Featured Communities of Nanaimo


Nanaimo offers many options for homebuyers when it comes to choosing the outdoor surroundings. 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 Houses 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.

December 2020 Real Estate Market Report

Nanaimo Average Single Detached Home Price, December 2020

  • $1M
  • $458K
    Dec. 2016
  • $487K
    Dec. 2017
  • $521K
    Dec. 2018
  • $567K
    Dec. 2019
  • $646K
    Dec. 2020

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

Average Price by Property Type:

Property TypeSale/List PriceAvg Sale Price
Single-Family 100% $646,000
Condo  100% $295,000
Townhouse 100% $473,500
Lots/Land 99.9% $504,000

Average Sale Price of Other Cities December 2020:

City NamePrice change 2019Avg Sale Price
Nanoose ↑ 36% $1,168,500
Fairwinds ↑ 4% $1,398,000
Parksville 0% $560,000
Qualicum Beach ↑ 3% $801,000
Ladysmith ↑ 34% $657,500
Chemainus ↓ 3% $590,000
Duncan ↓ 1% $618,000




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601 Milton St, Nanaimo

$549,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,718 Sf

MLS® # 863677

eXp Realty
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158 Royal Pacific Way, Nanaimo


MLS® # 863738

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty (Nan)
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1401 Cassell Pl, Nanaimo

$349,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,117 Sf

MLS® # 863744

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
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3701 Delia Terr, Nanaimo

$649,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,137 Sf

MLS® # 863754

460 Realty Inc.
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107 Strickland St, Nanaimo

$275,000 - 2 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,039 Sf

MLS® # 863806

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
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4942 Fillinger Cres, Nanaimo

$1,550,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,625 Sf

MLS® # 863810

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)


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