Monday, November 7, 2011

The Numbers Game

Here go again!

Playing the numbers game.

As you know, we had two offers on our house.  We let them dicker it out, and the first offer outbid the second offer.  We thought we had the house sold, but it wasn't.  The couple who made the first offer had a fight and separated.  There went that offer.  We contacted the second potential buyers, who stated they were still interested; but, wouldn't you know, while we were waiting for the details to get worked out with them, they went and put an offer on another house.  Argghhh!!!

So we are back to showing our house.  Fortunately, there continues to be a lot of activity with it.  We got another offer in over the weekend, but it was again very low.  Don't you love it when they say, "Don't get offended by our offer; it's just a starting point."  Get Real!  I admit I was offended, angry, disgusted, and hurt.  Todd and I went to counter back but our agent, who was also disgusted, told us to hold our ground and not lower our price.  Evidently, he is showing it more than we realized, about once a day.  He feels confident that there is a decent offer around the corner. 

I haven't heard back from those with the latest offer.  I don't know if they really want this house or just really want a steal of a deal.   Times like this make it hard for me to trust that God's plan is better than mine.  But since He knows more than I do, I will trust in Him.

Proverbs 3:5,6  "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths."

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