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Advice on offering a buy it now price lower than reserve

(6 Posts)
krisskross Thu 28-Apr-16 21:45:01

I'm watching something with a reserve of £20 which ends tomorrow night and currently has no bids.

I contacted the buyer and asked if she'd accept a lower buy it now price, she said no she wants to wait for auction.

If there are no bids, can i contact her after the auction and make a suggested price? Or should i contact her again towards the end of the auction? Or should i just pay the 20 quid if there are no bids?

Thanks all.

starry0ne Thu 28-Apr-16 21:47:48

I guess if she has put a reserve on you used to have to pay extra for that option so that would be the minimum she would accept..

I know a lot of people don't bid till last minute so If I was a seller wouldn't consider it.

Is it worth £20 to you?

krisskross Thu 28-Apr-16 21:55:38

I guess it is starry......i'll hold off and hope my computer works fast during the auction smile

EveryoneElsie Fri 29-Apr-16 13:53:14

Just pay the £20 if its a fair price.
Its really annoying to get 100 emails all wanting your stuff for peanuts. And not bidding then demanding a deal is just as annoying. You might find yourself blocked.

krisskross Fri 29-Apr-16 19:28:14

I wasn't planning on demanding a deal Elsie!! Just trying to work out my options.

summerwinterton Fri 29-Apr-16 22:34:52

lowest reserve is £50 isn't it? Do you mean buy it now price?

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