Nanaimo is the second largest city on Vancouver Island, located on the east coast of southern Vancouver Island, 70 miles (112 km) north of Victoria. Nanaimo’s name is derived from a Coast Salish word, Snuneymuxw, meaning "a great and mighty people" , it was once the location of five separate native villages. The city of Nanaimo boasts one of the prettiest waterfronts on Vancouver Island. Nanaimo is the only all-purpose port city on Vancouver Island with float planes, ferries, boaters and commercial vessels traveling daily through the picturesque location. It is also the host city of the famous Nanaimo to Vancouver Bathtub Race. It includes a convention centre and the Ports Theatre, home to many live productions. Famous for its coastal setting and more than two dozen parks, Nanaimo is the city of choice for many residents looking for Vancouver Island homes. The average price of a home here is about $360,000. There are many types of homes to choose from here, including new homes, bungalows, condominiums, ranchers, duplexes, patio homes, townhouses and vacation homes. Prices are extremely competitive in this location as there is a fair amount of Nanaimo real estate to choose from.
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