Located just minutes from Chicago, Burbank is the dwelling place of nearly 30,000 residents. Today, Burbank is considered one for the most desirable cities in the Chicago area because of its affordable cost of living, stable housing market and a plethora of great local restaurants. Finished in 2008, the Fusion Recplex is open to any resident of Burbank for a low annual fee and allows access to a state-of-the-art gym, excellent exercise classes and rentable conference space.
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Burbank Park District! The Newcastle Recreation Center and the Fusion Recplex offer outside spaces for hiking, walking and biking, while also serving as the hub of youth and adult sports leagues. Additionally, the Fusion Recplex is open to residents for a nominal fee and includes a fitness center with the latest cardio equipment, exercise rooms for yoga and Pilates, and office space for rent.
Great Local Restaurants! Craving delicious comfort food? Head straight to the city's longest-running restaurant, Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe, for great slow-cooked BBQ infused with flavors from around the world. Finish off the meal with a delicious slice of homemade blueberry or apple pie from the Bakers Square.
A Shopper's Paradise! Although it is only a few minutes from downtown Chicago, residents of Burbank don't have to leave the city for their shopping needs. Head to the Burbank Town Center for shopping at stores like Kohl's, Best Buy and Dollar Tree, while at Burbank Station on S. Cicero Drive you will find Sports Authority Sporting Goods and many more department stores.
Rent in an Affordable City! Compared to the median rent price of $2,200 in Chicago, Burbank offers an inexpensive alternative at just $1,600. Because moving can be stressful, many newcomers to the area may want to consider rent to own homes, which offer the flexibility of moving after the lease term is up or purchasing the property. Great homes that fit this bill are available in neighborhoods like Bedford Park and S Harlem Ave.
Home Values at Record High! Not since the height of the real estate market in 2006 has the median home value in Burbank been so high. In just the last year, it has risen 11.9% to $161,200. Experts see no end in sight to the rise, with the prediction that home prices will rise another 3% in 2015. Snag an awesome deal on a great property in a neighborhood like State Road or Leclaire Ave.
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