Burlington Ontario Houses for Sale
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Burlington, Ontario Overview
In 2019, Burlington was named the “Best Community in Canada” by Maclean’s Magazine. Considering its low crime rate, local attractions, and excellent services, it’s not difficult to see why! Burlington is a growing city in Southern Ontario located on a Western corner of Lake Ontario. It is considered part of the Regional Municipality of Halton alongside its neighbours Milton and Oakville. As a part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Burlington is a popular city to live in while making the hour and a half commute to Toronto. It is Southwest of Toronto, Mississauga, and Oakville, but North of Hamilton in an area also known as the Golden Horseshoe.
Burlington Real Estate
With a population last reported at 195,284 people, Burlington is a city in one of Canada’s most rapidly growing regions. The Municipality of Halton began to experience large boosts to the population in the early 2000s and they have continued to this day as more and more people are moving closer to Toronto.
Along with a consistently rising population, Burlington has also seen changes in Real Estate activity. Between the year-end statistics for 2020 and 2021, the number of active listings decreased, while the average sale price increased by about 27% within the Association of Hamilton-Burlington. Currently, the average home for sale in the Association of Hamilton-Burlington is listed in the lower $900,000s, but this includes some older, single-story homes in the high $700,000s and multi-million dollar acreage properties on the high end.
Source for prices: CREA November 2021
Neighbourhoods in Burlington include Aldershot, Alton Village, Brant Hills, Downtown, Dynes, Elizabeth Gardens, Headon Forest, Longmoor, Millcroft, Mountainside, The Orchard, Palmer, Roseland, Shoreacres, Tansley, and Tyandaga.
Living in Burlington, Ontario
Being included in the GTA affords Burlington access to a great variety of public transportation options. These come in handy for navigating the city itself and for reaching Toronto as part of a commute or a day-trip. The local bus system, Burlington Transit offers 14 routes to traverse the city and connect with others nearby. The service is aided by online scheduling and planning tools provided by Triplinx and PRESTO cards to pay fares. In addition, Burlington has several GO Stations to catch a train or bus to Toronto.
Burlington and its schools are a part of the Halton District School Board, Halton Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire Viamonde, and the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud. The city contains a total of 43 elementary schools, 10 secondary schools, and 13 distinct private schools outside of the above boards.
The natural areas in and around Burlington are unmatched in the GTA. Parks, waterfront access, and sweeping conservation areas are what truly set Burlington apart from other similar cities. Spencer Smith Park is Burlington’s premier downtown waterfront park that features walking paths, a beach, and the Brant Street Pier, which walks out over Lake Ontario. Spencer Smith Park is also the site of Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival, Ribfest, and the Winter Burlington Beer Festival. Those seeking more expansive green space can visit nearby Royal Botanical Gardens, go camping at the Bronte Creek Park, or go hiking and nature-watching at Rattlesnake Point or Mount Nemo.
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