Nanaimo Real Estate

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Home Prices in Nanaimo

The asking price of homes for sale in Nanaimo has increased 35.02% since August last year, while the number of homes for sale has decreased -6.41%. See more Nanaimo Home Prices & Values.

House
Median Asking Price
$600K
388 Houses
Townhouse
Median Asking Price
$475K
97 Townhouses
Condo
Median Asking Price
$232K
57 Condos

Nanaimo MLS® Listings & Real Estate

Zolo helps you find your perfect home out of the 661 homes for sale in Nanaimo. Search by location with our MLS® map for Canada-wide real estate listings. Explore these homes by property type, price, number of bedrooms, size, keywords like "swimming pool," and more to find Nanaimo condos or houses for sale in Nanaimo. With Zolo you'll be able to Explore neighbourhoods, find areas with the top schools in the city, and easily navigate the MLS® system. Most locals in the city own their homes, while 28% live in Nanaimo rentals.

Zolo has the most thorough, up-to-date set of Nanaimo real estate listings and gives you the power to search within the Nanaimo MLS® system for nearby cities and neighbourhoods. Get in touch with one of our Nanaimo real estate brokers to get started on landing your dream home today! Interested in cities around Nanaimo? Browse some Gabriola Island real estate as well as search for homes for sale in Mudge Island and within the MLS® system (Lantzville) on Zolo.

Nanaimo City Guide

84K
Population
6.5%
Population Growth
9%
Unemployment

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 Saltair, , 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.

City
(Top 5)
Active listings
1Nanaimo 657
2Lantzville 19

Demographics

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.

28%
Rent
72%
Own
$849
Monthly Rent (Median)
$948
Monthly Mortgage (Median)
22,975
Total Families
$52,744
Family Income (Median)
45
Age (Median)
56%
College Educated

Schools

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

Commuters

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

87%
Drive
4%
Transit
2%
Bike
7%
Walk
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