Burnaby Real Estate
Located just 15 minutes away from downtown Vancouver, buying a home in Burnaby is a great choice for both homebuyers and investors. Home to just 200,000 residents, it is the third largest city in BC after Surrey and Vancouver, and is regarded as one of the best areas to live, learn, work and play. What was once a rural agricultural area has now transformed into a vibrant metropolis that continues to grown as a livable and sustainable community. Burnaby was one of the first-tier bedroom community suburbs, and is tucked away between New Westminster and the city of Vancouver to the west.
At first glance, it may seem flourished with mountain views and tall evergreens, but is much more than that from the Metrotown – a haven for shopping buffs, world class diners to the Michael J. Fox Theater. In addition, the city is a playground for active enthusiasts with several forests, trails, untouched shorelines, parks and lakes. More reasons to buy a home in Burnaby:
✔ Recreational facilities
✔ Arts, heritage and cultural facilities highlighted all through the city
✔ Major commercial town development
✔ Major public transportation system
✔ Major schools including the Simon Fraser University and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
✔ Home to Canada’s second and British Columbia’s largest mall Metropolis
Neighborhoods in Burnaby:
From Little Vietnam to Capitol Hill, Burnaby is infused with life and character along with incredible cultural and ethnic diversity that is evident in each of its neighborhoods. Here is a brief outline of some of the best neighborhoods in Burnaby to help you ease your home search.
The Heights – Burnaby homes for sale in this neighborhood are mostly single family heritage homes that were constructed between the 1900’s and 1920’s. Adding to this, there are several parks in the Heights including Montrose Park, Confederation Park, Kensington Park as well as one elementary and secondary school.
Brentwood – dubbed Brentwood Park, this neighborhood is flourished with both residential and commercial properties, and is served by an elementary and secondary institution with BCIT and SFU within close reach.
Deer Lake – within close proximity of Metrotown, Deer Lake is complete with a high school, four elementary schools, a public library and parks, making it a great choice for family living.
Edmonds – homes in Edmonds are available in several configurations including townhouses and condominiums. Those looking to buy a home in Edmonds will also gain first hand access to a public library, high school and three elementary schools.
Metrotown – renowned for its mall – Metropolis, Metrotown offers a mix of townhouses and condominiums, and is home to a public library, high school and public school.
Westridge – overlooking the Western Coast Express Railway tracks and Burrard Inlet, Westridge is highlighted with homes for sale in several configurations, and is served by a high school, two elementary schools and provides easy access to BCIT and SFU.
Lochdale – Parkcrest – for easy access to downtown Vancouver, Lochdale – Parkcrest is noted for the Burnaby Mountain Golf Course, and offers several home buying options, and is served by a high school, two elementary schools, and is near SFU.
Buying a home in Burnaby has several advantages with one of the most notable ones being its public transportation. The city is well served by public transit, amply bus service and an astounding 11 SkyTrain stations. The SkyTrain makes it easy to commute between other cities such as Vancouver, New Westminster and Metrotown as well, making Burnaby a great choice to live for young, old and everyone in between.
There are several homes for sale in Burnaby so begin your search today to claim your spot in this beautiful city.
- Metrotown 91
- South Slope 60
- Brentwood Park 57
- East Burnaby 48
- Edmonds Be 46
- Highgate 44
- Capitol Hill Bn 41
- Forest Glen Bs 37
- Sperling-Duthie 30
- Upper Deer Lake 29
- Simon Fraser Univer. 27
- Government Road 26
- Central Park Bs 22
- Central Bn 21
- Burnaby Lake 21
- Parkcrest 20
- Montecito 20
- The Crest 20
- Willingdon Heights 18
- Vancouver Heights 18