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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1-20/24
  • #5-4286 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: Retail for lease : MLS® # 432901

    Main Photo: #5-4286 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: Retail for lease : MLS® # 432901
    $15 /sqft
    Retail
    Status:
    For Lease
    MLS® Num:
    432901
    "LEASE RATE IS $15.00 per sqft." Located behind Country Club Mall this little strip mall next to Maxs Store has 1 unit left for lease. Unit #5 is 2300 sqft priced at $15.00. The area has 2 offices, a large open space with counter plus back area has 2 change rooms and eating area. (id:2493) More details
    STUART GARNER of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #17-3200 ISLAND N HWY in NANAIMO: Retail for lease : MLS® # 432824

    Main Photo: #17-3200 ISLAND N HWY in NANAIMO: Retail for lease : MLS® # 432824
    $10 /sqft
    Retail
    Status:
    For Lease
    MLS® Num:
    432824
    "LEASE RATE IS $10.00 per sqft." Inside Country Club Centre, for just $904/month (plus triple net). The current tenant is moving, and will subsidize cheap rent for all of 2018. The 1085 sq.ft. unit is fully finished with upgrades including floor to ceiling glass frontage, and updated heating and cooling. Private exit hall to outside. Located in a high traffic location beside anchor tenant with outdoor entrance. Don't miss this opportunity. (id:2493) More details
    CHRIS SUTTON and CHARLES SUTTON of Coldwell Banker Slegg Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #3-4286 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: Retail for sale : MLS® # 430602

    Main Photo: #3-4286 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: Retail for sale : MLS® # 430602
    $49,900
    Retail
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    430602
    Major Bus.:
    Service
    **OWN YOUR OWN Salon** This 900 sqft studio is strategically located on busy Departure Bay Rd at the entrance of Uplands Nanaimo. This is your chance to be your own boss! The salon holds five stylists chairs, three shower sinks, great product displays, a comfortable seating/waiting area, plenty of storage room for products/stock, an accommodating front desk, and a lunch room. This is a turn key operation, ready to go when you are. 5 star rating on Facebook. Salon recognized as a L'Oreal Elite Salon and Pro Fiber Certified Salon. (id:2493) More details
    OLIVIER NAUD and KEN DROOG of RE/MAX First Realty (PK)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3200 ISLAND HWY in NANAIMO: Business for sale : MLS® # 432502

    Main Photo: 3200 ISLAND HWY in NANAIMO: Business for sale : MLS® # 432502
    $55,000
    Business
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432502
    All set up and ready for you to run your successful business. Kaldi Cafe is new in the Country Club Mall. Customers here enjoy great coffee, a wide variety of sandwiches, treats and more. You'll love the stylish decor and atmosphere that Kaldi brings to the mall. Take advantage of this great price and become your own boss. (id:2493) More details
    KATHERINE WILK of Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (QU)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #100-3200 ISLAND N HWY in NANAIMO: Business for sale : MLS® # 429432

    Main Photo: #100-3200 ISLAND N HWY in NANAIMO: Business for sale : MLS® # 429432
    $79,900
    Business
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429432
    Major Bus.:
    Retail and Wholesale
    Minor Bus.:
    General retail
    "Successful Business Opportunity". This successful retail business specializes in environmentally friendly products, such as cleaners, natural personal care products and giftware. The shop in centrally located in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. With a very solid following of customers who are socially and ecologically aware this business would be a pleasure to own. The owners are wanting to retire so your transition would be smooth and enjoyable. This turnkey operation there is only one thing missing - YOU!! More details
    LARRY SCHUG of Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PBO)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #104-3089 BARONS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434784

    Main Photo: #104-3089 BARONS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434784
    $189,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434784
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    789 sq. ft.
    Rentable condo close to all amenities. This is a secure investment and a great home for a first time buyer wanting to get in the market or a wise investor. In-suite laundry, a private patio and updated flooring are a few key features. For more information contact Phil Gonyer 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    PHILLIP GONYER of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • D-612 WIDGEON PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434738

    Main Photo: D-612 WIDGEON PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434738
    $349,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434738
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,850 sq. ft.
    Beautiful Town Home 3 bedroom 2 bathroom located on top of Long Lake Heights with breath taking views of Long Lake. This home is updated with modern finishings throughout with new kitchen counter top, new kitchen cabinets, new floorings, pot lights in the living and dining area, double sinks in the downstairs bathroom that joins with the master bedroom, and much more. The main level of the home is an open concept of the living room, dining room, and kitchen with huge windows for the view. From the living and dining room there are 2 sliding doors to go out to the huge deck great for entertainment while enjoying the view. Downstairs are where all 3 bedrooms are located. The master bedroom and the other bedroom both have sliding doors out to the huge private deck also with views of the Lake. This home is centrally located close to grocery stores, schools, parks/trails, country club mall, bus routes, and so much more. This home is move in ready a must see! (id:2493) More details
    MARTIN DINH of Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • LT 6 FAWN PLACE in GABRIOLA ISLAND: Vacant Land for sale : MLS® # 409305

    Main Photo: LT 6 FAWN PLACE in GABRIOLA ISLAND: Vacant Land for sale : MLS® # 409305
    $379,000
    Vacant Land
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    409305
    Amazing opportunity to own almost 10 acres of flat sun drenched land on Gabriola Island. Picturesque acreages in newly developed subdivision on a sunny Gulf Island that borders a 707 acre park. Gabriola Island has the amazing balance for rural and urban living - equipped with modern convenient amenities. This property has ample room for animal lovers, gardeners, artists' private getaway or just plain space. Zoning allows for main house, guest cottage and accessory buildings..... and even more enticing is the approval to further subdivide property into two lots!! The ease of access and careful planning from the developer will surely put this acreage at the top of your short list for the most desirable property. Lot 6 has drilled well at 18GPM (wow) and is serviced by power, high speed internet, telephone and cable to lot line. Gabriola Island is easily accessible by an hourly ferry schedule from Nanaimo on Vancouver Island and has daily flights from Vancouver taking only 20 minutes. GST applicable. Call Trevor Hendriks anytime toll free at 1 877 422 8455 to view this listing and all Gabriola Island Real Estate. More details
    TREVOR HENDRIKS of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty Gabriola
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4823 FAIRBROOK CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434691

    Open House on Sunday, January 21, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Main Photo: 4823 FAIRBROOK CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434691
    $399,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434691
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,340 sq. ft.
    Excellent location! This move-in ready, North Nanaimo half duplex, located in the desirable Sunshine Ridge, offering 1340 sqft of bright, neutral living space and beautiful southern views over the pond below to the mountains in the distance. Convenient North Nanaimo location, close to lots of shopping and all levels of schools. The main level offers a spacious living room, bright kitchen and adjoining eating area with sliding door opening to the upper deck, master bedroom with double mirrored closets and pocket door to main 4 piece bath. The lower level has two additional bedrooms, one with sliding door to lower deck, the 2nd four piece bath and large laundry/utility area. The back yard is fully fenced and has been landscaped with terracing and lots of garden beds. This is a clean and tidy home in a fantastic area. Low maintenance vinyl exterior, exposed aggregate driveway, two decks & garage with opener. Possibly the best value in town! (id:2493) More details
    SHARON JENSEN and XU SUN of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #12-4300 AMBLEWOOD LANE in NANAIMO: Multi-family for sale : MLS® # 432922

    Main Photo: #12-4300 AMBLEWOOD LANE in NANAIMO: Multi-family for sale : MLS® # 432922
    $400,000
    Multi-family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432922
    Rare to find opportunity to own this well maintained self managed 12 Townhouse project in Nanaimo. Solid built in 1995, 6 of 2 bedroom townhouses plus 6 of 3 bedroom townhouses. Central location, close to highways and shopping center. Three year lease agreement with great return. Won't last long, make your offer! (This unit may be sold together with other 11 units in the complex (See List #432924). (id:2493) More details
    Jun Zi of Interlink Realty
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4019 WELLESLEY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434547

    Main Photo: 4019 WELLESLEY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434547
    $429,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434547
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,171 sq. ft.
    This 5 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home is in the wonderful Long Lake neighborhood near Louden Park. This home is convenient to all that you could need in the harbour city. Rock City Elementary and Wellington Secondary are very close and are great schools. Wellington just underwent an extensive upgrading which is really nice. On the main floor there are two bedrooms (1 large enough to be a master) separated by a 2 piece bathroom. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms. A nice family room with sliders out to the back yard, is great for summer bbq's. The large kitchen with a separate eating area is a great plus. Three piece bathroom on the main floor. This is a great home with a nice floor plan and you will love living here. Currently tenanted . Act quick, this one won't last long. (id:2493) More details
    SUE SABO and JANA KOSTER of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 4174 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434464

    Main Photo: 4174 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 434464
    $435,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    434464
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,542 sq. ft.
    Conveniently located Uplands area rancher with a 16x24 cement heated pool. This home offers comfortable one level living with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths plus a bonus den with separate entrance. To the left of the entrance is a large living room providing lots of natural light and a warm inviting floor to ceiling wood fireplace. To the right of the entrance is dining room before entering the traditional wood cabinet kitchen with washer and dryer on the back wall. The three bedrooms including the large master with powder room are ran along the rear of the home, with one of the three bedrooms also having glass sliding doors as additional access to the rear yard. The Den is a few steps down off the kitchen by the rear door, and could easily be converted into an additional bedroom, used as a home office or media room. The backyard offers a massive cement patio surrounding the heated in ground cement pool, this type of pool is a rare find and very expensive to replicate. A truly unique package. All measurements are approximate and are to be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    ALEX PENNER and JIM STEWART of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 711 STARLING PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432260

    Main Photo: 711 STARLING PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432260
    • Master Bedroom
    • Main Bathroom
    • Ensuite
    $439,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432260
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,416 sq. ft.
    Centrally located, this 2416 sq.ft. home is ready for your family. The main floor has wood floors in the main living space. The open living/dining area has a wood fire place to keep you warm on those fall evenings. This level has 3 bedrooms, a 4pc bath, a 3pc ensuite off the master and the laundry is conveniently located in the kitchen. Downstairs there is a second kitchen that could be used for a one bedroom suite and there are still two more rooms for a theater room and office space, great for a growing family. Short distance to schools, shopping and bus route makes this home attractive for everyone. All measurements are approx. & should be verified. (id:2493) More details
    ROGER BECK of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 3694 WELLESLEY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433497

    Main Photo: 3694 WELLESLEY AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433497
    $480,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433497
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    2,100 sq. ft.
    Handy Person Special! This home is located in a great area of Nanaimo! it is steps to long lake beaches and walking trails and also next to the Country Club Mall. This home has 5 bedrooms and 2 full baths and has a great layout throughout for a growing family. it has newer floors throughout the upper level. If you are a handy person and not afraid to tackle a project, this home will shine once again as a great family home in a great location. (id:2493) More details
    KATERINA GAMLIN of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • B-5797 LINYARD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432657

    Main Photo: B-5797 LINYARD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432657
    $529,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432657
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,937 sq. ft.
    Welcome Home to Linley Valley! Here is a chance to own a home in Nanaimo's hottest new subdivision at an affordable price. Custom crafted by Monteiro Homes, this 1937 sqft attached residence offers 2 levels of living space with 3 bedrooms on the upper level and 1 bedroom plus a large family room on the lower level. These homes will feature executive style finishings with engineered hardwood flooring, quartz counter tops, shaker style cabinetry, hardi plank siding, upgraded light fixtures, 9 foot ceilings throughout, glass shower enclosure and so much more. The homes are situated on a large corner lot and will feature spacious rear yards that are fenced. These homes are currently under construction with an estimated completion date of end of February. There is still time to pick your colours! All measurements approximate; verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    RICK HORSLAND of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • A-5797 LINYARD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432655

    Main Photo: A-5797 LINYARD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 432655
    $529,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    432655
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    1,937 sq. ft.
    Welcome Home to Linley Valley! Here is a chance to own a home in Nanaimo's hottest new subdivision at an affordable price. Custom crafted by Monteiro Homes, this 1937 sqft attached residence offers 2 levels of living space with 3 bedrooms on the upper level and 1 bedroom plus a large family room on the lower level. These homes will feature executive style finishings with engineered hardwood flooring, quartz counter tops, shaker style cabinetry, hardi plank siding, upgraded light fixtures, 9 foot ceilings throughout, glass shower enclosure and so much more. The homes are situated on a large corner lot and will feature spacious rear yards that are fenced. These homes are currently under construction with an estimated completion date of end of February. There is still time to pick your colours! All measurements approximate; verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    RICK HORSLAND of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 501 WOODHAVEN DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433945

    Main Photo: 501 WOODHAVEN DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433945
    $555,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433945
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,833 sq. ft.
    Set high above Long Lake, this custom home offers exceptional views of the lake with Mt Benson in the distance. The large windows take in the natural surroundings and you will enjoy the exceptional privacy of being above the neighboring homes. A choice of three decks offer the perfect place to enjoy the views and local wildlife that include eagles, squirrels, deer, woodpeckers and the sounds of owls at night. Vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan allow plenty of natural light to flow through the home and East to West opening windows ensure a cool breeze in the summer months. Lake access is just down the road for summertime adventures. This is a very convenient area that is within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. 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
  • 3557 FAIRVIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433568

    Main Photo: 3557 FAIRVIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433568
    • Master Bedroom Ensuite
    $559,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433568
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    3,126 sq. ft.
    Creative charm, with earthy vibe. This expansive home will delight your sense of style with more than 3,100 sqft of space, and design touches you won't find anywhere else. Lovely tones, funky yard, and sunken living room will give you the unique character you seek. One-of-a-kind wood-burning fireplace is accented by a Vancouver Island slate hearth, and century-old reclaimed wooden mantle that glows by the light of the fire. A bank of windows creates a fantastic view of evergreens that offers privacy and nature in the same glimpse. Enormous, finished Rec Room on the lower level is a great place to relax, play, or enjoy your hobbies. Additionally, a delightful one-bedroom suite will create added household income that is hard to come by. Walk to school (Uplands/Wellington), take in a movie, treat yourself to dinner, or get your shopping done quick - everything is close-by. For more information contact Feron Walker or Arlene Forbse 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    FERON WALKER and ARLENE FORBES of 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 241 WOODHAVEN DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429462

    Main Photo: 241 WOODHAVEN DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429462
    $598,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429462
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,600 sq. ft.
    This exceptional west coast contemporary home in long lake heights has been expertly designed to take advantage of the stunning lake and mountain views. Perched on a sunny hillside the home fluently integrates with the surrounding environment offering unique architecture that is truly one of a kind. The entry level offers a well-designed floor plan where the master suite enjoys the lake views, while the second bedroom offers access to a private patio nestled into the rock face. On the Main floor the open concept great room has been designed for entertaining. Modern custom cabinets, a corner fireplace and oversized windows are just some of the quality touches to be appreciated. The back deck provides an excellent space for your BBQ or dining alfresco or ascend the outdoor staircase to a spacious show stopping rooftop deck offering an exclusive vantage point. Spacious, airy, & full of light, this home offers sophisticated style with indoor outdoor living at its best. Ideally located in one of Nanaimo's most desirable neighbourhoods close schools, recreation, shopping & all amenities. All data & measurements are approximate & should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    DEREK GILLETTE of RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 411 SUMMIT DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433246

    Main Photo: 411 SUMMIT DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 433246
    $649,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    433246
    Bedrooms:
    5
    Bathrooms:
    4
    Floor Area:
    2,812 sq. ft.
    Long Lake Heights home offering the epitomy of privacy! This is a meticulously maintained quality finished home with hardiplank exterior, granite counter tops, large picture windows, 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms with main level living, low maintenance, RV parking and exceptional privacy. This elegant home was originally built with a fully self contained suite in 2006 and has since been removed but can easily be converted back with plumbing and separate electrical panel in place. If you are looking for elegant, easy living in a quiet sought after community, 411 Summit in Long Lake Heights is the ideal home for families, seniors and professionals. Quick possession possible in a lovely, neighbourhood situated on Long Lake within close proximity to shopping, dining, public transportation, Uplands Elementary and Wellington High School. (id:2493) More details
    SANDY CLARK of Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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