Is Now the Time to Sell Your Home?

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Many homeowners have been on the fence in the past couple years. They know it has been a strong seller’s market with high buyer demand, quicker home sales and rising prices. However, it’s very natural to want to wait. If prices are going to keep increasing, why shouldn’t you hold off and time your sale […]

Making Changes to a New Home—Where to Start

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Buying a new home is a very exciting experience. It’s a chance to start fresh and create new memories in a special place. Many home buyers are purchasing properties with the intention of making some changes. Whether it’s major renovations, minor remodeling or necessary home improvements, it can be difficult to know where to start. […]

Which State is the Best Retirement Destination?

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Retirement may be many years away for some of you. For others, it is just around the corner. We can’t tell you when to retire or how to save money for retirement. However, where to retire is a question we do get asked from our real estate clients from time to time. Where Do You […]

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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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 […]