Why might someone not buy an item at a garage sale even after the seller reduced the price twice for them?
Say a person was having a garage sale and had an original oil painting by a known artist for $100. A shopper stops and first asks if they would take $75. The seller agrees. After looking around a few minutes, the shopper then asks if the painting could be bought for $50. The seller also agrees to this offer. However the shopper then leaves the sale without buying the painting or making any further offers.
- BeverlyLv 61 year agoFavorite Answer
Might have been shopping for someone else who would come back and try the same thing and buy it. Or perhaps didn't have the money in the first place. Just seeing how far it would go.
- JackolanternLv 71 year ago
I haven't a clue!
- Common SenseLv 71 year ago
They changed their mind. Personally, I would rather donate things rather than have a tag sale. At tag sales, everyone wants what you have but they do not want to pay nearly a fair price for it.
- JanetLv 71 year ago
They changed their mind.
Such is human nature.
They knew they did NOT want to pay $100. But even after they got the price down to $50, they still weren't sure they wanted it that much. In the end, they decided they didn't want it.
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- yLv 71 year ago
The used their phone and realized that the known painters work, has no value to it.
- 1 year ago
Probably just a tight wad
- 18 gibbs 20Lv 71 year ago
They never really wanted it in the first place. They were just goofing around really.
- Eron_17Lv 61 year ago
They think it's fake or just not worth very much. It's all part of haggling
- Steven SLv 71 year ago
Change of mind.
- Anonymous1 year ago
There are dreamers about. In the UK car trade they call them 'tyre kickers'.