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About Us

ABMS Chartered Appraisers is a real estate appraisal and consulting firm with a strong well-established presence within the Greater Montreal Area. These strong foundational roots provide great comfort to any investor requiring real estate services from a firm that is so intimately familiar with this well-established market. Our specialized team of appraisers have extensive knowledge of each and every class of property in all corners of the Greater Montreal Region.

 

Our History

From its early beginnings in 1992, the firm known as Bédard & Associates – founded by Paul Bédard – evolved into BDB Chartered Appraisers in 1994 with the addition of partners George Boufounos, Giuseppe (Joe) Bruno, and Luc Delorme. As of May 1st 2008, BDB Chartered Appraisers ceased to exist and George Boufounos, ÉA, AACI with his dedicated team of professionals started to operate under the name ABMS Chartered Appraisers.

 

Our Team of Dedicated Professionals

Our team of accredited real estate appraisers has extensive experience in all types of property valuation, new project analysis, cost consulting, municipal assessment reviews, expert witness, and forensic appraisal. Our senior appraisers hold the AACI and CRA professional designations granted by Appraisal Institute of Canada and / or ÉA professional designations granted by L’Ordre des Évaluateurs Agréés du Québec.

 

Mission and Vision

Our Mission

  • To provide our clients with the highest quality and most reliable real estate expertise based on a cross-disciplinary team approach in which clients benefit from the pooled expertise of specialized professionals.
  • To provide compliant, accurate, and expedient appraisal services.
  • To assist our clients in making informed real estate decisions tailored to their specific needs.
  • To find creative solutions to the most challenging tasks.
  • “Tracking the Market” by providing the most current market data and up-to-date real estate intelligence.

 

Our Vision

  • To be the “Appraisal Firm of Choice” for institutional or private investors in Montreal’s real estate community by providing higher standards of real estate expertise.
  • Our clients will have a desire to work with us because of our ethics, professionalism, and knowledge. Our team of experienced professionals can answer their specific needs.

 

Our Core Values

  • Work Ethics: We pride ourselves on producing high-quality appraisal reports that are well documented and supported. Our real estate advisory services are driven by our deep commitment in anticipating and responding to changes and advancements in the investment industry.
  • Client-Driven: We are focused on our clients’ specific needs and time constraints. Constant communication and follow ups during the work process will ensure quality-driven products.
  • Competitive Pricing: We offer competitive prices. Our professional fees are set by evaluating the scope of the assignment mandated to ABMS.
  • Technology Driven: We are committed to a continued investment in the best technologies, data systems, and software products to ensure efficiency and best practice.
  • Corporate Culture: We provide a work environment that encourages professional growth by assisting employees in meeting organizational goals and personal career objectives.