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Nanaimo’s housing district is divided into 20 unique communities with a range of different house styles and sizes. The most common housing types in Nanaimo are single family homes (resale and new construction), half & full duplexes, condos & townhouses, patio and mobile homes, and bare land. As of 2022, the average price of a detached home was $891,964 with the average monthly rent $1,356—compared to the national average: $1,912 per The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping you secure your dream home and where you’ll find listings, real-estate agent recommendations, real estate news and statistics, and other valuable resources.

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