Informational Real Estate Videos

Home Appraisal vs Inspection
Do you know the difference between Home Appraisal and Home Inspection?

Watch the video to find out!

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How Real Estate Impacts Your Net Worth
Here are 3 ways real estate works to grow your net worth:
?? Price Appreciation
?? Strategic Home Improvements
?? Investment Properties

Want to learn more about making sure your finances are moving in the right direction? We’ve put together an easy-to-use net worth worksheet.

Contact our team to request a copy and a FREE assessment of your home’s current market value!
Home Seller's Guide
Are you ready to sell your home? ??

Watch this video to know if you're ready and to know some of the critical components to consider before selling your home!
What Type Of Market Are We In? And What's My Home Worth Today?
Are you wondering what type of market are we in today? Do you want to know the value of your home? And are you constantly seeking for market trends and updates?

Then this video is for you!
5 Steps to Sell Your Home
Considering selling your home in this whirlwind of a market? ????

Start with these 5 easy steps:
- Understand your negotiating power
- Declutter and make necessary repairs
- Gather your paperwork
- Accept that compromise is inevitable
- Enlist help from a pro early
3 Ways to Stress Less in a Hot Housing Market
Feeling burned by this hot housing market? ??

Watch this video for three ways to stress less and (dare we say) actually enjoy the process of buying or selling your home.

Our top tip? Lean on a professional to delegate the complexities of a transaction so you can focus on getting into the right headspace. With the right agent in your corner, you CAN get through this without burning out or worrying that you won’t get the timing right.
Find out the 3 Key Factors necessary in order to save on your next home purchase - FREE INSIDERS REPORT!
Home Inspection - What you Need to Know
Have you ever gone through Home Inspection?

Here's what you need to know about it and how it's done. You can also get a free instant report on Home Inspection at
The Security Device You Probably Own But Aren’t Using
Did you know that you can scare off a home intruder with your television?

And you don’t have to be as crafty as Kevin McCallister in the movie “Home Alone.”

Surveys show that the sight or sound of a TV playing inside a home can be enough to deter some burglars. So try connecting yours to a timer or smart plug to create a simple but effective security device.

For more home security tips, check out our latest BLOG POST
Quick Tips for a Safer Home
Home Safety Alert!

Properties without a monitored security system are 300% more likely to be burglarized.

So if you don’t have one installed, you should look into other safety measures ASAP!

Check out this video for some quick tips you can use today to deter home invaders, and get even more suggestions in our recent BLOG POST
The Difference between a Mortgage Pre-qualification & Pre-approval
What's the Diff? Thinking of buying a home?

Do You Know....
What's the Difference between a Mortgage Pre-Qualification and a Mortgage Pre-Approval?

There is a Huge Difference !!
and One has Superior Benefits for you! Check out the video below to learn more...
Top 6 Reno tips when Selling your House!
Not ready to sell but thinking about renovating?  ??

Here are some tips for you that will add to your home value and also prepare your home the moment you are ready to sell it. Win-win, isn't it!? ??
When is the best time to Sell Your House?
I am asked on a weekly basis, "When is the best time to move?".. ??

The answer is, it depends! 

As families experience life changes that involve a move, they are often overwhelmed by the process, I am an experienced realtor who successfully helps families navigate the process of a move so that they can make best and informed decisions for themselves and their families, so that they can live the life of their dreams in the home of their dreams... 

Watch this video and know more about the right time to sell!
Are you thinking about Moving to Caledon Ontario Canada? ??
Caledon is a beautiful community, located just outside of the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). Located within the Region of Peel. Caledon offers numerous benefits to residents and savvy home buyers. ??

Watch this video to find out the 5 Reasons why you should move to Caledon- PLUS we have thrown in a bonus 6th reason why Caledon might be the perfect choice for you and your family. Learn all about what Caledon has to offer you. ????
9 Tips to get your Real Estate offer accepted in a competitive market!
Buying a home? ??

Find out How to get your real estate offer accepted in a competitive or balanced market! ????

These 9 strategies will help you get your offer Accepted, win the bid and help you buy your dream home! These tips work especially well in a Multiple Offer situation. ??

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How to Buy A Home | 6 Tips for Home Buyers | What to do When You Just Bought a Home
Buying a home can be overwhelming and you want to make sure you know how to buy a home without making mistakes. Once you sign an offer and it is accepted, you have an agreement of Purchase and sale. ??
Congratulations - you just bought a home. You maybe wondering what you should do next? This video gives Home Buyers six (6) tips on what they should do right after buying a house and signing their home purchase agreement.

Whether you are a first time buyer, a real estate investor or a home seller this video is for you!
2022 Real Estate Market Update and Outlook for Toronto GTA West
We are a few weeks into the new year and you maybe wondering – What is the current state of the real estate market and what is going to happen with home prices in 2022?

In this video we will review and recap the real estate market for 2021 and look into what is currently happening in terms of homes for sale, homes recently sold, average prices and what factors will effect the market in the coming months. Whether you are a first time buyer, a real estate investor or a home seller this video is for you!
Top 5 Types of House Styles
When it comes to buying a home, one of your decisions will be to determine what type of house style best suits you and the needs of your family. ??
In this video we are going to break it down and explain the Top 5 Types of House Styles and the pros and cons of each style. In addition, we will review the different types of houses, provide pictures and definitions of each style of home that is most popular in the Toronto GTA, Canada area.
5 Main Styles of Homes (Detached, semi-detached, townhomes, multi-unit and Condominium) learn about these styles, their description and the characteristics of each type.
4 Types of Homeownership Explained!
When it comes to homes & home ownership there are a variety of types of properties and different ways in which you can own them- or parts of them. ??
One of your biggest decisions when looking for a home will be determining what type of property style AND what type of ownership best suits you and your family.

In this video we are going to break it down and explain the differences.

Holding Offers- Real Estate Multiple Offers- What you need to know!
The real estate market is always changing. You may have heard of the term “Holding Offers” and are wondering what does that mean? In this video we will explain the “Holding Offer” marketing strategy, how it works and what is means for both Buyers and Sellers.
7.1 Things not to do when you just bought a home
Are you a first-time buyer or has it been a while since you last bought a home? Uncover the 7.1 Things not to do when you just bought a home. You finally found the home of your dreams. You submitted your offer, negotiated the agreement and congratulations you just bought a home! Did you know that there are several things to avoid doing when buying a home? Don’t make these 7.1 critical mistakes. Find out the right way to buy a home and ensure that it closes on time. This video will give you tips and advice on buying a home and avoiding the dreaded home buyer mistakes.
Ep. 31 What Top 5 Tips will Sell Your Home in 2022?
Are you thinking of selling your home in the 2022 real estate market?

Did you know that there are five top home selling tips that realtors use to sell homes fast?

These 5 essential ingredients comprise the formula for the successful sale of your home.

Find out what you need to consider and implement when you are selling your home. This video will give you the information, strategies, tips and tricks realtors use and savvy home sellers incorporate to sell their home fast and for more money.
Ep. 32 What is the difference between Downpayment and Deposit?
Money! It’s an important component of the home buying process. A frequent question buyers ask, especially first-time buyers is “When is the money due and What is the difference between down payment and deposit?” In this video the difference between down payment and deposit is defined. Who are the characters involved and who gets what and when and why? Get all your questions answered- check out this informative video.
Ep. 33 What is the difference between List Price and Sale Price and why is there a big difference?
What is the difference between a homes list price and it’s sale price? and why are they sometimes so drastically different? In this informational video for home buyers, home sellers and real estate investors, we explore what factors come into play when selling your home? how sellers are setting the list price of a house? and also, uncovering why there may be a big difference in List Price vs Sale Price? Whether you are a home buyer, home seller or investor this real estate information and insight will help you to understand list price vs sale price and how marketing strategies effect the pricing of homes? Get all your questions answered- check out this informative video.
What information is required for a rental application _EP. 34
Are you a tenant searching for a rental property? Or are you a real estate investor/ landlord looking to lease out your property? In this informational video for landlords and tenants, we explore what information is required when renting a property. A standard Ontario Real Estate Association Residential Rental Application is also provided in the attachments.
Find out more….- check out this informative video.
Ep 35. Tips How to prepare your home for a Buyer property viewing or Open House
As a home seller you want your home to make a positive first impression to potential home buyers. In this video you will find out how to get your home ready to show and sell in just a few minutes! Get information and quick tips to properly prepare your home for a homebuyer property viewing or an open house. Plus, as an added bonus -Access your free Property Prep For Home Showing Checklist below. Find out more….- check out this informative video.
Ep 36. What are the 3 Options for Buyers & Sellers When Reviewing Offers to Purchase Real Estate
Whether you are a Buyer or a Seller, you may be wondering what your options are when reviewing Offers to Purchase Real Estate. In this video we uncover the three options that both buyers and sellers have when negotiating real estate transactions. In addition we will answer the question- "Do Sellers have to accept an offer to purchase if the price offered is full list price or above?" This question is top of mind for both parties of an Agreement to Purchase Real Estate, especially in todays tight inventory and hot real estate market- Find out the answer to this important question. Check out the video Episode 36 - What are the 3 Options for Buyers and Sellers When Reviewing and negotiating Offers to Purchase Real Estate and how to negotiate offers and counter-offers. Find out more….- check out this informative video.
Ep. 37 How to find the right home for your next stage in life!
The only constant in life is change! In this video we discuss the various stages in life and the considerations one should think about during each stage in terms of housing needs. No one wants to regret their home purchase and taking the time now to think about exactly what you need can save a lot of heartache later...
Ep. 38 What are the 5 key steps for downsizing your home?- How to checklist
What are the 5 key steps for downsizing your home?
Thinking about downsizing? Retirement, lifestyle, divorce, loss of job, finances, health, and the simpler things in life are all considerations for downsizing.
If you are thinking of downsizing, you maybe asking yourself, how to downsize my home? How do I know that moving to a smaller home is right for me? What are the steps involved in downsizing my home? What are the pros and cons for downsizing my home?... There is a lot to consider if you are thinking of making a move. Check out this video to learn more about the process of moving to a smaller home. 
Ep. 39 Just Bought a House What's Next 19 Tips and Mistakes to avoid
You just bought a house and maybe wondering what’s next? What should I do after just buying a house? What are some tips when you just bought a home? IN this video, you will get 19 practical tips to follow when you just bought a home and before you move in. Following these tips will make the moving process simpler and more enjoyable. Avoid costly moving mistakes by using these tips.
Ep. 40_ 11 TIPS of What to Look For when viewing and Before Buying A Home!
Searching for a home can be overwhelming, however knowing what to look for can make the process simpler and more enjoyable and help you to avoid making costly home buying mistakes, I am sharing with the first time home buyers and home buyers in general, 11 Home Buying Tips- Things to look for when viewing and before purchasing a home. Stay tuned to the end, where I will also let you know how to get your free Cheat sheet- a checklist of items to look at, when viewing property, so that you don’t make common buying mistakes. You can download this checklist and take it with you when viewing homes, so that you will know exactly what to inspect and look for when viewing and buying real estate. The real estate advice shared in this video will show you how to buy a house and avoid some costly common home buyer mistakes.
EP. 41_ How to read MLS status abbreviations for TRREB-Toronto Regional Real Estate Board
Are you wondering and confused as to what all the MLS listing status abbreviations mean? Whether you are a home buyer or home seller, learning to read the Toronto area MLS listings will be helpful. In this video we will uncover what all those MLS listing status short forms mean and show you how to read the MLS listing sheets and what the definitions for the status short forms actually mean for the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board whose short abbreviated form acronym is TRREB. Learn how to read the MLS listing status abbreviations for TRREB, just like a Toronto realtor. The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board covers a wide area. On the North west our team- The Evelyn Lopes Realty Team with iPro Realty serves the areas of; Peel Region (Caledon, Brampton, Mississauga). Halton (Halton Hills- Georgetown and Acton, Milton), Dufferin (Orangeville, Mono, East Luther Grand Valley, East Garafraxa, Shelburne), Wellington (Centre Wellington- Belwood, Fergus, Elora, Erin, Guelph, Guelph Eramosa, Puslinch) and Simcoe (Adjala, New Tecumseth). We are members of several real estate boards and provide access to properties from a variety of sources.
EP. 43_ How to pick the right offer when selling your home
How to pick the right offer when selling your home. Whether it’s a hot seller’s competitive market and you are receiving multiple offers on your home, or it is a balanced market where you are dealing with a single offer, knowing what to look for and how to evaluate offers is a critical component of successfully selling your home. In today’s video I will share with you 7 key elements to review when evaluating an offer to purchase, so that you know, what specifically to look for in an offer and more importantly how to pick and negotiate the best offer when selling your home. You may be surprised… it’s not what you think.
EP. 44 | How to Buy a Rural Property Need to Know
Have you been thinking about getting away from the hustle and bustle, congestion, faster pace, and noise of city living? Are you considering making a move to a place that is perhaps a little more off the grid, a place with some space, a piece of land to call your own? You maybe considering purchasing a rural / country property. If you are thinking of a move to the country, a rural or acreage property move- then this is a video you won’t want to miss.
EP # 45 Real Estate Market Changes in the GTA and Peel Region How it affects you
In the last few months, we have seen some definite changes to the real estate market, so what is happening in the real estate market and how does it affect me? That is the burning question on everyone’s mind lately …and in todays video we are going to dig a little deeper and discuss what going on nationally here in Canada but also more locally in the Toronto GTA and surrounding communities within Peel Region - Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon and how it affects you. If you like this information, hit the thumbs up and subscribe, so that we can get more great content out to more people. We put out a new video every week, so hit that bell. My name is Evelyn Lopes with the Evelyn Lopes Realty Team and iPro Realty, we provide information and interpretation of that information to your specific needs to support you in making informed and best decisions.
EP# 47 | Toronto Housing Market Crash
There is a definite shift in the real estate market, nationally here in Canada, but locally here in Toronto and the GTA and surrounding communities of peel region (Caledon, Brampton and Mississauga, as well as Halton Hills, Erin and Orangeville. What is happening with home prices, mortgage rates, consumer confidence and home price values? Is the Toronto real estate market crashing? Is it in a free fall? What can we expect in the days and months ahead and what lead up to this market shift? In this video we will take a deep dive into the real estate market and put recent events into perspective. We will also go over home prices over the last few years and more importantly look forward to where they are expected to go.