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Talk me through "BUY IT NOW"?Please?

(7 Posts)
Katymac Tue 10-Jul-07 19:18:34

OK I have seen something I want on ebay

It has no bids - but has 4 days to go

Is it worth emailing him & asking about buy it now?

Do I suggest a price or does he?

am I being particularily dim? If so...........sorry

suezee Tue 10-Jul-07 19:20:58

just ask him if he has a price in mind to end the auction early

Katymac Tue 10-Jul-07 19:29:41

Really - it's that easy?

Why would/wouldn't he?

flibbertyjibbet Tue 10-Jul-07 19:29:43

People often email me when I am selling our old tat, and offer a buy it now price. I always say no though, as its quite normal for stuff to only get bids in the last few hours, and almost always ends up more than whatever I was offered as a buy it now!
But you never know, just make him a sensible offer and wait to see what he says! You can always up a buy it now offer if he says no to your first one!
(Wonder if its something of mine..... are you buying knitting wool Katymac )

Katymac Tue 10-Jul-07 19:30:24

No -a boat

suezee Tue 10-Jul-07 19:34:13

yeah i do it all the time "hi was wondering if you would consider a buy it now price,if so what price do u have in mind thankyou" then he will either

A politely say hes letting the auction run

b tell u what he wants for it or

c ask what price u had in mind

Katymac Tue 10-Jul-07 22:10:42

Someone bid on it

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