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How can I accept an offer for an item that is lower than the buy it now price for a fixed price auction?
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎06-21-2012

I have a fixed price auction for an item and I had an e-mail from a buyer asking if I would accept a lower price. I am willilng but how do I do this?

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Posts: 8,117
Registered: ‎05-24-2009
in reply to dianasgoods12

Actually, unless you had Or Best Offer on your listing, they aren't allowed to contact you and make the offer.


You can't even be sure they would follow through if the opportunity were presented.


On fixed price listings, all you could do would be end and relist at the agreed price.

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Posts: 7,281
Registered: ‎02-18-2005
in reply to dianasgoods12

This is not a good idea. No one who emails you with an offer (a violation of eBay policy unless you had Best Offer on the listing) has your best interest in mind....

Never rely on eBay nor emails for accurate payment information.

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Posts: 65,528
Registered: ‎05-11-2005
in reply to dianasgoods12

There's no such thing as a Fixed Price auction. But just go ahead and revise the listing to the price.

Why would you want to do this, though?