The following testimonials were written by just some of my happy sellers and buyers. They have all been kind enough to give me permission to show you their correspondence. Their letters and words are very gratifying. It seems that my down-to-earth and honest approach has earned me many friends - I think that's fantastic!
Kathryn Hepburn on behalf of parents Mr. and Mrs. Hepburn, Keith St. Burnaby
"Thank you, Michael. I appreciate your prompt responses and keeping us up-to-date with the sale information. Your knowledge and advice was especially appreciated when the buyer asked for an extension."
Elton Ash, RE/MAX Regional Executive Vice Presiden
“Congratulations Michael. Your production and outstanding customer-oriented service is a prime example of why RE/MAX is ‘Above the Crowd’! We are proud to have you on the RE/MAX team.”
Angela Chapman - President and CEO VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
Drew Nicholson 10631 #3 Road
Annie Pedersen Fir Street Burnaby
“Michael Ray remained calm & professional in the challenging sale of my parents home. I appreciate his years of experience & I know this was a strong factor in the successful sale of our home.”
Reine Hitchen 6070 McMurray
“I received excellent service. Michael was very attentive and informative on the progression of the sale. Michael is a very pleasant and reliable man. Many thanks.” Reine Hitchen 6070 McMurray
8140 Buller Burnaby
“It was an absolute pleasure dealing with you Michael. You made it all go so smoothly and made sure we understood everything. Thanks.”
K. and T. Illerbrun
1821 UPLAND DR
Thank You For Your excellent service Don Antrobus
J. Morley, 4325 Penticton, Vancouver
"Michael gave excellent advice on sales presentation and was most helpful in assessing and editing the offers we received."
Holly and Steven
"By the way, Michael is fantastic to work with! I've never worked with such a professional and efficient and clear real estate agent before! And I've bought and sold 5 houses in my day!"
Rick and Colette Albert - West 3rd Vancouver
“Thanks Mike. It was great working with you!
Mary-Lou Thornhill - 5790 Paterson Burnaby
“I wish to thank you for your most helpful attention. Your gentle manner kept me calm and I completely trusted you to see things thru.”
Doug and Deb Antrobus - 10th Ave Burnaby
“Very Pleasant to deal with you. We had complete trust in you Michael.”
Irene Cocking - Dufferin St. Burnaby
“A very good agent. Many thanks for all your kind deeds. Thank you.”
Mary Landy – Bowler New Westminster
"I feel grateful that Michael Ray was my agent. Being a Senior understanding Real Estate is very vague. Michael never hesitated to clearly explain. I will always appreciate his kindness and professionalism.”
Adam and Eileen Hackett – Carson St. Burnaby
“We always felt that you put our interests ahead of a quick sale and your advice was appreciated.”
Josh and Holly Hergesheimer – Welwyn Vancouver
“You made buying a home simple and straight forward. Not easy (since even someone as talented as you can’t do that!)”
Eva Maroulis – Scales Place Vancouver
“I am very happy! I really appreciate what you did for me!”
C. Mosdell daughter of G. Hebner 6715 Burlington Av Burnaby
"Michael is av very caring man. He kept in touch with my mom for 23 years. I highly recommend him."
M. Johnson Greta St. Burnaby
"I enjoyed working with Michael...I have already recommended him to my friends and I would use Michael again as my Realtor."
Mr. and Mrs. Schmedding Smith Ave Burnaby
"It has been a pleasure working with Michael Ray. I can recommend him with straight 'A's."
Mr. & Mrs. Crompton, Watling Street
"Michael did an excellent job in the sale of our house."
Mr. & Mrs. Dumaresq, Portland Street
"I would recommend Michael without hesitation."
S. Grant, 98 Tenth, New Westminster
"Thank you for the great job you did in selling my apartment. You are definitely in the top 1% of Realtors. I would not hesitate to refer you to my friends."
Mr. & Mrs. MacDonald, Telford Avenue
"We were quite satisfied. Michael listened and appreciated suggestions, returned calls promptly."
G. Hebner-Purchaser- Burlington Avenue
"I would like to take this opportunity to show my appreciation to Mr. Michael Ray for the kind and considerate way in which he handled the selling of the house and buying of the apartment. Nothing was too much trouble for him . . . He was always cheerful and helpful . . . I will highly recommend him to my friends."
Mr. & Mrs. Conner, 8th Avenue
"We recently sold our condominium in New Westminster, through the fine efforts of a true professional, Michael Ray."
Mrs. G. Paterson, Portland St.
"I feel very fortunate in having the services of Michael Ray in the selling of my home and the purchase of an apartment. He is a courteous and kind gentleman...a true professional. I would recommend him to any of my friends or neihbours"
Lydia Newman, Patrick Street
"A million thanks, Michael. Your personality and standard of service was excellent. I was in 'good hands' all the way."
Mr. & Mrs. Haslip, Carson Street
"Selling a house is quite traumatic and I am convinced that much of the trauma was taken out of our sale by the helpful, knowledgeable way Michael handled it. He conducted the whole procedure in a friendly yet business - like manner. . . we were both delighted with the outcome."
Fikre Tsehai and Senait Biadgilign
"We highly appreciated Michael Ray's professionalism, promptness, patience and very respectful, dynamic service. We are very happy...and would recommend Michael to anyone."
Dr. Tim Swartz
"I want to thank you again for your persistence in helping us buy our house. Many agents would have given up on us by this time. Had it not been for you our home would have sold to someone else by now."
Mr. & Mrs. Glover, Ewart Street
"As recent customers of Mr. Michael Ray, we wish to commend his service and attention during the transaction. We were very satisfied with his service."
Mr. & Mrs. Kelan, Carson Street
"It was a pleasure for us to have you as our sales representative. . . your standard of services is par excellent."
Mrs. Yukiko Akao, Amberwood Place
"My sister, Amy Smith, introduced me to Mr. Ray when I moved here from Hawaii. Because of Michael, I am now settled in Burnaby and I am very happy with my purchase. We will recommend Michael to our friends. . . Mahalo."
Mr. and Mrs. Saarni, Rosedale Ave.
"Michael's evaluation of the market, which resulted in the sale of our house, was excellently presented. His conduct throughout the whole process was flawless. We have nothing but praise for his services."
Ozzie Jurock, Jurock Int'l Management Consultants
"I always found Michael professional. He has tough experience needed in a difficult market and has great loyalty to whom he pledges himself to."
John Lichtenwald, Owner, RE/MAX Central, RE/MAX Crest, RE/MAX Masters
"Thank you Michael, for being an integral part of our organization. We really appreciate the leadership you provide your fellow associates, the enthusiasm you bring to the office and most importantly your organizational skills in helping your clients, charities and peers. We are proud to have you on the RE/MAX Central team!!"
Wayne Ryan, ReMax Crest Realty
"Having served with Michael on the Board of Directors of the 'Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver', I have always been impressed by Michael's ability to identify a goal . . . His sincerity and genuine 'caring attitude'."
Elton Ash ABR CRES CERC Relo. Spec.,Vice President,Regional Director,RE/MAX of Western Canada (1998)Inc.
"We are very proud to have Michael as a member of the RE/MAX organization. He symbolizes what RE/MAX is all about. His experience and success coupled with his total integrity insures that his clients receive an unparallel level of service."
W. Craig Muskeyn,General Manager,RE/MAX Central, RE/MAX Crest, RE/MAX Masters
"I have had the privilege of knowing Michael Ray for over ten years. I have witnessed the patience he has in dealing with others, accurate advice he has offered and the excellent guidance he provides. He is a true professional with strong family values and beliefs. Michael is a credit to the Real Estate profession."
Howe Lee - ReMax Central
"It has been my pleasure to associate and work with Michael Ray. His most outstanding quality in real estate is professionalism. Related examples are: dedicated, knowledgeable, respected, dependable and considerate."
B. Mickels 5790 Patterson, Burnaby
"Michael, I am very happy with your continuous efforts on my behalf."
Mr. and Mrs. Shealer Keith St, Burnaby
"Thank you for all your advice and help during the sale of our home and the purchase of our new home. We would certainly recommend you to anyone relocating."
D. Sutherland & R. Hare Portland St., Burnaby
"If only our politicians were as thoughtful, diligent, honest & effective as Michael."
M. Kelly, E. Faucher, Buchanan, Burnaby
"The service was outstanding and we appreciated your professionalism and profound knowledge. We won't hesitate to recommend your services to our friends."
"You have been such a big help-exactly what I envisioned your service would be. Without hesitation, I would use your help again as well as refer all my friends to you. You're the best!"
E. Johnson. SE Marine Drive, Vancouver
"I enjoyed working with you Michael. You were such a hard worker. Thanks so much! You are the best Realtor I have ever worked with."
D. Coleman 4676 Grassmere, Burnaby
"I couldn't have had a better agent to sell my home & would have no hesitation in recommending Michael to my friends and family."
J. and E. Clark, 1810 Moore, Burnaby
"Michael Ray has been keeping in touch with us for years. Never pushy, just a market survey once in awhile, a Christmas calendar or the occasional phone call to see how we were doing. When the time came to sell there was no wondering who to call. We knew it would be Michael."
Mrs. Mason 5883 Irmin, Burnaby
“Michael was always very courteous and kept us well informed of all the showings until he found a buyer and completed the sale.”
Sid Johnson. brother of M. Johnson York Street, New Westminster
"I was very happy with Michael's commitment to the listing and his service to us as clients. I would be happy to recommend him to other's."
"Very pleasant to deal with Michael. We had complete trust in him. The reason we contacted Michael was because the way he handled the sale of my moms apartment in 2011."
Marie Sheppy-Manger, Corporate Affairs.
“Michael: I want to personally thank you for being such an important part of the Children’s Miracle Network fundraising event. This year’s event raised over $45,000. Thank you for putting smiles back where they belong.”
Jean Blake-Chief Executive Officer Parkinson Society BC
“Mr. Ray: On behalf of the Board of Directors of Parkinson Society BC please accept our heartfelt thank you for your gift. You helped raise over $392,000 at this year’s event!”
David Liniger - CEO, Chairman and Co-Founder RE/MAX
“Dear Michael: Congratulations on your 15 years with RE/MAX! You have helped make RE/MAX what it is today, the No. 1 real estate brand in the world. I thank you for the incredibly positive impact you’ve had on RE/MAX, your community and the many families you’ve served.”
E. Favaro 5286 Keith, Burnaby
It has been a privilege to have been associated with Michael Ray as he worked to sell my rental property in Burnaby. I found him to be very professional in his dealings with me and with the three tenants occupying the property. I especially appreciated his courteous, friendly manner and would happily recommend him to others.
“Thank you for your generous donation to BC Children’s Hospital. Your support will go to helping over 86,000 patients we see each year.” A. Hepworth
“Michal you are a real hero. Through you steadfast support to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, you provide encouragement advice and education.”
Pauline Tardif CEO Alzheimer Society of Canada.
“We are deeply grateful for your ongoing support Of Trinity Western University.”
“Dear Michael. I am grateful to you every day. I see the difference you generous support and leadership makes in the lives of sick children every day.”
Teri Nicholas. CEO BC Children’s Hospital