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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  • 5287 TOMS TURNABOUT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442099

    Main Photo: 5287 TOMS TURNABOUT in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442099
    $459,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442099
    Bedrooms:
    4
    Bathrooms:
    3
    Floor Area:
    2,087 sq. ft.
    This North Nanaimo townhouse offers 3/4 bedrooms, ocean view, an extremely private rear patio, ocean view decks, Maple kitchen and over 2000 sqft of living space. The home is located just minutes to Hammond Bay beaches and North Nanaimo schools. With no strata fees and a low maintenance yard this is a real gem. The current owner has installed mini split heat pumps for efficient heating and the bonus is air conditioning. The house also has an amazing ocean view from the front of the house, from within the solarium. The master bedroom has sliding doors to an oasis of a private patio. The lower level could be used as a home office, or a small in home business as it has as separate entry. This home offers tremendous value in today's market. Don't wait. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1857 NOORZAN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441697

    Main Photo: 1857 NOORZAN STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441697
    $200,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441697
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    924 sq. ft.
    This centrally located manufactured home has all that a person could want in a property: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (including a 3pc ensuite), a large open kitchen, plenty of storage & sunny Southern exposure over a large double sized lot. The flooring & trim have been updated, as have the vinyl windows & doors. The roof & skylights were also recently replaced. Homeowners know that ongoing, consistent maintenance is key; there is no deferred maintenance here with the interior lovingly taken care of & the exterior of the unit power washed on the regular. The sunny yard is fenced & features fruit trees & garden beds. If you are looking for a shady spot for an afternoon drink or two, invite your friends over & have a seat on the large covered deck. Valley Oak Estates is a well run 55+ community that will welcome your pet (this unit is right across the street from the perfect park for your four legged friend to have a run around). Data & measurements are approximate; verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #45-507 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440856

    Main Photo: #45-507 9TH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440856
    $209,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    440856
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,200 sq. ft.
    Three bedroom Ocean View Townhouse. This there bedroom 1 bathroom home is close to the heart of Nanaimo. Conveniently located close to the downtown and Vancouver Island University. Main level entry with open concept living room dining room and kitchen, with the laundry on this level. Access to patio from dining room. Upper level has three spacious bedrooms and the bathroom, large master bedroom with plenty of closet space. Exterior storage room. This home is in original condition and needs updating. Fantastic priced starter home. Comes with two designated parking spots (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #107-4724 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441080

    Main Photo: #107-4724 UPLANDS DRIVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441080
    $209,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441080
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    925 sq. ft.
    Great entry level or investment condo. This ground level two bedroom condo is in the Uplands area within walking distance to the Nanaimo North Town Centre Mall and Oliver Woods Rec Centre. Fantastic investment property. Rent is $1125 per month. Renovated bathroom, laminate flooring. Lots of storage in unit. Hot water included in strata fee makes this unit very affordable. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #22-25 PRYDE AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441657

    Main Photo: #22-25 PRYDE AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441657
    $219,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441657
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,120 sq. ft.
    Affordable 3 bedroom, 2 bath Townhouse located in the Central Nanaimo Area. Approximately 1120 sq.ft. close to schools, shopping, hospital, bus route and most major amenities. Perfect for the first time buyer or investor. Needs a little TLC, private fenced patio area. Adjacent to Quarterway Elementary School. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #106-3089 BARONS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442184

    Main Photo: #106-3089 BARONS ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442184
    $225,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442184
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    805 sq. ft.
    Welcome to this move-in ready condo situated in a central location close to restaurants, shopping and bus routes. This is an excellent investment property or a wonderful place to call home. The unit offers two good sized bedrooms and an open concept floor plan. Easy care laminate flooring extends throughout most of the home. The galley style kitchen has a good amount of storage and there is a separate laundry room with built-in shelving. A partially covered patio area is a great spot to enjoy the outdoors. Features include five appliances and new laminate flooring in one bedroom. Lakeside Terrace allows rentals and welcomes pets with some restrictions. The ground level patio makes it easy for taking pets in and out. If you are looking for your first home, are ready to downsize, or wanting to purchase an investment property this may be a great option. The location is convenient to a variety of amenities. On realtor.ca click the icons above for immersive 3d tour, custom video, floor plans and more, or visit MillerRealEstate.com. All data and measurements are approximate and must be verified if fundamental. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 126 SOUTH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441136

    Main Photo: 126 SOUTH STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441136
    $229,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441136
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,800 sq. ft.
    Main level entry with basement 2 bedroom plus den on a no through road in Nanaimo. Main level offers 2 bedrooms, 4 piece washroom, kitchen, dining and living room area. The majority of the basement is unfinished except for a large den and 4 piece washroom. Lots of potential for first time buyers or investors. Backs onto a stream and has a large yard. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1081 MORRELL CIRCLE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441627

    Main Photo: 1081 MORRELL CIRCLE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441627
    $235,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441627
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,150 sq. ft.
    Willow Park is a 55+ adult community. Minutes to downtown, and within walking distance to two Nature Parks. There are plenty of trails to jog along,and there's fishing within walking distance of your residence. Beautifully landscaped, and surrounded by Douglas Firs. You are in the foothills of Mount Benson. Willow Park is a friendly community, and it won't take long for you meet a new bunch of friends. The property at 1081 is approx. 1150 sq. feet (vertify measurements if important) Plus there's a 300 sq. foot Sun Room, a 300 sq. ft. Deck, and views of the Park, the forest, birds and wild life. The unit has a Master Bedroom with a full ensuite. A second Bedroom, and a second full Bathroom. There's a tradional Dining Room, a Den, Kitchen, large Living Room and laundry room. The property is landscaped and requires little maintanance. There's a water fountain in the front of the unit and another at the back of the unit. A 10 foot Palm Tree welcomes you as you walk up to the property. Included with the property: Washer & Dryer Dishwasher Stove Fridge 2 water fountains ( ie: statute & pool like) Recently painted throughout. For more information about this listing and more photos, please click the "Multimedia," or "Brochure" button above. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by FSBO Real Estate Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #36-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442178

    Main Photo: #36-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442178
    $239,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442178
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    932 sq. ft.
    Modern end unit 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhome. Bright and clean, the home offers two levels with the bedrooms and a second bathroom upstairs. Downstairs, the living space features a modern updated look with upgraded stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and your own gorgeous private patio area outside that has updated landscaping and new fencing. Featuring updated floors, stainless steel appliances, new landscaping, fully fenced and front of home parking. This home is a rentable strata property which makes it a fantastic investment opportunity in a high-demand rental area. Located just a short walk to the university, shopping centres, transit, close to downtown and all amenities. Please contact Byrn Johnson for more information or to schedule a showing 250.739.1140 or bryn@brynjohnson.ca. Additional information at brynjohnson.ca. (All measurements and data approximate. Please verify if important.) (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 1839 BECCA MAY LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440607

    Main Photo: 1839 BECCA MAY LANE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440607
    $249,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    440607
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,330 sq. ft.
    Cozy Double Wide Perfect for Retirees! Situated in popular Valley Oak Estates, this home has 1,330 sqft of comfortable living space, with 2 beds and 2 baths. The kitchen includes tons of cabinet space and an eating nook, which are both full of natural light from a large bay window. The living room is open to the dining room creating a bright spacious area. The master is complete with a 4-piece ensuite and a huge walk in closet. The low maintenance backyard is fully fenced, includes a sundeck, and a storage shed. Located just minutes away from transportation, parks, amenities, and Westwood Lake. Adult Oriented, 1 pet allowed (max 22lbs). All measurements are approximate, please verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #3-441 GAIL PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442082

    Main Photo: #3-441 GAIL PLACE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442082
    $249,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442082
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    840 sq. ft.
    Welcome home to this lovely 2 bedroom/1 bath patio home that could be just right for retirees, families or investors.This is one of the best locations in the development at the very end which gives you extra privacy and green space. This corner suite features 2 bedrooms with a bright kitchen and pass through with an updated bathroom/ tub/shower. Enjoy the designer paint colours, thermo windows, quality window coverings and updated laminate flooring throughout this 840 sqft one level patio home. Walk out into the private backyard area and enjoy the green space with flat, useable, pet friendly yard area. Dogs up to 15 kg or 1 cat permitted and rentals allowed in accordance w/ bylaws. Steps to schools, parks, shopping, pool/rec centre, downtown, ferries, floatplanes and the theatre, this well located patio home deserves a look. 1 parking spot included + extra spots for $10/mo if needed. All info and measurements approximate buyer to verify. Still available, call today. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by One Percent Realty Ltd.(Dunc)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #18-444 BRUCE AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441809

    Main Photo: #18-444 BRUCE AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441809
    $249,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441809
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,216 sq. ft.
    A tastefully updated townhome in Peartree Meadows! Close to VIU and all schools, shopping, restaurants, recreation, transit & downtown, this spacious 3 BD, 2 BA townhome will impress. The entire inside has been repainted including trim and doors, new stylish laminate on the main living room and fresh new carpet up the stairs to the 3 BD. It's a perfect floor plan for a family & a great price for first time home buyers. The master is huge with a cheater ensuite & its own private sun deck! In unit laundry is conveniently located upstairs in the 4 piece bathroom. On the main is a recently updated kitchen with eating bar, adjoining dining room, a 2-piece bathroom & a large family room with electric fireplace. A slider opens to a covered patio with a private year yard. Great for BBQs! The unit has its own storage locker & carport with another parking spot in the driveway. Lots of visitor parking nearby. Msmnts apprx, pls verify if deemed imprtnt. For more information contact Josh Wynia at 250-591-4601. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by 460 Realty Inc.
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 880 SHARIE ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS®# 442133

    Main Photo: 880 SHARIE ROAD in GABRIOLA ISLAND: House for sale : MLS®# 442133
    $259,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442133
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    685 sq. ft.
    Looking for a smart investment? How about a beautiful getaway spot? This home is for you! This quaint two bedroom home located on beautiful Gabriola Island with a partial ocean view from the back yard is perfect as a starter home, rental property or retirement getaway. Situated on a private cu-de-sac and close to all amenities such as shopping, cafes, pharmacy, a beautiful golf course & many walking/hiking trails you have everything at your fingertips. This open concept living/dining area is bright and open with tons of light and has a woodstove for very efficient heating. Two good sized bedrooms, a bathroom and a laundry/mudroom make this home a perfect place to relax. Out back there is a beautiful deck nestled in the trees for those evening dinners surrounded by nature. With tons of parking & a separate shed for storage, this home has it all! All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #307-567 TOWNSITE ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442309

    Main Photo: #307-567 TOWNSITE ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442309
    $259,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442309
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,023 sq. ft.
    An affordable two bedroom and two bathroom condo within the popular Townsite Gables. This very well cared for building has had its exterior envelope replaced and all the interior common areas have been renovated. Townsite Gables is conveniently located within walking distance to shopping, schools, parks and the ocean. There is a nearby bus stop too. This very bright and very clean condo boasts an ocean view, a spacious balcony and an in-suite laundry. The next lucky owner will enjoy the new kitchen and bathroom cabinets, counter tops and flooring. The majority of the light fixtures throughout this lovely condo have also been replaced. There is a large in-unit storage room and a storage area on the ground level for your seasonal belongings and bicycle. Townsite Gables also provides a secured entry, a spacious foyer and an elevator. Hurry, act now! This is the condo you have been searching for! All data and measurements are approximate and should be verified. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #47-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441689

    Main Photo: #47-285 HAREWOOD ROAD in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441689
    $259,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441689
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,197 sq. ft.
    This unit proves that it is still possible to get a great home at reasonable price in today's market. This 3 bed plus den/storage and 2 bath renovated unit is vacant and ready for its new owner thanks to a recent refresh. There is tremendous value here; 3 bedroom units at this price point are few and far between. The nearly 1200 square foot layout is perfect with a renovated kitchen, powder room, laundry and a good sized living and dining on the main and bedrooms, den and a full bathroom up. The back yard has been recently fenced and landscaped, giving you private garden oasis for the upcoming balmy summer days and nights. An added bonus of this unit is that the thick block walls work as a sound buffer, making for a much quieter strata living experience. The proximity to shopping and transit (literally steps away), Vancouver Island University and recreation as well as the fact that it is rentable make this a fabulous investment for owners and investors alike. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #6-6990 DICKINSON ROAD in LANTZVILLE: House for sale : MLS®# 442149

    Main Photo: #6-6990 DICKINSON ROAD in LANTZVILLE: House for sale : MLS®# 442149
    $259,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442149
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    868 sq. ft.
    Here is rare opportunity to own a brand new manufactured home on the waterfront of the Shoregrove Resort in popular lower Lantzville. Unlimited access to private walk-on beach as well as the incredible views of breathtaking sunsets, Winchelsea Islands, snow cap mountains and passing cruise ships. Come and enjoy all the sea life, kayaking, canoeing, wind surfing, fishing and much more that waterfront living can offer. This unit offers an immaculate interior with open concept with vaulted ceiling, bay window, large picture window, skylight in the kitchen with an ocean view from the living room. The covered sundeck with excellent sun exposure would be a great place to entertain and have a BBQ. Woodgrove Shopping Centre and all other amenities are just a few minutes away. This is a quiet, 55+ aged park and is pet friendly. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #42-444 BRUCE AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441502

    Main Photo: #42-444 BRUCE AVE in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 441502
    $269,000
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    441502
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,400 sq. ft.
    Three bedroom townhouse close to VIU and all amenities, walking distance to shopping area. On bus route. Living room, kitchen and dining room on main floor with two piece bathroom. Three bedrooms bathroom and laundry area on upper floor. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #2-528 ROSEHILL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440954

    Main Photo: #2-528 ROSEHILL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440954
    $269,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    440954
    Bedrooms:
    3
    Bathrooms:
    1
    Floor Area:
    1,089 sq. ft.
    Fantastic investment opportunity! Recently renovated townhouse in convenient Central Nanaimo, just steps from the seawall, transit routes and downtown. Strata has no rental restrictions, making this an excellent candidate for a revenue property. Highlights include a stylish, updated kitchen, modern finishes and colour palette, spacious rear deck, walk-in closet in the master bedroom and in-unit laundry. The exterior of the building also underwent an extensive renovation a few years ago. With three bedrooms on the main floor, this townhouse would be perfect for a young family or for students. No age restrictions, 2 cats permitted, no dogs. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • 185 BOWLSBY STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440766

    Main Photo: 185 BOWLSBY STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 440766
    $274,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    440766
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,080 sq. ft.
    Enjoy the beautiful sunrise over the ocean each morning from this lovely two bedroom, two bathroom patio home at Newport Vista. Adult 55+ complex, with a private location which is quiet and safe. A convenient carport provides parking for one vehicle, covered from the elements. Enter straight into the main level living area with no stairs. The open concept layout allows for ease of use with walker or wheelchair. Features large bright rooms, kitchen has plenty of cabinets and ocean view nook. Master enjoys a walk in closet and large 3 piece ensuite. Other features of the property include gas fireplace, large laundry and utility room and a jetted bathtub. Great location with convenient shopping nearby. Once small pet allowed and no rentals. All measurements are approximate and should be verified if important. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
  • #7-111 WALL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442018

    Main Photo: #7-111 WALL STREET in NANAIMO: House for sale : MLS®# 442018
    $274,900
    Single Family
    Status:
    Active
    MLS® Num:
    442018
    Bedrooms:
    2
    Bathrooms:
    2
    Floor Area:
    1,345 sq. ft.
    Beautifully renovated townhouse overlooking the Millstone River. Relax and enjoy the view from this top floor unit with a huge balcony to entertain family and guests. This home just screams elegance with lighting fixtures, wall to wall hardwood floor, updated kitchen, and beautiful wood doors. The open floor plan allows the flow from the kitchen to the great room for an amazing modern feel. Upstairs is the master bedroom with 2 piece en-suite and a single bedroom for all your growing family needs. The den can be converted back to a 3rd bedroom if you need! With this complex being located inside Bowen Park area, expect a short walk to the park areas, and a short driving distant to downtown Nanaimo. No Age restriction, 2 Cats allowed, no dogs permitted. Please call your local agent to book an appointment or more information. (id:2493) More details
    Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
    SHAWN MCDONALD
    Kristin McDonald
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