Featured Communities of Nanaimo


Nanaimo offers many options for homebuyers when it comes to choosing the surrounding outdoor environment. North Nanaimo is full of beautifully planned suburbs filled with family homes for sale overlooking the ocean. Jingle Pot homes are nestled among the towering trees on quiet acreages overlooking small lakes and calming creeks. South of Nanaimo, you'll find Cedar and Yellow point, full of farms and small homes in the countryside known for their farmer's markets and laidback lifestyle. Whatever you're looking for, Nanaimo has the perfect natural setting for you to improve your quality of life.


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Relocation Guide

Moving to a new city can be a stressful endeavour, and we're here to help. Visit our Relocation guide to learn more about all Nanaimo has to offer. Here you'll find information about Nanaimo's history, climate, population demographics, and the best parks. There is also information for individuals planning to retire on Vancouver Island. Make sure to visit us on FACEBOOK, where you'll see the latest pictures and videos of what it's like to live on Vancouver Island. 


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Nanaimo School Catchments

Nanaimo has many outstanding elementary schools such as Frank J. Ney Elementary, McGirr Elementary and Randerson Ridge Elementary. Research the best schools near homes for sale in the Nanaimo/Ladysmith School District (SD68) using our Nanaimo School Resources page. Search for your family's next home based on the school catchment best for your child. Here you'll find all of the elementary and secondary schools in SD68, contact information, ranking, and all available homes to purchase with-in the respective catchment areas.


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How Much Do Vancouver Island Homes Cost?

The cost to buy a home on the Westcoast of Canada is high in comparison to other provinces such as Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. But on Vancouver Island, you'll find home prices to be much more reasonable when compared to home prices on the Mainland (Greater Vancouver Area). Central Vancouver Island has many great communities to choose from, such as Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Parksville, Chemainus, to name a few, that suit many different lifestyles. See the statistics below on average home prices in these and other communities on central Vancouver Island.

October 2020 Real Estate Market Report

Nanaimo Average Single Detached Home Price, October 2020


  • $700K
  • $450K
    Oct. 2016
  • $500K
    Oct. 2017
  • $520K
    Oct. 2018
  • $565K
    Oct. 2019
  • $629K
    Oct. 2020

Average house sale price compared to the previous four years of sales data.

Nanaimo Average Price by Property Type:

Property TypeSale/List PriceAvg Sale Price
Single-Family 99.5% $629,000
Condo  98.2% $280,950
Townhouse 99.0% $404,500
Lots/Land 100% $285,000


Average Price of Other Cities:

City NameSale/List PriceAvg Sale Price
Nanaoose 100.1% $1,219,000
Fairwinds 98.5% $1,292,500
Parksville 100% $620,000
Qualicum Beach 99% $710,750
Ladysmith 100% $596,625
Chemainus 99.2% $585,000
Duncan  100% $606,000






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New Listing

5456 Altavista Dr, Nanaimo

$699,900 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,420 Sf

MLS® # 860993

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)
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New Listing

4298 Gulfview Dr, Nanaimo

$825,000 - 6 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,256 Sf

MLS® # 860983

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
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New Listing

1651 Roberta Rd, Nanaimo

$619,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,226 Sf

MLS® # 860972

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
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New Listing

285 Harewood Rd 23, Nanaimo

$360,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,115 Sf

MLS® # 860965

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
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New Listing

4842 Salmon Berry Way, Nanaimo

$385,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,138 Sf

MLS® # 860879

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
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New Listing

999 Bowen Rd 5305, Nanaimo

$132,900 - 1 Beds, 1 Baths, 413 Sf

MLS® # 860951

Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.



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Photo of Pipers Lagoon at sunrise on December 18, 2018, at 8:59 am.

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