Homes for sale in Nanaimo BC often sell fastest over the holiday season. Surprised? It's true that many home sellers believe that November and December are the worst months for selling a home. While there are fewer buyers out looking for a home to buy over the holiday season, those that are looking are typically highly motivated. These buyers need to buy fast due to a job relocation, because they have already sold the home they live in now, or a change in family situation.