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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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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Thankfully, I had put a number of large items in the garage sale to help clear out the rooms. So, with my mother’s help, and the use of furniture sliders (greatest invention ever that can be found at stores like Home Depot) we staged the house.
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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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