Please visit our Open House at 3811 Departure Bay Rd in Nanaimo.
Open House on Sunday, June 26, 2022 2:00PM - 4:00PM Hosted by Sara Barton
Welcome to this great home in Departure Bay, situated on a large 0.21 acre flat, fenced lot, that is in walking distance to both Rock City Elementary school and Wellington Secondary. It has 3 bedrooms on the upper level and the added bonus of additional living space on the lower level. Oak hardwood floors are on the main level and the primary bedroom and there is also a sprung maple floor on neoprene pads, that was installed for ballroom dancing, in the family room on the lower level. Plus do not miss out on taking a look at the south facing fenced rear garden which is its own oasis with fish pond and fountain - just ideal for those summer...
Read full post

I have listed a new property at 3811 Departure Bay Rd in Nanaimo.
Welcome to this great home in Departure Bay, situated on a large 0.21 acre flat, fenced lot, that is in walking distance to both Rock City Elementary school and Wellington Secondary. It has 3 bedrooms on the upper level and the added bonus of additional living space on the lower level. Oak hardwood floors are on the main level and the primary bedroom and there is also a sprung maple floor on neoprene pads, that was installed for ballroom dancing, in the family room on the lower level. Plus do not miss out on taking a look at the south facing fenced rear garden which is its own oasis with fish pond and fountain - just ideal for those summer evenings. The home is ideal for families as is close to schools, shopping...
Read full post

Welcome to the monthly real estate statistics newsletter.



Real Estate Statistics





 
 
Synopsis for Nanaimo


The graphs below show the median sold price, sold numbers and number of new listings since the beginning of each year (freehold homes only.)

Median Sold Price:


 

Sold Numbers:


 
 

Number of new listings:


 
 

The following graphs shows the % difference of the housing price index (HPI) from the same month 12 months ago. It is split into the different sub-areas (the overall figure for Nanaimo is on the left of the graph) and is for single family homes.


 
 

The following graphs are for Nanaimo and show the sales numbers against new listings and sales numbers against total active listings. This is helpful to show how the market is doing as the closer the 2...
Read full post

I have sold a property at 6172 Arlin Pl in Nanaimo.
Welcome to Strathcona Ridge - a premier townhome development in the heart of Nanaimo. This immaculate home is main level entry with a walk out basement. It has 3 bedrooms, a den, 3 bathrooms, double garage, family room plus the added bonus of a storage/craft room. This spacious home has been maintained to a very high standard and will not disappoint. The living room is light filled with vaulted ceiling, tall windows, hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, plus distant ocean views. The kitchen is well designed with a central island, newer s/s appliances, stone counters and plenty of cabinet space. The primary bedroom has a good sized ensuite with double sinks and separate tub and shower. Downstairs you will find the remaining 2 bedrooms,...
Read full post

I have sold a property at 6246 McRobb Ave in Nanaimo.
A rare North Nanaimo rancher. Welcome home to this 3 bed, 2 bathroom 1700 sq.ft home. Entering this bright property is the sunken living room with a natural gas fireplace, the perfect entertaining space. A formal dining room leads into the kitchen, featuring an island for cooking, and an eating nook overlooking the backyard. The family room is an open space with another natural gas fireplace and doors leading to the back patio, ideal for your summer time BBQ's. Down the hall are 2 bedrooms and the primary bedroom which includes a 4 piece ensuite (and a soaker tub!) A 4 piece bathroom and a laundry room complete this cozy rancher. The backyard space is great for relaxing, gardening or letting your little ones play. Walking...
Read full post

I have sold a property at 305 2515 Alexander St in Duncan.
Welcome to this top floor corner unit in Carrick Court. This well managed building is great for first time home buyers or investors as has no age restriction, allows rentals and has a very reasonable strata fee of $236 per month. The building has the convenience of an elevator, a shared laundry, a caretaker and allows 1 cat (sorry but no dogs) and is located close to shopping and other amenities that Duncan has to offer. The home has a large 24 ft long balcony with nice views to the south and west, a spacious kitchen with pantry and also has a storage/coat room by the front door. Plus, it is move in ready and could be available for a quick possession. Floorplan and virtual tour are available to view online. Measurements...
Read full post

I have listed a new property at 3 1050 Bowlby Rd in Errington.
This 2006 home is move in ready having been well maintained. It has an open plan layout featuring a large kitchen area that opens up into the spacious living room. Plus there is the nearly 100 sq ft mud room so has space for coats, storage or even a freezer. Outside the garden is fenced and a good size with a storage shed and there is also the covered deck at the front. This is a great affordable home that is less than 20 years old in a family park that allows 1 small dog or cat. Measurements are approximate, please verify if important.
Read full post

I have sold a property at 202 500 Argyle Lane in Gabriola Island.
This is a very rare offering that does not come along very often on Gabriola - a condo in an apartment building. This 968 sq ft home has 1 bed and a den, however, the den is easily large enough to be a bedroom but just does not have a closet. Plus, it also has 2 full bathrooms and a 6’1” x 5’8” storage room that is right outside the door to the unit. Located in the top floor south west corner it has a balcony that enjoys the afternoon sun. The building is located on nearly 10 acres, overlooks forest and is within walking distance of the ferry and the village core. There is also a residents workshop, common room for activities plus a garden area. The building is 55+, allows 1 cat or dog up to 20kg but no rentals....
Read full post

I have listed a new property at 3811 Departure Bay Rd in Nanaimo.
This is a great split level home in Departure Bay that is in walking distance to both Rock City Elementary school and Wellington Secondary. It has 3 bedrooms on the upper level and the added bonus of additional living space on the lower level. Oak hardwood floors are on the main level and the primary bedroom and there is also a sprung maple floor on neoprene pads, that was installed for ballroom dancing, in the family room on the lower level. Plus do not miss out on taking a look at the south facing fenced rear garden which is its own oasis with fish pond and fountain - just ideal for those summer evenings. The home is ideal for families as is close to schools, shopping and transit - both Country Club mall and...
Read full post

Navigating Nanaimo real estate for sale can be challenging when there are multiple offers on most homes. You will most likely have to compete with others for your dream home, so knowing what tips can help you get your offer in first is essential. Keep reading to learn from those who know how to win a bidding war. 

1- View The Property 

As soon as you find a property you are interested in, you should make an appointment for a viewing. Before you can make an offer, you need to view the home- so make sure to arrange for the earliest time possible before the offers start coming in. 

2- Let Your Realtor Join 

Your realtor knows what issues to look for in your home and has enough connections with professionals such as roofers and electricians. You have to think about these costs...

Read full post
Ian Hodson
Telephone: (250) 756-1132
Toll Free: 1-800-377-4374
Fax: (250) 756-1210
Beds (Min)
Any
1
2
3
4
5
Baths (Min)
Any
1
2
3
4
5
Priced between $ & $
MLS® property information is provided under copyright© by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board and Victoria Real Estate Board. The information is from sources deemed reliable, but should not be relied upon without independent verification.