Professional Real Estate Representation for Buyers & Sellers in the Suburbs of Metro Vancouver & the Fraser Valley from the Tri-City area to North Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford, Mission, Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows.

Ray Werger

Protecting & Promoting the Interests of my Clients since 1992.

Anar Kanji, New Westminster

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A Little More About Ray Werger

  • 27 years in the Real Estate Industry
  • Top 10% in sales in the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board for 20 years, Emerald Medallion status.
  • 40 to 50 transactions per year average
  • Highly skilled in digital photography, types 60 words per minute, uses e-mail, text messaging, voice mail, electronic signatures, and the internet for enhanced communication with clients.
  • I work with my clients personally, you won’t be put on hold or passed onto an assistant
  • I customize my marketing plan to fit the unique attributes of each property
  • Hard working, honest, straight forward, street smart, no b.s.
  • A vast range of experience selling all kinds of property, from detached homes and condominiums, lots and acreages, to commercial leasing & sale of commercial buildings including: Whalley Bowling Lanes, a church in Mission, as well as  float homes and manufactured homes.  Extensive experience handling foreclosures, properties under court order, estates, and first time buyers.
  • Has served or is serving on several Boards of Directors and Committies: BC Real Estate Association, Nominating Committee Chair, 2019; Past President, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board 2014, Commercial Council Chair 2016 through 2018; BCREA Professional Development Committee Member, 2011 to 2016; President, Fraser Valley Phantom, Midget Female Midget AAA  Hockey, 2007-2016.  Past Chair of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Finance Committee 2013, Government Relations Committee 2012, Education Committee 2011, Communications Committee 2010, Business Practices Committee, 2009, MLS Committee 2008 & Technology Committee 2007.
Mortgage rates are down and the local real estate market takes another hit. We are passing the mid-point of the year most homeowners at this point are very aware of the down turn we are experiencing in the local real estate market. Inventory has climbed and sales have fallen. Property values are headed down and as much as some would call it a balanced market, it’s more of a buyers’ market. Of course, there are few exceptions to this. Vancouver area homes sales posted their weakest June in almost twenty years. “We’re continuing to see an expectation gap between home buyers and sellers in Metro Vancouver,” said Ashley Smith, REBGV president. “Sellers are often trying to get yesterday’s values for their homes while buyers are taking a cautious, wait-and-see approach.” To take a closer look at the stats, click here Selling property in this market is challenging and requires a skillful realtor. Hard work often pays off, but in these conditions; it’s more about price and affordability. Buyers are taking advantage of these conditions and ‘low ball offers’ are becoming the norm. Sellers should prepare themselves and understand that it will likely take additional time to sell their home. When it comes to selling successfully there are few things that can help in delivering great results. Click here to ask me. Mortgage lending conditions are not much better. The good news is that interest rates have fallen since the beginning of the year and 5 year fixed is now as low as 2.74%. Most economists think fixed rates should hold steady and that we should see the prime lending rate move lower later this year. Borrowers looking to access these cheap rates should ensure they have all income taxes up to date and if you are self-employed ensure you have updated financial statements. This will help get you the answer you need quickly. Alternatively, if you need funds quickly and cannot meet the stringent lending criteria; then there are lots options but it comes at a higher cost. Mortgage rates: (certain conditions apply): Best 5 year fixed: 2.74% - insured Best 5 year fixed: 2.79% - uninsured Best Variable: Prime – 1% Best 10 year fixed: 3.44%