Unveiling Burlington's Most Affordable Neighbourhoods: A Detailed Guide

Matthew Kelly | eXp Realty 
14 Jan 2023

Most AFFORDABLE Neighbourhoods | Burlington Ontario Real Estate

Are you on the hunt for a cozy corner in Burlington without breaking the bank? 

Well, you’re in luck! I’ve dived deep into the real estate sea to fish out the most affordable neighbourhoods in this charming city. 

Whether you’re a bustling professional, a growing family, or someone looking to enjoy the golden years, Burlington has a spot just for you. 

And hey, don’t forget to snag your FREE Burlington Home Buyers Starter Kit at the end of this journey. Let’s make your home dreams a reality!

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With this free resource, you’ll gain access to insider knowledge about the best neighbourhoods in Burlington and learn how to avoid common pitfalls. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned pro, this kit is a must-have

Corporate - The Commuter's Haven

Ah, Corporate is a true gem for those who love the hustle and bustle of Toronto but crave the tranquillity of a suburban retreat. Imagine sipping your morning coffee while the world zooms by, knowing that everything you need is just a stone’s throw away. 

Let’s dive into why Corporate is the talk of the town for savvy commuters and young professionals alike!

Location & Accessibility: Nestled on the west side, with quick access to QEW/403 and Appleby GO.

  • Amenities Within Reach: From chic cafes to essential services, everything’s within a 5-minute drive.
  • Education Options: While it’s quieter on the school front, quality education isn’t far off.
    • Nearby Schools: Glen Arbour Academy, Corpus Christi Catholic High School.
  • Parks and Recreation: Your green getaway is just around the corner.
    • Parks: Desjardines Park, Bronte Creek Provincial Park with extensive trails and activities.
  • Real Estate Overview: Modern living meets convenience with a variety of housing options. 
  • Housing: Only semi-detached townhomes and condos

Mountainside - Central and Serene

Welcome to Mountainside, where every day feels like a gentle hug from Mother Nature herself. If you’re looking for that sweet spot between vibrant city life and peaceful retreats, you’ve hit the jackpot. 

Let’s stroll through the leafy lanes of Mountainside and discover why it’s a haven for many!

  • Location & Commute: Perfectly poised in the heart of Burlington, with everything at your fingertips.Minutes away from Burlington GO and downtown.
  • Key Amenities: Life’s a breeze with all the essentials and more right in your neighbourhood.
    • Most Notable: Burlington Costco, SilverCity
  • Dining Out: Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with local culinary delights.
    • Local Favorites: Mount Royal Family Restaurant, Goody’s.
  • Real Estate Snapshot: A blend of the old charm with modern touches, all while keeping your wallet happy.
  • Homes: Bungalows and split-level homes on mature lots, affordable townhomes and condos.

Maple - Downtown's Affordable Gem

Oh, sweet Maple! Imagine living where the heart of Burlington beats, with the buzz of downtown and serene lake views as your backdrop. Maple isn’t just a neighbourhood; it’s a lifestyle for those who want the best of both worlds. 

Let’s take a peek at what makes Maple a sought-after spot for savvy homebuyers!

  • Downtown Proximity: Live where the action is, with every urban convenience just a stroll away.
  • Parks and Leisure: Your urban oasis awaits, with lush parks and beaches as your playground.
    • Highlights: Spencer Smith Park, Burlington Beach.
  • Local Favorites: Indulge in the local flavours and shopping that make Maple uniquely delightful you must visit Sunshine Donuts, Mapleview Mall.
  • Healthcare Access: Peace of mind with top-notch healthcare right in your neighbourhood at Joseph Brant Hospital.
  • Real Estate Details: Dive into a diverse housing market that promises something for everyone from waterfront condos, charming detached homes, and townhome complexes.

Tansley Woods - Family-Friendly and Community-Oriented​

Tansley Woods, oh how families adore thee! If you’re dreaming of a place where community spirit shines bright and laughter fills the air, welcome home. Tansley Woods is where memories are made, and life’s sweet moments are savoured. 

Let’s explore the heartwarming charm of this beloved neighbourhood!

  • Neighbourhood Feel: A tapestry of community bonds and family-friendly vibes with regular gatherings, parks, and recreational programs.
  • Community Amenities: Everything you need for a fulfilling lifestyle is right here.
    • Spotlight: Tansley Woods Community Centre
  • Recreational Spaces: Stay active and connected with a plethora of sports fields, an indoor pool with slide, and courts for every game under the sun.
  • Real Estate Variety: Detached Townhomes and low-rise condo options for every stage of life, all wrapped up in warmth and affordability.

Palmer - Suburban Bliss with Urban Access

Last but certainly not least, let’s talk about Palmer. A suburb that’s like a warm embrace after a long day. With its friendly streets and community warmth, Palmer is where the heart is for many Burlington residents. 

Ready to find out why Palmer might just steal your heart, too?

  • Location Benefits: Strategically placed for convenience and tranquillity giving easy access to city amenities and natural escapes.
  • Schools and Parks: Education and recreation go hand in hand in this family-oriented suburb.
  • Activity Hub: Never a dull moment with Activityplex and its array of activities from dance, tutoring, swimming, and fitness for all ages.
  • Housing Diversity: A mosaic of homes that cater to diverse tastes and needs from spacious back-splits to cozy bungalows and modern condos.

And there you have it, folks! A sneak peek into Burlington’s most affordable neighbourhoods, each with its own charm and appeal. Remember, a dream home doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and these neighbourhoods are proof of that. 

Before you go, don’t forget to grab your FREE Burlington Home Buyers Starter Kit. It’s packed with goodies to make your home-buying journey a breeze. Happy house hunting!



✅ Buying vs Renting.. What’s Different?
✅ First Steps To Stress-Free Home Buying
✅ Top Home-Buying Mistakes to Avoid
✅ Understand What to Look For In a Home
✅ Discover The Hidden Closing Cost & How Much?
✅ Complete Moving Checklist


✅ Understand Pros & Cons of Burlington
✅ Discover Best & Worst Neighbourhoods
✅ What & Where the Top Schools Are
✅ Cost of Living in Burlington
✅  Learn About Top 10 Parks in Burlington
✅  & More About the Surrounding Cities 


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Step 1: Burlington Starter Kit

Read the Burlington Home Buyers Handbook and Watch the Living in Burlington Vault to start to prepare for your move.

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Step 2: One on One Call

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Step 3: Find Your Home

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