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Subject:  Re: Five day home sale Date:  6/24/2013  10:39 PM
Author:  Ilby Number:  125647 of 126962

We sold the house! Not with the 5 day method; it didn't work. We advertised, and only two people called. Those two never showed up.

When we saw that the open house would be a flop, we called an agent. The same one that sold us the house more than 14 years ago. We gave her a call on Friday evening, she came on Saturday morning. We had the open house on Saturday and Sunday, and by the end of the weekend we had two offers; both for the full asking price.

The buyers are eager to work quickly, since they are having a baby any day now. We signed the binder on Sunday, they are signing the contract on Tuesday.

So, I wouldn't recommend the book. We tried and wasted money for the advertizing.

We will be renting for a year, and then we expect to move far and purchase something else (an apartment maybe). Where do we keep the money from the house sale until then?
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