I have been on a roller coaster and I want to get off! So since the last post where our prayers were answered we've had somewhat of a setback. I posted that because our negotiator e-mailed an update saying our short sale terms were "approved"... we were just waiting for the letter of approval to make sure all of our terms were in the approval letter. The official letter came out Friday... the letter released the deed so that we could sell and allowed for us to sell without coming up with 20% of the money owed (which they wanted before) but the letter did NOT release us from the deficiency. We had asked for the deficiency to be waived and the fact they "approved" our requests led us to believe that all of the terms were accepted. Our negotiator called us today to let us know that she's working with the bank to try to get it waived but the bank says the investor that has our mortgage "does not waive deficiencies." I feel like for every two steps we take forward, we take three back. We're trying to see what we can work out and would love any and all prayers. Basically, if they don't waive the deficiency, we can't buy the other house and we can't sell this one because we don't want to be hounded by creditors for the rest of our lives.
We have a plan... going to see what we can do tomorrow and go from there. We will NOT give up after we've been through all of this since February.
So... I close this depressing post with proverbs 3:5 sent to me by my good friend V: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path.