Video Market Updates

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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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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November 2018 - Market Update

Posted on Nov 04, 2018 in Video Market Updates


Detached Home Prices A Surprise

The statistics released November 2nd revealed a surprising result in detached homes across the city of Surrey. Home prices were the same this time last month as well as the same time last year, while most experts were predicting a downturn. Condos and townhouses did continue to see the projected slides, likely due to...

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October 2018 - Market Update

Posted on Oct 03, 2018 in Video Market Updates


Prices in Surrey continue the negative slide month over month and for the first time, detached houses have decreased year over year. In this video, Steve Karrasch and Chandani Pooni update you on the current benchmark pricing and also touch on the positives of recent interest rate increases and the negative side of the new rental increase limits re...

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