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 […]

Exploring the Trend of Multi-Generational Living

Big family to represent multi-generational living concept

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]