Welcome to this chapter of my life entitled Riddled with Anxious Desperation. (Which, by the way, was also the title of my life in fifth grade when I had a major crush on a boy named Gabe.)
We’re down to the wire now with our move and our house still hasn’t sold. We’ve had some showings and we’ve received a few offers, but they were all contingent on the sale of another home. What we need is a good buyer who doesn’t have to sell a home, and my Magic 8 Ball assures me that this person exists….it is decidedly so.
I’m trying to keep things light here, but the level of stress Ryan and I feel right now is off-the-charts intense. I am pretty sure that I have no more stomach lining and on several occasions I have found Ryan beating his head against the wall to dull the pain. Seriously, we are no fun at all.
Then today I had a brilliant idea.
It crossed my mind that maybe you fabulous people in Bloggerville know a mysterious buyer with excellent credit who needs a newish four-bedroom home! Or, even if you don’t know them, they read your blog. Or, even if they don’t read your blog, they read the blog of somebody who reads your blog. Or, they read the blog of the sister of the friend of the person who reads your blog.
So, here’s where you all come in. If you’d like to do me the grandest favor in the world, please post a little something about my sweet little abode on your blogs (feel free to use these pictures) and include the link to my listing (found here).
I know I’m biased, but this is a beautiful house in a very nice West Jordan, Utah neighborhood (a western suburb of Salt Lake City). And because we’re incredibly motivated to sell, we’ve dropped the price to $339K which is (by a conservative estimate) about twenty thousand below its market value. Which means instant equity for our wonderful buyer!
Now, what’s in it for you? Well, you’re about to benefit from the fact that it is nearly impossible for me to ask a favor without some kind of reciprocal act of kindness. If my buyer finds my house (well I guess their house) thanks to your site, I will reward your kindness by giving you a $250 gift certificate to Amazon.com—my favorite place to buy stuff that isn’t sold at Target!
I’m hoping that you will take a few minutes to do this, and I don’t care if you do it because you love me and care about my mental well-being or because you are a greedy little bugger. I will love you for eternity regardless.
So, how do you claim your stake? Leave a comment here with your name and e-mail address to let me know that you’re in, and then I’ll make sure we ask each and every person who sees the house how they heard about it. If they buy it and you’re to thank, then the $250 is yours the very day we close.
And just in case you’re wondering, you have my permission to invite all of your readers to participate too! Just refer them to this post to make sure they comment! And remember, time is of the essence (which is the most romantic phrase found in all of real estate). So post soon!
Can the blogosphere sell a house? I have no doubt at all. In fact, my Magic 8 Ball says that you absolutely will. My thanks in advance!