Burbank Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Known as the "Media Capital of the World," Burbank is home to over 105,000 people and is located 12 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Officially incorporated in 1911, the Burbank area was originally part of two large Spanish land grants dating from the late 18th century and early 19th century. The area was mostly rural until the aviation and entertainment industries moved in during the 1920s. Today, Burbank prides itself on being a city of "People, Pride and Progress" and combines 21st century technology with a high quality of life. Real estate options in Burbank include single-family homes for sale, condominiums and townhouses, estate properties, and land lots.
This media and entertainment-oriented city is home to three major studios: The Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros., and NBC?s West Coast Headquarters, each with plans to expand over the next 20 years. It is also home to over 700 media-related businesses that employ over 18,000 people, from Nickelodeon Animation Studios to Dick Clark Productions. Despite popular misconceptions, Burbank has much to offer home owners, including its police and fire departments, 22 parks and three community facilities, school district, an outdoor concert amphitheater and a municipal golf complex. There are also over 55 restaurants, covering cuisine from Italian to Japanese to fast-food, and plenty of great shopping at Burbank Town Center, which is home to many major retailers, restaurants and a movie theater in the Los Angeles area.
For residents, this Los Angeles-area community is entirely self-contained, with a variety of shopping, dining, recreation and entertainment opportunities. Many families choose to stay in Burbank for generations, and new residents take advantage of housing prices that range from affordable to affluent.
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