Beginning her career with Lucasfilm, Ltd, as a property manager in Los Angeles, Vay left the United States to live in Europe for ten years. She was selected as project manager for US AID Entrepreneurial Program in Bratislava, Slovakia and upon moving to Prague, she was the marketing executive for The International School for Human Voice in the Czech Republic.
Her career in San Diego real estate has been noted as a 2006 weekly Real Estate columnist with “House Talk” for Today’s Local News, as well as achieving the 2005 Gold Award for Outstanding Professionalism. She was also voted an Honored Member Empire Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals, 2006-2007 edition. In 2020, San Diego Magazine awarded Vay “Best in Client Satisfaction” for the 12th year in a row. This places her exclusively in the top .2% of approximately 22,000 area agents, only 39 of which have ever won 12 years in a row.
As a team member of Harden Wright & Associates, she is part of 75+ years of combined experience, with closings of more than a half-billion dollars in gross sales. Harden Wright & Associates and were recognized as the #1 team in Del Mar and Carmel Valley with their previous brokerage from 2003-2018. In 2019, Harden Wright & Associates joined forces with Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, a brand that exemplifies the team’s commitment to providing exceptional customer service.
Vay brings a wealth of experience to the table in terms of achievement. She understands that real estate involves much more than houses – it’s the people inside them that matter most. She is able to utilize all of her skills in marketing, advertising, sales and global awareness to provide the most competent and professional real estate service in the San Diego community.
Vay was absolutely amazing as our listing agent of our home. She was spot-on pricing our home after thoroughly analyzing our area and comps and we had a full price offer in two days which we took. She ... Read More
We first met Vay 12 years ago when we were searching for a new home. We met her at an open house and were impressed with her knowledge and personality. We began working with her and soon found the house ... Read More
First Class, professional, efficient. Could not ask for more. I am a demanding real estate investor and Vay was able to meet my expectations and then some. Will ask for her to be my agent for both buying ... Read More
Vay Ashby possesses a super power: She really listens! And she can translate what she hears about her clients hopes and dreams, into the perfect sale or the ideal property for her clients to buy.
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We were assigned Vay through our relocation consultant, so we did not have any expectation of the level of service we may get, as compared to what you would through a personal referral.
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We were tasked with quickly selling a family members house who was transitioning to assisted living. It was a modest home located in an older but nice neighborhood. The house however was in extreme ... Read More
She is highly professional and great to work with. Highly energetic and awesome. She arranged house visit that fits in to my work schedule. She is flexible. Read More
Vay is an excellent real estate professional with a depth of knowledge, contacts, and experience. Over the course of about 10 years, Vay has represented me during a home purchase and also during a home ... Read More
Recommended by our previous realtor, we were initially impressed with how carefully Vay listened to our needs and what we desired in a home. She showed us many options but respected our reservations and ... Read More
Vay is an amazing professional. Attention to detail, customer service, personal touch, and results, results results.
Couldn't imagine using anyone else. As a buyer and seller's agent, she has ... Read More
During the last seven years, Vay has represented my family on two purchases and one sale in the Torrey Hills and Del Mar Mesa areas. I have and would highly recommend her for many reasons. Her experience ... Read More
I can’t say enough about how wonderful an agent Vay is! She represented us on both the selling and buying sides of the real estate equation, and In doing so was always kind and responsive to our needs ... Read More
We have used Vay as our agent since 2010. She is exceptional at the details and helping you understand any and all questions related to the purchase or sale of a home. What we truly admire most in her ... Read More
We met Vay by chance years ago as she was our landlord’s realtor and she happened to swing by the house we were renting. In that brief meeting she made such a positive impression that we decided to call ... Read More
We used Vay Ashby as our agent when we relocated from the Midwest to San Diego. House hunting long distance was not easy, but Vay had an excellent handle on what we were looking for and toured many homes ... Read More