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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Active listings in Nanaimo

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  • 5850 QUARRY CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433647

    Main Photo: 5850 QUARRY CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433647
    $559,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433647
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,181 sq. ft.
    Here is an amazing 2 storey home in a fantastic subdivision. Further to the great curb appeal, this is a wonderful plan with high vaulted ceilings that are open to the landing area at the top of the stairs. There are 4 bedrooms upstairs, plus a den on the main floor. The unique layout flows around the central formal dining room that is separated from the kitchen by pocket French doors. There are maple hardwood floors, crown mouldings, and a full 5 piece ensuite plus a separate shower. The private fenced yard awaits your imagination. This style of home is quite rare, but this floor plan offers you so much more. Call for your private appointment. (id:2493) More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD and KRISTIN MCDONALD of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4750 SPIRIT PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434286

    Main Photo: 4750 SPIRIT PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434286
    $499,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434286
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,522 sq. ft.
    Priced below 2018 assessment! This is an amazing opportunity to move into one of the best neighbourhoods in Nanaimo. Walking distance to 2 schools, a direct bus to the mall and secondary school, walking distance to 2 amazing beaches and it is located on a cul-de-sac. This 3 bedroom home offers amazing value and has been meticulously maintained. The split level design offers a very flexible living arrangement and the vaulted ceilings accentuate the floor to ceiling west facing windows. This home offers a large fenced rear yard, double garage, open concept living and as mentioned before, a location that is second to none. as an investor looking for a safe revenue property or a family looking to relocate this property is ready for its new owner. Look for open houses and feel free to book your own personal appointment. (id:2493) More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2473 JINGLE POT ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434355

    Main Photo: 2473 JINGLE POT ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434355
    $749,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434355
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,421 sq. ft.
    1.25 acre Mini estate in JinglePot. This beautiful property offers 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and an amazing valley view. This home is perfect for families looking for a rural setting. The home has been recently renovated and features a new kitchen, new flooring, updated bathrooms and a great family room in the lower level. The double garage is large, but the heated and over height workshop attached to it is another garage sized building again. Located just on the edge of the City limits gives you all the city services - sewer and water. No septic or well here. There are very few acreages like this available anymore, take advantage and act now. (id:2493) More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD and KRISTIN MCDONALD of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3425 PLANTA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434597

    Main Photo: 3425 PLANTA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434597
    $649,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434597
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,800 sq. ft.
    Fabulous home in Stephenson Point. This 2,800 sqft, 5 bedroom ,3 bathroom home has been significantly updated.The main floor features a spacious living room and dining room featuringBrazilian cherry hardwood floors, gas fireplace with slate surround. Enter the kitchen through French doors to a spacious cooking area with stone backsplash and 2 wellplaced skylights. The kitchen carries through to the eating nook where sliding doors will bring you to the fully fenced, private backyard with patio - perfect for summer BBQ's. The family room adjacent to the kitchen/nook area offers an early example of an "open concept". Another set of french doors leads past the open air staircase to the master suite and the updated ensuite which has been finished perfectly travertine tile shower, heated tile floors & custom wood cabinetry. There are 2 bedrooms and a 4 piece bathroom with quality fixtures & travertine tile to finish off this level. (id:2493) More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD and KRISTIN MCDONALD of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 5115 DUNN PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434633

    Open House on Saturday, January 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Main Photo: 5115 DUNN PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434633
    $789,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434633
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    3,410 sq. ft.
    This level entry home is in a fantastic North Nanaimo location and has beautiful views of the ocean and Mainland Mountains. Custom built for these owners with flexability and living space in mind. The main floor is 1705 square feet and the home has been built to take advantage of the views from the great room and the master bedroom. There are two additional bedrooms on the main floor, one of which is quite large and would make an excellent office. The 9' ceilings and open plan make for a fantastic living space and an impressive Great Room area. The quartz countertops area classy addition to the kitchen which is equipped with a a gas range and a very large centre island. Off of the great room is a large patio featuring ocean views over the fully fenced yard. The lower level has a very unique bathroom with 2 children in mind as well as 2 large bedrooms, a full rec room and a media room. Don't forget to check out the laundry chute in the laundry room down here as well. (id:2493) More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD and KRISTIN MCDONALD of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 42 MORGAN PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434684

    Main Photo: 42 MORGAN PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434684
    $339,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434684
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,504 sq. ft.
    This is a great deal! This updated 3 bedroom and 2 bath home may be the best buy in North Nanaimo right now!!! This is a great chance to get into the market as a starter home or as a first time buyer. Featuring modern flooring, granite kitchen counter tops, designer light fixtures, modern paint and fully fenced and landscaped backyard featuring a gorgeous patio perfect for outdoor entertaining. This fabulous 1504 sqft home also enjoys updated windows and newer appliances. Located just minutes to 2 elementary schools, and steps to a major bus route to Dover and the mall, this family friendly home will not last. Call today. (id:2493) More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD and KRISTIN MCDONALD of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2485 COSGROVE CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434713

    Main Photo: 2485 COSGROVE CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434713
    $709,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434713
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,416 sq. ft.
    Amazing Rancher on Cosgrove Crescent. Golf course location with ocean views. The new owners will benefit from the updates in this home. New windows, roof, furnace and kitchen. The unique & spacious rancher layout is almost 1900 sqft up with 4 bdrms on the main plus main floor laundry room with the added bonus of a part basement that includes a generous family room, bathroom workshop/storage and the double garage. The home features an elegant wide entrance foyer with oversized Living and dining room featuring access to the rear gold course facing yard. The updated kitchen is very roomy with a full sized eating area to the side that overlooks a large deck & patio at the rear with exceptional views to the Nanaimo Golf & Country Club. This is a rare offering indeed. The Lynburn area is one of the few large lot subdivisions left in Nanaimo, this one will not last. (id:2493) More details
    SHAWN MCDONALD and KRISTIN MCDONALD of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #9-1074 OLD VICTORIA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431324

    Main Photo: #9-1074 OLD VICTORIA ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431324
    $79,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431324
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    816 sq. ft.
    Spacious bright open home in a well run, centrally located friendly 55+ park allowing for 2 small pets with approval. One bdrm and a bonus room that can easily be converted to a larger second bdrm. Updates include: siding, roof, plumbing, electrical, windows, new flooring throughout, trim, freshly painted, kitchen counter with built in dishwasher. The peak roof is constructed with engineered trusses and non-critter insulation. Siding is a custom Keystone grey log siding with 2.5" Styrofoam insulation making this mobile very energy efficient keeping it cozy in the winter with your wood stove and cool in the summer months. Large flat yard awaits your ideas with ample parking. Quick Possession Available (id:2493) More details
    KIM RHODES of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #20-1310 SPRUSTON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431438

    Main Photo: #20-1310 SPRUSTON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 431438
    $88,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    431438
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,248 sq. ft.
    Three bedroom 2 bath mobile home located in one of the few family oriented parks in the Nanaimo / Ladysmith area. Low pad fees. Pets okay with approval. This home offers many recent upgrades, including siding, windows, carpet in living room, lino in kitchen, and some updated plumbing and electrical. A large fenced backyard backs onto rural pasture land. All this offered at a great low price. (id:2493) More details
    CAROL WARKENTIN of RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6 HONEY DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433933

    Main Photo: 6 HONEY DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433933
    $98,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433933
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    768 sq. ft.
    Totally charming! Describes this newly renovated 2 bed (or 1 bed and den) 1 bath home. Sellers have done an amazing job with updates that include: new kitchen with moveable island and eating bar, high end laminate and carpets, all new fixtures, vinyl windows, 16x7 covered porch with storage, real wood moulding and trim, fir front door, new vinyl siding with steel frame skirting and new siding with steel frame skirting. The list is to long and is what makes this home one you don't want to miss viewing! 55+ park, 1 pet allowed, pad fee $428. Size approx-verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    MICHELE BLANCHETTE of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #122-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432074

    Main Photo: #122-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432074
    $99,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432074
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    988 sq. ft.
    BEST BUY in the park! Ocean views from the side deck of this mobile home in one of Nanaimo's best run parks and located at the end of the road make this a hot buy! At $99,000, you won't find a better priced unit. 2 smaller bedrooms were converted into one large one, so this is now a 2 bedroom, but could easily be made back into a 3 bedroom. The inside could use some updating but is certainly very liveable. There is a detached workshop/storage at the back of the property. This mobile has just had an electrical inspection and everything is up to code. New roof this year on the home, porch & shed. Furnace has just been serviced & new bathroom flooring! Ready for new owners. All measurements are approx. and should be verified if important. Sharman Park is 55+ and pets are not allowed. To arrange a viewing, call your Realtor or Martin Velsen at 250-760-1253 or email martin@martinvelsen.com (id:2493) More details
    MARTIN VELSEN and HANS HENRIKSON of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #89-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433572

    Main Photo: #89-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433572
    $99,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433572
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    924 sq. ft.
    Sharman Park is one of the best run parks in Nanaimo. There are NO pets allowed. (id:2493) More details
    BOB BAYLISS of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #49-3449 HALLBERG ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434642

    Main Photo: #49-3449 HALLBERG ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434642
    $118,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434642
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    959 sq. ft.
    Retiring, downsizing, or snowbirding? Seabird Community's a highly desireable mobile home park near the airport and golf course, and a 959 sq. ft. 2 bdrm, 2-bath in great condition's just become available. Featuring 7'- 6" ceiling, large dining area, functional kitchen w/pantry, master bedroom w/walk-in closet and lovely 4-piece ensuite, fully-fenced deck, shed, and garden area. The beauty and privacy will impress ... and so will the price. Settling in will be a breeze! (id:2493) More details
    CAROL WARKENTIN and BAILEY ELLIS of RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #40-1000 CHASE RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433635

    Main Photo: #40-1000 CHASE RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433635
    $119,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433635
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    942 sq. ft.
    This beautifully updated home in Petroglyph Manufactured Home Park with gorgeous ocean views is a must see! The current owner has completely updated this home with a new tin roof, new flooring throughout, new exterior & interior paint, vaper barrier and insulated the crawl space, completely redid the electrical and plumbing and new counter tops in the kitchen and bathroom. The home has baseboard heating as well as Oil so you can save on those heating costs. The laundry room has access to the outside and has previously been used as a workshop in the home. This home is close to all amenities including grocery stores, restaurants and walking trails. Priced to sell this home won't last long! All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    JACKY PREVOST and JASON SIMARD of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #79-1000 CHASE RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434373

    Main Photo: #79-1000 CHASE RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434373
    $124,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434373
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,079 sq. ft.
    Corner lot unit in Petroglyph Mobile Home Park with a main and lower driveway. This 1079 sq.ft. home has an open living area with a large kitchen featuring lots of cabinet and counter space for the chef in your home. The open living room has French doors out to the back/side patio and the home enjoys lots of additional light thanks to two skylights. The master bedroom at the back of the home has access to the main bathroom, acting as a cheater ensuite. The second bedroom and den add for extra space in the home for visitors and hobbies. Newer features include a ductless heat pump and front door both in the last year. The garden shed and crawl space are great for additional storage! For more information contact Danielle Armet or Brad Knight 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    DANIELLE ARMET and BRAD KNIGHT of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1052 PRESTON DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432390

    Main Photo: 1052 PRESTON DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432390
    $129,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432390
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    995 sq. ft.
    Fantastic opportunity surrounded by forest, nature, and solitude. This well priced two-bedroom mobile home sits in the heart of the close-knit community of Willow Mobile Home Park near kilometers of hiking trails; including Morrell Sanctuary and Collier Dam. With almost 1,000 sqft this home has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom; lots of storage in the detached workshop, garden shed, and attached storage room. Kitchen is flooded with sunshine from the skylight, and fridge/stove/dishwasher/washer/dryer are included. The generous yard has many mature shrubs with room to grow your garden. Conveniently close to shopping, drug store, grocery store, restaurants, VIU, recreation (pool, ice rink, baseball fields). And not too far to downtown Nanaimo. *One small pet allowed upon mgmt. approval; RV parking upon availability. Willow is a 55+ Park. For more information contact Feron Walker or Arlene Forbes 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    FERON WALKER and ARLENE FORBES of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #2101-1007 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434211

    Main Photo: #2101-1007 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434211
    $145,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434211
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    820 sq. ft.
    Here is an opportunity to own a large two-bedroom, ground floor unit that is centrally located and close to all levels of schools, shopping, recreational facilities, parks and is on the bus route. Offering two spacious bedrooms, large open living area and galley kitchen with lots of cupboards and counter space. This bright unit is an end unit, easily accessible and close to parking. Includes heat and electricity in the monthly fee and small pets and rentals are allowed. (id:2493) More details
    DEANNA O'SULLIVAN of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #15-2301 ARBOT ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430206

    Main Photo: #15-2301 ARBOT ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 430206
    $149,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430206
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,223 sq. ft.
    This beautifully renovated home is located in Wish Sha park, which is a short stroll to miles and miles of walking trails around Westwood Lake. There is updated drywall, vinyl windows, laminate flooring and a new furnace and heat pump. The yard has been exceptionally landscaped with a small pond, flower beds and a protected veggie garden. The floor plan is very open and bright and there is a covered deck that has beautiful southern exposure. This is a fantastic park in a wonderful area that is quiet and peaceful, yet just minutes to the parkway. Data and measurements are approximate and must be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    CHARLIE PARKER and GRAEME PARKER of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #21-1310 SPRUSTON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433906

    Main Photo: #21-1310 SPRUSTON ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433906
    $150,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433906
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,248 sq. ft.
    Set back in a rural forested neighbourhood you will find this renovated and bright double wide modular home. This lovely home features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and open kitchen with skylights, dining, family and living room with vaulted ceilings - all updated with modern decor and appliances. This home has a generous covered entrance and veranda and plenty of parking at the front. Outdoor features include a 200sf covered patio, fully fenced yard, large storage shed and well-kept lawn and garden beds. Grow your family or enjoy retirement living in the friendly community of Forest Glade Mobile Home Park. 2 pets allowed. (id:2493) More details
    MARGARET PARIDAEN of One Percent Realty Ltd.(Dunc)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2115 HENDERSON LAKE WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432991

    Main Photo: 2115 HENDERSON LAKE WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432991
    $158,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432991
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    399 sq. ft.
    Looking for a better lifestyle with fewer chores & responsibilities? Or just ready to take advantage of some well deserved relaxation time? Consider this high end park destination trailer on its own lot at Nanaimo's Resort On The Lake Luxury RV Strata! Built in 2014, it features rich cabinetry, lots of windows plus sliding glass doors, a convenient & attractive kitchen island, classy black appliances & designer blinds, A/C - oh! And the TV electrically lowers into the cabinet above the fireplace when not in use! Furnished or unfurnished; live in or just enjoy on weekends & holidays; lots of options here! Fenced, landscaped & comes with shed, gazebo & a deck, Enjoy the easy life - stroll down to the pool & hot tub, tennis court, clubhouse or Westwood Lake to go kayaking, fishing or just enjoy the dock or beach... Even the winter months are active and busy with numerous events, parties and activities going on in the clubhouse... Strata fees of only $180.00/month incl cable TV, internet, use of all amenities, water, sewer, caretaking, management, contingency fees. A wonderful place to call home or just spend your recreational time... Nanaimo offers countless opportunities for an appealing lifestyle - situated mid-island and just a pleasant ferry ride (or 20 minute flight) from the mainland, there is something for everyone to enjoy either for a few hours or the whole day! The mild climate and beautiful scenery will captivate you! Easy possession on this property is possible, so call for more information and your opportunity for a better lifestyle on beautiful Vancouver Island! (id:2493) More details
    KAREN CRAIG of Pemberton Holmes Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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