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The "Surrey Report" is a monthly video market update designed to inform our clients and the public about the most recent statistics of the "Surrey Combined" area, as defined by the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board. Each month we cover year to year and month to month pricing changes of three property types including Detached Homes, Townhomes and Condos. Our team also works to update clients on recent market trends, tips and changes to our industry that affect our primary marketing areas of Surrey, North Delta, Cloverdale, Langley, and White Rock.

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying My First House

Posted on Sep 04, 2023

In today’s video, Surrey Real Estate Specialist, Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty covers the Top 5 things he wish he had known prior to buying his first property, specifically:

1. The Market - days on market, list to sale ratio
2. Costs - city utilities, homeowner grant, strata fees
3. Mortgage Penalties
4. Mortgage Brokers
5. How Realtors Get Paid


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The Unfortunate Reason Your Real Estate Won't Sell

Posted on Sep 01, 2023

The unfortunate reality of the current real estate market is that, well…your home may not sell, at least not for the price you had in mind.

In today’s video, Surrey real estate specialist, Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty breaks down the issues plaguing sellers right now in the slow Surrey Real Estate market and how you must be positioning your p...

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Vancouver "Foreign Buyer" Exposed 3 Years After Purchase

Posted on Aug 28, 2023

If you are thinking about trying to find a loop hole in Canada's foreign buyer ban or BC's foreign buyer tax, JUST DON'T!

Recently Surrey real estate specialist and REALTOR® Steve Karrasch or Macdonald Realty caught wind of a Vancouver foreign buyer getting smacked with a $328,000 bill, 3 years after they bought a property. How did they get caught...

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Miserable Canadians FLEE Cities as Housing Affordability gets Worse!

Posted on Aug 21, 2023

Canada is in a serious housing crisis prompting some Canadians to seek out more affordable options elsewhere.

In today’s video, Surrey Real Estate Specialist, Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty covers a recent (…or is it?) news story covering just how MISERABLE Canadians are due to the unaffordable high cost of home ownership in the City and provid...

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Canadian House Prices Plummet In Only 30 Days

Posted on Aug 18, 2023

Average Price, Median Price and Home Price Index (HPI), all provide a different picture of what is happening in the real estate market. In July 2023, the average detached home price in Surrey shows a shocking drop of -$100,000, but is that an accurate picture? What do we make of all of this?! Have real estate prices really plummeted within only 30...

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What $1M Buys You In Surrey, BC

Posted on Aug 18, 2023

What can you buy for $1,000,000 in Surrey, BC and across Canada?

In today's video, Surrey Real Estate Specialist, Steve Karrasch of Macdonald Realty provides an overview of two recently sold properties in the City of Surrey (and a bonus property in White Rock) for $1,000,000. We have also provided links below to some of our colleague's YouTube chann...

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Phone: 604-549-5828


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#201 7313 Scott Rd   Delta, ,  BC   V4C 6P5  

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