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.

Latest 2021 Real Estate Market Reports

Nanaimo Average Single Detached Home Price, February 2021

  • $1M
  • $465K
    Feb. 2017
  • $540K
    Feb. 2018
  • $515K
    Feb. 2019
  • $550K
    Feb. 2020
  • $750K
    Feb. 2021

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

Average Nanaimo Price by Property Type:

Property TypeSale/List PriceAvg Sale Price
Single-Family 103.1% $750,000
Condo  100% $332,500
Townhouse 100% $470,000
Lots/Land 99% $405,000


Average Sale Price of Other Cities February 2021:

City NamePrice change 2020Avg Sale Price
Nanoose ↑ 33% $1,350,000
Fairwinds ↑ 66% $1,877,500
Parksville ↑ 9% $623,500
Qualicum Beach ↑ 64% $1,010,000
Ladysmith ↑ 16% $664,600
Chemainus ↑44% $637,00
Duncan ↑27% $627,538




293 Properties Found. Page 1 of 49.
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New Listing

3199 Smugglers Hill Dr, Nanaimo

$699,900 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,304 Sf

MLS® # 882444

Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PBO)
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New Listing

4735 Lost Lake Rd, Nanaimo

$850,000 - 5 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,578 Sf

MLS® # 883311

RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
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New Listing

4726 Horizon Dr, Nanaimo

$795,000 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,571 Sf

MLS® # 883092

Century 21 Harbour Realty Ltd.
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New Listing

179 Calder Rd, Nanaimo

$589,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,336 Sf

MLS® # 883014

Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty (PBO)
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New Listing

840 Moyse St, Nanaimo

$449,900 - 2 Beds, 1 Bath, 985 Sf

MLS® # 883158

460 Realty Inc. (NA)
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New Listing

6245 Metral Dr 65, Nanaimo

$110,000 - 2 Beds, 1 Bath, 607 Sf

MLS® # 883198

Royal LePage Nanaimo Realty (NanIsHwyN)


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

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