QUICK FACTS

ORGANIZATION

Membership Size: Approximately 3,000 members
President: Charles Wiebe
Chief Executive Officer: Rob Philipp, CA, RI

Initially known as the “New Westminster Real Agents Association in” in 1921 the Board would undertake name and boundary changes over the ensuing decades and the entity officially became the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board in 1979.

CHARLES WIEBE

Board President

“The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board represents over 3,000 professional, hard-working REALTORS®. Our mission is to enable the success of our members, through providing tools, education, and opportunities that will enhance their expertise and value within the real estate process. As an association, we are looking ahead and developing innovative services to ensure our members remain relevant and continue to deliver the highest level of service to their clients.”

ROB PHILIPP

Chief Executive Officer

“Everything we do for our members is measured against a number of metrics. Will it make it easier for you to do business? Is it innovative? Will it enhance the profession? Does it align with our FVREB culture? In an era where change is the norm and ability to adapt and rise above is essential, our Board of Directors and staff are committed to progress and organizational excellence.”

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to provide leadership and support to the members of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board in their pursuit of professional excellence.

Objectives

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board enhances members’ ability to:

  • Achieve business success through the delivery of modern and effective marketing tools and data
  • Advance professionally through education and high standards of business practice and ethics;
  • Shape and influence their future through the effective management of change
  • Gain consumer respect and confidence through building public knowledge, awareness and appreciation of the real estate profession
  • Protect and promote property rights and real estate issues through dialogue with government
  • Promote a high level of cooperation, camaraderie and communication among the members.

COMMUNITIES SERVED

Currently, two-thirds of the Lower Mainland’s population lives north of the Fraser River, but the area north of the Fraser contains only one-third of the developable land in the Lower Mainland. Thus, most of the new development and residential growth in the coming decade will occur in the Fraser Valley.

This area of growth and opportunity, from the Fraser River south to the US border, is within the jurisdiction of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board. The communities in this region — North Delta, Surrey, White Rock, Langley Township, Langley City, Abbotsford and Mission — are currently the most affordable areas to live in the Lower Mainland.

Whatever your lifestyle, you’ll find something to suit you: from apartment condominiums and townhouses in busy urban centres, to homes with pastoral acreage overlooking the most productive farmland in BC, from brand new homes to heritage homes. The infrastructure of schools, public transit, hospitals, retail centres, and recreation centres is expanding rapidly to keep pace with the residential development.

 

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