How to Make Your Purchase Offer More Attractive

We expect the real estate market to be moving fast this summer. Both buyers and sellers need to be prepared if they want to make successful moves. One major component of any real estate transaction is the purchase offer process. Buyers need to present offers that are as attractive as possible to the seller, and […]

The 2020 Summer Market: Let the Musical Chairs Begin!

2020 has already been a strange year because of COVID-19 and most people being forced to adapt to life in home quarantine. Yet, the economy is slowly opening back up throughout the country as we head into the summer market. Some areas may take longer than others, and there will be a lot of social […]

The Cyr Team’s COVID-19 Compliant Pledge

Until COVID-19 is no longer a threat, certain aspects of the real estate process are going to have to change. The sooner we can accept this and make the necessary adaptations, the sooner we can get back to doing business once our local economy opens up. Moving forward, it will be imperative that we strike […]

The Benefits of Virtual Home Staging Consultations

While we’re in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to conduct in-person home tours and staging consultations. Even as the economy slowly starts to open back up, we will still be faced with similar challenges. As we mentioned in our blog article last week, many aspects of the real estate process will […]

How the Real Estate Process is Changing Quickly

What Will Buying and Selling a Home Be Like After COVID-19? The real estate market has already changed dramatically as we are forced to conduct business remotely while Pennsylvania’s stay-at-home order remains in place. Even as restrictions are lifted and social distancing measures slowly start to ease, this pandemic may forever change some ways in […]

What Should Home Buyers Be Doing During this Market Pause?

9 Tips for Home Buyers Who Are Looking to Buy in the Near Future Last week, we shared some tips for what home sellers can be doing during the real estate market “pause” caused by COVID-19. This week, we want to speak to the home buyers out there. Whether you were looking for a home […]

What Should Home Sellers Be Doing During this Market Pause?

9 Tips for Home Sellers Who Are Currently Self-Quarantining at Home In many ways, the real estate market is on “pause” right now as most people are sheltering at home and hoping to flatten the curve of COVID-19’s spread. We’re still keeping very busy while working from the safety of our home. We talk with […]

Reevaluating Your Housing Needs

We hope everyone is doing well. We would like to give very special thanks to medical personnel and first responders in our area and throughout the world who are out there on the front lines of this fight against COVID-19. There are still plenty of people out there working in essential service jobs. The rest […]

Adapting to a Remote Lifestyle

6 Tips to Help You Be More Productive When Working from Home We’ve been around for a lot in our lifetimes. We’ve seen wars, recessions, bear markets and even other big virus scares in the past several decades. These events often bring about panic and fear because of the uncertainty involved. Yet, things usually get […]

6 Things Mortgage Lenders Should Avoid Doing if They Want Our Referrals

As we discussed in our last blog article, there are a lot of moving parts in a real estate transaction. One problem can ripple outward and affect every party involved in a home sale—potentially affecting multiple contingent purchases and sales. Undoubtedly the two most stressful parts of a real estate transaction are the home inspection […]