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Thank you both for your responses. I called the IRS again yesturday and spoke to another individual who is "writing a letter" to see if we would qualify for the exclusion. I will know within ten days if a "growing family" is a good-enough unforseen circumstance.

You mentioned we "could probably work out a deal with the buyers so that they may take possession early and pay you rent for the extra month that you will own it"

My husband mentioned this as well, but I do not really understand how this could work, since I understand the law to say that we must own and live in the property as our primary residence for at least two years. Is there something I am missing?

Thanks in advance for any additional advice...

Shelly

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