September saw a further decrease in the average home price in Nanaimo. September’s average single family home price was $801,021 – a decrease of 9.1% from August of 2022, and a decrease of 3.7% from September of last year. There are a few factors at play that have caused this decrease in average sale price, the biggest of which being the shift in supply and demand.
Are buyers looking for just bedrooms and bathrooms? No, buying is about the psychology of how something makes you feel. After 30 years of selling homes, we understand the importance of these little things and how to effectively create a connection between a buyer and a prospective home. The science of smell shows that scent, emotion and memory are all intertwined, making how your home smells very important!
The average sale price for August increased from the month of July. Part of this increase is due to less properties being listed for sale. July saw 223 new property listings whereas August saw 155. This makes it seem that July was an anomaly month where home prices were affected more by overwhelming inventory at the same time that demand started to decrease.
Vancouver Island constantly amazes me with how incredible it is here, and how much there is to discover. Whether you’re new to the Island, a local, or reading this internationally, here are some facts you may not know about Vancouver Island, located in British Columbia!
Vancouver Island is a very unique and outdoorsy place to live with the mildest weather in Canada, which is perfect for creating your own Westcoast outdoor environment outside on your deck or patio. The beauty of outdoor space is that it extends your living space, and studies show spending time outdoors can reduce blood pressure, muscle tension and heart rate. Finding ways to rock your outdoor space is the perfect opportunity to spend more time outside and create your own outdoor oasis!
VIREB's market statistics for July 2022 in the Nanaimo real estate market shows inventory has increased over 60% from July of 2021, while demand has decreased by over 40%.
Cheers to the long weekend! - With a super hot weekend ahead, we’re lucky to have so many absolutely stunning swimming locations to cool off here in Nanaimo. It feels like the most amazing summer destination, with endless lakes and beaches all within a quick drive and maybe even a walk for some. Here is a brief list of a few destinations to fill your weekend with adventure while staying cool!
Gillette & Associates tips for keeping your home cool during the summer months.
VIREB's June statistics have been released! June was the first month in a year and a half that the sale to list price ratio has dipped below 100%
GOOD NEWS! After 2 Years, the much anticipated and newly expanded Nanaimo Night Market, located downtown on Commercial Street is back!
This will be the third successful year for this great event, enjoying local food, artisans, and local farmer market participants.
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