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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  • #42-25 MAKI ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426728

    Main Photo: #42-25 MAKI ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426728
    • CSA Label in Office
    $96,966
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426728
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    826 sq. ft.
    Charming, move in ready, sit back and enjoy! This two bedroom, one bathroom home is nicely laid out and has many extra details. Extra space gives you a hobby room or perhaps an office and allows a very spacious entry. From the stainless appliances to the custom barn doors. An all round charming home. Low maintenance yard with a small deck and a new garden shed. All measurements are approximate; please verify if important. More details
    Realty Executives Mid-Island
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #1307-1097 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426754

    Main Photo: #1307-1097 BOWEN ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426754
    $129,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426754
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    862 sq. ft.
    Top floor 2 bedroom condo completely updated with almost everything new! Including flooring, paint, kitchen cabinets and double sink, appliances, light fixtures, blinds, doors etc. Big bright rooms and a nice large sun deck. Walk to V.I. University and several parks as well as recreation amenities like golf, tennis, swimming, skating. Close to vibrant down town Nanaimo and the waterfront shops and restaurants. Perfect rental investment or first time home. Small pets allowed upon approval. All measurements and data is approximate and to be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #206-3185 BARONS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426401

    Main Photo: #206-3185 BARONS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426401
    $142,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426401
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    822 sq. ft.
    Large 1 bedroom, new flooring, super clean unit. Close to shopping and on bus route. Secured entry into the building. The entrance area has a beautifully tiled floor that runs into the bathroom. Large open plan living room and dining room with brand new carpeting. Kitchen has plenty of cabinets and a pantry with a desk area that looks into the living room. Sliding door onto a private deck. Master bedroom with plenty of closet space. Painted wit modern colours and new trim. Move in ready. One cat or one dog allowed. Can be rented. More details
    Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1861 NOORZAN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426332

    Main Photo: 1861 NOORZAN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426332
    $149,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426332
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    924 sq. ft.
    This bright 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home built in 2000 is located in desirable Valley Oak Estates. It is conveniently located minutes away from shopping with easy access to the parkway. The spacious kitchen feels bright and inviting and has an large pantry giving you an abundance of storage, while the main living areas boast laminate flooring and plenty of windows. Enjoy your sunny patio located within the private fenced yard where there is lots of space in the yard for your pup to run around. The gardener will enjoy creating an oasis in the backyard, complete with a shed perfect for storing all your gardening tools. All data and measurements are approximate and must be verified if important. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 2115 HENDERSON LAKE WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426319

    Main Photo: 2115 HENDERSON LAKE WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426319
    $162,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426319
    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? This appealing and economical property is being offered as a complete package - lot and accommodation in the form of this luxury park destination trailer at Nanaimo's Resort On The Lake Luxury RV Strata! Built in 2014, the park model trailer 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 unfinished; live in full time or just enjoy on weekends & holidays,.. lots of options here! There is a full size awning and natural gas is supplied to each lot for economical winter living. Fenced, landscaped & c/w 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... Strata fees of only $180.00 /mouth include cable TV, internet, use of all amenities, water, sewer, caretaking, management, contingency fees. Be sure to ask for a full Features list and see the documents tab for more information on the pet and family friendly Resort. There are lots of social opportunities and events happening at the Resort! Nanaimo is located mid-island on beautiful Vancouver Island so within easy distance of Victoria, the west coast and the north end of the island. Two ferry terminals, an airport and an endless variety of activities, festivals, events and attractions keep you connected to the rest of the world and entertained year round whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a gardener or keen on the arts or a quieter life style. This lovely property offers so many opportunities regardless of your age or interests! More details
    Realty Executives Mid-Island
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #54-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426669

    Main Photo: #54-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426669
    $184,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426669
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    960 sq. ft.
    A great investment or starter home located at Maple Tree Village. This two large bedroom, two bathroom unit is updated and ready to immediately move into. Well suited for students as it is located a short walk to Vancouver Island University, all levels of schools, the University Village Mall and on the public transit line. The main level features a galley kitchen with a separate dining area, a 2 piece bath and patio doors from the living room to the rear patio area. Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms, a 4 piece bath and a storage room. This well cared for home is situated in an ideal location on the south end of the complex. Rentals and cats are allowed. The unit has plenty of parking with a couple spots steps to the front door. A rear privacy fence and landscaping is being installed and has been paid for by the current owner. All measurements are approximate, please verify if important. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #202-4720 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426426

    Main Photo: #202-4720 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426426
    $189,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426426
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    880 sq. ft.
    BRIGHT, spacious southwest-facing corner unit with no neighbours on any side! Easy access - situated on same floor as main entrance but with the security of being on 2nd floor above ground. Long patio dappled with light through lovely pine trees and California lilacs. Beautifully renovated kitchen and bathroom. Paint and flooring new in past two years. This location is ideal: It's just steps from North Town Centre (Rutherford Mall) and Longwood Station, right on the bus route, and a 10 minute drive to everything else. The unit comes with a designated parking spot, with option to rent additional space and/or storage unit. Well-run strata allows one cat or dog under 15lbs, with no age or rental restrictions. This gorgeous unit is sharply priced for a quick sale. Easy to view now - call Gerry to see it today at 250-618-7827. More details
    460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 180 MALASPINA DRIVE in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426731

    Main Photo: 180 MALASPINA DRIVE in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426731
    $194,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426731
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    665 sq. ft.
    Location, Location, Location.... Imagine a getaway cottage, only moments to the beautiful sandstone beaches of Malaspina Galleries, or venture along the shoreline to the popular Twin Beaches - the perfect place for a picnic or to watch the sunset! The cottage is situated on post & pad with wood siding, and a deck that greets you into the home. The cozy cottage has an updated kitchen, open to the living room. A modern tiled 3 piece bathroom with large skylights lets the natural light filter in. The cottage is nicely tucked away surrounded by the natural setting and large trees - it makes for a very low maintenance yard. Come discover this ideal island getaway! For additional information or private viewing appointment call; Randi, Jennifer, Tina or Guy {the Lynch Group} direct at #250-616-6435 by email at: lynch@discovergabriola.com . More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty Gabriola
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 708 FLEWETT DRIVE in DECOURCY ISLAND: House for sale : MLS(r) # 417777

    Main Photo: 708 FLEWETT DRIVE in DECOURCY ISLAND: House for sale : MLS(r) # 417777
    $214,995
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    417777
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    900 sq. ft.
    Wake up to the sounds of song birds; watch a bald eagle hunting for food, or water fowl and river otters swimming by. Be lulled to sleep by croaking tree frogs, or the ocean breeze blowing through the trees while the tide gently caresses the shore. Go hiking, swimming, fishing, crabbing or kayaking whenever you wish. A picturesque paradise that is appealing to anyone who desires a place of peace, quiet and serenity! this recreational or retirement acreage is located "off the grid" on scenic DeCourcy Island, a short distance southeast of Nanaimo, BC. It consists of a 0.94 acre of second growth, forested land with an adjacent freshwater wetland, greenbelt and meandering lane offering a modicum of privacy. The dwelling is a modest, well-constructed and maintained 25 year-old, two storey A-frame house. Fully-finished, it measures 24 feet square and totals 900 square feet; not including an enclosed, partially-screened deck. Included are two out buildings and a woodshed. Recent upgrades to structure, power and replacement of appliances and furniture make for trouble-free, modern living. Flights on-demand by floatplane are available daily to and from Vancouver and surrounding area. For more information about this listing and more photos, or to book an appointment for viewing, please click on the "Multimedia" button. Thanks for your interest! More details
    FSBO Real Estate Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #202-4701 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426559

    Main Photo: #202-4701 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426559
    $219,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426559
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    886 sq. ft.
    Accepted Offer...Centrally located in North Nanaimo, this lovely corner unit condo is situated on the back side of the complex for a sense of privacy, overlooking the well manicured grounds. The suite has all new laminate flooring, spacious room sizes and the master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and access to the main 4-piece Bath. The generous covered deck off the living room provides a great outdoor living space. You have access to all the amenities in the area including shopping, recreation center, and restaurants. This condominium complex has recently undergone major renovations to the exterior of the building and the grounds. Hardi style plank siding and stonework give this place an enhanced contemporary feel. All measurements are approximate & should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 149 NORWICH ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426522

    Main Photo: 149 NORWICH ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426522
    $229,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426522
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,322 sq. ft.
    Imagine living life on a Gulf Island, situated within walking distance to Berry Point a great area for swimming and summer time sunsets.... Situated on a 75 x 200 foot property, you'll find this spacious home of 1322 sqft nicely situated and tucked onto a property that borders onto an acreage at the back of the property. The staircase leads up to the front deck, a great place to enjoy the outdoor living, and welcomes you into the home! From the moment you enter you'll notice the great sense of light that filters through from the abundance of windows & the 3 skylights! With 2 bedrooms plus a den & 2 bathrooms there's room for family or guests. There's something for everyone here with the backyard with fruit trees, the 10x26 detached workshop - wired, or the small studio with a separate entrance. With lots of updates, this home is a must see to appreciate all it has to offer! For additional information or private viewing appointment call; Randi, Jennifer, Tina or Guy {the Lynch Group} direct at #250-616-6435 toll free #1-877-422-8455 by email at: Lynch@DiscoverGabriola.com or visit us online anytime at www.DiscoverGabriola.com More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty Gabriola
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #415-3270 ROSS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426439

    Main Photo: #415-3270 ROSS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426439
    • Fully updated common area including hallways.
    $229,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426439
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    930 sq. ft.
    Bright top floor corner unit condo! This two bedroom condo in a great location close to Long Lake and Country Club Mall, restaurants, schools, bus route and library. This complex has undergone a complete building remediation itself, including Hardiplank siding, windows, doors, decks and all new common area flooring, paint and lighting. The immaculate unit has a spacious living room, a corner fireplace is the focal point and glass doors open onto a wrap around balcony. There is plenty of room for your dining room table where you can enjoy the ambiance of a crackling fire while entertaining. Everything is at your fingertips in the galley style kitchen and unit comes with five appliances. The spacious master bedroom offers a two piece ensuite and walk through closet. A separate storage unit provides additional storage. Tenant occupied, all showings require 24 hr notice. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #109-1631 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426338

    Main Photo: #109-1631 DUFFERIN CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426338
    $229,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426338
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    975 sq. ft.
    Here is a clean bright ground floor 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condo in a fantastic location close to the hospital and all amenities. Nice layout with one bedroom on either side of the ample open concept living space. Unit has had floors redone recently including new carpet in the master bedroom and the in suite laundry room features a full size washer and dryer set (dryer also recently replaced). The building is wonderful with wide hallways, a nice open feel, separate storage locker and plenty of visitor parking. One small dog or cat is allowed. Rental cap is 4 and currently full with one on the waiting list. Call me today to set up a viewing of this sharply priced condo. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 636 NOVA STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426309

    Main Photo: 636 NOVA STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426309
    $269,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426309
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,186 sq. ft.
    Invest or Nest! 3 bedrooms, 1 and 1/2 bath 1186 sq ft home within walking distance to all levels of schools including VIU, steps to picturesque walking trails and swimming spots at the Harewood Dam. Updated kitchen with solid surface counter tops, deep under mount double sink and central butcher block island with overhead pot rack. Living room features wood burning fireplace. Sliding door off the dining/kitchen gives access to a two tiered deck partially covered to enjoy year round with handy storage room for season items. A two piece powder room completes the main level. All three bedrooms and full 4 pc bath are found upstairs and the master complete with private deck overlooking the tree lined back yard. Updated easy care laminate flooring is found throughout. Plenty of room for parking at the front and nicely landscaped with established gardens front and back. All measurements are approximate buyer to verify if deemed important. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #120-4960 SONGBIRD PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426370

    Main Photo: #120-4960 SONGBIRD PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS(r) # 426370
    $269,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    426370
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    680 sq. ft.
    One of the nicest locations in Songbird Place. Featuring an open floor plan, 1 bedroom and a den, this unit has warm southern exposure and views of Mount Benson and overlooking the natural wildlife sanctuary. Built by Windley Contracting, Songbird Place is only steps away from Nanaimo North Town Centre, Oliver Woods Community Centre, and major bus routes. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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Listing information last updated on June 28, 2017
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