You cleaned every surface, opened your home to a bunch of strangers, and negotiated like a pro. After all that you can finally say you’ve made it to the finish line. You sold your house (phew!) and for a nice profit to boot!
With a lump sum so liquid you could run it through your hands, your grip may tighten. How much of the profit on your home is truly yours, and how much will Uncle Sam be reaching into your pocket to collect?