Thursday, May 14, 2009

What our new family member gave us -6

We were puzzled what happened. We all thought among 59 offers, we had no chance of winning. Anyways, we drove to our real estate agent's office. She told us that the seller accepted our offer!!! We doubted our ears. 58 competing offers were made to the seller. I was sure that we were not the highest offer. My agent was, either. But, we gathered all the money we could put together and offered as cash. We were neither proud nor confident about it. Since we could not get loan, it was only way to propose. But, there were 2 points. My wife and I could prove based on my real estate agent advise that we have enough checking, saving, CD's to pay the offer.

2nd point was that we did raise the offer from the list price by about 20%. We have no way knowing the truth, but according to Naomi, our real estate agent, it was best practical offer against the property taking property condition and situation into consideration. We signed all the documents and thanked God.

In addition, we thanked Snowy who gave us this opportunity. My wife and I talked about the housing market, but without Snowy involvement, we would not be seriously looking for house to buy.

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Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Shaw .. brilliant news = well done .. gosh it must have been heart stopping ..

how incredible and just wonderful news for you ..

Good old Snowy!! She will be your guiding light for years to come ..

Thank you & just so glad to hear all is well!!
Hilary Melton-Butcher
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Marketing Unscrambled, learn to earn 14 said...

What wonderful new Shaw, we are glad to hear the good news. Now you have a place that others can not tell you what to do with. Have a good time moving. You kept the faith and all worked out for you. Nice to hear. It was the best time for you to buy.
Dan and Deanna "Marketing Unscrambled"

Shaw said...

Hello Hilary,

I hope you had a nice trip. As you say, Snow was our guiding light. And we were lucky that we could recognize that. Please come visit this series final story posted today.

Thank you for your comment.
Shaw Funami
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Shaw said...

Dan & Deanna,

We now plan to move the last week of May. We all are happy now. In addition, we are lucky to learn incredible lesson. Please come visit my final post of this series to find it out.

Thank you for your comment.
Shaw Funami
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