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Counter Offer Accepted

April 14th, 2015 at 05:36 pm

Our counter offer which basically changed the date was accepted. It did seem to help that we found we had another offer coming in at the same time that we were sending the counter over to the buyers. We made sure to let them know. Smile It was a fair offer too but in the end they were too late.

It feels good to have that piece hashed out. Next up are the radon test, home and pest inspections. We expect them to go well as the home is pretty new yet.

We did get full price, paying $2500 in closing costs for the buyer, leaving our new fridge, and paying $300 towards carpet cleaning. If the radon test comes in high we will pay around $600 to mitigate. The house is pre-plumbed for this. Our realtor sold nearly all the homes in this subdivision for the builder and has only had one come back high after being pre-plumbed, so the chances are slim we will need to pay. We also did a self test in January where the test came back under the limit that is considered hazardous. The closing date is currently June 12.

More later!!

10 Responses to “Counter Offer Accepted”

  1. snafu Says:

    Congratulations, all your hard work fast tracked to Sold! What will you do to celebrate? I was surprised that your realtor didn't encourage a bidding war. I'm guessing with all the rounds of de-cluttering, supervising packing and the actual move will be smooth and as easy as the upheaval of moving can be.

  2. laura/deacon's wife Says:


    Yay! Onto the new chapter. Smile

  3. michdado Says:

    Congrats CCF. What a load off your mind Smile

  4. TD Says:

    Congrats! Smile

  5. CB in the City Says:

    Congratulations! What a nice, quick transaction!

  6. MonkeyMama Says:

    That is great!

  7. scottish girl Says:

    Congratulations!

  8. LivingAlmostLarge Says:

    Oh yeah!

  9. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Fantastic news!

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