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Is the cost of living in San Jose high?

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"The cost of living in San Jose is relatively affordable compared to most other capital cities in the world. Basic commodities like food, housing, public transportation and other basic services are generally affordable. It is possible to save some money on meals by shopping at local markets and cooking at home. Accommodation prices can range from very inexpensive options to more expensive luxury properties. Prices for rental properties can be high but there are still some cheaper options available. Taxes and utilities can be higher than other cities in Costa Rica, but they are still usually quite affordable," said a member in San Jose, Costa Rica, Costa Rica.

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"Depends on lifestyle. I eat all my meals in restaurants, go to coffee shops, have a big social life and go on a lot of dates, I travel every month. My expense including all this are around $3500/mo," remarked another expat who made the move to San Jose, Costa Rica.

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