Nanaimo Real Estate Blog July 2017

Prices Soar in Nanaimo

Demand for homes in Nanaimo continues to be strong in 2017. This demand has lead to very low inventories, multiple offers and higher prices. Prices are up 13 percent on single family homes. The average home price is $526,545. Some homes are selling $30-60,000 over asking. It is also not uncommon to see subject free offers.


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New Listings

I have 4 new listings this month.

 

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Luxury Homes

What buyers can expect to see in newer Luxury Homes.

Smart Home features such as;

  • Nest smart thermostats
  • Smart door locks and garage controls that work via Bluetooth and WIFI.
  • Wired for audio, Wi-Fi, security with central hubs.
  • LED lighting and Lifx Color 1000 lighting.
  • Controllable window covering such as Lutron Remote Control Shades.
  • Nest Smart Smoke Detector Electric
  • Car plug in ports. All rooms wired for phones and WIFI.

Green Technologies are evolving and becoming less expensive.

  • On demand hot water tanks.
  • Solar Panels that lower electric bills.
  • Heat Pumps Fresh air Ventilation and heat recovery systems.
  • 100% efficient furnaces.
  • Low E Windows. Plants and trees that lose their leaves on south side of home. They block heat in summer and allow it through in winter.
  • Rain collection from roof.

Master bathrooms with spa features;

  • Heated stone floors
  • Towel warmers Dual shower heads
  • Twin sinks
  • Separate water closets
  • Flush to floor shower stalls with dual shower heads and bench seating

Master bedrooms with features such as;

  • Large walk-in closets with cedar shelves
  • Plenty of lighting and mirrors, built in drawers.
  • Linen storage built in.

Garage with built in dog mini shower.

Custom Kitchens;

  • Room for a 36" or 48" gas range and larger counter depth fridge.
  • Hot taps with on demand boiling water.
  • Pot fillers above range.
  • Low maintenance counters like Granite or Quartz.
  • Heated Stone Floors.
  • Wine Storage and Bar Fridge.
  • Bar sinks Dual Wall ovens.

Large front and interior doors and high ceilings.

Outdoor kitchens and fireplaces.

Low maintenance Stone and Hardie exteriors.




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Vancouver Island was named the best island in Canada

Vancouver Island was named the best Island in Canada in 2017 by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Cape Breton and our local Gulf Islands took second and third place.

 



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Gordon Lightfoot in Concert.

Canadian legend Gordon Lightfoot will perform at the Port Theatre; Sunday, October 22nd at 8:00 pm.. Tickets are $99.50

 

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