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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  • 341 HERRING HEIGHTS in MUDGE ISLAND: House for sale : MLS® # 431040

    Main Photo: 341 HERRING HEIGHTS in MUDGE ISLAND: House for sale : MLS® # 431040
    • front view of house
    • side view of house
    • view from the front deck
    • water and beach within 100 feet of house
    • kitchen
    • kitchen
    • kitchen
    • living room
    • 5x10 slate pool table
    • office
    • guest cabin
    • dining room
    • bar and stairs to 2nd floor
    • Dodd Narrows not subject property
    • Moonshine Cove
    $329,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431040
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,800 sq. ft.
    Semi waterfront on Mudge Island, situated with a view of Dodd Narrows. 165 feet of frontage on 0.76 of acre. Custom home with some furnishings included. This beautiful home faces south with a hilly background and large fir and maple trees. Both the home and guest cabin are placed to allow privacy, protection from the elements and maximize the view. Beautiful maple cupboards in the kitchen, honey oak hardwood floors in the main living area along with a bar in your 20 x 33 living room. Both homes have large cedar decks and cedar siding within feet of your doorstep, there is a sheltered beach. The yard in front of the guest cottage is fully fenced with some landscaping. Enjoy your evenings around the fire pit. The 12 x 12 workshop is ready for your projects. A septic field is in place and the well yields 1 GPM. There is also a membership in Moonshine Cove available. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #301-1675 CRESCENT VIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430661

    Main Photo: #301-1675 CRESCENT VIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430661
    $334,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430661
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,248 sq. ft.
    Immaculate 3 bedroom 3 bath, this 2 level townhouse is located in central Nanaimo. This is a fantastic community-Pet Friendly. There is no limitation on the number or the weight of the pets. close to all amenities with walking distance. Great location on a few bus routes. Contemporary design, a work island, and an open living/dining area. Quality finishing throughout, rich dark wood cabinets loaded with standard steel appliance. This unit is located at the corner with a lot of light and yard space. Great opportunity for first time home buyer or investors with potential rental income. Measurements are approximate; please verify if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1638 MORDEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431143

    Main Photo: 1638 MORDEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431143
    $335,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431143
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,900 sq. ft.
    Estate Sale! Excellent investment opportunity for the first time home buyer or as an investment property. This two storey fixer upper has a ton of potential including a partially unfinished basement that could possibly be converted into a suite for a mortgage helper. There are 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs including a large ensuite. The extra large lot is over an acre with ample road frontage and may allow for a large shop or storage of RVs. boats, etc. Room measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. Buyer should also verify additional building size limitations and or bylaws with the Regional District of Nanaimo. More details
    Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5264 SHERBOURNE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431088

    Main Photo: 5264 SHERBOURNE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431088
    $339,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431088
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,440 sq. ft.
    Fully renovated home has a new roof, vinyl siding, gutters, pad, upgraded wiring, plumbing, windows and kitchen. This three bedroom, two bathroom home is move in ready with plenty of extra parking for a RV and recreational vehicles. The 22 x 24 detached shop has plenty of room and has a 220V wired in. Call today to book your showing. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2453 CRYSTAL BROOK WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430999

    Main Photo: 2453 CRYSTAL BROOK WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430999
    $339,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430999
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,378 sq. ft.
    Private Divers Lake half duplex in a cul de sac, close to a park and access to the Parkway Trail, just steps away. Large 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home, just under 1400sqft is the perfect layout for a new family or anyone wanting a bit more space. The main floor has a good sized living room, den and kitchen including an eating area. Access to the private fenced backyard is either out of the garage door or off the kitchen which leads to the good-sized deck and flat yard. The neighboring property sits higher and fenced, so you have all the privacy to relax and enjoy it. Upstairs this home has your 3 bedrooms, the large master bedroom with its' large closets and cheater ensuite and freshly painted, adding a bit more to this house. Nothing left to do as it has been very well taken care of and maintained. Data and measurements are approximate, must be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 21 RILEY PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430569

    Main Photo: 21 RILEY PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430569
    $349,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430569
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,855 sq. ft.
    The perfect starter home or investment property in Hammond Bay. Featuring a new roof, fixtures, carpeting, and some new appliances, this tidy home is ready to go & loaded with living space both indoors & out. Off the entryway is a sunny patio space leading to the lower level with a convenient mudroom, bedroom/den huge rec room with wood stove, laundry & a 3 piece bath. On the main level there is a living room, dining room, kitchen, full bath & two bedrooms, including a master large enough for a king sized bed. The bright living space has beautiful ocean views & the kitchen has a great layout for busy mealtimes. A gorgeous shaded backyard oasis provides the perfect intimate space to relax. No rental restrictions & strata fees are only $118.00/mo, which includes services & 3 parking stalls. Close to schools, beaches, parks & all amenities. All measurements & data approximate. Verify if important. Call or email Sean McLintock (toll free 1-866-895-3289 or email sean@coopermclintock.com) for additional information about this property. For more details please visit www.coopermclintock.com More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 514 NICOL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431201

    $349,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431201
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,600 sq. ft.
    OCEAN VIEW! New Kitchen; 2 new bathrooms; new windows; new tile floors; new roof; new laundry room; new 200 AMP service; new paint. Move in ready. 4 bedroom close to downtown and the University. Garage access is on Watkins, a cul-de-sac. Basement is unfinished but usable for workshop or hobbies. More details
    Pemberton Holmes Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 104 MARTINEZ PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431100

    Main Photo: 104 MARTINEZ PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431100
    $359,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431100
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,006 sq. ft.
    4 bedroom 2 bathroom family home with major suite or carriage house potential. This 2,006 sqft home is bright, spacious and has been recently updated. The kitchen has a new hood fan, backsplash, and countertops. Accessible from the kitchen is a large deck, perfect for hosting family barbecues. The living room has laminate flooring, a woodstove, and two large windows that boast in natural lighting. Downstairs is where you will find the remaining 2 bedrooms and family room. There is currently gas to the lot, making it very easy to convert the heat source. Both the front and back yard are huge and have tons of space for a shed, a garden area, a pool, and much more. Plenty of room for RV and parking. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and located within walking distance of Rock City Elementary School, Wellington Secondary School, Departure Bay Beach, and all other local amenities, parks, & restaurants. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1259 TOWNSITE ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430678

    Main Photo: 1259 TOWNSITE ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430678
    $369,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430678
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,374 sq. ft.
    AFFORDABLE RANCHER! If you are looking for an affordably priced rancher in Central Nanaimo this is the one for you! The spacious living room boasts easy care laminate flooring and large picture windows that bring in the natural light and a fabulous view of Mount Benson. A sliding glass door from the living room provides easy access to the covered rear deck - the perfect spot for your morning coffee regardless of the weather. Steps from the deck lead down to the stamped concrete patio and large rear yard beyond - these areas are sure to be well used for summertime barbecues and backyard entertaining. The open kitchen includes all of the modern conveniences desired for today's contemporary lifestyle. A work island provides a popular place for family and friends to sit and chat or assist the cook with the meal preparation. An adjoining eating nook (currently unfurnished) provides additional room to relax. A river rock faced wood burning fireplace in the family room will add a cozy focus in the winter months. The master suite is privately located at the rear of the home and includes a 4-piece ensuite with tile flooring, a corner shower and a luxurious soaker tub. Two additional bedrooms share the 3-piece bathroom boasting a walk-in shower. The laundry area; located off the kitchen, offers additional space for always welcome storage. The single car garage provides additional parking plus a bonus area offers lots storage space or a convenient workshop for the handyman. This gem is located in a wonderful neighbourhood on a bus route - just steps to Quarterway Elementary, the Nanaimo General Hospital, shopping and other popular amenities. Welcome home. All data including measurements are from sources which we believe to be reliable but should be verified if deemed to be important. More details
    Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 303 VICTORIA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430625

    Main Photo: 303 VICTORIA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430625
    $375,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430625
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,646 sq. ft.
    Large, well maintained 3 level character home with ocean and mountain views. Updated with a modern, open floorplan, this large home is located in a quickly gentrifying area close to the downtown core, and the fabulous waterfront and seawall. The main level sports an large open area with extra high ceilings including a palatial sized dining room (11x20), a cozy living room with woodstove, and a family room with lots of closet space for games. Also on the main level, laundry and a bathroom and a large, well laid out country kitchen with a breakfast nook. The top floor features three bedrooms with funky ceiling lines that capture the essence of the era. An impressive master suite with an open shower (dual heads and tile surround) + ensuite and a large adjoining study featuring a great Ocean View. Updates include thermal windows and a 5 year old roof. The yard is private due to a large manicured hedge and full fencing and offers ample RV parking. A big, solid feeling home like this at this price doesn't come along everyday so check it out soon. Measurements should be verified if important. Available. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5832 BROADWAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431194

    Main Photo: 5832 BROADWAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431194
    $385,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431194
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,434 sq. ft.
    North Nanaimo desirable family neighbourhood, close to schools, parks and shopping. 3 Bedroom, 2 bath plus rec room on a large one third acre lot is awaiting your ideas. Also has room for RV Parking. All measurements and dimensions are approximate and should be verified if important. For more information visit www.IslandHomeGroup.com or call 250-585-2601 to schedule a viewing. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #110-813 OAKHILLS VISTA in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431189

    Main Photo: #110-813 OAKHILLS VISTA in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431189
    $389,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431189
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,964 sq. ft.
    Welcome home to Oakhills Vista. This beautifully maintained 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom town home is situated in a quiet cul -de -sac setting. Prime end unit yields ample daily sunshine, and a private rear balcony for entertaining. Large master bedroom boasts a massive walk in closet and private ensuite. Complete with stainless appliances, the kitchen opens warmly into the dining and living space. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 990 CANSO ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS® # 430967

    Main Photo: 990 CANSO ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS® # 430967
    $389,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430967
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,156 sq. ft.
    Quietly tucked away on a quiet country road, yet close to the ferry, you'll find this charming 3 bedroom home which backs onto an acreage. Entering onto the property you'll pass through the majestic trees that offer an element of privacy. In viewing the home, with lovely wood siding and complimented with exceptional stone masonry work - you'll know you've found something special. Entering up the stairs to the main floor you will find an open kitchen, the master bedroom, high ceilings in the living room that lead onto the back deck which overlooks both the pond, and future garden area. Upstairs leads to a loft, a wonderful place for kids to play, an artists studio, or space for yoga. Downstairs, offers 2 additional bedrooms to allow privacy between the master and guest bedrooms, a family area with doors that transition out to the backyard which is complete with a shop. For additional information or private viewing appointment call; Randi, Jennifer, Tina or Guy {the Lynch Group} direct at 250-616-6435 toll free at #1-877-422-8455 by email at: Lynch@DiscoverGabriola.com or visit us online anytime at: www.DiscoverGabriola.com . More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty Gabriola
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #177-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430739

    Main Photo: #177-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430739
    $399,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430739
    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. One year lease till February 2018 then month to month. Tenant would love to stay, if your looking for a great investment. More details
    Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5566 VENTURA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430763

    Main Photo: 5566 VENTURA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430763
    $399,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430763
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,480 sq. ft.
    Set on a private lot in a cul-de-sac in North Nanaimo, this 1480sf rancher offers a traditional floor plan with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, and extra deep double garage. The large living room has a fireplace; the dining room is also spacious with access to the kitchen and eating nook. A door was added to create an office from the 3rd bedroom yet provide easy entry from the hallway or eating nook. A full main bathroom offers remodeled touches while the master bedroom boasts an ensuite with soaker tub and separate shower. Outside features a very large, covered rear deck with a couple of steps down to the private surroundings/yard. The garage is extra deep and would be ideal for a work bench, additional storage, or larger vehicle. Located close to all north end amenities. All measurements are approximate & should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 523 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430718

    Main Photo: 523 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430718
    $399,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430718
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,633 sq. ft.
    Welcome Home! This brand new home has a terrific layout. Featuring a bright open concept on the main floor with 9 foot ceilings and gas fireplace. Kitchen features white shaker style cabinets and large island and lots of counter space. You will find beautiful laminate flooring through the main areas and tile in the entrance and bathrooms along with carpeting in the bedrooms. The upper floor has 3 large bedrooms and 2 baths and laundry room along with a flex/family room area with a computer station. This plan is ideal for a family or as an investment property at a generous size of 1633 Sq. Ft. Located close to all amenities. All measurements are approx., please verify if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 525 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430725

    Main Photo: 525 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430725
    $399,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430725
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,633 sq. ft.
    Welcome Home! This brand new home has a terrific layout. Featuring a bright open concept on the main floor with 9 foot ceilings and gas fireplace. Kitchen features white shaker style cabinets and large island and lots of counter space. You will find beautiful laminate flooring through the main areas and tile in the entrance and bathrooms along with carpeting in the bedrooms. The upper floor has 3 large bedrooms and 2 baths and laundry room along with a flex/family room area with a computer station. This plan is ideal for a family or as an investment property at a generous size of 1633 Sq. Ft. Located close to all amenities. All measurements are approx., please verify if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2794 GOLDFINCH CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431121

    Main Photo: 2794 GOLDFINCH CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431121
    $419,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431121
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,409 sq. ft.
    Desirable private Rancher with great street appeal located in a wonderful family neighborhood. This home has had one owner and is well maintained and sides onto parkland and walking trails. It is perfect for retirees or a small family. With an ideal floor plan, you will walk into this home to a spacious living and dining area, which then flows into a bright kitchen with a breakfast nook. The home has some updated appliances and a door leading out to the large deck in your private south facing back yard. In the remainder of the home you will find 3 bedrooms, 2 four piece bathrooms (one being the ensuite) a laundry room and a large double garage and workbench for the handyman. Some recent updates include a 10 year old roof, brand new low maintenance "leaf-guard" eaves, new hot water tank (2015) and recently installed energy efficient heat pumps in the living room and master bedroom. The 200 amp electrical has wiring in place for a hot tub and there is a quaint fully wired shed for hobbies. This home is close to all amenities, good schools and will be a great place to live for many years to come. All measurements and data are approximate and should be verified if deemed important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 74 LENWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430600

    Main Photo: 74 LENWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430600
    $419,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430600
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,732 sq. ft.
    Offering 1732 sq. ft. this is truly a Great Design as it offers tremendous flexibility for a growing family. Providing a main floor living-dining room with 3 bedrooms upstairs, this brand new home also has a second floor Bonus-Flex Room which may be utilized as a recreation room, den, bedroom....you decide. With upgraded laminate flooring through a good portion of the home, four appliances (fridge, stove, dish washer and over-the-range microwave/fan combo) and a gourmet kitchen offering plenty of counter space, it's been sharply priced in our active Nanaimo market. Contact Tom Munro at 250-714-2147 or at munromarketing@shaw.ca for more information. More details
    460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 802 VICTORIA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430943

    Main Photo: 802 VICTORIA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430943
    $419,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430943
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,064 sq. ft.
    Great family home with inlaw suite near old city, 2 bedrooms up, suite downstairs; large bedroom. Updates include deck stairs, vinyl windows, new heater, porcelain tiled kitchen & bath with cedar accents, door, mirrored closet doors, front door with nice stained glass window, fenced yard, single garage/workshop and also garden shed. Home accents red cedar walls & trim. Large stunning deck. Nice solid homes with some nice bells & whistles. Don't delay on this one. http://listings.royallepagenanaimo.ca/listing/Nanaimo-BC/802-Victoria-Road/2gr1 More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty Ladysmith
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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