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SOLD!!

May 30th, 2007 at 02:56 pm

My house sold yesterday -- at the full asking price!

The first offer was $95,000, $2000 below list price. But the buyer wanted to close on the 25th of June, which I thought would be too soon for me. The last I heard my "suite" at my cousin's house would not be ready till mid-July.

So my realtor advised me to counter at full asking price, since the early close date might cause financial hardship. They accepted the counter offer within minutes. They really loved the house! My realtor said it was very unusual to get a full price offer in this market.

So I agreed, and I notified my cousin that I would have to move on the 25th. To my surprise, she said the rooms would be ready by then. So -- all I gotta do is pack up and move within the next 3 1/2 weeks!

I am happy, but also a little flabbergasted. I was expecting a long haul.

That was the cap to a day that was pretty suprising already. In the morning I got my $25 payment for my "Confessions" submission (and thank you, thank you again!). Then I got a Pinecone payment of $5. Then I went home and opened my mail to find -- finally -- a $40 check from State Farm. So money was definitely flowing in yesterday.

Last night I was too wound up to sleep, so I will turn in early tonight. I am like the walking dead today.

I've still got a lot ahead of me, but WHOO-HEE! a big step done!

11 Responses to “SOLD!!”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    Congratulations!!

  2. homebody Says:

    Oh my gosh, banner day! That is such great news! Now if OD's will just sell.....

  3. tinapbeana Says:

    ooooh, way to GO!!!

  4. scfr Says:

    Woot! Woot! Wow - That was fast!!! All of that hard work really paid off! Good luck getting packed up and moved out.

  5. shiela Says:

    Wow! that was quick. Way to go.

  6. JanH Says:

    Congrats! That's great news!

  7. daybyday Says:

    Congratulations. Smile

  8. Amber Says:

    Wonderful, I am so happy for you

  9. LuckyRobin Says:

    Great news! Kind of feels like the end of an era for your house adventures.

  10. moi aussi Says:

    Congratulations! You have been working very hard on getting your house ready! All your hard work paid off and you sold the house quickly!! Way to go!

  11. Carolina Bound Says:

    Thanks, guys!

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