Is Now the Ideal Time to Sell Your Home?

Housing inventory is woefully low throughout the United States, and especially here in our local market. Normally, we will have around 3-4 months’ worth of houses on the market. Right now, it’s more like only 5-6 weeks (or less) of inventory. Buyers are clamoring to buy and the historically low mortgage rates are giving them […]

The Magic of Real Estate Referrals

In real estate, referrals mean everything. Whether a past client refers a friend or family member to us or we get an endorsement from one of our local network of service providers, it is always greatly appreciated. We depend on referrals to grow our business. Most importantly, they let us know how we’re doing. If […]

Summer Market Update: Home Prices High as Inventory Remains Low

During our real estate market pause, we were predicting and preparing as much as we could. We expected the summer market to be moving fast once the economy was reopened. Buyers have been anxious to move after being forced into reevaluating their housing needs, mortgage rates have remained at record lows and sellers have waited […]

How Will COVID-19 Regulations Change Real Estate Sales?

We’ve been talking about this for the past couple months on The Cyr Team Blog. We’ve been trying to speculate and plan ahead for what we expected to happen once our local real estate market opened back up. Well, certain restrictions were lifted on May 20 that will greatly improve our ability to conduct business […]

How Real Estate Technology Will Streamline the Home Selling Process

Whether you are tech savvy or not, we’ve all been forced to lean on technology a lot more lately. Video conferencing has replaced many face-to-face interactions, both personally and professionally. Tools like virtual reality have allowed us to escape our homes, even when we are sitting on the couch. We are using our devices more […]

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 […]