Saturday, June 17, 2006

Bidding begins

We received an offer on our house from a young, hipster couple this morning, handed to us by their smarmy real estate agent in a sealed envelope. We requested the sealing because we're still leaving town tonight to drive down to Atlanta. We're expecting those other 2 offers to come in on Tuesday when we return and want to look at them all together. So far, 2 couples out of the 3 want to know if someone has outbid them so they can consider offering a second time. I hate that we're leaving town because even though this is an ideal situation to be in as the seller of a house, it's still stressful as hell. I never was good with unknown situations, even if the tension works to my advantage in this case.

I'll let y'all know what happens when we get back. With 3 offers likely to be on the table, I expect that we'll at least get our asking price. But I've bitten all my nails down til they're sore in the meantime.

9 comments:

Dawn said...

I do hope it all goes smoothly.

beth said...

I get so excited every time I read the updates on this. I can see what you mean though. I hate it when things are out of my control.

Mama D said...

So exciting. Hope you get everything you want and more. You deserve it. You've put so much work and love into that house!

Caryn said...

Ooh, that does sound stressful. I can't believe you're not peeking at the bids, though! Good luck with the process, and have fun on your trip!

Nancy said...

Congrats! I hope it all works out perfectly with a minimum of stress.

"Grandi" said...

Ooo - that is exciting!! Just sort of confirms that you are going the right direction!! I hope your weekend went well and those offers are just toooo good!!

Manic Mom said...

Man, three offers--that's great! Imagine how those families feel, having found their dream home and now having to wait for your reply!

GET MORE MONEY! LOL

Queen Beth said...

OOOOO! Exciting! I love the word "smarmy".

Mama Darlin' said...

Good luck! I hope things go your way!!