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November 2021

Surrey Investment Condos Under $500K

Posted on Nov 29, 2021

With BC real estate prices so high, you may be asking yourself, is there anything in Surrey priced at or even under $500K for a first time home buyer or investor?

In this video, Surrey real estate specialist Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty, takes a look at 5 condos that recently sold for under $500K and explains why any of these properties would...

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5 Neighbourhoods To Avoid When Moving To The Fraser Valley

Posted on Nov 26, 2021

So you are looking to move to the Fraser Valley, but you are unsure as to which area of this very large suburban sprawl to locate to.

In this video, Surrey Real Estate specialist Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty, walks through some of the neighbourhoods in the Fraser Valley that he personally would not recommend as places to live for Fraser Valle...

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Meet The Single Woman Of Colour Making It Happen As A Real Estate Investor

Posted on Nov 24, 2021

In this video, Surrey REALTOR® Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty sits down with Karrasch Real Properties REALTOR® & Buying Specialist, Chandani Pooni and discusses Chandani’s real estate journey including how she was able to purchase two Surrey BC properties in five years.

If you are interested in moving to Surrey or purchasing an investment prope...

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Canadian Real Estate Has A Secret Day in 2022!

Posted on Nov 22, 2021

Did you know that January is a great month to list real estate? In fact, in our humble opinion, there is an ideal date in January 2022 to list your home, give you the highest exposure and potentially a higher sale price! It just so happens that historically the most undersupplied date of each year falls in January, and that due to the lack of suppl...

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What Will Happen When Canadian Interest Rates Go Up?

Posted on Nov 19, 2021

The Bank of Canada will very likely begin to increase interest rates starting Q2 of 2022. But what will happen when interest rates go up? What impact will increases have on the Canadian real estate market and BC housing prices?

In this video, Surrey Real Estate specialist Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty, takes a look at the potential impacts even...

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BC Just Made Real Estate Speculation Even Worse

Posted on Nov 17, 2021

The BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA) has announced the intention to seek consultation from market experts and industry stakeholders to review the potential of introducing new consumer protection measures in 2022 in an effort to help protect consumers in the BC real estate market.

These measures include, the Province of BC’s previously announ...

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