Real Estate Market in Nanaimo, BC

As diverse as the history and the economy is here, so is the real estate market. Buying in Nanaimo provides residents with incredible views and access to the Strait of Georgia, sandy, coastal homes, and peaceful bays with marina access.

When considering what to buy in Nanaimo, buyers have numerous options. Along the outskirts of town are larger properties many that are still farmland. This is also where many new developments are springing up in Nanaimo. For more traditional housing, select properties in the historic district and downtown areas. Homes are smaller but offer more traditional features. Many homes were built in the 1970's through the 1990's. As a result, modern, stylish homes are also available in various neighborhoods within the city.

 

Home values are growing year-after-year in Nanaimo but remain affordable. The average selling price for real estate in October of 2015 was $380,054, which is about a 1% increase from the previous year. In the same month, about 380 homes were for sale, significantly lower than the 443 from the previous year. This shows the demand for real estate in Nanaimo and the surrounding areas. From single-family homes with 2 and 3 bedrooms (some of the most popular), to large, luxurious estates on spacious parcels of land, numerous options exist in this area.

 

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  • 441 IRWIN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433135

    Main Photo: 441 IRWIN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433135
    $309,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433135
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,440 sq. ft.
    MAKE A GREAT Start!..Perfect first time buyer or investment home! ... Ocean view 3 (or 4) bedroom home built in 1996... Quiet location on a mature street in south Nanaimo, walk to all amenities, schools and services. Open style floor plan is bright and very functional, nice ocean views and lots of parking for your vehicles and RV. There's also a brand new roof (installed Oct 2017). The separate entrance lower level is a 2 bedroom self contained unit that features a walk-out (onto ground level grade). Currently has tenants up and down that would like to stay! .... Great value here, so why not make a great start! (id:2493) More details
    RYAN DOUGLAS of Pemberton Holmes Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2175 LANG CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433087

    Main Photo: 2175 LANG CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433087
    $350,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433087
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,220 sq. ft.
    This loved home is waiting for you and your family to move in. With many upgrades from the current home owner that you will appreciate: new baseboard heaters throughout, all new flooring, new windows and trim, new hot water tank, both bathrooms have been redone, back porch roof added and garage is now insulated, ready for that man cav Fully fenced yard provides you, your little ones, and your furry friends security. Centrally located to all amenities. (id:2493) More details
    PATRICIA KULTGEN of Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1637 CREEKSIDE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433213

    Main Photo: 1637 CREEKSIDE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433213
    $359,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433213
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,260 sq. ft.
    Welcome to Millstone Creek which is a well maintained family friendly complex. This is a wonderful location close to a golf course, schools, bus route, Bowen Park and the University. Along with a clubhouse, there is a daycare facility on the premises. Wonderfully updated, this end unit boasts attractive exterior styling and an abundance of outdoor space. The home has been given a stylish update with fresh paint, new flooring, stainless appliances and light fixtures. All three bedrooms are on the second level making this a great floor plan for families. Large windows provide generous sunlight and a corner gas fireplace in the living room takes the chill off winter evenings. The functional kitchen features stainless appliances, new counters, sink and taps and an adjacent den could also work well as a playroom, art studio or work out room. Completing this level is an attractive powder room with vessel sink. At the top of the stairs is a generous sky lit landing where a convenient stacking washer and dryer is hidden from view. Two bedrooms have Mt. Benson views while the master boasts dual closets, a three piece ensuite and large deck where you can enjoy your morning coffee or soak up the sun. This could be the perfect property if you are looking for a comfortable affordable home in a great location or looking to invest as rentals are permitted with a 25% cap. Millstone Creek welcomes pets with some restrictions. Added features include a built-in vac, vinyl windows, new hot water tank and a storage area in the garage. On realtor.ca click the icons above for immersive 3d tour, floor plans and more, or visit MillerRealEstate.com. All data and measurements are approximate and must be verified if fundamental. (id:2493) More details
    VICKY NEEDHAM of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #502-1675 CRESCENT VIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433340

    Main Photo: #502-1675 CRESCENT VIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433340
    $389,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433340
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,256 sq. ft.
    excellent investment or for first home buyer for this beautiful 3 bedrooms/ 3 bathrooms townhome located in central location. no pets and rental restrictions. it won't last too long. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if deemed important. (id:2493) More details
    MICHAEL GUAN and MICHAEL MCKILLICAN of Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #211-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433152

    Main Photo: #211-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433152
    $399,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433152
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,343 sq. ft.
    Fantastic opportunity to own a home of your own. Stylish townhome with open concept living space, enclosed garage, in very popular area. Built in 2015, new home warranties still apply. Three bedrooms, including a master suite with walk-in closet, and lovely ensuite. Strata fees are only $154 per month and include garden maintenance, water, sewer, and garbage. Beautiful tile work, laminate wood floors, and kitchen island for friends to gather. Walking distance to grocery stores, restaurants, pharmacy, and banking. This home is priced to sell, we suggest you act fast! For more information contact Arlene Forbes or Feron Walker at 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    FERON WALKER and ARLENE FORBES of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #177-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433299

    Main Photo: #177-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433299
    $409,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433299
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,343 sq. ft.
    Exceptional Town home with single car garage in a central location close to all amenities. 2-5-10 year warranty in place. Three generous size bedrooms three 2 full bathrooms and a 1/2 Bath on the main floor. Open concept Kitchen dining and family room. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if deemed important. (id:2493) More details
    MICHAEL GUAN and MICHAEL MCKILLICAN of Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 620 TOWNSITE ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433024

    Main Photo: 620 TOWNSITE ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433024
    $409,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433024
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,412 sq. ft.
    Here is a fantastic opportunity to own an updated family home with 3 bedrooms on the main floor and a large, bright 2-bedroom suite on the lower level. The kitchen has been updated with new cabinetry, counter-tops and tile back splash. There are vinyl windows, laminate flooring and fresh paint. The main bathroom has been redone and the decks have been rebuilt. There is a nice, private yard that has terraced landscaping and fruit trees that include pear, plum and grapes. The suite is large and open and gets lots of natural light. Data and measurements are approximate and must be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    CHARLIE PARKER and GRAEME PARKER of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4121 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432094

    Main Photo: 4121 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432094
    $424,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432094
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,872 sq. ft.
    Centrally located and walking distance to schools, shops, and transportation this Departure Bay home offers 2 suites; an upper 3 bedroom and an authorized lower 2 bedroom unit making it an ideal investment property. The home has a beautiful fully fenced backyard with plenty of trees and privacy to enjoy with family and friends and the covered deck off of the dining room creates a peaceful spot to enjoy your morning coffee. The owners have been diligent in maintaining and upgrading the home with new windows and decking etc. This is definitely one worth viewing. (id:2493) More details
    JENN TONSI of Pemberton Holmes Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 384 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433234

    Main Photo: 384 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433234
    $429,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433234
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,121 sq. ft.
    Beat the interest rates! Fantastic first time home package. All stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops, white cabinets in kitchen and baths. Open concept family room/dining/kitchen with deck the perfect home for entertaining friends and family. Three bedrooms and den plus three full bathrooms. Fully landscaped, single car garage. keys in my hand ready for your move in date. Affordable above average finishings throughout. Mountain views and west sunsets on the deck. (id:2493) More details
    MICHAEL MCKILLICAN and MICHAEL GUAN of Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2890 GLENAYR DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433096

    Main Photo: 2890 GLENAYR DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433096
    $439,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433096
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,000 sq. ft.
    Ocean view, 3 bedroom home in Departure Bay, only 1 owner. Partially finished basement workshop. Home has a little bit of everything. Large deck off back where you can watch the ferry come and go. RV parking, garden area, walk to beach. Future possibilities with corner lot. possible carriage house or duplex. Solid home in a fantastic neighbourhood; walk to school. (id:2493) More details
    MARK MURRAY of Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 392 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433233

    Main Photo: 392 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433233
    $439,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433233
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,121 sq. ft.
    Beat the interest rates! Fantastic first time home package. All stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops, white cabinets in kitchen and baths. Open concept family room/dining/kitchen with deck the perfect home for entertaining friends and family. Three bedrooms and den plus three full bathrooms. Fully landscaped, single car garage. keys in my hand ready for your move in date. Affordable and above average finishings throughout. Mountain views and southern exposure! (id:2493) More details
    MICHAEL MCKILLICAN and MICHAEL GUAN of Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1421 BROADVIEW ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS® # 433254

    Main Photo: 1421 BROADVIEW ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS® # 433254
    $444,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433254
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,600 sq. ft.
    Nearly one acre of complete privacy, located directly across the street from the beach. This three bedroom, two bath rancher on slab is approximately 1600 sf. The open concept living space has ceilings that vault to 12 feet and there is a cozy stone fireplace with arbutus hearth and a new woodstove that heats the whole house. New roof, new hydro pole and 200 amp power service. Flat, fenced property with established gardens. Outbuildings include an artist's studio with hydro, a large covered shed for wood and equipment storage and a potting shed. Priced to allow for some updating, this is a great opportunity to invest in one of Gabriola's most desirable neighbourhoods! Beach photos are taken at public access across the street. All measurements and data are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    LISA MARTIN and MARIE BURROWS of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 520 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433276

    Main Photo: 520 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433276
    $449,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433276
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,645 sq. ft.
    Brand new home finished quick possession possible. Three bedrooms upstairs, open kitchen with sliders out to deck over looking your level backyard. Nicely finished, ideal for young family or the downsizing couple. Electric baseboard heating with a gas hot water tank. Rough in vacuum system , four telephone and cable outlets. Pot lighting in the kitchen, Tile in the front entry and,bathrooms and laundry room. Laminate in the kitchen, living areas and main hallways, with carpets in the bedrooms. Appliances included. All measurements are approximate and should be verified. Approx. 1645 sq ft of living area plus a single car garage this is the home for you. (id:2493) More details
    RON POSTEY of Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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