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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Homes from $300,000-$399,000

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  • #307-38 FRONT STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444612

    Main Photo: #307-38 FRONT STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444612
    $324,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444612
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    739 sq. ft.
    Here's an affordable "new-ish" 1 bedroom condo in the heart of downtown! Located in the landmark Pacifica building, this bright air conditioned mountain-view unit looks out over the Old Courthouse and it's gardens towards Mount Benson. In "like new" condition. Featuring an open living / dining/ kitchen area with gas fireplace. Easy access to the deck from the living room and is BBQ friendly. The kitchen includes a breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances. Washer/dryer in unit. Pet OK. Rentals OK (current tenants would like to stay). This location is perfect with easy access to the seawall, parks, beaches, shopping, cafes, nightlife, pubs, float planes and ferries. Includes secure underground parking. Quick Possession Available. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #223-6310 MCROBB AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441536

    Main Photo: #223-6310 MCROBB AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441536
    $325,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441536
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    922 sq. ft.
    1 BED + Den and 2 Bath 922 sqft nicely finished and spacious unit at the prestigious Texada Development. It is in a highly desirable North Nanaimo area and is walking distance to all levels of amenities and recreation. This unit is very nice and clean and has been very well maintained by the current owners. You will find that the building has also been very well maintained over the past 10 years of its existence and the strata council is very responsive and well organized. Pets are allowed subject to strata bylaws and there are no rental or age restriction in this building, making it attractive to investors and owner occupants alike. There is one underground parking space included with this unit and there are plenty of visitor parking stalls available. Strata fee is a low $280/ month. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #112-4969 WILLS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444707

    Main Photo: #112-4969 WILLS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444707
    $329,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444707
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    880 sq. ft.
    Beautifully renovated waterfront condominium located on the shores of Nanaimo's gorgeous Long Lake. This two bedroom, two bath home located on the waterfront side of the building has been tastefully updated from top to bottom. The open floorplan is perfect for entertaining guests who will be in awe of the stunning, southern facing lake views. Updates include a renovated noveau-steampunk inspired kitchen with copper backsplash and hardware over custom concrete counter tops, new appliances, new cabinets, live edge wood bar, and more. New hardwood flooring and a modern paint scheme combine to create a relaxing atmosphere, complementary to the lake front setting. This ground level unit even has its own private lake facing exterior entrance. Take a stroll along the waterfront on the walking paths or relax in one of Nanaimo's most peaceful areas while enjoying the complex's private dock. Launch your kayak and enjoy all that this perfect lakefront location has to offer! The condominium complex is conveniently located next to Rutherford Road, right in the middle of everything, access to the highway and within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, bus route and other amenities. Don't miss out, make your appointment to view this home today before it's gone! (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4058 MAGNOLIA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444764

    Main Photo: 4058 MAGNOLIA DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444764
    $339,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444764
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,188 sq. ft.
    Beautiful and modern 2 bedroom home in Deerwood Park Estates. Shows like new! Open concept living, dining, kitchen with unique floor plan. Lovely quality wood-look laminate floors, gas fireplace, ceiling fans throughout home, calming colour palette. Great kitchen with huge pantry wall. Quiet master bedroom with his and hers closets, full ensuite with double sized shower and great lighting. Main bath features a deep soaker tub with surround and shower. Private backyard with covered patio area and veggie garden space plus garden shed, all fenced. 55+ gated community and small pets allowed with approval. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6132 CEDAR GROVE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444685

    Main Photo: 6132 CEDAR GROVE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444685
    $345,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444685
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,200 sq. ft.
    Beautifully bright large 1,200sqft townhome in the desirable Cedar Grove Villas. Updated laminated flooring in kitchen and dining area with open concept and all the appliances have been updated in the past 5 years or less. The living room has a beautiful vaulted ceiling, a cozy natural gas fireplace and large bay windows. You will thoroughly enjoy the 2 large bedrooms, one with an ensuite. The spacious and bright den could be converted into a third bedroom. A wonderful bonus to this home are the two patio areas - one leads to a gorgeous sitting area and the other leads to a private backyard garden spot for your enjoyment. Cedar Grove Villas is connivently located close to shopping, restaurants, bus route and the Oliver Woods Community Centre. A pet is allowed and there is a fully fenced off leash dog park at Cedar Grove Villas. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by One Percent Realty Ltd.(Dunc)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3350 HAMMOND BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444814

    Main Photo: 3350 HAMMOND BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444814
    $345,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444814
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,882 sq. ft.
    This strata titled duplex is located in the Hammond Bay area and is a fantastic investment property. The home is ground level entry with main living up and offers 1800 sq. ft. of finished living space, including loads of closets and a huge laundry/storage room. On the ground level you will find a very large entry area with access to the big bright family room. Also on this main floor is one of the 3 bedrooms, a 2 pc bathroom and the large laundry/storage. This laundry room includes a rear door to the fenced back yard. Upstairs you will find the living room with adjoining dining room that opens onto the balcony. The kitchen is located just off of the dining area for easy access. Also on the second level is the master bedroom, 2nd bedroom and 4 pe bathroom. The large, private fenced back yard has a shed and is ready for your leisure ideas. The property gets lots of sunlight, has a huge, level lot, and offers plenty of parking for additional vehicles, boats and rv's. The other side of this duplex (3346 Hammond Bay Rd) is also for sale. This is a perfect opportunity to invest. Purchase both sides, live in one side and rent other side or rent both and enjoy the income. Must view vacant side at 3346 prior to viewing 3350 due to tenancy. 30 day vacant possession possible. Excellent long term tenants in place. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3346 HAMMOND BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444815

    Main Photo: 3346 HAMMOND BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444815
    $345,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444815
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,882 sq. ft.
    This strata titled duplex is located in the Hammond Bay area and is a fantastic investment property. The home is ground level entry with main living up and offers 1800 sqft of finished living space, including loads of closets and a huge laundry/storage room. On the ground level you will find a very large entry area with access to the big bright family room. Also on this main floor is one of the 3 bedrooms, a 2 pc bathroom and the large laundry/storage. This laundry room includes a rear door to the fenced back yard. Upstairs you will find the living room with adjoining dining room that opens onto the balcony. The kitchen is located just off of the dining area for easy access. Also on the second level is the master bedroom, 2nd bedroom and 4 pc bathroom. The large, private fenced back yard has a shed and is ready for your leisure ideas. The home's interior has been freshly painted and new flooring has been put down in the family room and main floor bedroom. The property gets lots of sunlight, has a huge, level lot, and offers plenty of parking for additional vehicles, boats and rv's. The other side of this duplex (3350 Hammond Bay Rd) is also for sale. This is a perfect opportunity to invest. Purchase both sides, live in one side and rent other side or rent both and enjoy the income. Immediate vacant possession available. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #102-1633 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444780

    Main Photo: #102-1633 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444780
    $349,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444780
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,226 sq. ft.
    Beautifully renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in the popular Fountain Complex. This is a great corner unit with a private deck, just few steps away to walking trails. Brand new kitchen and laundry appliances and new flooring throughout, fresh paint throughout. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining and features a nice corner gas fireplace as well as an air conditioner. The master bedroom is huge, easily fitting its king sized bed, and has nice views of the garden. Lots of privacy. This complex has a social room with kitchen facilities, including a recreation and some fitness equipment. Other common areas include a BBQ space with a large patio, secured covered parking and a beautiful gazebo. This quiet condo is centrally located, in easy walking distance to the Nanaimo Hospital, but set back from all major roads. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (CH)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4935 CLEMATIS PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444894

    Main Photo: 4935 CLEMATIS PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444894
    $354,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444894
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,227 sq. ft.
    A RARE OPPORTUNITY to own this stair-free two bedroom + den and two bathroom townhome located upon a no-through road within the popular Rocky Point area of North Nanaimo is this lovely townhome nestled in the very best location of Floral Woods. This strata complex offers a quiet park like setting and is near to bus service, parks, beach access and only a five minute drive to Woodgrove Mall. The townhome provides ground level entry, an open floor plan, a large bay window, a natural gas fireplace and a bright kitchen with abundant counter and cabinet space. The spacious kitchen has newer appliances, a pantry and a moveable island complete with an eating bar. The king sized master bedroom features a walk-in closet and ensuite. The next lucky owner will also enjoy a large private patio next to a flat grassy area perfect for children and pets. Hurry, this affordable townhome boasting the best location within Floral Woods will sell quickly. Please do not hesitate and be disappointed. Must see! Act Now! All data and measurements are approximate and should be verified. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1130 BARRETT ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS®# 444036

    Main Photo: 1130 BARRETT ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS®# 444036
    $355,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444036
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,000 sq. ft.
    GABRIOLA'S BEST VALUE...Here is a 3 bedroom/2 bathroom home, 2 floors, 2000 sq ft all on .55 of an acre & priced to sell! The home & property could use some upgrades & TLC but the bones are here & ready for you to add some sweat-equity. The property is relatively level, almost entirely fenced & gets lots of sun - great for a gardener! The home has what used to be a suite on the lower level & the main living upstairs. Improvements & renovations have been completed in many areas of the home including bathroom, family room, lower level kitchen & laundry room. The shop downstairs is wired and vented for an electric kiln, and both floors are wired separately to accommodate a greater usage of power. Additionally, the seller has never run out of water. All the windows on the lower level are newer vinyl thermo-panes with single pane windows upstairs. Heat is baseboard electric but the fireplace insert is what the owner uses in the winter. The roof is 1 year old. Walking distance to the ferry and grocery store. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. For additional photos and information, visit www.martinvelsen.com. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3622 DIX ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444910

    Main Photo: 3622 DIX ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444910
    $362,700
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444910
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,354 sq. ft.
    Deep peace... this rare, zero strata fees, self managed, half duplex strata with a garage is in a quiet tucked-away sanctuary of a lot surrounded by beautiful trees. Cheery and bright with skylights and south facing to sunshine all day right in the popular Uplands Neighbourhood of Nanaimo, BC. Sunny deck, private and fenced back yard and front yards. 2 bed and 2 bath with a little den. New flooring throughout and a newer roof. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #101-2164 RIDGEMONT PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444358

    Main Photo: #101-2164 RIDGEMONT PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444358
    $364,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444358
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,187 sq. ft.
    This beautifully finished 1200 sq.ft. 3 bdrm/2bthrm, main level entry duplex at Blackcomb Ridge is the ideal affordable home for the 1st time buyer or young family. This end unit features views towards Mt.Benson & is perfectly situated at the end of the development offering its own private back yard with patio. This open concept main level features rich laminate floors, the kitchen has impressive well-appointed cabinets a new GE Dishwasher & glass door access to patio & rear yard. The dining & living area are open to the kitchen all offering tall 9ft ceilings. This level also features a full 4pc bthrm. Upstairs is a laundry area, 2 bedroooms, a master suite with W/I closet & cheater door to a 4pc bthrm. A deep 5ft crawl allows for addl storage. Near Coal Tyee & Wellington Schools, parks, rec' & shopping. The strata fee is $230 per month for management, maintenance, garbage, sewer,water. 2 pets ok-w/restrns & rentals restricted. Measurements approx.-verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PBO)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #201-4454 HEDGESTONE PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443519

    Main Photo: #201-4454 HEDGESTONE PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443519
    $365,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443519
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,142 sq. ft.
    This spacious 2 bedroom, plus den, upper unit is located in the popular Amblewood Village. The home benefits from having a light open floor plan with a large living area and an electric fireplace. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, modern cabinetry and plenty of counter space. There is also the added bonus of a den/office, just off the living area, with french doors as well as the 2 good sized bedrooms. The master has a 3 piece en-suite and access to the covered rear deck. There is also a good sized covered deck off the front with room for a patio set plus a storage room. The unit is located in a no-through street and is in a great location being close to shopping at Nanaimo North Town Center, transit, Oliver Woods Community Center and Longwood Station. The home shows really well so you should not delay putting it on your list to view. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6018 LEAH LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444510

    Main Photo: 6018 LEAH LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444510
    $369,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444510
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,190 sq. ft.
    North Nanaimo 3 Bedroom Townhome featuring distant ocean views and backing onto green space. Here is a fantastic opportunity to own this remodelled home situated in quite possibly one of the best locations in the complex! Loaded with extras including laminate wood flooring, 9 ft ceilings, huge exterior patio that is covered, access to a grass area, electric fireplace and open concept design combined with modern decor. Large 12x14 master bedroom offers walk in closet, ensuite bathroom and a door leading directly onto a 2nd patio area enclosed for privacy. Wonderful kitchen has all major appliances, ample European style cabinets, tiled back splash & loads of counter space. This small complex has ultra low strata fees of $187 per month. There are no age restrictions and rentals are OK. 1 small dog or cat allowed. All measurements are approximate & should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6401 THYME PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441015

    Main Photo: 6401 THYME PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441015
    $375,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441015
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,190 sq. ft.
    An affordable place to start your new home in North Nanaimo. This beautiful townhouse has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a den . This home is just steps away to both levels of schools and a short walk or derive to shopping centre, library, and recreation parks. The home also offers 1190 sqft open concept floor plan, 9 foot ceiling throughout, craftsman style trim, south facing living room and built-in energy efficient fireplace. Don't miss the fenced patio for privacy and extra storage for your seasonal stuff. Built by Harbour Home, with an extensive history of high quality homes. Rentals allowed. Two cats or one dog and one cat. Measurements approx; verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #310-6310 MCROBB AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444092

    Main Photo: #310-6310 MCROBB AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444092
    $389,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444092
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    922 sq. ft.
    Ocean view condo in North Nanaimo. Open Plan design with breakfast bar in the kitchen, The condo offers a great layout with open floor plan, a large kitchen with granite counters & beautiful backsplash, lots of cupboards & functional for preparing & entertaining with eating bar, & under counter lighting. The master bedroom offers a huge walk-in closet & a four piece ensuite. Use the second room as a bedroom or den. Laundry room with lots of storage space. The complex offers two elevators, an exercise room, strata meeting room, secure underground parking, secured entrance, video surveillance, lounge with fireplace, sprinkler system, low E windows, special wall and floor insulation, finished with an exterior with rain screen technology and no burn retardant. No age restrictions, strata allow for 1 small dog (up to 22 lbs) or 1 cat. Comes with two Parking spots, one underground and one by the entrance. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3628 WELLESLEY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444701

    Open House on Sunday, August 19, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Main Photo: 3628 WELLESLEY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444701
    $399,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444701
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,071 sq. ft.
    Open House; Sunday, August 19 2pm-4pm. This gorgeous rancher is neatly situated on a dead end street, close to all the amenities of Country Club Mall and convenient access to the Old Island Highway. Offering many updates including flooring, paint, windows, & fixtures, this home is perfect if you are looking to retire and simplify life or for a young family looking for a great neighborhood! This home is also well suited for investors looking to get in to the appealing Nanaimo Real Estate market. From the living room of the home, you will notice stunning views of Mt Benson, and in the backyard you are surrounded by mature trees that help create a natural sense of privacy. If you are needing extra storage or a space for your hobby, the shop in the back yard is the perfect solution along with the already spacious single car garage! With a natural wood burning fireplace to give you that west coast feel, this home will stay cozy all winter long. Please contact Bryn Johnson for more information or to schedule a showing 250-739-1140 or bryn@brynjohnson.ca (All data & measurements approximate, verify if important.) (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5562 NORASEA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444884

    Main Photo: 5562 NORASEA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444884
    $399,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444884
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,937 sq. ft.
    3 bedroom rancher in desirable North Nanaimo price under 400k. This is a great starter or or the perfect flip, build a second floor and you will have a lovely ocean view. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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