What Does an Economy with Inflation Mean?

Wooden houses with arrow chart rising to represent market inflation

We’ve been talking to many clients about inflation lately. They keep hearing about it on the news. It’s surprising how few—especially those under the age of 50—really know what inflation is and what it means to be in an inflated economy. More specifically, we like to help educate home buyers and homeowners about the effects […]

Real Estate After Vaccination—What to Expect

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It’s great to know that COVID-19 vaccines are readily available for just about every adult in the United States by now. We got our vaccination shots and that gives us a little more confidence in getting our lives and business somewhat back to normal after a very strange 2020. It may be the literal and […]

Planning Your Home Sale in a Seller’s Market, Part 3

Home seller holding keys in front of packed home—moving in a seller's market concept

In this final installment of our three-part series, we will explore some of the broader life planning aspects to consider when selling your home in today’s seller’s market. If you haven’t ready the first two parts of this article, please check them out when you have a chance: Part 1: Getting Your Home Ready Part […]

How to Make Smarter Decisions When Buying a Vacation Home

Couple relaxing on deck of their lakefront vacation home.

Recently on The Cyr Team Real Estate Blog, we talked about some of the important things you need to know when buying an investment property. We touched a little on the idea of vacation homes, but we wanted to explore this topic a little further this week. Buying a second home purely for personal use […]

Buying an Investment Property?

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Here Are 5 Tips for a Better Investment Property Transaction. If you are looking to purchase additional property beyond your primary residence, you have to have a good plan. It is important to explore your options, understand your objectives and stay focused on what matters most. Whether you are looking to buy a second home […]

Exploring the Trend of Multi-Generational Living

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Multi-generational living has always been a trend. It’s not uncommon for older parents to move in with their children when they have trouble caring for themselves. It can be less expensive than a retirement home or senior care facility, while also just more convenient for multiple generations to be living in one home. The Impact […]

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. […]

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 […]

Why Choose a Real Estate Team?

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There are many wonderful real estate agents out there. Some work primarily on their own while others are part of real estate teams. There are many advantages to working with a team compared to an individual. In this article, we are going to share a little insight into our team approach. As you might expect […]

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 […]