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Prior to learning any private information about any member of the public or providing any advice in regards to Real Estate, we as REALTORS® in B.C. must explain the form entitled Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services. Please watch our video explaining this form so you can know your options when choosing your type or representation. 

The Surrey Report - April 2019 - Making $150K On A Pre-Sale Flip?

Posted on Apr 08, 2019


It’s Tax Season! This month Steve Karrasch sat down with Jimmy Le-Tang, Chartered Professional Accountant, and asked him questions about the taxation of both investment properties and “flipping” pre-sale strata units.

It is common that people are tempted to flip a property for easy money in a hot market. However, should you be successful in doing s...

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The Surrey Report - March 2019 - What Can I Afford In Today's Market

Posted on Mar 05, 2019 in Video Market Updates



Even though inventory continues to rise, most of us in the industry were surprised to see prices in both detached homes and condos turn back upwards. Now only townhouses are continuing on the expected month over month downturn. Overall, this is likely just a bump along the road to a normalizing market.

For March 2019, we are joined by Rowan Smith...

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The Surrey Report - February 2019 - The Cost of Waiting

Posted on Feb 06, 2019 in Video Market Updates


In this month's Surrey Report, we invited REALTOR® Darin Germyn to discuss his concept of "The Cost of Waiting", an idea that discovers if it's better to wait to buy or if you would have been better off buying a year ago. We at Chris Whitehead & Associates believe owning a home provides an amazing feeling of pride that everyone should experience. A...

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BC Speculation Tax and You!

Posted on Jan 23, 2019 in Real Estate Tips


It's up to you as a BC property owner to opt out of the new BC Government's Speculation Tax. In this video, Steve Karrasch of Chris Whitehead & Associates goes over a few points you may not know about the newly implemented tax. 

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The Surrey Report - January 2019 - Tax Assessments

Posted on Jan 04, 2019 in Video Market Updates


By now the news of our slowing market is not new news. However, with the New Year comes your 2019 property assessment and this year, most of our clients have seen an increase. Why? Well here is the short version. 
Property assessments are an estimate by the government of your property's value... BUT, what you have to ask yourself is "Value as of whe...

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December 2018 - Surrey Market Update

Posted on Dec 06, 2018 in Video Market Updates


The numbers are out and the FVREB area remains slow compared to last year. In fact, the number of sales remains down by about 40%. The biggest surprise to us was in the condo category, as the benchmark price dropped 2.8% since last month. This is the largest decrease of the three property types, but should not be too much of a shock as apartments s...

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