Category Archive for "Nanaimo’s Neighbourhoods"

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Rural Properties in Nanaimo

As someone who grew up on a relatively small, 5 acre hobby farm,  I have a certain affinity with rural properties. Unlike most neighbourhoods rural properties generally allow you to make as much noise as you want and indulge in…

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Great Neighbourhoods in Nanaimo Part 5: Lynburn Estates

For an intro to this series on Nanaimo’s neighbourhoods, please see the first post of the series, here. There are a lot of great homes in and around the Departure Bay area. I’ve already talked about nearby Cilaire in an…

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Great Neighbourhoods in Nanaimo Part 4: South Jingle Pot near Westwood Lake

For an intro to this series, please see the first post of the series, here. Everyone has a slightly different idea of how they want to balance convenience with privacy. Some want to be right near downtown so they can…

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Great Neighbourhoods in Nanaimo Part 3: Northern Old City

Ryan Coffey

Very early on in my real estate career I developed a certain fondness for some of the homes in what the MLS map calls “Old City”. This area, just up the hill from downtown, is Nanaimo’s original settlement area which…

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Great Neighbourhoods in Nanaimo Part 2: Cilaire

Ryan Coffey

For an intro to this series, please see the first post of the series, here. On the very southern end of what the Nanaimo MLS map refers to as the “Departure Bay” area, is an ocean side neighbourhood known to…

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Great Neighbourhoods in Nanaimo Part 1: A Spot in Harewood

Ryan Coffey

In Nanaimo real estate, there are some locations that are better known, better advertised and more highly valued than others. I’m out there daily looking for the best deals for my clients and while doing so I see areas which…

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