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March 2022

BC's Real Estate Cooling Off Period Is Illegal

Posted on Mar 30, 2022

New information regarding the province of BC’s real estate cooling off period has been released and in order for the province to legally roll out this new consumer protection measure the province must amend the current Property Law Act by introducing the Property Law Amendment Act.

In this video, Surrey REALTOR® Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty...

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Real Estate Just Became 8% Less Affordable in Canada

Posted on Mar 28, 2022

You might have heard that housing in Canada is unaffordable, however just last week if became even more unaffordable. But maybe not for the reasons that you think.

In this video, Surrey REALTOR® Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty, shows how recent increases to five year mortgage rates are now impacting Canada's mortgage stress test. Now that the st...

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Surrey City Centre Real Estate Investment Tour

Posted on Mar 23, 2022

When you think Surrey and Real Estate, you have probably considered buying an investment condo in Whalley or City Centre. This area is flush with investment, but isn't regarded as the the best neighbourhood in Surrey to live. Actually, it might be regarded as the worst.

In this video, born and raised local Surrey REALTOR® Steve Karrasch of Macdonal...

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You Shouldn't Rely On My Surrey Real Estate Advice

Posted on Mar 21, 2022

This Youtube channel was created to provide real time, applicable information and advice when it comes to the Surrey and Fraser Valley real estate market. This channel has also provided me with the opportunity to speak to new people from around the country that I would not have had the opportunity to otherwise connect with. However…I unfortunately...

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Which Real Estate Market Performed Better? Vancouver or Fraser Valley

Posted on Mar 18, 2022

It appears that maybe, just maybe Surrey Real Estate has been a better investment than Vancouver Real Estate over the last year and now Steve Karrasch (Local Surrey REALTOR®) at Macdonald Realty, puts this theory to the test.

In this video, Steve looks at the statistics from both the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) and the Real Estate Board...

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Real Estate Agents Absolutely Hate The Surrey Real Estate Market

Posted on Mar 16, 2022

It is a common misconception among the public that real estate agents like it when prices rise because often real estate fees are connected to a percentage of the price that the property sells for.

However, in this video, Surrey Real Estate Specialist Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty, explains how agents really feel about an over heated market and...

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