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Nanaimo, BC Real Estate - Houses For Sale in Nanaimo, British Columbia

In Nanaimo, roughly 55% of dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and duplexes are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. About 30% of properties in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This city has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this city own their home whereas the remainder are renters.  Read more about Nanaimo real estate

729 Homes For Sale in Nanaimo

Lifestyle

Transportation

Driving is usually the favoured approach to get around in Nanaimo. Parking is easy, and most real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Nanaimo Parkway. On the other hand, the public transit service in Nanaimo is not very frequent. Nonetheless, the city is linked by around 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses. Nanaimo is not very suitable for those who travel by foot because meeting day-to-day needs is at times challenging by walking.

Services

Daycares and primary schools are convenient to reach on foot from any location in this city. However, there are only a few high schools and therefore they can be a long walk away. As far as food is concerned, reaching one of about 30 grocery stores by walking is possible for some, but not all, house buyers in Nanaimo. A small number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.

Character

The character of Nanaimo is exemplified by its relaxed environment. There are over 300 parks nearby for residents to visit, such as West Marsh Park and Linley Valley Park, which makes it easy to get to them. This city is quiet overall, as the streets are usually calm.