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Well, decision is made

February 21st, 2011 at 11:12 am

It looks like we are making an offer on the house. Hubby really loves it, and wants to go for it, so he has pushed me off the fence. I have to go to the bank tomorrow to get preapproved and officially start the loan shopping process. Eek.

I looked at the money and I know we will be okay. We have a lot of things we could adjust or resources we could tap to free up money if we got into a serious pinch. And, if this place doesn't sell within six months, we have agreed to rent it out until the market improves.

Looks like we have a plan, now let's see if the seller will agree to our price. My realtor forwarded some emails from their realtor, and I'm not sure how willing they are to wheel and deal, but we'll see. If they won't meet our price, I may walk away, and then if it doesn't sell in another few months, hit them again with the same offer.

9 Responses to “Well, decision is made”

  1. mjrube94 Says:

    That's exciting! Good luck!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Good luck!! I know you are in a good place and will make it work the best you can. Smile

  3. CB in the City Says:

    Sometimes you just have to follow your heart. Good luck!

  4. scottish girl Says:

    Good luck! Smile

  5. Ima saver Says:

    I think you have made the right choice. Hope you get the home!

  6. ThriftoRama Says:

    I hope everything goes smoothly and we get the price we want...

  7. HouseHopeful Says:

    Good luck!

  8. marvholly Says:

    I would not come back w/the same offer after a couple of months. Housing prices are still going down in many markets. My 2nd offer would be 5-10% LESS!!!

  9. ThriftoRama Says:

    Noted, Marv.

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