Nanaimo Real Estate Blog

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There’s more Nanaimo real estate for sale now. That’s because spring and summer are the best times of the year to sell homes in Nanaimo. It also means there’s a lot more competition, because more houses on the market mean more choices for buyers.

If your home needs repairs, it’s easier...

Selling an empty home is much different than selling a home that people are living in. Nanaimo real estate agents will tell you there are more unique challenges to selling an empty home that owners don’t face when living in their home for sale. Fortunately, there are also some things you can do...

If you’re thinking about buying a home in Nanaimo, it’s important to understand all of the factors that go into making a smart purchase decision. You should have a big-picture idea of how the Nanaimo BC real estate market works. You’ll also need to know how to analyze the seemingly countless...

The Nanaimo real-estate market continues to show signs of an adjusting market according to statistics released at the end of February by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board.

Unit sales are down in all property types with prices softening in single family homes and patio homes and up...

Congratulations! You’ve found a buyer for your home, they’ve qualified for a home loan, and all that’s left to do is the home inspection. Contracts for homes for sale in Nanaimo are often contingent on the buyer approving the inspection results. If they find things that need to be repaired, they...

How much does it cost to buy real estate in Nanaimo?  The answer depends on many factors including the type of property you choose to buy.  Other considerations include:  are you looking for new construction or is an older home okay?  Would you prefer a house, condo, patio home or a townhouse?...

Another year has come and gone and we are now well into 2019.  

Reviewing real estate sales activity for the previous year helps to get a feel for what to expect for the 2019 market.

Keeping abreast of what is happening in the Nanaimo real estate market is important for both buyers...

The sales stats at the end of November 2018 have changed significantly as compared to November 2017. The market is experiencing a shift, for sure. Looking at the single-family, condo & townhouse sales numbers as at Dec. 1, 2018 we are firmly in a balanced market as compared to a seller’s...

In the North Nanaimo area, one of the largest condo complexes is Longwood.

 

Longwood is made up of six buildings including: Ambleside built in 1997, Carisbrooke built in 1998, Stonecroft built in...

Interesting numbers for October 2018.  The market feels like its shifting and slowing however the stats that have come in for October 2018 show that we dipped back into a seller’s market in October for single family homes.

A seller’s market refers to a situation in which the seller calls...