Can I Accept Cryptocurrency When Selling My House?

Posted by Stephen Soechting // July 16, 2018


You have probably heard the term “cryptocurrency” on the news and in the media. And if you aren’t familiar with it, cryptocurrency is a digital form of currency whose value is confirmed and guaranteed through the internet. Each transaction is verified and then made as public record. This is known as blockchain. There are different […]

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How to Research a Neighborhood When You Can’t Visit It

Posted by Stephen Soechting // July 9, 2018


When you are looking to move, especially out of state, it can be hard to learn what you need to about the area. But, you don’t want to choose the wrong neighborhood to move to. You don’t want to just throw a dart at the map and end up in the wrong place. So, here […]

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5 Reasons for Homebuyers to Buy Old Instead of New When Buying a House

Posted by Stephen Soechting // July 2, 2018


There is something that excited homebuyers about buying a new construction house. If you come in at the right time in the process you get to customize many of the options. The result: getting the house that you are looking for. It’s a house that has never belonged to another family and therefore it feels […]

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Home Buyers: 6 Tips to Avoid Regret When Upsizing

Posted by Stephen Soechting // June 25, 2018

Home Buyers

All home buyers hope that they will live in their first home forever.  Few home buyers see this dream come to fruition. It is very easy to outgrow a home.  Some people buy a home when they are single and are surprised to find themselves married with three children in what seems like a blink […]

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5 Ways Buyers and Sellers Sabotage a Home Sale and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Stephen Soechting // June 18, 2018


All home sellers feel relieved once they have a set closing date.  Even though the sale is on its way to being complete it does not mean that it will go through.  There are many ways that a home sale can be delayed or a deal can fall through. Here are five ways home sales […]

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Understanding the Big Changes to Home Equity Debts and Deductions on Taxes

Posted by Stephen Soechting // June 11, 2018


Homeowners have the luxury of having equity in a property to borrow on if they need to.  A home equity loan or a home equity line of credit can help a homeowner pay for repairs, renovations, or even a vacation.  It is an easy way to borrow the money that is needed. However, homeowners now […]

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The Impact of a Short Sale on the Homeowner, Lender, and Buyer

Posted by Stephen Soechting // June 4, 2018

Short Sale

There are times where a homeowner cannot continue to make payments on their home.  They are in need of a change and this comes in the form of selling their home to get out of their mortgage.  When a home cannot be sold for the amount owed on the mortgage the homeowner may decide to […]

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Everything You Need to Know When Making a Home Offer

Posted by Stephen Soechting // May 28, 2018

Home Offer

Each person has a unique experience when it comes to searching for the right home to buy. You may have been looking for a few days or over a year when the moment finally comes to make a home offer. Either way, you can still feel a mix of emotions. You are excited at the […]

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How to Determine Your Home Buying Budget

Posted by Stephen Soechting // May 21, 2018

Home Buying Budget

When you are interested in buying a house the mortgage company will review your financial information to tell you how much you are approved for. This amount is what many people use when they set their home buying budget for the house that they are looking to buy. However, this is not necessarily the strategy […]

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5 Cheap and Easy Strategies when Preparing to Sell a Home

Posted by Stephen Soechting // May 14, 2018

Sell a Home

It is easy to spend a lot of money when preparing to sell a home. However, it is not always a necessity.  In fact, there are easy ways to prepare a house that cost little to no money. When preparing to sell a home, it is important to clear away any personal belongings, declutter, stage […]

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