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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  • 5287 TOMS TURNABOUT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442099

    Main Photo: 5287 TOMS TURNABOUT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442099
    $459,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442099
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,087 sq. ft.
    This North Nanaimo townhouse offers 3/4 bedrooms, ocean view, an extremely private rear patio, ocean view decks, Maple kitchen and over 2000 sqft of living space. The home is located just minutes to Hammond Bay beaches and North Nanaimo schools. With no strata fees and a low maintenance yard this is a real gem. The current owner has installed mini split heat pumps for efficient heating and the bonus is air conditioning. The house also has an amazing ocean view from the front of the house, from within the solarium. The master bedroom has sliding doors to an oasis of a private patio. The lower level could be used as a home office, or a small in home business as it has as separate entry. This home offers tremendous value in today's market. Don't wait. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 955 GLEN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442215

    Main Photo: 955 GLEN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442215
    $459,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442215
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,027 sq. ft.
    Huge lot, authorised (2 bd) suite nice home on no through road . Close to shopping and schools. Separate laundry, high efficiency gas furnace, hot water tank and vinyl windows up and down new in April 2017. The majors have been done. Nice floor plan, open living dining area, good size kitchen with room for breakfast table. Many updates throughout yet room for your ideas. Good for first time buyers who need a mortgage helper or for the investor looking for a solid place to put your money. Large 8499 sq ft lot, huge backyard, fenced side yard and back fence, big deck off the dining and kitchen for bbqs. Nice area brand new shopping complex near-by. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 748 NICOL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442109

    Main Photo: 748 NICOL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442109
    • Studio at the back of the detached garage
    $459,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442109
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    1,896 sq. ft.
    This ocean view classic home has the perks of comfortable living. 3 bedrooms upstairs with a spacious kitchen, fenced backyard, double garage with extra parking and alley access. Wake up in the master bedroom with a lovely view of the ocean and then enjoy your coffee with the ocean view in your cozy living room. It boasts of beautifully landscaped yard that is home to mature fruit trees and has amazing gardening potential. The home has a natural gas fireplace as well as a heat pump to create a comfortable atmosphere. Some updates include new hot water tank, two new low flush toilets, updated electrical in basement as well as interconnected smoke alarms, fresh paint and new flooring in basement. Basement bathroom has been completely updated including new bathtub, fixtures, vanity, toilet, flooring and paint. Safe and sound insulation was added in basement ceiling to make an in-law suite or provide that extra separated space for family members and guests. For more information contact Angela Espey 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6159 CLAYBURN PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442069

    Main Photo: 6159 CLAYBURN PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442069
    $469,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442069
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,822 sq. ft.
    Immaculate North Nanaimo 2 Storey Residence. Here is a fantastic opportunity to own this 1822 sq.ft. 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom home located on a quiet cul de sac in a family orientated Neighbourhood. Featuring an ideal floor plan with 4 bedrooms on the upper level including a large 13x12 masterbedroom with ensuite bathroom. The lower level is equally ideal with a formal living room and a separate family & dining room adjoining to the kitchen area. Bonus features include 2 efficient gas fireplaces, one in the living room & one in the family room, huge country style kitchen, floors are finished with a mixture of ceramic tiles & beautiful laminate wood flooring. This home is nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac, close to schools, medical clinics, shopping & transit. The property has been landscaped & the backyard is fenced. This home has a security system in place & single garage with opener. Pride of ownership is evident as the condition of this home is immaculate. Measurements are approximate (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1616 MEREDITH ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442318

    Main Photo: 1616 MEREDITH ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442318
    $469,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442318
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,000 sq. ft.
    Revenue property in very good condition with one bedroom unauthorized suite. 4 bedrooms on the main with updated kitchen and open style living/dining room. Pellet stove with wett inspection doc. 4 piece bath up and down. Large sun deck and fully fenced private back yard.Watch the stars while enjoying the cozy fire pit seating area. Shared laundry and one car garage with R.V. parking and easy access to the back yard. Close to schools, hospital, shopping and transportation. Heat pump up and down as well as electric heat. South facing with plenty of sunshine in the winter months. This home could generate $2700 / mth in rental income or move in and enjoy the cash flow from the one bedroom suite. Quick possession is possible. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2728 BARNES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442145

    Main Photo: 2728 BARNES ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442145
    $475,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442145
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,768 sq. ft.
    5 bedrooms, 3 baths, includes insulated for soundproof in-law suite, over 2,700 sqft on private 1/2 acre property. Excellent value & space in this country home. Large comfortable rooms, a sunken living room, and sprawling kitchen with skylight. The home features a huge sundeck, forced air electric furnace, 14x20 workshop and separate storage building. All data & measurements are approximate & must be verified if fundamental. A great home to put your own touches on in a desirable location with a suite and shared laundry. Supplied with municipal water and only minutes from Nanaimo in beautiful Cedar by the Sea. Situated a short distance away, is the abundant trail systems of Hemer Park & the Cable Bay trail which wind their way down to the ocean side. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5952 PARKWAY DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442119

    Main Photo: 5952 PARKWAY DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442119
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442119
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,473 sq. ft.
    Open House: Saturday, June 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm. North Nanaimo family home with ocean glimpses & an ultra-private yard. Located in the most coveted family neighbourhood in the area, this is a rare find at this price point. With a beautiful open floor plan, modern updates & a metal roof, this home is ready for your family to enjoy. The updated open-concept kitchen & living space has great flow, with French doors that open onto the back deck, and a kitchen sink window that overlooks the backyard- perfect for families! The outdoor space is a sanctuary of fun, including an above-ground pool surrounded by a freshly-painted deck, a built-in bar area, and the most incredible custom-built, 2-level, wired & heated 200 sq.ft. playhouse of every kid's dreams. With a level driveway & single garage, this cute & functional family home is in a desirable location near excellent schools, parks & beaches, transit, and a short drive to all North Nanaimo amenities. Measurements approximate & should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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Listing information last updated on June 24, 2018 at 01:45 PM (UTC)
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