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Old September 5th, 2013, 12:06 PM   #13526
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Originally Posted by montecarlo33 View Post
If I have time to spend a few grand on a vehicle, and expecally if I want to put in a lower offer, then I have the few minutes to chat on the phone to get more information IMO. However I don't have any problem with someone PMing me questions or anything, but I just don't respect the lowball offers that way, sight unseen. But then again im a very honest seller, sometimes way to honest.
That's the exception anymore. More people (especially c-list) post up some turd and expect to hit the lotto with it.

I tend to put as much effort into inquiring about an item as the seller puts into the ad trying to sell it.

Two lines and a blurry cell phone pic gets the lowball every time. A decent- and readable- description and a few clear photos will get a more realistic offer. I generally start out with a PM along the lines of "We all know the dance, you want $XXXX, I'll give you $XXX.... let me know if you are willing to talk further"
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