The Surrey Report - June 2019 - Top 4 Investor Questions

Posted on Jun 05, 2019 in Video Market Updates


What are the four questions I should ask myself before becoming a landlord?

Many people don't know where to start, but they do know they would like to become a landlord and invest in real estate. In this month's Surrey Report, Steve catches up with Rodrigo Robalino of the Re/Max Smart Choice Team in downtown Toronto to talk real estate investing. In...

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The Surrey Report - May 2019 - USA vs Canada

Posted on May 03, 2019 in Video Market Updates



Have you ever wondered how different real estate markets work compared to here in BC?

Probably not... But, if you would like to look like the smartest person in the room at your next gathering or dinner party, watch this video that highlights some of the differences in the real estate markets in the US compared to Canada.

Steve is joined this month...

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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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