Affordable Living in Parksville - Qualicum Beach
Those who'd like to make the Parksville - Qualicum Beach region of B.C. their home find that housing is affordable compared to larger urban areas. The average price of a single-family home in Parksville and Qualicum Beach in 2013 was $378,000. Rural areas north of Qualicum Beach offer lower prices, with the average price for a single-family home in 2013 ranging between $317,000 and $332,000. (Source: Vancouver Island Real Estate Board)
Compare these prices to Metro Vancouver, where the benchmark price for detached properties in 2013 was $927,000.