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 Up to $300,000

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  • #4-1000 CHASE RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443502

    Main Photo: #4-1000 CHASE RIVER ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443502
    $123,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443502
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,066 sq. ft.
    Enjoy panoramic ocean views and gorgeous sunsets in this cheery home overlooking the Nanaimo harbour. A rare find, this double-wide has a great layout with three bedrooms and two baths, including an ensuite. An affordable alternative to a single family home, it's a great space for retirees or first-time homeowners looking to put down some roots in a quiet space. Well looked after, this home has a brand new hot water tank and furnace for higher efficiency and long-term savings. The lot is extremely private, fully fenced and the home features a wraparound deck, great for entertaining friends. Located close to transportation connections, but set back in a quiet park, this home is just minutes from downtown or Southgate Plaza. All the amenities you could need are easily accessible, including Country Grocer, pharmacies, restaurants, and a bus stop for Nanaimo and Cedar service. All measurements & data approximate. Verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #22-971 DOUGLAS AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443295

    Main Photo: #22-971 DOUGLAS AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443295
    $127,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443295
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,248 sq. ft.
    Updated double-wide mobile home in family-friendly/ rental friendly Parkland Mobile Home Park in South Nanaimo. This is the largest pad in the park and features RV/boat parking at the home, a carport, a wired detached workshop, large, low maintenance yard, mature trees, and a view of Mount Benson. Lots of parking. Close to shopping, bus routes, schools. Inside features a massive living room, a master bedroom with ensuite, 2 more bedrooms, laundry, another bathroom, kitchen and dining room with built-in cabinet. Newer vinyl windows throughout. Newer laminate flooring in most rooms. The covered porch adds an extra living space for summer living. Pet friendly. This welcoming mobile home has everything!!! Quick possession possible. Make an appointment to view today. *** Offers now being reviewed Tuesday, July 17, at 8PM (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #5201-999 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443511

    Main Photo: #5201-999 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443511
    • Newly updated kitchen
    • Refinished Cabinets, new hardware and backsplash
    • Looking into the Dining Room from Living Rm
    • Looking on the the deck from living room.
    • New Vanity and tile.
    • Newly installed stove
    • Floor to 10ft ceiling closets in Master Bed
    • Living room, Hall, Front Entrance
    • Bowen Terraces Building #5
    • Walking Trail at rear of parking lot
    $134,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443511
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    654 sq. ft.
    Are you sick of renting, starting university in the fall, or just looking to buy a place of your own? Come and see this fully updated suite at Bowen Terraces. Recent updates include fresh paint, baseboards, brand new carpets, tiles, refinished kitchen cabinets, stove, and vanity. It has a very functional layout, nice size master bedroom with floor to ceiling closets and an extra den/storage room to tuck things away. Enjoy your evenings on the big sunny patio overlooking the arbutus tree. It's a great central location close to the park and walking trails. One small dog or one cat permitted. This unit is located across the street from Bowen Park, 3 minutes to shopping, 7 minutes to viu, 7 minutes to BC Ferries and a 3 minutes' walk to the bus. It's clean and Ready for you to move in right away! (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Pemberton Holmes Ltd. (Dun)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #107-1600 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443283

    Main Photo: #107-1600 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443283
    $149,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443283
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    668 sq. ft.
    Immaculate and Affordable!!! This spacious 1 bedroom condo has new flooring, some new fixtures and completely painted. There is a good sized patio with warm southern exposure. Centrally located only a few blocks to the hospital and shopping. 1 dog or 1 cat permitted. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #409-4728 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443404

    Main Photo: #409-4728 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443404
    $184,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443404
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    699 sq. ft.
    Two bedroom, one bathroom, top floor condo in desirable Uplands area. This home has laminate flooring in the bedrooms, and living space as well as ceramic tile in the kitchen. This home feels spacious with a large combined Living/Dining room and adjoining kitchen. There's a large deck off the living room, coin-operated laundry and includes one assigned parking spot. 5 mins walking distance to North Town Centre Mall, the Longwood Station, Oliver Woods Recreation centre and a quick 10 min drive will get you to either end of Nanaimo. The best location with one of the best run strata's, they even allow rentals and pets. Don't delay, this won't last long in today's market. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important. For more information contact Cory McNabb 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #103-1908 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443477

    Main Photo: #103-1908 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443477
    $185,333
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443477
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    596 sq. ft.
    Amazing value in this move-in ready condo! This unit was recently refreshed with new cabinets, lighting, paint and laminate and is ground level with no stairs. This home features in-suite laundry with front load washer and additional storage unit accessible from your private patio, which overlooks green space. The kitchen has modern cabinets, full sized appliances including dishwasher, and is nice and bright thanks to the pass-through into the dining room. The bedroom is large enough for a queen sized bed and the bathroom is crisp and modern. Pet Friendly with no age restriction. Located in an up-trending neighbourhood, you are steps to banks, grocery stores, restaurants, cafe's and recreation. This complex is on major transit routes, making it perfect for a car-free lifestyle. Near all level of schools, including VI University, this home would also make an excellent, rentable, investment as your mortgage and very reasonable strata fees are on par with current rental rates. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PBO)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #14-1630 CRESCENT VIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443303

    Main Photo: #14-1630 CRESCENT VIEW DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443303
    • Easy Care Laminate in the Living Room
    • Kitchen Appliances are included
    • Dining Area in the Eat-In Kitchen
    • Updated 4 Piece Bathroom
    • COvered Assess to rear door
    • Access to the Srorage Room and Laundry Room
    $189,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443303
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    875 sq. ft.
    Don't miss this affordable, 2 bedroom condo located in Central Nanaimo! Low Monthly Strata Fees include the Heat and Hot Water making this a smart buy for Investors and home owners alike. The bright and spacious living room offers lots of space for day to day activities and an oversized patio slider leads to the front balcony - this will become your favorite spot to relax and watch the world go by. The eat-in kitchen includes ample space for your dining table and the u-shaped prep area includes the major appliances. Two spacious bedrooms and an updated 4-piece bathroom completes the home. You'll love the convenient access from the kitchen to the rear stairwell allowing you direct access to and from your unit to the rear parking lot and the secure laundry room (the no-charge washers and dryers are also included in the strata fee). This child, pet and renter friendly complex is well maintained and it boasts a healthy strata. Located close to the Hospital, shopping, medical facilities, transit, schools, parks, ferries, the University and more. Call your Realtor for an appointment to view- this one will not last! All information including measurements are from sources which we believe to be reliable but should be verified if deemed to be important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6228 FARBER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443249

    Main Photo: 6228 FARBER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443249
    $200,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443249
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    904 sq. ft.
    A great opportunity to be in the north end and a quiet adult oriented park. This home has wonderful curb appeal and is perfect for someone downsizing. An attractive front porch, and a brand new roof are nice features. The kitchen is very functional and is open to the dining area that walks out to a private back yard. The master bedroom has a cheater door to the main bathroom and the guest room also entertains a 2 piece ensuite. Units in this complex rarely come up and when they do they are now close to $300,000.00. What a wonderful chance to get into a perfect park at a perfect price. For more information contact Phil Gonyer 250-591-4601 (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #109-1900 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443518

    Main Photo: #109-1900 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443518
    $229,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443518
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    863 sq. ft.
    Great opportunity to own your own home! Bright & spacious one-bedroom, ground level unit in the Willows. Full description to follow. All measurements approximate; verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #218-4969 WILLS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443438

    Main Photo: #218-4969 WILLS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443438
    $275,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443438
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    950 sq. ft.
    On Long Lake with access via dock, kayak & canoe storage, swimming lake centrally located close to shopping. Open floor plan with balcony with lake view - complex is on the lake. Gas fireplace in living room for chilly nights. Living room windows provide a nice view up Long Lake. Ideal for fishing and boating as well. Full ensuite bath; guest bedroom can use the three piece bath with shower. Nice open concept plan that has a dining area that opens to the lake view balcony. Quite private on the green side of the building. Handy access on the second floor. Parking and guest parking are handy as well. Good location close to Mall easy access to north and downtown shopping, and harbour. Have a look; good two bedroom in this price range. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #16-111 WALL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443351

    Main Photo: #16-111 WALL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 443351
    $299,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    443351
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,156 sq. ft.
    Fully renovated, open concept, floor-to-ceiling windows, overlooks park, AND quick possession! The list of features is long with this quiet and beautiful 3-bdrm, 2-bath townhouse overlooking Bowen Park. Enjoy modern style, in-floor heating, porcelain tiles, newer appliances, wood fireplace, LED lighting, large deck and balcony, and living conveniently close to downtown and all amenities. Store extra items in the secured storage area. Revel in being surrounded by green space. And move in before summer moves along! Call to view today! (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Ocean Pointe Realty (LD)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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