October 2022 Real Estate Market Stats

October 2022 Real Estate Market Stats

HOUSING MARKET QUIETS AS YEAR-END APPROACHES NANAIMO, BC – The October 2022 Real Estate Market Stats show us that last month, 249 single-family homes sold in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area, a 37% decrease from one year ago and up by 3% from September. There were 42 condo apartment sales in October […]

September 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

September 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

FALL BRINGS MORE BREATHING ROOM FOR BUYERS. NANAIMO, BC – Last month, active listings of single-family detached properties nearly tripled from September 2021, jumping to 1,417. VIREB’s inventory of condo apartments was 332 in September 2022, up from 167 listings one year ago. There were 295 row/townhouses for sale last month, nearly tripling from the […]

May 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

May 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

  Additional inventory is positive news for buyers. Inventory in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area is climbing, but the housing supply is still far below the level needed to satisfy current demand. Active listings of single-family homes rose by 34 per cent from April 2021 and by 32 per cent from March of this […]

April 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

April 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

The April 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate and area inventory is inching up but still far from ideal. Inventory in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area is slowly inching up but is still far from ideal. Active listings of single-family homes rose by nine per cent from March 2021 and by 60 per cent […]

March 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

March 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

INVENTORY INCHING UP BUT STILL FAR FROM IDEAL Inventory in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area is slowly inching up but is still far from ideal. Active listings of single-family homes rose by nine per cent from but increased by 60 per cent from February. VIREB’s inventory of condo apartments in March dipped […]

February 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

February 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

ADDITIONAL INVENTORY OFFERS LITTLE RELIEF FOR BUYERS February brought additional inventory to the table in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area. However, listings are still far below where they need to be to satisfy buyer demand. Active listings of single-family homes were 12 per cent lower last month than the previous February but rose […]

January 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

January 2022 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

NEW YEAR BRINGS SMALL INVENTORY BUMP The new year brought a small inventory bump, but demand is still far outpacing supply in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area. Active listings of single-family homes were 39 per cent lower last month than the previous January but rose by 15 per cent from December 2021. VIREB’s […]

December 2021 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

December 2021 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

ENDS WITH NEAR-RECORD SALES AND RECORD-LOW INVENTORY The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) recorded 11,045 unit sales (all property types) in 2021, close to the 12,014 and 11,341 unit sales seen in 2016 and 2017. It is a remarkable outcome notwithstanding since it occurred amidst an environment of historically low inventory. Based on buyer […]

November 2021 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

November 2021 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

HOW LOW CAN HOUSING INVENTORY GO? Active listings in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area continue to drop, with demand far outpacing supply. Inventory has hit consecutive historical lows for several months running. Active listings of single-family homes were 44 per cent lower last month than in November 2020 and dropped by 24 per […]

October 2021 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

October 2021 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

DIFFERENT MONTH BUT THE SAME ISSUES CONTINUE The predominant theme running through the housing market in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area is one of “different month, same issues.” By category, 398 single-family homes sold in October, a 23 three per cent decrease from one year ago. There were 122 condo apartment sales last […]