Senior Housing Challenges in an Evolving Real Estate Market

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As Baby Boomers and Generation Xers continue to age into their senior years, we’re seeing some interesting housing trends develop. Many wish to “age in place.” This means staying in their longtime family home or moving to a smaller place, but still in the same general neighborhood. This puts a crunch on local real estate […]

The Pros and Cons of AI in Real Estate

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There is a lot of talk in the news about artificial intelligence (AI). What was once pure science fiction has become somewhat of a reality. The robots aren’t ready to take over the world just yet, but we do see AI-generated art, music and writing all over the place. The trend will probably continue to […]

Why Ethics Matter in Real Estate

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We are in a very interesting time right now as the real estate market presents more challenges for home buyers, home sellers, and the real estate agents helping coordinate transactions. The inflated economy and high mortgage rates have made it tougher for many buyers to buy and sellers to sell. Deals are still getting done. […]

Are You Ready for the 2023 Spring Real Estate Market?

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The weather may not be cooperating just yet, but it is officially spring. The spring and summer seasons are generally the most active for home buyers and sellers. We anticipate an increase in home sales activity for the 2023 spring real estate market. If you are planning to buy or sell a home in the […]

Tips for Empty Nesters Planning to Downsize

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It’s a bittersweet time in life when the kids are all grown up and out of the family home. It’s nice to have more time for yourself, but the house sure starts to feel awfully big with fewer people at home. It may be time to consider downsizing to a smaller property that better suits […]

Helping Your Elderly Parents with a Move

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Your parents raised you and cared for you when you were young. They’ve been there to provide support and love throughout your entire life. Eventually, the roles reverse and it becomes your responsibility to help provide care for them in their later years. This is not any easy step for anyone—including your parents. Below are […]

Moving to a New City Checklist

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Are you planning to move to a new city? Perhaps you are moving across the state or to a different state altogether. Maybe you are transitioning from an urban or suburban home to a much more rural location. Whether your move is for work, school, retirement, family or any other reasons, it can be intimidating […]

Are You Buying or Selling a Home in 2023?

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The New Year is upon us and 2023 is already in full swing. Some of us have already made and broken some New Year’s resolutions, but there are bigger goals that may be on your mind for this year. If you are planning to buy and/or sell a home in 2023, the time to start […]

The Cyr Team Real Estate Year in Review

2022 Real Estate Year in review from The Cyr Team

It’s hard to believe that 2022 is almost over and 2023 is just around the corner. This has certainly been an interesting year in the real estate industry, and we are very proud to have helped so many of our clients navigate the ever-changing market conditions. First and foremost, we would like to take this […]

How to Improve Your Credit Score

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If you are preparing to buy a home and planning to finance it with a mortgage loan, one of your top priorities should be getting your finances in order. Having a strong financial standing will help you qualify for a home loan and get the lowest possible mortgage rate. Some of the steps you can […]