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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  • 856 COAL TOWN WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434542

    Main Photo: 856 COAL TOWN WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434542
    $469,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434542
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,760 sq. ft.
    These brand new, Windley-built homes offer high quality construction, excellent floor plans with main level living, full appliance packages and extensive landscaping. These strata-titled homes are fully detached and offer top quality finishes and a choice of 3 design packages if purchased during the pre-construction phase. The quiet location is fantastic and is within walking distance to Colliery Dam Park. Groceries, restaurants and all levels of schools - including the University are also nearby. Data and measurements are approximate, must be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    CHARLIE PARKER and GRAEME PARKER of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2001 MULLIGAN WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434692

    Main Photo: 2001 MULLIGAN WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434692
    $474,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434692
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    3,093 sq. ft.
    Looking for the best of both worlds? This one has it all. Main level entry, one level living in a well appointed 1,566 sq ft 2 bedroom 2 bathroom upper floor AND if your downsizing but not ready to part with all your beloved belongings or just want extra space for out of town guests there is a full basement that has just been completely renovated with another bedroom, bathroom and rec room along with tons of storage space. The home has a new (2016) natural gas forced air heat system & hot water tank along with natural gas fireplace in the main floor family room. These 2 level patio homes are extremely rare in Nanaimo and don't come available often. Village on the Green is a lovely and safe 55+ community backing onto the Nanaimo Golf and Country Club, some rentals are allowed and a small pet is also permitted. Call Dave or Brandy anytime to book a showing, you won't be disappointed (id:2493) More details
    DAVID HITCHCOCK and BRANDY HEMINGWAY of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2400 YORK CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434555

    Main Photo: 2400 YORK CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434555
    $484,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434555
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,363 sq. ft.
    Desirable rancher in Diver Lake. This 1363 sqft home is move in ready with many updates done in recent years including hardwood and tile floors, kitchen, bathrooms, and interior paint. Great floorplan that would suit anyone from young families to retirees. Kitchen/family room with lovely electric fireplace look out to a completely fenced and landscaped yard with 502 sqft of patio. Master bedroom is nicely appointed with 3pc bath & his/her closets. Lots of storage here in the double garage and 5ft heated/insulated crawl space. Outside there is a large RV parking site and built in sprinklers front/back yard. Located on a quiet, dead end street. Fantastic central location with amenities nearby including indoor pool/hockey rink, parks, schools, and shopping. For your personal viewing, call Rosanna Duffy at Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty, 250-816-4663 or email rosanna@vancouverislandlifestyle.ca Go to www.vancouverislandlifestyle.ca for photos and floorplans. (id:2493) More details
    ROSANNA DUFFY of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2031 FURN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434706

    Main Photo: 2031 FURN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434706
    $485,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434706
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,423 sq. ft.
    Affordable country living with style. This updated, 2 bedroom rancher and detached garage/shop on .66 of an acre has got character for days. A generous floor plan makes this home feel cozy yet spacious, with a massive living room, open concept kitchen and a large dining area that could also be used as a family or rec room. The 25x25, fully wired shop is any tinkerer's dream. The fully fenced property overlooks a beautiful farm landscape and Mount Benson as the backdrop. Other features of this home include additional RV parking, paved driveway, woodstove, additional storage shed, fenced backyard and beautiful landscaping. This home is located close to grocery, banking, restaurants, pub's, sports fields, ferries and Cassidy airport, as well as Hemer park. Don't delay, act today! All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    KIEL LUKANIUK of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #804-38 FRONT STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434553

    Main Photo: #804-38 FRONT STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434553
    $499,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434553
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,173 sq. ft.
    Located on Nanaimo's inner harbour this waterfront unit makes an ideal place for those who want the best of what Nanaimo has to offer. Outside your door is the sea wall and Nanaimo's downtown core featuring fine dining and shopping. This spacious, open concept condominium features a well-appointed kitchen compete with gas range, granite countertops throughout the unit, natural gas hook ups on private deck, and, of course, breath taking views. Amazing floor to ceiling windows wrap the living room area with incredible views. All data & measurements are approx & should be verified if import. Photos of similar unit. (id:2493) More details
    DEREK GILLETTE of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2469 NADELY CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434599

    Main Photo: 2469 NADELY CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434599
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434599
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,288 sq. ft.
    Ready to move your family right in, this large 4 bedroom family home is only two blocks from Coal Tyee Elementary School. Upstairs the open concept living area consists of a spacious living room with a propane fireplace, an oversized dining area, as well as a tastefully remodelled kitchen with new Stainless Steel appliances. French doors lead you from the dining room to a large private deck, great for entertaining. Down the hall, you will find the main bath, 2 large bedrooms, as well as the master bedroom with a 3 piece ensuite. Downstairs has an oversized 25x14 family room with custom built in shelves for your entertainment system, another 3 piece bathroom and an office with a built-in desk that could easily be used as a 4th bedroom. A large 25x13 garage and attached 15x8 shop with mezzanine finish off the downstairs. This home is very close to shopping, restaurants, Beban Park Rec centre and less than a block away from a bus route. For more information contact Angela West 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    ANGELA WEST of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3324 BARRINGTON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434724

    Main Photo: 3324 BARRINGTON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434724
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434724
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,022 sq. ft.
    Here is an amazing opportunity to own a one of a kind family home in ever popular Departure Bay! This captivating 3 bedroom 2 bath main level entry home offers a unique floor plan with the option of a master bedroom on the main or upper floor. This Barrington Heights gem is meticulously landscaped & offers a private, level back yard with fully irrigated raised garden beds & fruit trees. Generous living, family & dining spaces offer traditional family home amenities with a thoughtful layout. The spacious kitchen, adjacent to the family room, features several built in cabinets & access to the back patio & yard. Upstairs includes 2 large bedrooms, an open computer or study area & covered deck space. Other features include the metal roof installed in 2016 with 50-year warranty & bonus storage areas & crawl space. Don't miss your opportunity to own this distinctive family home, located in a unique section of Nanaimo. Measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    EVAN SCHROEDER and RICK HORSLAND of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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Listing information last updated on January 20, 2018
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