I would be happy to walk you through the process of a short sale. Thayne Houston Broker 30 years
The STRENGTH of the offer can be more important to the Bank than a few thou. They do not want to get in the middle of an Escrow and have it fall through; that could cost the Bank that few thou.
The Contingencies and Inspections come in to play.
The length of the Escrow.
The Lender might affect their decision.
The amount of repairs needed and the Buyer is addressing them.
You are assuming that yours was the superior offer; it probably wasn't.