Testimonials

See what folks say about us

 

⇒ Highly recommended

⇒ Honest assessment

⇒ Efficient & Knowledgeable

The Challenge? 

Downsize from 3000 sq.ft. home to 1000 sq.ft. condo

The Solution? 
Wayne Mossman + Team

Thank you to all of our sale patrons!

 

You often don’t know how you touch people’s lives, so here’s where we get to tell you.

I’d like to send out a huge thank you to Wayne Mossman at Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators. As executor for my good friend & cousin’s estate I was feeling very stressed surveying her home of 45 years. From the moment I called to enquire about Read More …

Jo-Anne Warnock

The time had come to move my elderly and infirm step-father from his assisted living facility in Nanaimo, BC to a community in Alberta.  Moving and dealing with change is very daunting for the elderly and even more so for the person tasked with making Read More …

Denise Parent

Dear Wayne, Without reservation, I would definitely recommend your wonderful services to all my friends…and their friends! You conducted the sale of my possessions with efficiency, care and thoughtfulness.  The cleanup afterward was meticulous (even by female standards!), and I could tell that your great Read More …

Sam

I was very pleased to use Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators; they were fast, efficient, honest and very professional. I highly recommend them. Joanna Rounis & Co

Joanna Rounis

When we were facing the task of dealing with our parents estate we looked at each other and said “ how are we going to do it all?” The house was jam packed with 63 years of marriage, family, memories and the list goes on. Read More …

Jeff – Bev

Thanks very much for your services. Great job!! We are very happy on how everything turned out. You are such a hard worker and we appreciate all that you did. Diane and John 

Diane – John

I would like to thank Wayne and his staff for handling a project that was beyond our ability. Our house was three stories and over 4000’. We only took 2 chairs out of the house and sold everything else. It was monumental and Wayne made Read More …

Tom – Cindy Trott

We wanted to thank Wayne and his team for the excellent job done in handling our downsizing sale at 6080 Kaspa Road in Duncan. Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators exceeded our expectations in accomplishing a mind numbing task which was to downsize our assets from a Read More …

John – Gery Bovard

A huge thanks to Wayne Mossman and his team of professionals for a stress free, well organized estate/moving sale they conducted for me. Wayne priced everything, Andrea and Judy sold for two days and then Wayne loaded up and hauled away 3 truckloads of scrap Read More …

Di

I highly recommend Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators. Losing a spouse and moving is stressful enough but the idea of planning and holding an estate sale on top was more than I could handle. I saw how they handled the sale for a neighbour and decided Read More …

Beth

Although ours was a relatively small sale by Wayne’s standards we received the same high standard of courtesy and professionalism as expected of the largest event. We have no hesitation in recommending VI Estate Liquidators to anyone requiring services of this nature. Price & Lorraine Read More …

Price – Lorraine Carson

Thanks for a doing a great job of clearing my mom’s house (her home of 55 years) and for showing such kindness and consideration throughout this daunting process. The estate sale, disposal of contents and cleanup were done with efficiency and I have recommended you Read More …

T Hamer

I want to thank Wayne Mossman and the team at Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators for coming through in a big way for my mother and myself. Thanks to their dedication, they found the best possible solution on a tight deadline for liquidating my mothers estate. Read More …

Donna Pantin

My uncle suddenly passed away and as the trustee for his estate, I had no idea what I was going to do with the accumulation of 40 year’s worth of trucks, equipment and tools located in a huge garage, shop and several outbuildings. This was Read More …

Melanie

Good Karma + excellent customer service = Success! A Huge THANK-YOU to Wayne and his VIEL Team for bringing it to the neighbourhood! Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators know how to drive the traffic, make the sales and even clean up afterward – Superb! Very pleased Read More …

Nancy Smith

Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators conducted my sale on short notice after another company failed to keep there commitments. I found Wayne to be prompt, courteous and cleaned up after all was finished. Norm McCray – Comox, BC

Norm McCray

Wayne and his VIEL Team exceeded our expectations including bringing in more than 7 experts in to help assess, price and sell our items plus clean up after the sale. Wayne’s network attracted people on the net through his newsletter and brought buyers in person Read More …

Fergie – Jennifer

Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators were great to work with. They made the job of liquidation some of our assets very easy and were a huge help. I highly recommend them and would use them again in the future. Sharon, Genesis Christian Centre

Sharon

Dealing with my husband’s sudden death was hard enough; dealing with all the stuff in his shop seemed like an overwhelming job. Then another family crisis hit and I knew I couldn’t get it done in time. Wayne took it on at short notice and Read More …

Ruth Morrison

I am the Administrator of an Estate which owns a large house.  In order to prepare for the sale of the house, it was necessary for all of the contents of the house to be disposed of.  This included not only furniture, but also kitchenware, Read More …

Peter Giovando

I am new to Nanaimo, don’t drive, and don’t know anyone here.  I needed to empty out my parent’s house and get it ready to rent in 2 weeks.  Wayne said that he could have the house cleared out in 3 days. After each sale Read More …

Gail

Thank you very much from the bottom of my heart for getting me through that difficult time when I needed and had to sell my dad’s stuff. Cindy Satre, Nanaimo 

Cindy Satre

Wayne and his team recently coordinated our estate sale at 533 Corcan, Road. This sale composed of collector cars, household and mechanical shop effects. There is a very high level of professionalism and team work to the way Wayne operates estate sales. It was a Read More …

Jackie – Lee

I recently lost my Mom and, being from out of town, dealing with her house contents was going to be an overwhelming task. Luckily I heard about Wayne and Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators early on in the cleaning effort. Wayne and his crew came in, Read More …

Charlie

I met Wayne at my friend of 50 yrs. estate sale. She has had a sudden life-change recently where her husband of 45 years needed a care home and my friend had to down-size quickly from her 3,000 sq. ft. home to an 1100 sq Read More …

Lori

On August 5th. 6th. and 7th. August 2016 Wayne Mossman and his very capable staff sold the contents of our house at 679 Bay Rd. in Mill Bay B.C. The sale was expertly carried out and every one was polite and courteous. We attended for Read More …

Alexander – Isobel Hardie

Thank you Wayne for a very well done and professional job of running the estate sale. It sure helped me out and am very satisfied. Would not hesitate to use your help again and to recommend you to any other people that may require your Read More …

Maureen

I was recently helping a friend who had relocated overseas for work. He had put all of his household items from when he lived in Nanaimo into a storage locker and had returned to deal with them. But the task of sorting through everything was Read More …

Linda Hiemstra

I had no idea what to do with my Mother’s stuff, so when I found Wayne’s house liquidator business (and all the great testimonials) I was very happy. And Wayne did not disappoint. He worked his tail off coming down to Victoria, loading all the Read More …

David Allan

Wayne came to my rescue when I was selling my house and had a lot of stuff that I didn’t  know what to do with which seemed quite overwhelming. He was very dependable coming when he said he would, took what could be sold and Read More …

Dianne Bodnar

Wayne Mossman, Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators, was amazing! He helped make a possibly challenging situation a piece of cake for us because I didn’t have to do anything. He came in, set up and sold out! I was impressed by his professionalism and sales approach.  Read More …

Gary

When we decided to sell our 2300 sq. ft. home of 28 years and downsize to 1400 sq. ft., we were overwhelmed by the enormity of disposing of our many treasured possessions.  Thinking we were faced with endless garage sales, posting on Craig’s List, eBay, Read More …

Lynn – David Breese

My family and I were faced with the daunting task of disposing of household effects belonging to my late mother and her husband. They lived in a 3000 plus square foot home with lots of “stuff”. We contacted a local auction house initially to assess Read More …

Tom Rogers

Our problem was a storage locker in Nanaimo full of possessions of my elderly mother who is now in a care facility. Not enough for a sale (not to mention the difficulties presented by trying to have a sale from a storage locker)! Wayne’s solution Read More …

Jacki Downey

My wife Nina and I really put Wayne Mossman to the challenge by the liquidation sale of the old inventory from Grundell International Sales Inc. This was obviously out of the ordinary routine for his company. With thousands of high-end advertising specialties and a two Read More …

Nina – Thor Grundell

In September 2015, our Mother passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. She lived in a 6000 sq.foot executive home in Courtenay. Being a world traveler, and educator, her home was absolutely filled to the brim. We were filled with stress, worry and anxiety, as to how Read More …

Lynn – Dave

This masking tape badge says it all. Lynn McNaught, Comox Estate Sale

Lynn McNaught

From my experience, Wayne is man of his word. I previously contacted one of his competitors that required a contract and then proposed that at least $10,000 worth of goods sold. Downsizing and moving, or facing the recent loss of a loved one can be Read More …

Pamela Smyth

It is with great pleasure that I strongly recommend Wayne Mossman, Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators. I have had 3 separate sales with Wayne and he is one of the most driven, dedicated persons I have ever met. He always has your best interest as his Read More …

Gail Schumann

Downsizing from a 4400 square foot home to a 1600 foot home seemed like a daunting task, especially after 45 years of accumulating “stuff”. We were anxious and nervous but Wayne and his team pulled it off without a hitch. What was going to be Read More …

Ken – Louise

We can recommend Wayne Mossman to anyone who needs someone to handle an estate sale from start to finish. A dear friend of our died a few months ago and we needed help to dispose of all the furniture and other household items, be they Read More …

Colin – Sheron Stewart

Deciding to enlist the help of a liquidator is a big decision. Wayne Mossman is one of the hardest working guys you are likely to meet. He gets the job done and he leaves after everything is properly cleaned up and you have money in Read More …

Mal Stelck

Without the help of Wayne Mossman through his company Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators (VIEL), I would not have accomplished the downsizing I had to do before I could move from my house to a condo. Wayne said, “Trust me; there won’t be anything left for Read More …

Rhonda Bailey

There is NO Moss on this Man. I called Wayne to help me settle the estate of my sister. This was probably one of the best calls I have ever made. This Mossman knows what he is doing. He got an estate sale organized and Read More …

Alex

It was such a relief to know that everything would be taken care of by people you can trust. Wayne and his crew helped me at a time when I was weary and at my wits end.  He really extended himself and found a way Read More …

Ranjana

I can highly recommend Wayne Mossman of Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators as a solution for anyone looking to sell a large amount of house contents. This fall we were relocating to a new home for us in Nanoose Bay and acquired the house with all Read More …

Virginia Gibberd – Chris Rose

It is not easy to process an estate from 3,000 miles away.  I met with Wayne and his crew while in Canada, and left him to take care of the sale while I returned to my home in Maine. I found his process to be Read More …

Holly Valero

“Downsizing” is a daunting word. The whole operation is a challenge on many levels. Realizing that we would need some practical help I contacted Wayne Mossman and asked him to come to 420 Heron place so that we could discuss the potential of an estate Read More …

Joanne Bevis

After the sudden passing of a family member, my wife and I were faced with the huge task of clearing out the family home and all its contents. Through the years and with the closing of a family restaurant, the volume of accumulated possessions  was Read More …

Vern – Brenda

I’m a little late in writing this tribute to Wayne Mossman and his team of hard working and energetic staff, but mention of his professionalism must be said. I recently had to clear out the home of my Step-Father and Mother as their house was Read More …

Kathy Jacob

I’m a widow and have no family to help me. I am very happy and thankful for the help I received from Wayne and his team. He made sure that everything was in order and the sale went well. I recommend Wayne to anyone who Read More …

Mercedes Mahloudjian

Wayne Mossman is a hard working man of his word who delivers what he promises. We sold our 3000 sq. ft home and large 4-bay work shop to down size to a 1466 sq ft strata home. This coincided with my husband’s knee replacement operation Read More …

Ron – Sheila Poncia

Wayne and his crew exceeded all of our expectations and generated more income from the estate sale than I thought was possible. Their understanding of the market values, their presale research, their list of followers and buyers, and their get it done attitude all contributed Read More …

Bill – Kara Derby

Unbelievable how easy it was to clear out 15 years of clutter. Wayne came, he saw,  and he conquered in just one week what would have taken my husband and I weeks of very stressful work. So much easier to save what we really wanted Read More …

Carlo – Sharon Bezio

I would like to thank Wayne Mossman and his staff for conducting a highly successful estate sale for us. They handled the entire process from promotion and pricing, to the sale itself, and the thorough cleanup at the end. One of the key benefits to Read More …

Herb

Recently I sold my home. I had only 30 days until I had to be out of my very “well-stocked” 5 bedroom house. To say I was stressed was an understatement. I needed to downsize and I was overwhelmed with the amount of stuff I Read More …

Lori

We had the problem of clearing up an estate and down sizing our “Stuff” to enjoy our retirement years with a long term visit to Europe, Travel, Good Food, Cruises and assorted debauchery. We called Wayne and his staff at Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators. They Read More …

Frank – Sylvia Hands

After our parents passed away, we needed to clean out the house and get it ready for sale. Not a simple task when the house was full of furniture, clothes and items collected over 60 years of being in the same house. Wayne and his Read More …

Paul

When my husband recently passed away, I was trying to downsize the belongings in my house, which had become much too big and expensive to maintain just for myself. I knew I had to sell the house. But I needed help to downsize. A friend Read More …

Ingrid Morton

I recently made a move from my home with fifty odd years of collections to a small apartment in a retirement facility.  It was impossible to know where to begin. Then we were informed about Wayne Mossman who made an overwhelming project into an organized estate sale Read More …

A. McLachlan

You never know what a huge task it is to clear out a house until you are faced with it yourself. Years of possessions and just plain clutter. We were overwhelmed until we made just one phone call, and all our problems were solved. It’s just Read More …

Andrzej – Yvonne Kabata

Wayne and his whole staff were a pleasure to work with. He does exactly what is on the web site. I worked the sale with Wayne and his staff. Comments from people buying was very positive, along with all the pictures and prep before the Read More …

Jeff Oberacher

I have been in a waiting period for years trying to transition into my retirement. I have been in touch with Wayne during those years and he made me feel as though I could call him anytime and he would help me through this tough Read More …

Patti

Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators helped us greatly with clearing out and cleaning up my father’s estate. We are from out of province and Wayne and his crew made the process easy and fast. They were very professional. The work done by them in one weekend Read More …

R. Reynolds

I contacted Wayne to help with a contents sale of my mothers home, as I live in the United States. Wayne and his guys came and did everything necessary to prepare, run and close the sale. Which was a HUGE undertaking, as my mother had Read More …

Nicole Maharaj

Wayne handled a potentially very aggravating move in a professional and incredibly efficient manner. The most I had to do was send a few emails. His prompt and courteous attitude took a huge load off my mind, and I would definitely recommend his services to Read More …

Mike West

My mother in-law passed away last year and we needed to sell her home. We had been coming up to visit for 40 years, so it was emotional to get rid of everything. We really didn’t want to personally  deal with having to get rid of Read More …

Sharon Peter

Wayne came to rescue me while I sold my house on the 7th and had to be out on the 28th. I lived in my house for 18 years and in those 18 years  I had a place in Vancouver and that came to me Read More …

Gail Pesto

Just a note from one of your shoppers to let you know how much I enjoy your sales and make a point of attending all that I can. Your early 8AM starts pose a challenge especially for sales in the Parksville-Qualicum area as I live Read More …

Bill

Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators did a great job with our estate sale after my Mom passed away. They were efficient and respectful.  It would have taken me months to do what they accomplished in three days. I would recommend Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators to anyone Read More …

Val Rantis

I hired Wayne to conduct an estate sale after my mother passed away. The two big challenges associated with this were that I do not live on the Island and the home had to be move in ready for the new owners almost immediately after Read More …

Melanie Hanson

Hey Wayne, Just wanted to send you a note thanking you for all the work you and your crew did to sell of all our extra stuff. From setting up the carport and shed, to the dollar table and the atmosphere, you guys did a Read More …

Evan

I would like to express my great appreciation to  Wayne from Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators for his generosity and social conscience. I received a phone call from a friend in Nanaimo about an item in one of Wayne’s estate sales.  It was a silver bowl Read More …

George Mackenzie-Grieve

Thanks to  Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators for arranging an estate sale in a couple of days. They took all the stress off and made the estate liquidation easy. Cheers, Tracey

Tracey

The sale of my surplus assets was very successfully run by Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators. I was impressed by your contemporary approach using the internet, and social media marketing techniques, to promote the sale opportunity, to highlight important and unique items in the sale, and Read More …

Vernon MacKay

If you want to dispose of your treasures and belongings and move on, Wayne of Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators is the one to call. He will do it all for you at a reasonable price. It will be done efficiently, quick and with a positive Read More …

Lilian

I was faced with the overwhelming challenge of shutting down a friend’s home. I was told to stop by and see a sale which was being conducted by Wayne Mossman and his team from Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators. I was duly impressed by what I Read More …

Jim Mapey

After the passing of my mother, my sister and I were tasked with dealing with many things that we were not prepared for. One of the most overwhelming items was the thought of clearing out the house in order to get it on the market Read More …

Jeremy

I found Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators through an ad on Kijiji. I had never heard of this kind of service before and was unsure of how successful it might turn out to be. We live in Alberta and needed help clearing out a home in Read More …

Debbie

I would like to thank Wayne and his wife Brenda from Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators for their wonderful compassion and hard work when they handled the sale of the household goods in my Mom’s home. Wayne came out to a rural area to asset Mom’s Read More …

Dianne Knight

Wayne Mossman is a prince! After my brother Eliot died I had to sell his house in Sidney and found myself overwhelmed. Eliot liked to collect things— from artwork to knives to sometimes the really most mundane of “stuff”. To start with I had to Read More …

Robert H. Lieberman

Wayne and his crew came to my parent’s house to do an estate sale back in May 2014. Wayne came and meet with us ahead of time and layed out all the terms and the way the sale would work. He marketed the sale in Read More …

Colleen Krasman

Wonderful help, GREAT SERVICE I have had the pleasure of being on both sides of Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators and have been surprised by the service and impressed by the money I have saved and made through his business. I was in the market for Read More …

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We recently retained the services of Mr Wayne Mossman (Vancouver Island Estate Liqudators) to help us load the 40ft Container for shipping to England (where we moved to). The Container was provided at our storage facility at Budget Self Storage in Parksville by Williams Shipping Read More …

Pradip – Rachel Kumar

To Wayne and Brenda, Thanks so much for looking after the organization of my Mom’s entire household. From the pricing, set up, sales and cleanup at the end the 3- day event the whole process was completed. To do this myself would have been overwhelming. Read More …

Joan Armstrong

We hired Wayne to conduct an estate sale of the contents of our parents’ home in Nanaimo. It was such a relief to meet Wayne and realize he was the “real deal”, and that we could let go of some of the overwhelming stress of Read More …

Janice Cochrane

Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators took care of our hand-balming and shipping needs. Wayne took on the contract of loading our construction tools onto pallets and then shipped them to Prince Rupert where they were barged to our mine site on Banks Island. With only a Read More …

BWM

I approached Wayne to inquire about organizing an estate sale for me – and within a week all was taken care of. Everything Wayne told me was adhered to and their friendly approach put a smile on my face. Wayne and the two ladies that Read More …

Ingrid Osadan

I was very pleased with the estate sale that Wayne conducted for me. I trusted him and was not disappointed. He was straightforward and clear about what was to happen, and he and his team worked hard to prepare for and to hold the sale. My Read More …

Helen Agg

Wayne promised several things when I hired them to help me have a moving sale. They promised I would be happy with the end result, that they were honest and hard-working, and that they knew how to advertise and bring buyers into the sale. WELL Read More …

Karen

Onthe weekend of October 18-20th an estate sale was held at my residence in Qualicum Beach. I made a decision earlier this year after my husband’s passing to take a plunge and spend my days in sunny Mexico. My house sold quickly with a possession Read More …

Cathy Johansen

We had an overwhelming job ahead of us and we contracted Wayne at Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators to sell the contents of our Home and Upholstery shop in a 3-day sale.  He and his team drove a massive crowd to the sale and we sold Read More …

Richard Brochert

I decided to retire after 24 years in the restaurant business. I looked around and didn’t know where to start. I called Wayne  Mossman of Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators.  He came to my business looked around asked me what I wanted to do; I said “I Read More …

Peggy Bond

We called Wayne Mossman at Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators, because we had to downsize due to an international move. He went above and beyond, making frequent trips to our storage units to help us organize our belongings, and hosting sales to help us make the Read More …

Dr Pradip – Rachel Kumar

Our  family was recently faced with the overwhelming task of dispersing a loved one’s lifetime of household effects. We had the pleasure of working with Wayne Mossman and his staff from Vancouver Island Estate Liquidators. The service was professional, prompt and they delivered all that Read More …

Robyn Baker

We were recently faced with the prospect of cleaning out my mother’s home and readying it for the housing market. This is a daunting task, especially if you are from out of town. We contacted Mr. Wayne Mossman regarding his estate sale service. He thoroughly Read More …

Fran – Pat Schooley

We recently moved from our family home on Vancouver Island to a small apartment in Vancouver, in the process having to sell or abandon many of the treasures of a lifetime. From valuable antiques to grubby old garden tools, the house was full of things Read More …

Richard – Elizabeth Littlemore

My move back to the USA was conditional on liquidating my household. Wayne made it possible and went out of the way to accommodate my business and emotional needs as my husband had recently passed away. Everything sold and they removed all the clutter at Read More …

Fran

I cannot thank you enough for the wonderful work you did in organizing the sale of my parent’s home contents. So many buyers commented on the signage, promotion and organization with which you organized and conducted the sale. You made a very difficult experience much Read More …

Janet

As the saying goes, the best made plans get laid to rest. Almost, but not quite so in my case. My plan was to have Wayne and his crew conduct an estate sale, and, given his reputation and long list of loyal customers, I knew Read More …

Cynthia Stone

I was fortunate to select Wayne and his colleagues in Parksville to manage our family estate sale. As a resident of Calgary, it would have been impossible to handle such a task remotely. Wayne and his colleagues took complete control of the sale, from advertising to selling Read More …

David Woodward

I’m very satisfied with your work. It was efficient quick and I´ve got the information I need right in time. There was also no problem to get in contact, by phone or e-mail, including the problems of distance and time-difference. Dieter Hoffmann – Parksville

Dieter Hoffmann

Thanks for making my move as easy as you promised. Everything sold even the boat that I thought would never sell. Everything in the house sold for a good price and the main objective of a ‘cleaned out’ was achieved. Dorthy G. – Port Alberni

Dorothy G