Nanaimo Real Estate

  • 654 homes for sale in Nanaimo, BC.

  • $165,000 to $5,399,000
  • $662,566 Avg List

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Home Prices in Nanaimo

The asking price of homes for sale in Nanaimo has increased 1.99% since January last year, while the number of homes for sale has increased 29.9%. See more Nanaimo Home Prices & Values.

Median Asking Price
439 Houses
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82 Townhouses
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82 Condos

Nanaimo MLS® Listings & Real Estate

Zolo has the most thorough, up-to-date set of Nanaimo real estate listings. Search for homes listed on the Nanaimo MLS® system, including nearby cities, property types, and neighbourhoods. Currently, Nanaimo has 654 homes for sale, including 439 houses, 82 condos, and 82 townhouses listed for sale.

With Zolo you'll be able to find the hottest Nanaimo neighbourhoods, the best schools in the city, and evaluate nearby amenities. Narrow down your home search to filter by price, bedrooms, size or search by our map of MLS® listings for Canada-wide real estate.

Our Nanaimo MLS® Listing data is updated every 15 minutes to provide you the most-up-to-date home listings. Get in touch with one of our Nanaimo REALTORS® to get started on landing your dream home today.

Nanaimo City Guide

Population Growth

Located in British Columbia, the city of Nanaimo has a population of 83,810. The 6.5% population growth for this city is average when compared to other Canadian cities.

There are 14.37% of immigrants in in Nanaimo, 1.61% of which are recent immigrants to Canada. Other than English, the most common language spoken is Panjabi (Punjabi), with 1% of residents reporting it as their mother tongue. The largest cultural community within Nanaimo is English at 38%, followed by Scottish at 26% and Canadian at 25%.

Nanaimo offers good employment opportunities with an unemployment rate that sits near 9%, which is average when compared to other cities. Approximately 56% of residents hold a university degree. Residents can expect good quality of life in Nanaimo based upon an average median family income of $52,744.

According to Statistics Canada 87% of Nanaimo residents drive. About 17% of residents that are already established within the city will move within a year, while 46% will move within five years.

Nanaimo's population is average when it comes to homeownership, with 72% owning a home and 28% renting. The median monthly mortgage cost is estimated to be about $948, which is average when compared to renters in other Canadian cities.

In the Canadian real estate context, Nanaimo is a good place to establish a foothold in the real estate market.

Nearby Cities

Plenty prospective homeowners opt homes for sale in localities that are further from Nanaimo's downtown core. Suburban neighbourhoods usually offer larger homes on larger lots. For even more options, consider commuting into Nanaimo's core from a nearby city, such as Chemainus, , and . Even neighbouring cities that require a bit of a longer commute, such as , , and , are good options as they provide good housing options, often at more affordable prices.

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Active listings
1Nanaimo 769
2Lantzville 28


Buying a house means owning a piece of a neighbourhood, so it’s a good idea to get to know your neighbours. Here’s a snapshot of Nanaimo’s demographics, including median age, schools and income, using census information from Statistics Canada.

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College Educated


For those interested in buying Canadian real estate in order to raise a family, take heart: Nanaimo is home to top-rated elementary and secondary schools. To help you narrow down your Nanaimo housing market search, here’s the top five schools in each category. (Learn more in our school guide.)

Elementary Schools

7.5 Hammond Bay
6.6 Randerson Ridge
6.0 McGirr
5.3 Uplands Park
5.2 Rutherford

Secondary Schools

7.3 Dover Bay
5.8 Nanaimo District
5.0 Wellington
4.0 Woodlands
3.6 Cedar


According to Statistics Canada, residents in Nanaimo use a variety of ways to get around.

The listing data above is provided under copyright by the Canadian Real Estate Association. The listing data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the Canadian Real Estate Association nor Zolo.