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Good stitching news and good waiting news…

Good stitching news first. On BoInk, I miscounted when I recounted my miscount; anyway, I started stitching the first motif with my adjusted alignment. I stitched straight across the top row, and found that I didn’t need to adjust at all! So I was able to pull out that row and get back in line. That made me feel good. This motif is inspiring me more than the frame – it was hard to put it down last night, and it will be hard to wait until next Sunday to stitch more on it.

Good waiting news – we made a decision to make an offer on the blue house! My mother is going to the realtor’s office tonight to sign the paperwork. Because it’s bank-owned, we have to wait 3 days to find out if our offer was accepted. We see 3 doors that could shut on this – the bank not accepting our offer or getting multiple offers; the house not qualifying for FHA financing; or the inspection finding major problems that the bank won’t fix and we can’t afford to fix before closing. We are stepping out on faith – this was the first house we felt excited about, and we know that if this is the one for us, then God will hold those 3 doors wide open. Thanks for your thoughts and prayers for this. I’ll keep you updated.

Update: The realtor confirmed that the seller will not accept an FHA offer, based on a preliminary inspection. However, there is a way to do a conventional loan, with an inspection contingency. So after this evening, we wait 3 days to find out if they accept our offer.

4 thoughts on “Good stitching news and good waiting news…

  1. andrea, I’ll keep my fingers crossed and good prayers that this is the house you’ll get. If it’s meant to be, it’ll happen…just remember that thought 🙂Robin Pich

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