3 Reasons Why First-Time Buyers Choose Burlington’s Palmer Neighbourhood

Do you want your home to be affordable, yet in a beautiful and central neighbourhood? Let us introduce you to the Palmer area. First-time homebuyers in Burlington love it because the price-to-everything-we-want ratio is right where they want it to be.

Here are 3 reasons why you may want your first home to be in Palmer.

The Price Point

You can get into a detached home that meets your needs, while still leaving you with enough money to personalize and make it perfect. 

According to the Hamilton Burlington Board’s most recently recorded sales, a detached home in Palmer is selling for an average of $637,910. While we saw a Burlington-wide jump in prices in 2016, Palmer still remained one of the most affordable and central areas in the city. With so many options in styles ranging from bungalows to raised ranches to 4 level side splits, buyers will find that that getting a home that meets the needs of growing family is easy in Palmer.

The Local Schools

Families flock to the area because it has some of the best schools you’re going to find anywhere in Ontario.

Canadian Martyrs, located right in the heart of Palmer, has been ranked by the Fraser Institute as the #1 school in Burlington in the most recent five years, with an average year-by-year score of 8.6. See the full ranking of Burlington schools here.

In addition to Canadian Martyrs, you will also find that Palmer is close to other quality schools such as:

  • Dr. Charles Best Public School (JK – Grade 5)
  • Sir E. MacMillan Public School (JK – Grade 8)
  • Clarksdale Public School (JK – Grade 6)
  • Lester B. Pearson Public High School
  • Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School

Being such a central neighbourhood in Burlington, Palmer is also close to great day care centers such as Woodland Children’s Centre and Burlington Montessori. To see a full list of local day care centers click here.

It Just Feels Like Home

Trees… pretty much everyone loves them. And since Palmer is one of the more mature neighbourhoods north of the QEW, you can almost guarantee a large tree will come along with the purchase of your home. 

We’ve helped a number of people find properties in this area, and even we are surprised to see how quickly they say it feels like home. Families in Palmer get to check off most everything on their wisht-list. Here’s a list of the features you can find in Palmer homes:

  • 3+ bedrooms 
  • Attached garages 
  • Close to the QEW and 407, parks and recreation facilities, public transit and Go Train 
  • Bungalow, split level or two-story homes 
  • Kids
  • Finished basements 
  • Opportunities to renovate 
  • Big and private backyard 
  • Tree lined streets
  • Sidewalks
  • Great schools

Want to See More?

Let us show you exactly what this area has to offer, and how quickly it can feel like home. 

Palmer is just one of the reasons why Burlington was named the #1 medium-sized city in Canada, for the 4th straight year! 

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