I check the Redfin/Zillow/etc page for the address really frequently, just in case it gets re-listed. And it hasn't been. But today, the websites had a change: they list the property as sold as of late February . . . and for
This is so hard to take. We would've jumped at it at twice the price. We were about to bid on it when it reached $199,900 when Patriarch's cooler head prevailed. But $70,000? How I hope that there's some really sweet backstory like a second cousin whose husband has been out of work and the family has nowhere to live, but were given this. Or maybe a great-niece who is tragically an Iraq widow and two little ones to raise . . . I have a real dread about this being a developer who will knock down our dream house, plow under all the beauty in that 1.6 acres, and put in three townhouse duplexes or something :-(.
Later I will strive to view this in the proper theological perspective, with gratitude at His better plan, but first I'm going to have a crying jag. And probably a half bar of dark chocolate.