San Jose homes are located in what has been called the “Capital of Silicon Valley”. The city is unabashedly big and urban. It’s a great place to live for a fast-paced big city lifestyle. San Jose is the county seat of Santa Clara County and the largest city in Silicon Valley real estate. Many residents of San Jose are employed by the city or by the county. With many big tech companies in San Jose, there are also a huge number of tech jobs. Adobe, Cisco Systems, eBay, Samsung, and Lee’s Sandwiches have headquarters here. Kaiser Permanente, Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard, and IBM all have important facilities in the city. In January of 2014, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara metro area was ranked by Careerbliss.com as the happiest place to work in the United States.
San Jose residents work hard, but there’s plenty to do in the off hours. Learn about the history of technological development at the Tech Museum of Innovation. Kids are introduced to scientific and engineering concepts at the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. The San Jose Museum of Art has a growing collection of modern and contemporary art. There is a great park system in the city, and just a short drive away is great hiking and camping in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Search San Jose homes to find your place in this exciting urban environment. Find out more at the city's website.
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