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 -$450,000

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  • #421-2562 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426723

    Main Photo: #421-2562 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426723
    $419,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426723
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,230 sq. ft.
    Great ocean view 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in popular Seascape Manor. 1230 sqft unit with views of Departure Bay, Gulf of Georgia and Coast Mountain range. Tastefully updated with granite in the kitchen, new flooring, a new fireplace and professionally decorated this home is move in ready. Amenities include outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna and exercise area. Situated on over 4 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds yet walking distance to the beach and shopping. Adult oriented complex, limited rentals permitted, 1 cat permitted. More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2058 CEDAR ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426549

    Main Photo: 2058 CEDAR ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426549
    $419,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426549
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,912 sq. ft.
    Fantastic family home on a flat 1/2 acre lot in the wonderful growing community of Cedar. This fully fenced and gated corner lot has plenty of parking and storage, a sunny garden area, lush green lawn and a chicken coop. This two story updated home currently features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs with and open living / dining area. The eat in kitchen has plenty of cupboard and counter space as well as access to the covered deck. Downstairs is ready to be suited or a 4th bedroom and bathroom could be added. Live in close proximity to schools, parks, village shopping, sports fields and the bus service. 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
  • 5351 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426535

    Main Photo: 5351 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426535
    • Front
    • Kitchen
    • Kitchen
    • Kitchen/Dining
    • Dining Room
    • Living Room
    • Family Room
    • Rec Room
    • Rec Room
    • Rec Room
    • Closet
    • Front Entrance
    • Master Bedroom
    • Bedroom
    • Bath
    • Bath
    $424,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426535
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,922 sq. ft.
    This updated basement home offers many appealing features including the very contemporary open plan on the main level, large family room in the basement, and a strategic location ideal for a home based business. The main living area begins with an island kitchen with contemporary cabinetry complemented by glass and tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and updated counter tops; the sink overlooks the fenced rear yard. This opens onto the dining area which leads onto the very large and sunny side deck; a brick fireplace with heatilator, crown accents, and picture window create a very comfortable living room. Bamboo hardwood floors run throughout the main level to the remodeled, extra-large master bedroom. A full main bathroom is tastefully updated also. The lower level was remodeled for a licenced day care and includes a 2nd bedroom and room for at least one more; a large family room, play area, 2 piece bathroom and flex room with outside access complete this level. A door to the garage also includes laundry and outside access. The yard was configured for the daycare and has an above ground pool, fenced area and room for more improvements. All measurements are approximate & should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #3-6115 GLACIER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426575

    Main Photo: #3-6115 GLACIER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426575
    $439,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426575
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,650 sq. ft.
    Move in ready 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home with ocean view. This modern open concept 1,650 sqft townhome has been meticulously kept and is only 2 years old. The kitchen is equipped with tons of cupboard and counter space, as well as brand new stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher and a french doored fridge. Take advantage of the natural lighting, enjoy the fresh air, beautiful ocean views, and watch the sun set by opening the doors to your two patios, located off both the kitchen and master bedroom. Located minutes from all amenities including local malls, movie theatres, schools, as well as many of Nanaimo's favourite parks such as Pipers Lagoon & Neck Point. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 812 GLENGARRY CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426435

    Main Photo: 812 GLENGARRY CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426435
    $439,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426435
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,184 sq. ft.
    This 3 bedroom 2 bath 1200 sq ft rancher is perfect for enjoying the great outdoors from the privacy of a landscaped, fully fenced, level backyard that faces a park, to the Colliery Dam across the street and the Parkway Trails easy access, you'll be spoiled for choices. This home has a large kitchen with sliding doors that open onto the deck, gas fireplace in the living room, 3 piece ensuite and 4 piece main bathroom. A ductless heat pump provides heat and a/c. Lots of light and wonderful added features include; hard wood floors, skylight and a heated floor in bathroom, tile surround on the fireplace, glass block inserts, kitchen island, a pantry and RV parking. It's a short walk to all levels of schools including VIU, and has easy access to shopping, downtown Nanaimo, and the Nanaimo Parkway. All measurements approximate, verify if deemed important. Call Dan Morris at 250-667-4585 to arrange a showing or visit www.danmorris.ca to learn more or email dan@danmorris.ca Dan Morris Personal Real Estate Corporation The Dan Morris Real Estate Team. Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty Each office independently owned and operated. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3461 MAVERIC ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426284

    Main Photo: 3461 MAVERIC ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426284
    • 3461 Maveric Rd
    • Entrance
    • Kitchen
    • Living Room
    • Living room with Gas FirePlace
    • Front Deck
    • Dining
    • Master Bedroom
    • Entry
    • 2 car garage with 2 storage rooms
    • Kitchen
    • Back Privtae Patio
    • Living rm
    • Main Level Bathroom 2 piece
    • Main bathroom up stairs 4 piece
    • Master Bedroom
    • Ensuite
    • Laundry room located on upper level with bedrooms
    • Upstairs landing outside bedrooms
    $447,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426284
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,915 sq. ft.
    Welcome to Maveric Place, located in Departure Bay within close proximity to all amenities. This exceptional 1900+ sqft luxury home has an fabulous layout. Walking in you are greeted with an Ornate entrance door opening to your spacious foyer with stairs leading you to the main living space where you will notice hardwood flooring throughout, 2 piece bath and study nook with an Open concept living room with gas fireplace and the luxury of 2 outdoor access points; the balcony to enjoy the sight of children playing or the private back patio to enjoy a quiet glass of wine. Experience the Dining room, breakfast nook, and well organized rich maple kitchen with spacious Central Island to complete the main floor. The cozy carpeted upper level offers a spacious laundry room, 2 bedrooms with a full bathroom, over 200 sqft master bedroom with large walk-in closet and 4 piece en-suite. Not to mention the numerous storage rooms off the 2 car garage. Low strata fees give you a maintenance free yard allowing more time to do the things you love.....Book your private showing today! More details
    Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty (Pkvl)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5021 TIFFANY PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426448

    Main Photo: 5021 TIFFANY PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426448
    $448,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426448
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,708 sq. ft.
    Immaculately kept 3 bed/3 bath house in the Uplands located on a quiet cul-de-sac, with lovely views of Mount Benson. This 1708sqft level entry with walk out partial basement features nicely sized master bedroom with ensuite, new paint, open concept kitchen/dining room, and so much more. Fully fenced low maintenance yard with freshly laid sod. This is the perfect family/retirement home, call to view today! More details
    Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PBO)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 644-646 NOVA STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426408

    Main Photo: 644-646 NOVA STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426408
    $449,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426408
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,404 sq. ft.
    To view floor plans and virtual tours please visit www.troygibson.com Strata Titled Duplex Close to Vancouver Island University. Here is a great investment opportunity for the handyman. A strata titled Duplex that offers 6 Beds, 4 Baths, approx. 1202 sq.ft. per side for a total of 2404 sq.ft. Two storey designs with main level living with the Bedrooms on the upper floors. The perfect floor plan for a young family and great for resale. Situated at the top of a no through road on a low traffic street with plenty of room for parking and a generous sized rear yard. Currently rented at $985 on a month to month basis per side, and both tenants would like to stay on and have been in place for approx. 4 yrs. Some of the features include a newer roof, wood burning fireplace, electric baseboard heat, low maintenance siding, etc. Each side can be sold separately, a great opportunity for the right buyer. Please verify measurements if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4681 BATES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426689

    Main Photo: 4681 BATES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426689
    $449,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426689
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,500 sq. ft.
    Awesome Divers Lake area 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom family home on a .32 acre lot, RV parking and a quiet no through street. This home has been completely updated throughout and offers a ton of features; Enter on the main level to a bright open living/dining area. The kitchen has been fully redone with maple/bamboo cabinetry, glass tiled backsplash and stainless appliances, not to mention plenty of workspace on the island and bar seating. Upstairs enjoy 3 generous bedrooms, including master with full ensuite and another 4 pc. bathroom, deep tub/custom tiled surround, the perfect setup for a young family. More space downstairs with an ample rec.room or man cave, a cozy wood stove heats the entire home, 4th bedroom and 2pc updated bathroom, plus laundry room. Access the huge back deck and private yard off the rec room. Bonus a covered carport, garden shed and single car garage, this property is close to everything and easy access to the parkway with future subdivision potential! More details
    460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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Listing information last updated on June 28, 2017
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