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What is the protocol for responding to multiple best offers?
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎06-27-2009

If I counteroffered and have not heard back from the first eBay member who supplied a Best Offer, can I make a counteroffer on another eBay member who supplied a different best offer?

Other Answers: 3
Community Member
Posts: 12,301
Registered: ‎01-10-2006
in reply to zskybluephoenix

Each offeror is independent of the other.  You don't have to wait for a counteroffer to be concluded before you can accept a different offer or make a counteroffer to a different offeror.  Once the item is sold (or the last item if it is a multiple item listing) by someone using the BIN button, or you accepting an offer, or a buyer accepting the counteroffer, all pending offers and counteroffers expire, so there is no danger of selling more than you have in inventory (assuming your count with eBay for a multiple item listing is accurate, including for each variation if you have a listing with variations).

Community Member
Posts: 13,537
Registered: ‎12-05-2005
in reply to zskybluephoenix

Yes, you can make as many counter offers as you want.  First to click yes wins.

Community Member
Posts: 22,064
Registered: ‎01-13-2011
in reply to zskybluephoenix

Yes, make your counter offers.  First come first serve.