Corporate Profile

Austin Real Estate Consultants specializes in the review and appeal of property assessments, rental arbitrations and appraisals. Peter Austin formed the company in 2003 after having been a partner at Burgess Austin Cawley for 25 years, which he had founded in 1978 with Mr. Burgess.

Mr. Austin has been involved in the appeal process for over 30 years, and was the Chair of the BC Chapter of the Canadian Property Tax Association for 5 years up to 2011 and the Past President of the National Association.

Over the last few years, on average, the company has been responsible for the review of the assessment notices of over 400 properties annually. Consequently, Mr. Austin has developed an in-depth knowledge of the system and the associated legal cases that affect how properties are assessed, which number over 400. Mr. Austin has saved clients millions of dollars in taxes over the years.

Major companies in all sectors of the market have been represented, including Bosa Development Corporation, Polygon Properties, Great West Life, The Pattison Group and Shoppers Drug Mart, to name a few.

Austin Real Estate Consultants is owned and operated by Aura Properties Ltd.