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Flippa Buying Question

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by BillyRayValentine, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. BillyRayValentine

    BillyRayValentine Regular Member

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    I was the highest bidder of a site on flippa (reserve was met). I emailed the seller, but no response. I got the impression i got a heavily-discounted site, at a price which the seller didnt think it would sell for (eg set a no-reserve auction, but not many bids). Is there any way I can/flippa can get him to honor the sale?
     
  2. Scripteen

    Scripteen Elite Member

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    The best they can do is to ban the guy but that won't benefit you by any mean.
     
  3. BillyRayValentine

    BillyRayValentine Regular Member

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    So I'd have to open a dispute?
     
  4. AnotherOne

    AnotherOne Senior Member

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    The auction is ended? NO? then you can't contact Flippa for banning that account.

    I advice you to wait for a while for his answer before contacting Flippa support.
     
  5. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Have you tried calling him/her?
     
  6. BillyRayValentine

    BillyRayValentine Regular Member

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    Emailed via flippa, Emailed via email address. No answer, despite him logging in after my emails. How long should i wait until I contact Flippa? Never had this experience before as a buyer on auction sites like ebay etc.
     
  7. AnotherOne

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    Maybe your emails are going into his junk section (it's a possibility). Maybe he received a lot of private messages via Flippa and he's sorting them.
    Check that seller's account for Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn link and contact him via those mediums too.


    Check his feedback(s) and other things too.
     
  8. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    First off - like meathead said above, call him. You have his phone number in the Sale Completion Area. Then if he doesn't pick up / says that he now wants out of the deal open a dispute with Flippa. In all likelihood, the only result of the dispute is going to be that his Flippa account is going to get banned but the 1% chance that he'll get scared and honour the deal is worth the 5 minutes it takes to open the dispute.
     
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