Its a matter of preference simply based on Budget, commute time , and School preferences.
Livermore temperatures are certainly higher in the summer time. If that doesn't concern you its a wise choice as you get more selection to choose from. I have a listing right now listed at $749888 and its a great location right in front of a beautiful park, and great community.
I have clients who have moved and commute to Mountain view, Look , the bottom line is if you like the area , home and price people move into the home. Commute anywhere in and around the Bay area is a an hour give or take a few.
Property prices are also increasing in Livermore at a healthy pace as the other cities become more expensive. As an icing on the cake its also referred to as the other Napa valley because of the great Wine community and vineyards. Livermore also boasts of a vibrant Downtown.
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