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REFLECTION 13: House sold — finally!

The house FINALLY sold. My closing date is August 15th. Thank goodness – I made my deadline by 15 days.

I was paying the StoneBridge Realtors a stay payment to keep my condo since I was supposed to close on it July 1st. The stay payments were not cheap, and I had to put an additional $10,000 down to demonstrate I was serious. The $10,000 could be applied to closing, however the stay payments were not – $1,000 per month.

The first realtor I had did not grasp the concept that these stay payments were not indefinite. I had to close on the condo with a new deadline of September 1st. A big miss!!!

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REFLECTION 12: Saint Joseph

I listed the house February 6th, and still in April, the house had not sold. I had really thought it would have been sold by now. So desperate times, call for desperate measures so to speak.

My folks, brother and I buried the statue of St. Joseph, in hopes that it will help sell the house.

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Spare bathroom

The spare bathroom was the same color as the main area of the condo – a Natural Beige which was like an off white color. It’s amazing the difference with a coat of paint.

Somehow the bathroom is softer – there is less of a contrast between the walls to the bathroom vanity counter top and the floors. The light gray helped bring it all together.

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