Burlingame, CA houses for sale are located on the San Francisco Peninsula with many homes on the shoreline overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Burlingame, known as the “City of Trees,” is a popular place for many well-heeled Californians with the average listing price fluctuating between $1 million and $1.6 million. Many Burlingame, California homes for sale can be found in the popular neighborhoods Burlingame Terrace, Downtown and the Easton Addition.
Burlingame has earned top rankings all across the board of Sperling’s Best Places, including No. 1 for “Best Baseball City,” “Least Risky Place for Identity Theft,” “Most Competitive Public Colleges,” “Cities on the Edge of Greatness” and No. 7 for “Safest Cities for Families with Young Children.
Burlingame’s population is at about 28,806 as of 2012. The cost of living relative to the rest of the country is higher than the US average and has about 20 students to every public Burlingame teacher. The unemployment rate in Burlingame has dropped to about 7.5% (the national average is about 8.6% as of 2012). The amount of jobs has increased 1.98% as of 2012.
There are plenty of reasons as to why Burlingame real estate is so desirable. Known for its high quality of residential life, Burlingame experienced industrial growth in the 1960s due to the closeness of the San Francisco Airport. Many hotels have opened along the San Francisco Bay, making Burlingame a fantastic place to be for both tourists and residents. The shopping districts of Burlingame Avenue, Broadway and the Burlingame Plaza offer fine Bay Area dining, shopping and recreational activities. Education is top notch, the crime rate is extremely low and the location is ideal (just close enough but not in San Francisco). There are many families and small businesses that make up Burlingame.
The neighborhoods in Burlingame:
Country Club Manor
Burlingame Terrace is one of the most convenient neighborhoods due to its location, right in the center of Broadway and Downtown. The homes in Burlingame Terrace are about half a mile or less from several restaurants, shops and Burlingame High School. McKinley Elementary is on the corner of El Camino and Oak Grove. The Aquatic Center and the Parks & Recreation Center are also nearby. The homes are built in a variety of architectural styles including Spanish-style and modern California.
The Easton Addition is easily one of the most desired neighborhoods to own a home in Burlingame. Full of trees, unique homes and top-rated schools, the Easton Addition is a popular neighborhood for many young, California families. It sits in a prime location just west of El Camino and close to Franklin Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Burlingame Intermediate School and several private schools. The neighborhood also is home to a branch of the Burlingame Public Library. This branch is known for its luxurious interior complete with a fireplace and leather chairs.
Moving to Burlingame
If you want to live in Burlingame, you may need a local real estate agent to help you find the perfect home for you and your family. Here’s a look at some of Burlingame’s Realtors:
Address: 360 Primrose Road, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 455-3735
Address: 1427 Chapin Avenue, Burlingame, California 94010
Phone: (650) 720-5483
Address: 251 Park Road Suite 710, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 342-1141
The Alan Canas Team
Address: 115 Howard Avenue, Burlingame, CA 94010
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