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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  • #209-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438517

    Open House on Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Open House on Sunday, April 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Main Photo: #209-1720 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438517
    $415,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438517
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,328 sq. ft.
    Situated in the highly desirable Village at Summerhill in Central Nanaimo, this well designed and tastefully finished contemporary townhome enjoys close proximity to all amenities. As you enter this 3 bed, 3 bath 1,328 sqft. home you'll be drawn in by the open concept main floor featuring 9' ceilings that evoke a real sense of space, and by the tasteful design and quality finishes throughout. The modern kitchen, with shaker-style custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, features an island that houses the sink and dishwasher and which provides an eating area with bar stools, ideal for grabbing a quick snack, while the spacious dining area is as well suited to a family gathering as it is to an intimate dinner. Flowing from the dining space is the comfortable living area, overlooking the garden and leading to the patio, this is the perfect venue to entertain or to enjoy a cozy evening. A powder room conveniently located in the entrance, a coat closet, handy understairs storage and access to the single-car garage, complete the main floor. Upstairs the family-friendly layout offers a master suite complete with a large walk-in closet and a spacious 3-piece ensuite along with two further bedrooms, one of which has direct access to the main 4-piece bathroom. Linen storage and laundry facilities round off the upper level. If you're looking for a low maintenance, move-in ready, townhome with a great layout and at an attractive price point, you won't want to miss this opportunity! All data and measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    CARLEE JAHELKA of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5772 BROOKWOOD DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438515

    Open House on Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Main Photo: 5772 BROOKWOOD DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438515
    $424,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438515
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,439 sq. ft.
    Located in close proximity to schools, shopping, transportation, & recreation in the highly desirable family-friendly Sunshine Ridge neighbourhood of Uplands, overlooking the picturesque pond in Brookwood Park with its gravel loop trail, abundance of wildlife, and fenced children's playground, this well maintained half duplex offers a functional floor plan with 3 beds, 2 baths & over 1,400 sqft of living space. Boasting 11' vaulted ceilings, the open concept living/dining area features a south-facing window seat overlooking the front yard, the ideal spot to curl up with a book, and an inviting gas fire, the perfect complement to a cooler evening, while the spacious dining area would be a comfortable venue for an intimate meal or a family dinner. The well-laid-out kitchen offers plenty of counter and cabinet space for the chef in the family while the peninsula with an eating bar and an eating nook provide extra seating for a quick snack or for the kids to do their homework. Accessed from the kitchen is a covered deck for all-season use, providing the opportunity to enjoy BBQs whatever the weather, as well as a spacious open-air deck framed by the tranquil, natural backdrop of the pond, the perfect place to relax at the end of a long day or to host larger gatherings in the summer months. There are 2 bedrooms, a 4-piece family bathroom, laundry facilities and access to the garage on the main level while upstairs offers a spacious master bedroom, walk-in closet, and 3-piece ensuite. If you are looking for an affordable, comfortable home in a great family neighbourhood, look no further! Measurements and data are provided by Proper Measure and the Property Report and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    CARLEE JAHELKA of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1341 BLUE HERON CRESCENT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438421

    Main Photo: 1341 BLUE HERON CRESCENT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438421
    $439,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438421
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,502 sq. ft.
    If you are seeking tranquility, look no further. This exceptional under construction 2 storey main entry level up single family home is located just minutes from the city of Nanaimo in the neighbourhood of Cedar, offering a short walk to trails, the beach and minutes walk to the Nanaimo River. Enjoy many trails where you'll think you're miles from anywhere, instead of a few minutes to downtown. The main level of this home features the living room, Kitchen, dining room and a 2 pc bathroom. The upstairs level features the master bedroom featuring a walk-in closet and a 4 piece ensuite. Two other bedrooms and a 4 pcs bathroom also compose this level. All measurements and data are approximate, verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    DEREK GILLETTE of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1002 TRUMPETER TERRACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438418

    Main Photo: 1002 TRUMPETER TERRACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438418
    $439,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438418
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,578 sq. ft.
    If you are seeking tranquility, look no further. This exceptional under construction Westcoast contemp home is located just minutes from the city of Nanaimo in the neighbourhood of Cedar, offering a short walk to trails, the beach and minutes walk to the Nanaimo River. Enjoy many trails where you'll think you're miles from anywhere, instead of a few minutes to downtown. The main level of this home features the living room, Kitchen, dining room, laundry room and a 2 pc bathroom. The upstairs level features the generously sized master bedroom featuring a walk-in closet and a 3 piece ensuite. Two other bedrooms and a 4 pcs bathroom also compose this level. All measurements and data are approximate, verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    DEREK GILLETTE of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1648 CANIN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438332

    Main Photo: 1648 CANIN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438332
    $439,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438332
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,192 sq. ft.
    Distant picturesque mountain views & country style living enhance this well-kept 1192 sq.foot rancher home on a .49 acre level lot in Cedar. Upon entering the home you will be welcomed by a cozy pellet stove in an open concept living area next to the dining room & kitchen. The open floor plan, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large galley style kitchen & spacious ensuite off the master bedroom would be suitable for either retirees or young families. Roof is 11 years old & hot water tank is only a year old. The fenced back yard features a greenhouse, workshop & patio with grape arbour. Harvest your own fruit from an apple, cherry and walnut tree. Relax on your 43' x 14' patio in the peaceful & private back yard while watching hummingbirds flit about the feeder. It's close to schools, shopping, Duke Point Ferry, the airport & only 10 minutes to downtown Nanaimo. Lot size from BC Assessments & indoor Measurements by Proper Measure & are approx. Should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    LYNN DONN of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1302 FIELDING ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438422

    Main Photo: 1302 FIELDING ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438422
    $449,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438422
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,522 sq. ft.
    If you are seeking tranquility, look no further. This exceptional under construction 2 storey main entry level up single family home is located just minutes from the city of Nanaimo in the neighbourhood of Cedar, offering a short walk to trails, the beach and minutes walk to the Nanaimo River. Enjoy many trails where you'll think you're miles from anywhere, instead of a few minutes to downtown. The main level of this home features the living room, Kitchen, dining room and a 2 pc bathroom. The upstairs level features the master bedroom offers a walk-in closet and a 4 piece ensuite. Two other bedrooms and a 4 pcs bathroom also compose this level. All measurements and data are approximate, verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    DEREK GILLETTE of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1304 BLUE HERON CRESCENT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438420

    Main Photo: 1304 BLUE HERON CRESCENT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438420
    $449,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438420
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,623 sq. ft.
    If you are seeking tranquility, look no further. This exceptional under construction Westcoast contemp home is located just minutes from the city of Nanaimo in the neighbourhood of Cedar, offering a short walk to trails, the beach and minutes walk to the Nanaimo River. Enjoy many trails where you'll think you're miles from anywhere, instead of a few minutes to downtown. The main level of this home features the living room, Kitchen, dining room and a 2 pc bathroom. The upstairs level features the master bedroom featuring a walk-in closet and a 4 pcs ensuite. Two other bedrooms and a 4 pcs bathroom also compose this level. All measurements and data are approximate, verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    DEREK GILLETTE of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #303-154 PROMENADE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438316

    Main Photo: #303-154 PROMENADE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 438316
    $449,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438316
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,180 sq. ft.
    The Beacon at Cameron Island will impress from the moment you enter with it's modern tasteful common area updates. Located on Nanaimo's waterfront and just steps to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and the beautiful seawall walkway. Unit 303 has a spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom floor plan. With newer laminate flooring, an updated shower in the ensuite and an open plan kitchen, all that is needed is your personal finishing touches. The suite also has a spacious private deck with cityscape views, natural gas fireplace (gas included in strata fee), ample closet space and a laundry room. Resort-like pool/spa, exercise area and a library/ games room add to the value in this well managed building. Secure underground parking, keyless entry and a storage locker complete the package for the downsizer or empty nester. All measurements are approximate & should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    KIRK WALPER and IAN WARREN of Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PBO)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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