Full service Property Management and Real Estate Agency serving Burnaby and Greater Vancouver
As a locally owned, independent full service Property Management company, Ascent Real Estate Management Corporation (Ascent) offers a service level that cannot be matched by other firms in an industry increasingly dominated by mergers and foreign ownerships. Our size allows us to provide our clients with economies of scale not available to our smaller competitors, while not being constrained by large corporate ownership.
Ascent provides Strata Management, Rental Management, and Co-op Management throughout the Lower Mainland including Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, Surrey, Langley, Richmond, North Vancouver and West Vancouver. Ascent provides property owners with the expert guidance and comprehensive management services they need to protect, maintain and enhance the value of their real estate assets.
Our Clear Advantage
We understand that your property is a major financial investment to you. Working with you, we treat your property like our own. All money is secure in individual trust accounts and expenditures are authorized by you, the owner. Accurate, timely financial records are always provided.
Since 1979, our long term relationships with staff and service vendors allow us to provide continuity in the management or sale of your property.
Our specialized staff, agents and professional contractors provide you with the solutions you need – 24 hours a day.
Our relationship will always be transparent. We disclose all details of the services provided and fees charged.
Burnaby Real Estate Specialists
Complementing our Property Management divisions, Ascent’s boutique Real Estate Sales Office is setting the standard in real estate sales from our centrally located office in Burnaby. Our team of highly experienced REALTORS® deliver a complete range of real estate sales services, including the purchase and sale of houses, condominiums and townhouses. At Ascent, we take the time and care needed to tailor our services to your exact requirements. We offer full service listings including complete access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and the knowledge and experience of larger Burnaby real estate sales companies, but with the local, personal touch.
Experienced Vancouver Property Management and Real Estate Team
While there are many great reasons to choose Ascent, we believe the best one is our caring, dedicated and experienced staff, with their overriding commitment to providing professional, knowledgeable, advice that consistently exceeds our clients’ expectations.
That’s why our hiring criteria goes beyond having the right education and experience to include strong communication skills, flexible thinking and a positive, proactive attitude. We’ve also focused on assembling the comprehensive, multi-faceted (and multi-lingual) team of people it takes to protect, maintain and enhance the value of your real estate asset. People such as:
Friendly, detail-oriented administrators who ensure our clients always receive prompt, professional service (no matter when they call);
Experienced, knowledgeable Strata Agents, Realtors®, Co-op Managers and Rental Agents, who work closely with each client to ensure they always receive expert, legally sound guidance and services required to succeed
Dedicated, CGA-led accountants, who ensure our clients’ financial records remain current, accurate, and compliant with statute;
Independent, accountable contractors, who deliver prompt, reliable maintenance and service and timely emergent repairs
This team, together with the support and supervision of Ascent’s Management Team, provides the diverse skills, experience and knowledge needed to maximize your real estate asset.
Educated staff of professionals to help you with your Greater Vancouver Property Management and Burnaby Real Estate needs
Ascent’s commitment to education ensures that our staff are fully versed in all updates to legislation and industry standards and practices. Ascent is a member of the Condominium Homeowner’s Association (CHOA), Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA), Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), Strata Property Agents of British Columbia (SPABC) and British Columbia Apartment Owners and Managers Association (BCAOMA) and has been instrumental in the improvement of industry standards. Ascent encourages it agents to further their education and skill set beyond the professional development licensing requirements of the Real Estate Council and REBGV. Ascent schedules quarterly in house seminars (provided by industry professionals) to keep our agents abreast of the evolving regulations and legislation.
For a variety of reasons deferred maintenance is a reality in many Strata Corporations.
One of the main reasons is Owners not wanting to increase the budget and strata fees to allow for enough funds to properly maintain their Strata Corporation’s common property; roof, roadways, … [Read More...]
Every Strata Corporation has bylaws and rules and the bylaws and rules in every Strata Corporation are different as they are developed to meet the needs of the Owners in relation to the nature of the building(s).
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A regular schedule of maintenance can deter the most common and costly problems before they occur. Routinely checking these items only takes about a half hour and can save owners and their neighbours considerable personal and financial losses.
Year Round Maintenance
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