Chris Ray Awarded as a Top Rated Real Estate Agent in Los Gatos
12/22/2016

The Top Rated Real Estate Agent Has Been Selected to be Featured on TV Top Real Estate Available on Xfinity On Demand

Online PR News – 22-December-2016 – Los Gatos, California – Chris Ray has been selected as one of the Top Rated Real Estate Agents in Los Gatos to be featured on TV Top Real Estate available on Xfinity On Demand. TV Top Rated Real Estate features videos of Top Rated Real Estate Agents and their homes listed for sale which will allow consumers to select the best Real Estate Agent when buying or selling their home. As a top rated agent, Chris Ray is one of the exclusive agents that is able to offer his clients the opportunity to sell their homes on television 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Lori Young has also been honored on top real estate television shows as an award-winning Real Estate Agent.

Top rated Real Estate Agents like Chris Ray were hand selected and interviewed by an independent research team who determined them to be the top 5% in the region. Real Estate Agents were selected because of popular reviews by customers on review websites such as Yelp, Trulia, Zillow, Redfin, Realtor.com and other leading independent real estate rating companies.

Chris began his career in 1996 after moving to Los Gatos from the Los Angeles area. After graduation from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Construction Management, he settled into the real estate field at Cornish & Carey real estate in the summer of 1996. He worked as an assistant for a top producing realtor from that summer until Nov 1999 and was involved in well over 100 transactions, worth more than $50,000,000 in that short period of time. Cornish and Carey was purchased by a much larger firm at the end of 1999 and Chris went out on his own as a new, but experienced, agent at Coldwell Banker in Los Gatos. He hit the ground running as 2000 was a crazy hot market and he closed 37 transactions in his first full year. Over the next 6 plus years, Chris received numerous accolades at Coldwell Banker. He was award the International President's Elite distinction every year from 2000 to 2007 which recognized agents in the top 5% of the firm nationally.

In July of 2006, Chris was given the opportunity of a lifetime. He was asked to be part owner of a new real estate firm just forming in Los Gatos. As a founding agent and part owner, Chris was elated to be able to join Sereno Group Real Estate. Since 2006, Chris has sold in excess of $150,000,000 in residential real estate. And as his 21st year in the business comes to a close, Chris has been involved in almost 550 transactions with a value in excess of $250,000,000.

Chris has been involved in many other activities and organizations over the years. He has served on the board of Directors for Senior Housing Solutions for over 10 years, 6 of those as president. This organization provides quality housing in single family homes for the lowest of low income seniors. Chris has also served on the board of Los Gatos Little League for 4 years and has served as a division commissioner for AA, AAA, and majors division, in addition to acting as Vice President of Baseball Operations for the last two years.

In the 20+ years in the real estate business, Chris has sold homes in 26 cities and 5 counties, with homes ranging in price from $75,000 to $14.6 million. He has helped first time home buyers, retirees, executive relocation clients, move up and move down buyers, and many others. He has represented clients in the high tech field including buyers and sellers working at Kaiser Permanente, Microsoft, Wilson Sonsini, Nvidia, Apple, Google, Adobe, Cisco, S.A.P., Quinn Emmanual, Verian, Orchard Supply Corporate, NASA, Ernst & Young, Deliotee & Touche, Altera, US Concrete, VMware, Elements Landscaping, Wells Fargo, Micrel, Hoge Fenton, Xylinx, Oracle, and more.

Chris has two boys, aged 16 and 14 and resides in Los Gatos. He is currently a member of the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, Saratoga Men's Club, Silicon Valley Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors.

Clients hold Chris Ray in the highest regard. “My wife and I were relocating to the Bay Area and happened to be having a drink one evening in a Los Gatos establishment and during a conversation with another couple, we mentioned we would be buying a home in the area. This couple had just purchased a home with Chris Ray as their realtor and were very happy with the experience and process that Chris handled for them. This was our introduction to Chris. What a fortuitous circumstance that turned out to be! We have been thrilled with Chris, his professionalism, his knowledge of the area, and how to navigate a quick-developing market and serve his clients. We ran Chris all over kingdom come looking at properties, Chris never balked or failed to be pleasant and happy to help. Our demands and requirements were somewhat unique and Chris was always patient and guiding us to the best decision. Ultimately we found and purchased the property we dreamed of and Chris' knowledge allowed us to react quickly and seal the deal to ensure it happened for us. Chris has the contacts, and in-depth expertise to make transactions happen. We are thrilled and proud to recommend Chris if you are buying or selling real estate in the Bay Area!!!” - Client