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February 2022

State of the Shifting Real Estate Market | Spring 2022

Posted on Feb 28, 2022

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Darin Germyn, Kim Phillips and Keith Roy to discuss the shifting Vancouver, Surrey and Fraser Valley real estate markets and what we believe buyers and sellers should begin to take into consideration as the market begins to change moving into Spring 2022.

Special thanks to Darin Germyn for hosting this talk.


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The Bank of Canada is About to Bankrupt 35% of Canadians

Posted on Feb 25, 2022

With many economists and analysts expecting a March 2, 2022 Bank of Canada interest rate increase of 0.25%, the concern is how will these incremental increases impact Canadians.

In this video, Surrey REALTOR Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty reviews a recent article from Daily Hive that states, “35% of Canadians worry that increased interest rates...

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Real Estate Prices in the Lower Mainland are BACKWARDS

Posted on Feb 23, 2022

Are you looking to move to the Fraser Valley or just interested in what the average price for housing in major Fraser Valley cities is after the red hot market appreciation we have all witnessed? If so, this video is for you.

In this video, Surrey Real Estate specialist Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty explains to you why Lower Mainland real estat...

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Giving Up On Vancouver Real Estate And Moving To Calgary

Posted on Feb 18, 2022

Are you frustrated with the Vancouver Real Estate Market? Are you considering moving to Calgary because you are priced out and your only chance of owning comes with a change of provinces?

Or maybe you have Surrey BC Real Estate investor FOMO and condos in Calgary look like they are on sale.

Well if you are about to QUIT Lower Mainland real estate...

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Sued for BC Foreign Buyer Tax and LOST

Posted on Feb 16, 2022

Buying and selling property in BC can be complicated with the various taxes, rules and regulations in place, which is why choosing the right REALTOR® is so key to ensure you are well informed and educated prior to entering into a contract of purchase and sale.

In this video, Surrey REALTOR® Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty shares a real life exam...

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Change Your Real Estate Buying Strategy NOW!

Posted on Feb 14, 2022

We are starting to see an uptick in listings coming to market and that coupled with the general consensus that the BOC will announce their first interest rate hike in early March, should play a role in determining your real estate strategy if you are looking to buy & sell in the near future. With market dynamics on the precipice of change, the curr...

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