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March 2021

Foreign Buyers and Money Laundering in 2021

Posted on Mar 30, 2021 in Real Estate Tips


Well the BCREA's Chief Economist was interviewed recently about surging BC home prices in 2021 and in this video Steve Karrasch reacts to the article published by the Georgia Straight. Find out if Foreign Buyer are causing the surge, if it might be a result of money laundering or... some other factors.

Original Article:
https://www.straight.com/news...

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5 Best Online Marketing Tools

Posted on Mar 24, 2021 in Real Estate Tips


Before Real Estate Buyers come see your home, they must first see it online and second, like what they see.

In this video Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty reviews the Top 5 online Marketing Tools that Buyers look for as identified in a survey conducted by NAR or The National Association of Realtors.

If serious buyers are not seeing these top 5 th...

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2021 Canadian Real Estate Shift

Posted on Mar 20, 2021 in Real Estate Tips


The Canadian detached or single family housing market is primed and showing signs of shifting from a heavy Seller's market into a Balanced market in Q2 of 2021. In this video Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty identifies the top three signs that the market is about to shift and why real estate agents can usually identify this change before the publ...

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Can I List With More Than One Agent?

Posted on Mar 16, 2021 in Real Estate Tips


BCREA Co-Listing Joint Representation Form Explained:

Not only can you list your property with more than one agent, but it might be in your best interest to do so.

It's not normal, but if the agent you know like and trust doesn't work in the area you are selling in or isn't experienced in the type of real estate you are selling, you still have the o...

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What Are The Closing Costs For An Investment Property?

Posted on Mar 11, 2021 in Real Estate Tips


This one might be a little dry! But if you are looking to invest in a property in BC, you probably want to know what the closing costs will be and how much you need to invest.

In this video, Steve Karrasch goes over the actual statement of adjustments from his real life purchase of a Condo in Surrey BC that he has now rented out and is growing his...

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How To Win A Bidding War - The Surrey Report - March 2021

Posted on Mar 04, 2021 in Market Updates


The market continues to rise at never before seen rates and that can only mean one thing...

BIDDING WARS!

Well even though that term isn't the best way to describe multiple offer situations, it is the common term and in this month's Surrey Report, Steve and Chandani talk about how to be successful in a multiple offer and win your dream home.

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