Monday, April 20, 2009

We sold it!

How can this be? In three (3) days?
Yes!
No joke, no April Fools...it really happened. We essential got 99% of our asking price. I say 'essentially' because we were prepared to pay closing costs, but the buyer is paying closing costs.

It happened fast.
  • Friday - listed the house, had 4 buyers and agents come by to see it
  • Saturday - had 4 more buyers and agents
  • Sunday - had an Open House and 12 buyers and agents came by
By 9PM we had two offers. One was a lowball number, the other was a very good contract.

The buyer is very amenable to us picking a closing date (mid May?) and renting the house back to them until the end of the month.
Wow - this gives us more options and we will be able to move from the house into the RV.

And--Last Friday we emailed the owner of the 2007 Allegro Bus in Virginia Beach and he still has it available. That may work out as well.

We stayed up late talking about the timing and when to close and about a thousand other things. We are grateful, ecstatic, thankful, elated, sobered, humbled.

At 11:54 PM I was still awake.

The story continues. We will keep you posted.

7 comments:

  1. Yeah - no kidding. Or Praise the Lord! or Hallelujah!

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  2. Congratulations!!! This is absolutely amazing news. We are thrilled for you. YAHOOOO!

    Will you send some of that amazing house selling mojo our way, please? Your story is inspiring and encouraging.

    Now the real fun starts!

    Can't wait to see you on the road.

    Cheers,
    Natasha

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  3. Congratulations - that is really great news. As Natasha said - please send some of the selling mojo my way also. Now the fun really starts for you.

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  4. Congratulations you two, please come down to Mississippi and sell my house.

    Stay Safe
    John and Bridget
    travelsofjohnandbridget.blogspot.com

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  5. Congratulations,about 3 weeks from putting ours on market.Wish me luck.

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  6. Congratulations...wow! And,now,I hope you find the motor home you have been dreaming about. We will be excited to hear that news as well and look forward to the time we can finally meet you guys in a campground along the way.

    Again,congrats

    Hugs,
    Dortha

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