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 $450,000 - $500,000

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  • #2-493 MENZIES RIDGE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429317

    Main Photo: #2-493 MENZIES RIDGE DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429317
    $459,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429317
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,773 sq. ft.
    Brand new quality built 3 Bdrm/3 Bathroom half Duplex in Hawthorne Estates. Conveniently located in Central Nanaimo and within walking distance to VIU, The Nanaimo Aquatic Centre, Ice Arena, Shopping, Bus Routes and more. Just a few steps from your front door you will find a tranquil walking trail surrounding Buttertubs Marsh, a nature and bird sanctuary. The phenomenal floor plan offers an open concept living space where kitchen, diningroom and living room flow beautifully together creating a spacious and light filled environment. Livingroom is warmed by a natural gas fireplace with 6 foot sliders in diningroom leading to the private back deck that backs on to the Bird and Nature Sanctuary. Upstairs provides a generous Master bedroom with Walk-In Closet and 4 piece ensuite. 2 additional bedrooms, 3 piece bathroom and laundry complete the upstairs. All information should be verified if fundamental to purchase. More details
    Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 495 NANAIMO RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429180

    Main Photo: 495 NANAIMO RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429180
    $469,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429180
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,842 sq. ft.
    Huge rancher & almost 3/4 of an acre! Just steps to one of Nanaimo's best swimming spots, this lovely home offers 3 or 4 bedrooms (Including a 1 bedroom suite), warm inviting decor that has been either updated or meticulously maintained. The property is flat providing loads of space for all your toys plus a separate single car garage/shop. Brand new roof, septic field and perfect water! Rural living yet only minutes to downtown Nanaimo. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 517 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429527

    Main Photo: 517 STEEVES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429527
    • New Home
    $479,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429527
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,170 sq. ft.
    Stylish new home in great new subdivision. Five bedroom home for the larger family with huge media room, two large bedrooms, and a full bathroom all accessed from either the upstairs or from a separate side entry. Fireplace feature in the upstairs living room. Nice deck off the dining room, open concept kitchen with island that has a double sink. The large master features a three piece ensuite with 34" x 60" shower, and a walk-in closet. Feature cedar siding at the front door as well as the contemporary roof line will be a pleasure to come home to. Spacious home at just under 2200 sq ft this home will meet your needs for years to come. Home warranty in place.(Plus GST) More details
    Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3088 NEYLAND ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429301

    Main Photo: 3088 NEYLAND ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429301
    $485,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429301
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,973 sq. ft.
    A great family home on a large lot {with Potential} in desirable 'Departure Bay'. The perfect place to raise a family. Walkling distance to the beach and parks, all levels of schools, shopping and bus routes. This 1996 home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the main floor with additional self contained accommodation on the entry level. Large single garage with RV Parking to accomodate all of your extras. Great Value A must See. More details
    Pemberton Holmes Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3975 ROCK CITY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429293

    Main Photo: 3975 ROCK CITY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429293
    $499,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429293
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,144 sq. ft.
    Beautifully updated 4 bedroom 2 bathroom family home minutes from Departure Bay Beach. This 2,144 sqft main level entry home has a fantastic open concept with endless updates including new kitchen flooring, laminate countertops, stainless steel appliances and cupboards. Both the interior and exterior have been completely redone with designer paint and the windows have been upgraded with a lifetime warranty. Downstairs there is a large family room with a brand new bathroom, a stone fireplace, and a fourth bedroom, giving this home great in law suite potential. The backyard is fully fenced, has a brand new bottom deck and a large balcony, perfecting for hosting an end of summer barbecue with friends and family. Lots of room for an RV, boat, or extra parking. Situated in a quiet neighbourhood close to all local amenities, all levels of schooling, malls, restaurants, and the Nanaimo Golf Club. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 479 PARK AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429327

    $499,999
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429327
    Bedrooms:
    8
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    5,120 sq. ft.
    Up and down legal duplex has been used as a rooming house upstairs. 6 bedrooms upstairs, sharing kitchen, bathroom, shower room. Owner lives on main floor, 3 bedrooms plus 2 bathrooms, wood fireplace in living room and gas fireplace in master bedroom along with jacuzzi tub. Great revenue property. All information and measurements approx, verify if important. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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Listing information last updated on August 19, 2017
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