If this was an investment property, probably neither of you qualified for the tax rebate. If I remember correctly it was for owner occupied properties only.
It looks like a lot of guidance has come forth from my peers. I see that you have more questions (and probably many more not listed here) Regarding down payments: You will need ... more
Temporarily withdrawing a property from the MLS this time of year is quite normal. Most potential buyers would rather not move between Thanksgiving and Valentines day. Also ... more