Well……it’s back on. I just got a call from my realtor who told me the buyer evidently had a “freak-out” moment yesterday and called the whole thing off. But, after discussing it with her husband, they agreed that they still want to buy our house. So for now, the sale is back on.
The good news is that, because she freaked out, we get some leeway in changing a few things. So now we are trying to make it so that we don’t have to move out of the house until August 1st or so, so that we can have more time to find a house and build up a deposit. The other good news is that evidently her husband is a contractor, and they want to fix all the house stuff themselves. They want us to give them an additional $500 in the closing, but we said “how about $250?” Still no word on what they will say about that, but our realtor thinks they’ll take it, especially since Beazer should fix at least two of the four problems.
So now I have to switch my thinking again. This is exhausting, moving from “we’re selling the house” to “we’re not selling the house” to “we’re selling the house again.” I’ll just be glad when this whole thing is over. I keep telling myself, “God is not surprised by this. He loves us, and has a plan that He is working out (Rom. 8:28).”