine live, work, and play community. The city boasts three hundred days of sunshine and a delightful average temperature of seventy degrees Fahrenheit. This near-perfect weather provides seemingly endless opportunities to enjoy the area’s multitude of hiking and biking trails, picturesque parks, green open spaces, and myriad recreational activities. Additionally, its convenient location affords residents quick and easy access to multiple larger cities and their array of recreation, entertainment, shopping, and dining choices. For example, Monterey Bay is a short forty-five minutes from San Jose, while Berkley and Oakland are fifty minutes away, and San Francisco is just one hour from San Jose. Day trip options are also abundant and include exciting destinations such as Yosemite National Park which is just four hours from San Jose, and the Napa Valley, which is only two hours away.
San Jose is home to more than one million people in Santa Clara County on the southern edge of the Bay Area. It is the third-largest city in California and the tenth-largest city in the nation. Located three hundred and ninety miles north of Los Angeles, San Jose is well-established with a long history and rich heritage. Comprising just over one hundred and eighty square miles it was incorporated in 1850 and its exceptional diversity is evident in the city’s many annual events, festivals, and celebrations. Among the favorite San Jose festivities are Cinco de Mayo, the Gay Pride Parade, the Vietnamese Tet Festival, the Filipino Heritage Festival, the Chinese Summer Festival, the Portuguese Heritage Fall Festival, and the Italian Family Festival. Further contributing to the desirability of this vibrant city is its impressive concentration of technology companies. There are more than six thousand, six hundred companies in San Jose employing more than a quarter-of-a-million people. It is because of this that the city is often referred to as the “Capital of Silicon Valley.”
San Jose is roughly divided into several smaller districts, such as Central San Jose, Downtown, North Valley, South, East, and West. Some of these areas were formerly distinct municipalities that have since been annexed. Within these areas, there is a multitude of smaller neighborhoods and subdivisions with extraordinarily diverse San Jose real estate opportunities. A few of San Jose’s most well-known communities include Cambrian Park, Berryessa, Willow Glen, Willow Green, Evergreen, Silver Creek Valley, Santa Teresa, Naglee Park, Japantown, Edenvale, Coyote Valley, Burbank, and Alum Rock. Other popular neighborhoods include Sunol-Midtown, Seven Trees, Rose Garden, Little Portugal, East Foothills, Blossom Valley, Almaden Valley, and Alviso. Throughout these and the other neighborhoods, homes for sale in San Jose consist of attached and detached homes of all ages, architectural styles, and square footage. The least expensive properties in San Jose are floating homes and mobile homes, while San Jose condos and townhomes tend to be the second most affordable options. Single-family homes in San Jose are very diverse and range from fixer-uppers and modest starter homes to gorgeous luxury estates and waterfront properties. We would love to tell you more about the currently listed San Jose properties, so please contact us as soon as it is convenient.
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