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 $400,000-$499,000

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  • #101-540 FRANKLYN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 439089

    Main Photo: #101-540 FRANKLYN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 439089
    $410,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    439089
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,007 sq. ft.
    Last unit left in Old City Nanaimo's newest residential development! Award winning development built by Ubiqon Properties, this tastefully decorated home feature quartz countertops and tile back splashes, under mount sinks, soft closing drawers and laminate flooring. This home features three bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and lots of comfy well thought out living space. Heat pumps with AC and built to energy star specs for maximum efficiency and comfort. Travelers 2-5-10 Warranty in effect. Close to all amenities. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Nanaimo) and Kahl Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #420-2562 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443696

    Main Photo: #420-2562 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443696
    $415,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443696
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,218 sq. ft.
    Resort Like Ocean View Condo in popular Departure Bay. Very attractive home and well kept, 1218 sq ft, 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, large living room over looking the ocean view in addition to 140 sq ft covered deck facing SE and overlooking the breath taking Departure Bay and perfectly landscaped grounds. High performance electric fireplace, newer appliances and hot water tank. Seascape Manor is situated on 4 acres; amenities include outdoor heated pool, hot tub, sauna, exercise area, walking distance to the beach and shopping and on a bus route. Restrictions minimum age 16 years, small pets permitted, rentals OK, current allotment filled. Strata fee $345/month. Includes secure underground parking space, designated storage with extra storage for like a motor bike, kayak or canoe. Please text or call Andrea for viewing at 250-616-4814. Take a look at a www.agentandrea.com for floor plans and more pictures. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Nanaimo)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4881 FAIRBROOK CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444708

    Main Photo: 4881 FAIRBROOK CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444708
    $423,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444708
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,307 sq. ft.
    Perfect home-sweet-home to start a family or invest in your future. Three-bedroom, two-bathroom Half duplex, in attractive neighbourhood near sought-after schools. 1,300 square feet of efficient space with open living area benefits from roomy deck and single car garage. Terrific views of Mount Benson and the neighbourhood pond, that is home to a plenitude of wildlife and has a walking trail that loops the pond, so you can get your exercise in each night. Stunning hand-scraped hickory floors in the living space is accented by a mix of carpet and durable lino throughout. Beautifully landscaped with new sod and garden beds make the curb appeal attractive and little to do for you. Stainless steel appliances are only 4 years old, and the 4-piece cheater ensuite has heated tile floors, granite counters, and walk-in closets. All bedrooms are on the lower level, and the Master steps onto the back garden (perfect for hot weather). This is a wonderful home, with tons of potential for your family and your future. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 304-930 North Park St in Victoria: House for sale : MLS®# 397437

    Main Photo: 304-930 North Park St in Victoria: House for sale : MLS®# 397437
    $424,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    397437
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    815 sq. ft.
    Here's the opportunity you've been waiting for! Very bright 2bd condo with windows on 3 sides and 2 balconies! Great open layout with nice separation between the two bedrooms. The many features include: cozy gas fireplace in the living room, in-suite laundry, secure underground parking stall, separate storage locker, central vacuum, custom built in shelving and storage, and laminate flooring. All this in a very quiet location overlooking green space and gardens in the courtyard. Park Place is a fully remediated building and well managed with a healthy contingency fund, plus it also has a guest suite for visitors. All this and located within walking distance to Downtown, Crystal Pool, Hudson District, and the Save on Foods arena. Unrestricted rentals, pets allowed (no size restriction for dogs!) and all ages. Perfect for first time home buyers, students, investors, and downtown urban dwellers. Don't miss out on this one as it won't last long! (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Cloverdale
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #104-5670 EDGEWATER LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444575

    Main Photo: #104-5670 EDGEWATER LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444575
    $429,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444575
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,206 sq. ft.
    THORNBRIDGE at Longwood is Nanaimo's premier North end condominium development. This carefully crafted main floor unit boasts an elegantly functional interior and tastefully blended colour scheme. The kitchen is cleverly designed to maximize every inch of space while providing the utmost in modern conveniences - maple Shaker-style cabinets, granite counter tops, a space-saving pantry and breakfast nook. Kitchen and laundry appliances are included. The living room includes a cozy electric fireplace and access to the spacious, private garden patio. The master suite includes a 3-piece ensuite with a walk-in shower and a walk-in closet. A 2nd bedroom and den provides ample additional space. A 4-piece bathroom and laundry room completes the home. Eco friendly touches include energy efficient baseboard heaters and low-flush toilets. Comprehensive security features include well-lit landscaped grounds, paved walkways, a secure entry system at the main lobby, secure underground parking & storage lockers, smoke and heat detectors as well as sprinkler systems. Thornbridge is an adult oriented community and an oasis of calm. It sits among 50 acres of landscaped grounds, nature trails and lovingly manicured gardens set around a tranquil pond and overlooked by the Longwood Clubhouse - the perfect spot to join friends. Longwood is next door to the retail shops and services of Longwood Station and conveniently located close to all of the other popular North end amenities. Welcome Home to Thornbridge! All information including measurements are from sources which we believe to be reliable but should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #316-2562 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444626

    Main Photo: #316-2562 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444626
    $429,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444626
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,208 sq. ft.
    Resort like setting condo is unique opportunity to own one of the best views of the ocean while relaxing on your own, wind free, private patio while enjoying a glass of wine. You can be swept away with the vivid sunsets, and enjoying the natural beauty and wildlife of Departure Bay. Elegantly designed, with adult sophistication in mind, are two bedrooms and two bathrooms. High end kitchen appliances, new lighting, paint and flooring. Custom millwork including crown moulding, wainscotting and newly renovated master bathroom. There is a formal dining room and features a stone fireplace. You are steps away from the swimming pool with ocean and New Castle Island views. Also on site is an indoor hot tub, sauna and workout area. Seascape Manor sits on four acres of manicured and meticulously maintained grounds. Departure Bay public park and beach is in walking distance. This is the perfect location for summer and beach activities. Dining, shopping, bus route, and golf activities. Small pets and cat allowed. Designated underground parking and storage. Please contact Andrea via text or call for viewing at 2506164814. Check out website for floor plan and before /after pictures. Andrea Paris Real Estate licensed Realtor at Pemberton Holmes Est 1887 (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Nanaimo)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6084 NELSON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444301

    Main Photo: 6084 NELSON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444301
    $435,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444301
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,073 sq. ft.
    One of the best locations in Nanaimo this North Nanaimo Rancher is located within walking distance to shopping malls, schools, transportation and most north end amenities. The living room features a pellet stove which keeps the whole house warm and keeps the electric bills low along with the HRV system. The separate dining room adjoins the kitchen which has been tastefully remodeled with heated tile flooring. You will find lots of oak cabinets in the galley style kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a laundry room off the kitchen. The flooring is easy to maintain from tile to laminate throughout. Private fully fenced backyard with separate 12x8 detached workshop with power and a 10x15 raised covered patio for outdoor entertaining and barbecuing all year around. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 774 RAILWAY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443813

    Main Photo: 774 RAILWAY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443813
    $464,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443813
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,134 sq. ft.
    This ocean view home offers 3 bedrooms up and a 1 bedroom unauthorized suite down. Nicely built home with 4 piece ensuite and nice ocean views off the upper back deck. The natural gas forced air furnace and fireplace help to keep hydro costs low. Fully fenced back yard. A little clean up would go a long way to making this home shine. Nice layout and convenient location. Backs on the almost defunct railway so not much noise from there. Carport could easily be converted into a garage if one desired. Measurements are approximate so please verify if deemed important. This easy care lot and home makes a great place to call home. Suite is unauthorized. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6146 BELLFLOWER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444206

    Main Photo: 6146 BELLFLOWER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444206
    $479,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444206
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,380 sq. ft.
    Beautifully renovated two bedroom, almost 1400 square feet, patio home in centrally located and sought after Parkwood Village. With updated kitchen and bathrooms featuring hardwood and granite and vaulted ceilings, this home will impress. Ideally located in the centre of the complex away from any road noise and surrounded by lush green space. The private covered deck overlooking the green space makes you feel like you're in a resort. Reasonable strata fees and a progressive management company make this home a perfect option for those who want to play more and maintain less. Virtually care free lifestyle in a location that offers walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores, bus route and other amenities. This home is immaculate with a pleasing floorplan and tons of natural light from the large windows and additional sun tube lights. Come and see why this home is so appealing. Call to view today. For more information contact Chris Crump at 250-591-4601. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5397 JACOBS LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443364

    Main Photo: 5397 JACOBS LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443364
    $498,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443364
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,658 sq. ft.
    SOLD! Spectacular ocean view home. This main level entry style half duplex is located in North Nanaimo, a desirable community for any family. The open concept floor plan leads you to a panoramic ocean view deck to enjoy the coastal mountains and the Strait of Georgia. This home feels bright and airy throughout with an abundance of wall windows. A beautiful kitchen with stainless steel appliances and marbled tile backslash, quartz counter top and also self closing drawers. The master bedroom downstairs offers second ocean view patio. Other features include a low maintenance yard, wide concrete driveway and a single garage. No strata fees! Pet friendly and can be rented. New home warranty is available. Parks nearby. Short drive to Neck Point, Pipers Lagoon Park and many grocery stores are around. All measurements and data are approximate; please verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1639/1641 SHERIFF WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442937

    Main Photo: 1639/1641 SHERIFF WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442937
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442937
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    6
    Floor Area:
    2,838 sq. ft.
    Side by side duplex in Sherwood Forest. Classic 2-storey design with large bedrooms and laundry up. Downstairs boasts a very large kitchen and living room with fireplaces. Each side has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Homes are located on a fairly large sloping lot which is easy to maintain. Tenants are long term and wish to stay. This could be an excellent investment opportunity. Each side has a separate hydro meter and tenants pay their own utility bills. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2503 QUILL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444686

    Main Photo: 2503 QUILL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444686
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444686
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,693 sq. ft.
    Move in and be the first to enjoy all the great features in this 1693 sq ft brand new home. Value packed, this home is centrally located and is walking distance to Coal Tyee Elementary, on a bus route and close proximity to many parks and walking trails. Inside, you will love the open and airy flow of the living room, dining and kitchen. The dining area has sliding glass doors opening up onto a covered patio area, perfect for bbq and a bistro set. The spacious kitchen comes tailored with ample counter & cabinet space, a large pantry and beautiful quartz counter tops and is roughed in for either a gas or electric stove. The living area comes with a cozy gas fireplace and the home is heated with a forced air gas heating system. Upstairs are three large bedrooms including the spacious master with a walk in closet and a 3 piece ensuite. Completing the upstairs is a 4 piece main bath and laundry. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. For more information visit www.IslandHomeGroup.com or call 250-585-2601 to schedule a viewing. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2065 LAKESIDE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444800

    Main Photo: 2065 LAKESIDE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 444800
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    444800
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,385 sq. ft.
    If you are seeking a comfortable, tastefully finished rancher with a functional layout, look no further! This welcoming 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,385 sqft rancher is ideally situated in the Cinnabar Valley, a handful of minutes from all amenities offered in the Southgate Mall and a short drive from shopping, dining, and entertainment venues in downtown Nanaimo. The large 0.45-acre lot features stunning valley views, mature landscaping with a treed backdrop for privacy and an abundance of green space for children and pets to play. At the rear of the property, the deck is the ideal venue for entertaining while the hot tub provides the perfect place to unwind at the end of a long day. The attached double garage and shed offer plenty of room for all your toys while the additional parking is perfect for your RV or boat. Upon entering the home you will appreciate the functional open concept layout with the comfortable living room featuring a large view window and a fireplace for cooler evenings, flowing into the contemporary kitchen with a corner sink, stainless steel appliances, ample cabinet space for all the chef's equipment, and a solid surface island complete with an eating area and a handy single basin sink. The dining space, located off the kitchen, is spacious and would comfortably seat a large gathering whilst also providing access to the laundry room and rear deck. The master features a 3-piece ensuite with a door leading to the rear deck, while two further bedrooms plus an updated 4-piece family bath round off this home. Well maintained and tastefully finished, this is a rare opportunity to acquire a comfortable, attractively priced, move-in ready rancher in desirable Cinnabar Valley. Data and measurements are provided by Proper Measure and the Property Report and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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