If we were haggling over concert tickets
Face price: $29
My Offer: $0
Seller's Counter: $25
My Offer: $5
Seller's Counter: $20
My Offer: $10
Seller's Counter: holding at $20 as other people look at the house and make offers. oy!
Keep the good Reiki, Mazel, Luck, Thoughts, Wishes, and Hopes coming. At this rate, we'll end at $15, but I hope to get closing costs, a refrigerator, stove, and hot water heater out of them too. Negotiating is fun.
ETA, Wednesday afternoon:
My Best and Final: $15 or $20 with closing costs and other stuff
Before you leave anymore flattering comments about my negotiation skills, please notice that I'm caving a little. Just a little. But a bidding war has started, and I really like this house. Now I'd better call the mortgage broker again and stalk the home improvement box stores. argh. argh. argh. I want this to be done.