My husband and I signed and had notarized a separation agreement earlier this year. In it, “husband” agreed to move out of the marital residence by a certain date so that we can sell it (he and all his stuff are still there) and that in the event we didn’t agree on a purchase bid, we would ask our real estate agent to make the final decision. We have a potential buyer who offered asking price until the appraisal came in $20k low and inspections showed a number of deficiencies. They’re now offering to pay appraisal price for the house “as is” (they do repairs). I would like to make a counter offer but my husband refuses to go down in price. Our agent is concerned that we will lose our buyers if we make no concessions. There is a severability clause in our contract.
So, my question: how binding is our contract, and how do I go about enforcing it so that we don’t lose these potential buyers?