Home prices dipped slightly in all categories in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, according to home assessments released by BC Assessment this week.
Typical home assessments topped half a million in Pitt Meadows last year, but came down slightly to $492,000 for this year's assessment.
A typical single-family home in Maple Ridge was assessed at $441,000, down about $3,000.
Strata apartments were down a couple thousand, and townhouses about $3,000.
In Pitt Meadows strata apartment dipped $3,000, and townhouses, $4,000.
Assessments are based on property values on July 1, 2012.
Throughout the Fraser Valley, property assessments aren't much different compared to last year.
Notices should be arriving in the mail to property owners within the next few days.
"Most homes in the Fraser Valley are remaining stable compared to last year's assessment roll," said deputy assessor John Green. "Most homeowners throughout the Fraser Valley will see minimal changes in the value of their properties."
Of the top 100 property assessments in the Fraser Valley, several were in Maple Ridge.
The top value in Maple Ridge, $1.94 million, was on a property on 103rd Ave. and the second highest was on Alouette Road at $1.926 million.
Property owners who are concerned about their assessments can call the assessment office at 1-866-825-8322.
Appeals must be made in writing by Jan. 31. For more information, go to www.bcassessment.ca.
Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced this week the homeowner grant threshold will increase by $10,000 to $1.295 million "to keep pace with rising property value assessments."