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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  • #46-2501 LABIEUX ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429252

    Main Photo: #46-2501 LABIEUX ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429252
    $110,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429252
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,017 sq. ft.
    This 1017 Sq. Ft 2 bedroom manufactured home in Dogwood Village is as meticulous on the inside, as the grounds are around it. The current owner has extensively upgraded the home. The home has vinyl windows, laminate flooring in the dining room & living room, window blinds, the home is freshly painted, carpet in the master bedroom, skylight in the kitchen, and a new garden shed. Additional features of the home include the electric forced air furnace, dual bathroom sinks, covered porch plus open southern exposed area, laundry & large linen closet off the bathroom and full length closet in the master. Centrally located near shopping, Beban Park, Diver's Lake and the bus route. This is a 55+ park with no rentals, but pets are allowed with park approval. This very clean, well cared for home shows great. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #32-334 MYRTLE CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429251

    Main Photo: #32-334 MYRTLE CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429251
    $139,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429251
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    924 sq. ft.
    Immaculate 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom modular home in Meadow Ridge MHP. Inside this bright and well cared for home is an open floor plan with vaulted ceiling, a large kitchen area with loads of cabinets and a spacious eating area. The Master Bedroom has its own 4 piece Ensuite. There is also a convenient laundry area. The home has a forced air gas furnace and is situated on a private fenced lot, with a huge sun deck, and lots of yard space for children or a pet, and a handy garden shed. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #84-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429297

    Main Photo: #84-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429297
    $142,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429297
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,060 sq. ft.
    You'll need to act quickly on this one. Renovated from one end to the other only 2 years ago, this lovely home has everything you're looking for. The bright open-concept kitchen/great room boasts new appliances - including a double oven stove, quartz counter, tons of cabinets and beautiful laminate flooring. The front-loading stackable washer/dryer unit is discretely and conveniently located near the kitchen. The laminate flooring continues into the master bedroom. The ensuite has a lovely shower stall and lots of counter space, while the main bathroom has a unique step-in tub with extra hand-rails support. The air conditioning only adds to the comfort of this exceptional fresh and clean unit. Come and see for yourself why this wonderful home, conveniently located near Woodgrove Mall and other amenities, overlooking gorgeous mountain views, won't last long on the market. All measurements are approx. & should be verified if important. For more information contact your Realtor or Sheila Forrest at 250-751-1223 or sheila@martinvelsen.com More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #304-4720 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429261

    Main Photo: #304-4720 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429261
    $149,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429261
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    660 sq. ft.
    Updated 3rd floor condo unit backing onto forested area. Here is a fantastic opportunity to own this 1 bedroom condo unit in a building that allows rentals & Pets! A unique feature with this unit is the dual glass sliding doors found in both the master bedroom and living room to take full advantage of the generous sized deck. Ideally located on the forested side of the building allowing for privacy, this condo will be sure to please with additional features such as laminate wood flooring, large kitchen with newer counter tops, deck railing upgrades and much more. Well maintained building with newer updates to the lobby area, exterior paint and extensive landscaping. Extremely popular building just minutes away to all amenities including recreation, shopping, schools, and transit. This unit is an absolute must view! All measurements approximate; verify if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #40-507 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429406

    Main Photo: #40-507 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429406
    $199,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429406
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,326 sq. ft.
    Act fast, don't miss out on this well-kept, 4 bed, 2 bath townhouse in the University District. This awesome Tri-level home design provides everyone with privacy. The living room and kitchen are at the rear of the home with big windows; making the room bright and welcoming. The living room also provides access to a large patio/garden area to relax outside. The home has nice laminate flooring and carpeted stairs. The kitchen has nice counter tops which have been kept in good condition. This townhouse is also complete with in-suite laundry and has its own driveway with carport! Easy walking distance to parkway paths and bus routes; this pet friendly complex is fantastic to start out in or raise a family. Lots of storage, move right in! All measurements & dimensions ar approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #306-770 POPLAR STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429289

    Main Photo: #306-770 POPLAR STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429289
    $224,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429289
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    990 sq. ft.
    Come See this bright south facing 2 bedroom / 2 bath condo in the well located Brechin Views building. Enjoy the well kept grounds at the entry way, take the stairs or the elevator this spacious 3rd floor suite offering with an open floor plan. Gas fireplace, in-suite laundry, separate storage locker with underground parking and controlled entry. Enjoy the bright southern exposure from the patio overlooking the grounds and entry. Pets allowed with weight restriction, pride of ownership shines throughout this building, sorry no rentals allowed. Still available, call today. All data and measurements approximate buyer to verify. More details
    One Percent Realty Ltd.(Dunc)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #1-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429217

    Main Photo: #1-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429217
    $224,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429217
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    961 sq. ft.
    Desirable end unit nicely renovated townhome in Maple Tree Village. The owners and strata have done many recent upgrades to the buildings. This owner has renovated the inside of this unit and both bathrooms have been completely redone. Custom railing to upstairs, laminate flooring, new light fixtures, sliding barn doors, and has been freshly painted. The kitchen has been updated and the floor plan works well with the living room and dining room. There is a two piece bathroom and laundry area also on the main level. Upstairs, you will find a three piece main bathroom with a custom shower. The master bedroom has a closet and boasts another huge closet that has an entry from the bedroom as well as the hall for a lot of storage. On this level, there is a second bedroom with new vinyl windows. Outside, is a patio off the living room and a fence will be installed in September. The seller has already paid for all of the upgrades the complex is doing. There is plenty of open parking to accommodate you and your guests. This home is truly a pleasure to show. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #408-3270 ROSS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429235

    Main Photo: #408-3270 ROSS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429235
    $225,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429235
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    914 sq. ft.
    This top floor condo is situated at Ross Cromarty Manor and is conveniently located in the desirable Uplands area. The home has been freshly painted and the seller has just completed the installation of new floors. Also new is the bathroom, laundry and hot water tank. The building has been fully remodeled as well. This unit has a great floor plan which includes a fireplace in the living room, a dining area, kitchen, two bedrooms, plus the bathroom and in-suite laundry. The home has southern exposure and is close to Long Lake, shopping, recreation and is a real pleasure to show. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #317-2815 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429440

    Main Photo: #317-2815 DEPARTURE BAY ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429440
    $225,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429440
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    930 sq. ft.
    Attention Investors and first time buyers...Check out this new condo listing on Departure Bay Beach! Walk across the street from your top floor 2 bedroom unit to one of the nicest beaches and views in Nanaimo. Rentals are allowed and laundry is free. Some updates are done on this 930 square foot unit overlooking the sports field and tennis courts at Departure Bay. Features big bright rooms with an electric fireplace in the living room and a large bathroom with a passage to the master bedroom. Perhaps a great place to retire to. Close to all amenities and shopping. Don't miss this one as the location is in demand. All measurements and data is approximate and to be verified if important. More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #304-99 CHAPEL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429223

    Main Photo: #304-99 CHAPEL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429223
    $234,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429223
    Bedrooms:
    1
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    623 sq. ft.
    This bright, modern, open concept unit is located on the third floor of the desirable Studio NA complex. This unit has granite counter tops in the kitchen and bathroom, carpet in the bedroom, and laminate flooring. Floor to ceiling windows allow for ample natural light into the open concept living area. This unit has in suite laundry, a secure underground parking stall and a storage unit. Located right in the heart of Nanaimo's downtown shopping district. Right outside your front door you have locally owned restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, yoga studios, and art galleries Studio NA allows rentals and a pet. For more information call Angela West at 250-591-4601. More details
    460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6130 DENVER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429294

    Main Photo: 6130 DENVER WAY in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429294
    $264,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429294
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,250 sq. ft.
    Showing beautifully, and stylishly done, this lovely 2 bedroom home is a must see. Built in 2006 and located in 55+ Crest II Estates, this home offers a beautiful southern exposure setting, and it's on a full foundation. Lovely cabinetry and counter tops in both bathrooms and the kitchen boast richly stained cherry wood and newer plumbing and electrical fixtures.The kitchen also offers a new (2016) skylight, breakfast bar, and quality stainless steel appliances. The attractive open plan shows off the spacious living room opening to the dining room, overlooking the rear yard with slider access onto the covered deck and open patio. Some of the great extras include laminate flooring, heat pump (fabulous in the hot summer months!), natural gas fireplace, water purifier, and low-flow toilets. The yard is fully fenced, private, and offers a mix of gardens, sitting areas, and lawn. Pet friendly, too! (See regulations regarding pets.) All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. Call Rhonda now to view. (250) 816-7741 www.heasliphomes.com rhonda@heasliphomes.com More details
    RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 6041 PINE RIDGE CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429486

    Main Photo: 6041 PINE RIDGE CRES in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429486
    $268,800
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429486
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    757 sq. ft.
    Well maintained, bright and sunny quality built mobile home on a lovely, level 9714 sqft lot in sought after North Nanaimo near Superstore with exceptional privacy, RV parking,room for a shop, carriage house or rezone to duplex. Alternatively, live in the mobile or rent out while you plan your new home. The home offers 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath, new gas furnace, new electrical Silver Certification, open plan kitchen/living area and beamed ceilings creating an expansive feel with large windows, a functional bright kitchen, built in china cabinet, covered porch, carport, laundry and plenty of storage in the 3 foot crawl space. The property is exceptionally private in a quiet, serene neighbourhood within walking distance to shopping, dining, public transportation and entertainment. This is the perfect home for someone looking for simple, affordable living in the north end, investment or remove the mobile and build your dream home with carriage house. Available immediately. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 205 SABISTON STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429313

    Main Photo: 205 SABISTON STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429313
    $269,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429313
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,260 sq. ft.
    Nice character home in the the Old City area. Great investment rental property. Close to all amenities; upper level has 2 bedrooms, 4 piece bathroom, good sized kitchen and large living room. Downstairs has one bedroom unauthorized suite. Seller says upstairs rented around $1000. Downstairs tenant is paying $550. including utilities. Home is well cared for. Fresh paint, nice backyard. Great price!!! Suite on 2nd showings. More details
    Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #33-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429392

    Main Photo: #33-6325 METRAL DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS® # 429392
    $297,500
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    429392
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,392 sq. ft.
    You must view to truly appreciate this lovely home. This double wide modular home has been completely renovated and feels like a beautiful rancher in a desirable modular home park. When you enter this home, quality will be noticed right away. The kitchen has been designed for maximum usable space. Pantry offers pull out shelving, extra counter top space. There is a double oven, great when entertaining! plenty of windows supply plenty of natural light throughout. Cordless honeycomb custom blinds offering privacy in the front of the home. Spacious laundry room with cabinets gives you storage. Master bedroom has been beautifully remodeled along with the master bathroom. Bedroom closet offers a closet organizer, again, maximizing space. The exterior of this home has new siding and looks very modern. This home has lots of landscaping done and have drip irrigation for even lower maintenance. This home is a must see, easy to view, call for an appointment. More details
    Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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Listing information last updated on August 19, 2017
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