Tricia Cyr's Blog

Posted on 01/17/2021
Prepare Your House to Sell By Decluttering
Two of the most important ingredients in a successful house-marketing campaign are competitive pricing and making a great first impression on prospective buyers. Although your real estate agent can assist in achieving both of those goals, keeping your home in "show ready" condition will be up to you and your family. When your home is actively being shown,...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Should You Establish Property Buying Goals?
As a homebuyer, it may be beneficial to establish goals. Because once you know what you want to accomplish during the homebuying journey, you can take the necessary steps to achieve your homebuying aspirations. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you develop homebuying goals. 1. Your Dream Home Define your dream house – you...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Understanding Closing Costs
Image by Ryan R Fox from Shutterstock It can be a stressful endeavor to purchase a home. As one of the most significant investments in life, it is important to understand the steps and fees you may encounter beyond the sale price. When you are searching for a property, keep the expense of closing in mind. What Are...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Tips for Moving to an HOA Community
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Are you considering buying a home with a Home Owner's Association (HOA)? Living in an HOA community can be very rewarding. But if you're accustomed to living without one, it can bring some challenges. Know in advance what to expect with HOA living. Checking out the biggest pros and cons HOA homeowners...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Is Now the Right Time to Host a Home Showing?
If you want to accomplish your desired results during the home selling journey, you should strive to host lots of showings. Fortunately, we're here to help you prepare for home showings and ensure you are ready to host showings at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prepare for a home showing. 1....
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Clear Clogged Pipes Fast to Avoid Calling the Plumber
Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels When the toilet's stopped up, you grab the plunger. If it's the sink, you might run some unclogging solution down with hot water. But some clogged piped won't clear. They get stopped up with gunk and debris that, over time, may work its way deep in the pipes. How do you power...
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Posted on 12/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 76 Glenmoor Drive, East Haven, CT 06512
Don't miss this move in ready home with new heating, central air and shed. The fenced yard which is the largest in the neighborhood offers concrete patio and above ground pool. Four additional rooms in basement are partially finished and are not included in the total square footage. The water line to the street was just replaced. One bedroom could be used as office space since there is a separate door to the outside. A must see home! Flag Pole does not...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Determining the Value of Your Home
Photo by Billion Photos via Shutterstock When homeowners start thinking about selling, the first thing they want to know is, “How much can I sell my house for?” Your real estate agent's task is determining the fair market value with a range of prices from low to high. The spread between the two values typical is not large...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Recipe: Linguine With Sweet Onions & Cauliflower
Image by Selling of my photos with StockAgencies is not permitted from Pixabay Cauliflower just keeps winning popularity contests, landing roles in everything from gnocchi to pizza crusts to rice replacements. Why have we fallen in love with cauliflower? Because it's a satisfying, delicious and healthy option! Cauliflower, like Brussels sprouts, kale and bok choy, is a member...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Dinner Ideas: Twice Baked Sweet Potato
Image by ivabalk from Pixabay With just minutes of prep and a little more than an hour of cooking time, you can make a great twice baked sweet potato dish ready to serve for your household. Here's a closer look at why it makes for such a healthy meal and what you'll need to pull it off: Why...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 82 Pine Orchard Road, Branford, CT 06405
Come enjoy all Branford has to offer in this 3194 sqft home, 4 br, 2.5 bth home, only minutes to Branford town center, restaurants, shopping, train station, short drive to beach. This homes sits on 1.11 acres, you are greeted with a circular drive, professionally landscaped yard , peace ,tranquility & privacy greets you in the back yard from the patio. Enjoy nature at its finest with land trust bordering the back . Oversized shed for storage. Outdoor shower. Perfect home for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city living, while still being an hour from NY. Close proximity to major highways. A comfortable home for...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Options for Selling a Home with Water Damage
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock After a significant storm or catastrophic event, you may determine that moving to a different climate is right for your household. The question becomes, do you repair all the damage to your home before you sell it, or do you offer it “as is” so that the buyer takes on that...
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