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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  • 383 APPLEWOOD CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438472

    Main Photo: 383 APPLEWOOD CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438472
    $460,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438472
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,335 sq. ft.
    A perfect home for newlyweds or a small family. The main floor is so cute & cozy with a great living room with gas fireplace with stone finish, wood floors and bay window. The kitchen is deluxe with walk-in pantry, granite-look counters, tile floors, an eating bar, stainless appliances and an adjoining dining area which could also be a family room. There is a 2 piece powder room and a laundry room with front loading washer and dryer. Upstairs there are 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths. The master has a small walk-in closet and a separate second closet. The lovely ensuite has a soaker tub and separate double shower with seat. There is also a ceiling fan & bay window making this a great master suite. Wood floors throughout upper level. The backyard is a private oasis and is fully fenced and there's a garden shed. (id:2493) More details
    SUSAN MCGOUGAN of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 379 APPLEWOOD CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438452

    Main Photo: 379 APPLEWOOD CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438452
    $464,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438452
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,431 sq. ft.
    This home is move in ready as it shows like new. This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home was constructed by Phillip Landick Developments Ltd. The main floor features beautiful laminate flooring. Living room is open to dining area. Giving you plenty of space for entertaining. Spacious kitchen features maple cabinetry with plenty of counter space & stainless appliances. There is an area for breakfast bar stools. Next to the kitchen is a nook area with access to back yard. Backyard is private, fenced and landscaped. Laundry & a 2 piece powder room are conveniently situated off the kitchen, as well as access to the garage. All 3 bedrooms are upstairs with a 4 piece main bathroom. Large master bedroom with walk-in closet and 4 piece ensuite. All 5 appliances are included. The home also has custom blinds on the windows! Measurements are approximate & should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    DONNA GOODALL of One Percent Realty Ltd.(Dunc)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 228 SILVER VALLEY RD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438190

    Main Photo: 228 SILVER VALLEY RD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438190
    $469,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438190
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,220 sq. ft.
    An ideal alternative to a townhome/patio home with No Strata Fees! Welcome to this 3 bedroom/ 2 bathroom rancher centrally located and featuring a 3 foot crawl space! Here is a fantastic opportunity to own this 1220 sqft level entry home superbly constructed in 2013 and featuring laminate wood flooring, stainless steel appliances, electric fireplace, generous sized single car garage, dark maple kitchen cabinetry, designer light fixtures and much more. The home is situated on a large corner lot and features a private rear patio area that is fenced in for privacy and accessed directly off the living room. The location is ideal with easy access to Bowen Road and all amenities including schools, transportation routes and shopping centers. Hurry this one won't last long! All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    RICK HORSLAND of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 101 ISHTAR WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438287

    Main Photo: 101 ISHTAR WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438287
    $479,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438287
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    1,814 sq. ft.
    This may be the Unicorn you have been looking for! How about a 3 bedroom freestanding executive townhouse that features your own fully fenced yard, private patios, storage shed, garden area, southern exposure, and a mountain view! Inside you will be pampered with over 1800 sqft of quality finishing. The main living area is open and ideal for entertaining or family gatherings and features a gas fireplace, hardwood floors, powder room and access to the back yard. The kitchen is complete with custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, island with wine rack and stainless steel appliances that includes a gas range. Upstairs you will find 2 bedrooms with their own bathrooms and a spacious master bedroom complete with an amazing walk in closet and 5 piece ensuite. The yard is beautifully landscaped and includes an irrigation system and boasts amazing curb appeal. There are no age restrictions, low strata fees and pets are welcome. This home offers exceptional value. Book your viewing before its gone!All measurements and data are approximate and should be verified if deemed important. (id:2493) More details
    TONY SMITH of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 522 HECATE STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438320

    Main Photo: 522 HECATE STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438320
    $499,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438320
    Bedrooms:
    6
    Bathrooms:
    6
    Floor Area:
    2,400 sq. ft.
    INCREDIBLE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY located in Old City Quarter, the heart of downtown Nanaimo! This rare character building is home to six self contained suites spread over 2400 square feet on two levels and produces $4550 per month in rental revenue. This property was recently appraised at $510,000. All units are currently tenanted and the rent has not been recently raised. Some of the features include crown moulding, fir floors, and ten-foot ceilings along with the bonus of a 20 by 24 detached shop. This is hands down a fantastic opportunity to create or add to your successful financial portfolio! All measurements are approximate - please verify if important. Contact your realtor for additional information or call/TEXT Kate Philpott at 250-668-7572 or The Bald Guy, Dean Philpott at 250-591-9001 today! www.thebaldguy.ca (id:2493) More details
    KATE PHILPOTT and DEAN PHILPOTT of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5909 BEACON PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438400

    Main Photo: 5909 BEACON PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438400
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438400
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,533 sq. ft.
    BRIGANTINE ESTATES RANCHER. This meticulously maintained home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in sought after North Nanaimo. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with its low maintenance yard is the ideal retirement home or perfect for a young family. Updates to this home include a new roof in 2013 and in the past two years, vinyl windows, heat pump, gas fireplace, kitchen floor, hot water tank and stove. Other features include a Jacuzzi tub, skylights, built-in vacuum, alarm system, landscaped and fenced yard, 8x10 shed, and underground sprinkler system. Conveniently located just off of a major bus route and a short 5 minute drive to shopping and all amenities, this home won't be on the market for long. Book your appointment to view it today before it is gone. (id:2493) More details
    TOM STROMAR and JANICE STROMAR of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 748 NICOL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438254

    Main Photo: 748 NICOL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438254
    • Large spacious kitchen
    • Main bath
    • Living room facing ocean view
    • Sunroom off of kitchen
    • Basement bathroom
    • basement in-law or guest space
    • Fresh and clean basement
    • Extra parking beside detached double garage
    • Studio in detached garage
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438254
    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. The home also includes a separate studio attached to garage with a 3-pc bathroom geared for man-cave or individual hobbies. Roof area where chimney is has been redone and resealed around chimney. For more information contact Angela Espey at 250-591-4601. (id:2493) More details
    ANGELA ESPEY of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 499 7TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438311

    Main Photo: 499 7TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438311
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438311
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,373 sq. ft.
    This corner store famous known as the ye olde corner store building offered a 2 bedroom suite on the upper floor with long term tenants and retail store on the main, 2373 sqft. This corner store is right in the heart of university district, walking distant to fifth street shopping mall and all amenities.Measurements approx, verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    SCOTT FORREST and TIKKA FORREST of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3916 MACISAAC DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438227

    Main Photo: 3916 MACISAAC DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438227
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438227
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,976 sq. ft.
    This is the home you've been waiting for. Located in Central Nanaimo, minutes from Nanaimo North Town Center, amenities, restaurants and schools this home has it all. As you drive up you will immediately notice the curb appeal with beautiful landscaping out front and a fully fenced, large backyard with a new deck, perfect for those summer BBQs. The entry level has been completely renovated including a gorgeous custom built-in in the spacious living room, a large bedroom with another stunning custom built-in & a Den with a 3 piece ensuite including heated tile flooring which could easily be a 5th bedroom. As you walk up the stairs the custom fireplace is sure to impress in the spacious living room, with an open concept dining & kitchen space with laminate flooring throughout this space is bright and open. The dining room has French doors that lead out to the newly built deck, the kitchen has a ton of cupboard space and an island with room for stools for morning breakfast. Other perks of this home which you wouldn't notice is it has an 82 Energy Efficiency rating, heat pump, upgraded windows, new electrical panel downstairs, sound proofing in the living room downstairs & sprinkler system in the front. This home is one of a kind. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    JASON SIMARD and JACKY PREVOST of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 13605 COVERED WAGON TRAIL in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438512

    Main Photo: 13605 COVERED WAGON TRAIL in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438512
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438512
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,835 sq. ft.
    Picturesque .62 acre property in Yellow point, with a charming 3 bedroom plus den, 2 bathroom home and detached artisan studio with 3pc bathroom. You'll love the cozy character as you enter on the main floor, soaring vaulted ceilings, new laminate flooring, large open concept living space. Huge master bedroom on the main, and pretty 4pc bathroom flooded with natural light. New wood insert, and chimney liner in 2017 fully inspected and certified. Follow the whimsical spiral stairs up to the second floor with open loft space, 2 more bedrooms, 2 pc bath, and den, great space for kids and office! The outdoor area offers, privacy, gardens, double carport, workshop, circular driveway, rv parking and a brand new septic field in 2017. Note the amazing extra income guest cottage potential, detached studio on separate hydro meter is roughed in for kitchen and has a finished 3pc bathroom. Bright and open could be a lovely air bnb, home business, or rental suite! (id:2493) More details
    SHANNON FRITH of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5713 OCEANVIEW TERRACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438437

    Open House on Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Beautiful 3 bed, 3 bath half duplex with ocean view! Stunning inside, a must see!
    Main Photo: 5713 OCEANVIEW TERRACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 438437
    $499,999
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    438437
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,755 sq. ft.
    Like walking into a show home!! You'll fall in love with this stunning half duplex from the moment you walk in the door. It's tastefully designed and decorated with the most modern colours and the kitchen is to die for and has new luxurious Quartz countertops and plenty of space for all your kitchen needs. The backyard is private and fully fenced with a lovely patio area to relax in the summer time. You'll dig the layout, as all 3 bedrooms are large and functional and the upstairs is very spacious with a separate area for desk or play area. What I love the most about this listing is that even though its a half duplex, it feels like a house and there's also no strata fees and each side has its own roof to look after, so there's no arguments about who pays for what. Located in the most desirable area of Nanaimo, close to the best schools, shopping, transit and even the ocean. Book your appointment today! (id:2493) More details
    KAREN AYOU of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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