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Whether you are relocating to Burlington from out of state or interested in moving to a different area of Burlington and would like to know more about the area. Or search for Burlington homes for sale. You’ve come to the right place!

frequently asked questions

why live in burlington?

Burlington  is nestled in the heart of North Carolina, in an area known as the Piedmont.  It is a city of progress and quality, with a population of more than 50,000. Burlington is located in Alamance County and is  only a few hours drive from the picturesque Blue Ridge Parkway  and Great Smoky Mountains to the west and the scenic coastal beaches to the east. 

Burlington is a small, quiet  town that is only 25 minutes from both the Triad and Triangle regions. It offers residents affordable, quality living with direct access to many of the nation’s finest universities, nationally ranked healthcare facilities, and internationally known employers, such as the nation’s largest laboratory services company, Laboratory Corporation of America (Labcorp).

Burlington is also home to the famous Sunbrella brand fabrics manufactured by Burlington-based Glen Raven, Inc. For a relatively small town, Burlington has a lot to do. There are festivals, outdoor movies hosted by the city, and plenty of restaurants. It is the perfect mix of a friendly town and growing city, making it an easy place to start a business and a desirable place to start a life.


What are the different areas of Greensboro?

Burlington has many neighborhoods that are great places to call home. Housing costs and mortgage rates in Burlington are affordable in comparison to many similar national competitions. Finding a house here is relatively easy. The city is sparsely populated and features beautiful and quaint communities. If you are looking for a small city vibe away from stress, traffic and busy city lifestyle, then Burlington is the place for you.



Burlington has many opportunities for higher education such as  Elon University, and Alamance Community College

Younger students in Burlington attend Guilford County Public Schools or Alamance-Burlington Schools, many of which have excellent test scores, low student-to-teacher ratios, and active PTAs.

Burlington has an abundance of recreational opportunities just within the local area, especially with a robust City Recreation and Parks Department. The City boasts 18 parks and natural areas on three different lakes with miles of hiking trails, kayaking, boating, disc golf, and many other outdoor activities. Residents can serve up a game of tennis at the state-of the-art Burlington Tennis Center, try your hand at disc golf at Springwood Park, practice at Burlington’s BMX track, or embark on an adventure on one of Burlington’s many lakes.

In Burlington, there are opportunities for all ages to play from youth and adult athletics, youth programming and senior activities. 

There is a great downtown area with a southern atmosphere and plenty of things to do. The shops downtown embrace local talents and resources, and has become a destination for local artisans and merchants.

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Mantle Realty is a leading independent real estate firm based in the Triad of North Carolina. Mantle is passionate about providing clients with  cutting edge technology and hometown service, whether they are buying or selling a home.

Many of Mantle Realty’s agents have lived in the areas they serve their entire lives, and love turning their clients into their neighbors. With offices in Greensboro, Lexington, and Welcome, Mantle is equipped to cover all of the Triad with convenience and care.