Is it Time to Rethink Your Long-Term Real Estate Plan?

Real Estate Plan concept with paper houses

It’s a seller’s market right now. This has been true for years, and the conditions have only been amplified as a result of the pandemic. Buyer demand is high, seller inventory is low and mortgage rates are very favorable. There are other factors from this pandemic that may forever change how people view real estate. […]

What Happens to Your Real Estate During a Divorce?

Divorced woman packing up for home sale

Nobody ever wants to experience a divorce, but life happens and we are sometimes forced to make very difficult decisions. Going through a divorce can be an emotionally trying time for both parties. It’s easy to get caught up in all the drama and make some poor decisions throughout the proceedings. The largest mistakes often […]

The Cyr Team’s 2021 Real Estate Forecast

2021 real estate concept

It’s safe to say that 2020 has been one of the strangest years of our lifetimes—most likely THE strangest we’ll ever experience. We’ve had to adjust to new ways of working remotely, and so have most of our real estate clients. Thankfully, we were well prepared. We’ve always embraced technology and knew that this was […]

8 Tips for Improving Your Home Office Space

Businesswoman working from home office

It may be awhile before many of us get back to the office. With the holiday season, flu season and COVID-19 spikes all happening this winter, many workers are still working from home or were just asked to start working from home. Though we’re still out in the field doing real estate business as needed, […]

How to Better Maintain Your First Home

Paint roller to symbolize home maintenance.

If you’ve bought your first home in the past couple years or are getting ready to buy, congratulations! There are few things more exciting and meaningful in life than officially becoming a homeowner and living the American dream. So, now the question you have to ask yourself is, “What kind of homeowner am I going […]

Planning Your Home Sale, Part 3: Finances

Weighing financial decisions against home sale

In our “Planning Your Home Sale” blog series, we’ve been talking about different reasons to sell your home in today’s hot seller’s market. In addition, we’ve been covering information you need to know, decisions you need to think about and moving plans you’ll want to have in place before you list your property. If you […]

Planning Your Home Sale, Part 2: Timing

Couple meeting with real estate agent during home sale

In our last article, we talked about the priorities that might be driving a home sale and helping you to develop a smart moving plan. You know what you need. You know what you want. You know how you are going to sell your current home and where you intend to move next. When is […]

Planning Your Home Sale, Part 1: Priorities

House with for sale sign in yard

Over the next several posts on The Cyr Team Blog, we will be focusing on planning your home sale. These articles are intended to provide some education and insight to help you make smart home selling decisions. Whether you are already getting ready to sell your house, on the fence about making a move or […]

90 Days Back in Business—Real Estate Market Expectations vs. Reality

Summer real estate market

As of today (August 19, 2020), we have officially hit 90 days back in business. Our local real estate market effectively shut down in late March and there was hardly any new activity during April or May. The only deals that closed were the ones already in process. Otherwise, there wasn’t much else we could […]