About The Dumbrell's


Professional Background

The Dumbrell Family has been in the housing business on Vancouver Island since the early 1960's. Wayne made the transition into Real Estate in 1977, joined by Sharon and 14 years ago Denise who is now oversees the business. They have been recognized as real estate sales leaders year after year with numerous National and International sales awards. Their affiliation with Re/Max International, the largest home sellers in Canada and the #1 home sellers in the combined Oceanside and Nanaimo markets. Re/Max gives additional access to an extensive global client relocation network beyond our vast personal network that empowers our sellers and buyers.


The Dumbrell's bring combined Real Estate experience of over 70 years in Vancouver Island housing markets. Besides local Residential sales and property developments their expertise includes luxury home markets, development and commercial properties. The Dumbrell's Personal Client referal network has brought in buyers from all parts of the globe including South America, Asia, Europe, South Africa, Latin America, Australia and of course North America. 

As a Long Time member of AAREA (Asian America Real Estate Association) providing a Buyer referral based in Beijing, Singapore, Vancouver, San Francisco and New York we are able to access a entire different client base. Wayne is a designated International Realtor of the National Association of Realtors International Section, a certified member of the Exclusive Canadian Commercial and, Investment Council of the Canadian Real Estate Association. Wayne has received numerous designations in the top producers catagory and since 1990 has continually achieved the highest awards from International Real Estate Networks including being recognized as an "International Franchises Top Selling Realtor in Canada" and as an "International Presidents Circle awards". They have received dozens of MLS sales awards and continue to achieve recognized sales achievement levels.


Wayne and Denise have in-depth training in the areas of Real Estate Practices, Economics, Land and Project Development, Property Management, Real Estate Investments, Exchanges, Taxation, Creative Financing and Real Estate Oriented Securities. All have attended International Real Estate Training Courses. Wayne lectures, consults and trains realtors.

Community Involvement

Wayne is a past president of local service club, founder of the Parksville Community Hall Society and past board member and treasure of Trillium Lodge a local intermediate care facility. They have held positions on the Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts, Minor Hockey, Convention Center Committee, Advisory Planning, Real Estate Board, Hospital board as well many other organizations that call upon their expertise. More recently Denise has sponsored a local class with the "Heathy Teens Magazine" which provides professional information on substance abuse and mental health.