"Real estate is more than a career choice; it's a way of life. My goal is to ensure the buying or selling process for my clients, goes as smoothly as possible."


 Denise Dumbrell

Real Estate is a Way of Life for Denise

Born on Vancouver Island with a Grandmother born on Haliburton Street in Nanaimo and a Great Grandfather who worked for a short period in the Historic Nanaimo Coal Mines, as well as in the 1920s playing trumpet in the Nanaimo big band her Vancouver Island roots run deep.

Real Estate is more than a career choice for Denise, it's a way of life. Growing up in a real estate family, she has seen first-hand how helping someone find that dream home can be a life-changing event. For Denise, her goal is not just about selling a home, it's about, making lifelong relationships, ensuring the process goes as smoothly as possible, and hopefully making a positive impact in someone's life.

"I am so happy with my choice to have Denise Dumbrell sell my home, from the well written advertising through to the showings. Denise was very professional and the sale moved along smoothly, no stress. Thank you Denise! - Linda Mauch."

Diverse Expertise

This all doesn't happen by accident. The Dumbrell name has been synonymous with real estate in the Parksville / Qualicum Beach area since 1977. When Denise, joined the team 15 years ago, she brought a Real Estate administrative background, along with a successful career as a licensed Insurance Salesperson and as a Multi-location Mortgage Brokerage Manager.  Denise Dumbrell today is not only a top production Realtor but also a licensed Real Estate Mortgage Broker and now is the Team Leader.

"My background as a Mortgage Broker and Brokerage Manager has come in handy on several occasions. I'm able to assist buyers when they are confused or having issues with their lender. I've often had to step in when clients were unable to secure bank financing, and was able to find a lender to finance the property so the deal could proceed and close. I often help my clients and their friends on Mortgage renewals."

Having grown up and raised her children in the Parksville area, Denise has a wealth of knowledge and insight when buying or selling here on Vancouver Island. As a residential specialist with relocation connections around the globe plus an extensive investment and Commercial Background, Denise puts her client first by uniquely providing the entire turn key package.

Denise has diverse expertise which means when you have questions, you get the answers quickly, from a knowledgeable source. If Denise doesn't have an immediate answer, she knows where to find it. Working with someone with this type of expertise just makes the whole buying process go so much more smoothly.

"We want to thank Denise & her team for not only helping us to find the perfect home in the Comox Valley....but for assisting us to secure the best mortgage! She was very knowlegeable, responsive to our endless questions and we trusted her. Denise is an exemplary professional and we highly recommend her and the team at Dumbrell Real Estate & Mortgage Services.Thank-you Denise & Wayne! - Brad & Shelley."

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