Hometown couple buys houses in three days or on date of your choice

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Integrity, authenticity and a hometown connection draw sellers to Archway Homes.
Integrity, authenticity and a hometown connection draw sellers to Archway Homes.

Although their situations were different, both S. Lee and Pat Timson needed to sell their homes. Lee was moving to Florida, and Timson, who had recently lost her husband, decided it was time to move forward.

What both had completely in common, was the excellent “As Is” sales process they experienced with Archway Homes.

Owned by husband and wife team Jon and Stacy Bichelmeyer, Archway Homes buys homes in any condition: pretty houses needing little to no repair, ugly houses needing everything repaired from leaking roofs to bad foundations, cluttered houses, or houses in need of cosmetic updating. And they do it quickly without the often painful and stressful selling process.

Having the ability to sell quickly to an established and reputable company is the perfect solution for those who need to move because of illness, being transferred and can’t wait for a traditional selling process, facing foreclosure or other financial difficulties, an inherited house, or anyone who has a home to sell.

“I just wanted to do a quick sale so I didn’t have to go through listing with an agent, showing the home, and all of that,” Lee said. “That’s why I chose to go with a company like Archway Homes. I had read something about them that said they were local hometown people, and that appealed to me.”

Lee, who had never sold a home, was a little unsure about the process. “But Jon made me feel very comfortable. He was very easy to work with, and any questions I had he was able to answer.”

Timson echoes those thoughts. “Jon was extremely patient with me,” she said. “He understood that I was going through some pretty hard times within a month of my husband passing, and he sat and listened to me. I felt no pressure at all to sell my house.”

Before making a decision, Timson also contacted a real estate agent for a second opinion about listing and selling her home. “But I decided to go through Jon because they pay all closing costs, and there are no inspectors. He went through the house himself, so it was much easier and I didn’t have to worry about making arrangements with other people who would probably have me do some updates.”

According to Stacy, the latter is a common issue many sellers face. “For example, a buyer offers them a price, then brings in an inspector, partner, or appraiser, and the offer gets chipped away through continual renegotiation by the buyer,” Stacy explained. “The seller feels like they have no choice but to continue with that buyer. The same happens with retail buyers who throw in seller paid closing costs, required repairs, and continually delay the closing. That’s not how we operate. Sellers want a smooth transaction, and we remove the hassles for the seller by doing all the work ourselves after the contract is signed.”

Archway Homes, which has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, buys houses differently from other buyers, cash or conventional, out there. They provide a no-obligation offer process where Jon first walks through the home, then provides an offer within 24 hours. “We can pay cash and close within three days or on a future date of your choice, there are no fees or commissions to pay,” Stacy said.

For the Bichelmeyers, it is important that their sellers and buyers know that they are local business owners, not a national franchise or out or town investor.

“We have lived in the community for over 40 years, and I’ve been buying houses, fixing them up and selling to homeowners in the metro area for close to 20 years,” said Jon, who is a third-generation real estate investor. “We started doing this long before HGTV inspired the new investors in town. It’s important for people to know that I’ve been investing in our community for my entire adult life.”

“Our goal is to serve the seller and make the process simple and easy,” Stacy said. “Selling a property can be a stressful process and it is our job to remove the obstacles and complications. With us, selling your house as-is never felt this good!”

According to Lee, whether you want to, or have to sell your home, most people have a personal attachment to it and don’t want to sell it to just anybody. “I felt that Jon and Stacy both had integrity and were honest and knowledgeable. That was important to me,” she said.

Archway Homes

Location: 15301 W. 87th St. Parkway, Suite B35 in the ANB Bank building.

Contact: Jon Bichelmeyer at 913-599-5000 or

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