Payoneer

A potential buyer want me to travel to his country.

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by jamaltq, Jun 1, 2017.

Replies:
185
Views:
6,050

  1. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    Hell guys
    A strange request from a potential buyer for one of my domain names.
    He want me to travel to his country to complete the deal face to face.
    I have asked him to use Escrow services but he replied that he is not comfortable with it.
    What is your feedback guys?
    Thanks for all.
     
    The views expressed on this page by users and staff are their own, not those of NamePros.
  2. Brand Consultants

    Brand Consultants Business Member Business Account

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2016
    Posts:
    319
    Likes Received:
    524
  3. mr-x

    mr-x Acme Domains Business Account VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2003
    Posts:
    1,994
    Likes Received:
    1,492
    Use a lawyer in his country. Let him pay.
     
  4. gilescoley

    gilescoley Top Member PRO VIP

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2007
    Posts:
    10,556
    Likes Received:
    8,202
    What country is it? I certainly wouldn't be going :xf.smile:
     
  5. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    I don't think he will agree, even I have told him that there is a Domain market place broker ready to meet him face to face regarding that deal also he refused.
    USA
     
  6. atinc

    atinc Business Member Business Account

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2016
    Posts:
    678
    Likes Received:
    888
    If he is a serious buyer invite him to your country.
    I wouldn`t go for it.
    If you agree then he would think you are desperate to sell the domain and have the upper hand on bargaining.
     
  7. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    I did, waiting for his respond
     
  8. gilescoley

    gilescoley Top Member PRO VIP

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2007
    Posts:
    10,556
    Likes Received:
    8,202
    It also depends on the sale price, if someone wanted me to go to their country for a 200k sale and the flight would cost $1000, then I would consider it. Is it worth paying for a flight for a 2k sale?

    I assume you would be paying for the travel?
    Is he a serious buyer, did he say he was from a company?
    Have you agreed on a price?

    It all seems a bit fishy to me...
     
  9. RevolutionaryDomains

    RevolutionaryDomains Active Member VIP

    Joined:
    May 26, 2009
    Posts:
    3,194
    Likes Received:
    2,763
    I highly doubt I would go, but it would depend upon the circumstances, and who the person is. I suppose it also depends on how large the sale and how desperate you are for the funds. Could be a nice vacation for you and your family, or business partners.

    That aside, if he's a serious businessman with any experience, then he's surely used escrow services in life at some point. Without knowing all the facts of the deal his request sounds quite odd indeed. Keep us posted.
     
  10. stub

    stub Top Member VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2006
    Posts:
    19,281
    Likes Received:
    5,402
    Ask him to deposit $8k into your paypal account so you can book your trip.
     
  11. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    I don't think he will agree
     
  12. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    $50k
     
  13. hxp

    hxp Dark Lord VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2015
    Posts:
    1,988
    Likes Received:
    4,326
    Agreed.

    I would only go if the buyer was willing to pay for travel and accommodations. I would also make sure I have someone I can trust on my side.
     
  14. stub

    stub Top Member VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2006
    Posts:
    19,281
    Likes Received:
    5,402
    This guy is not a serious buyer. IMHO. Putting roadblocks in the way like this. If he doesn't accept an escrow transaction. I'd ignore him.
     
  15. Want2learn

    Want2learn Business Member Business Account

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2017
    Posts:
    1,711
    Likes Received:
    1,546
    Yeah face to face in this day and time . . . got scam written all over this.
     
  16. ultradog

    ultradog Established Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2014
    Posts:
    154
    Likes Received:
    169
    Such an unreasonable request sounds like it's only the first problem with this buyer.
     
  17. SirDrago

    SirDrago NAME JEDI VIP

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2007
    Posts:
    2,655
    Likes Received:
    5,805
    Do you have someone in this USA that you trust that can represent you?
     
  18. imadoer

    imadoer Active Member PRO VIP

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2015
    Posts:
    3,230
    Likes Received:
    2,404
    I would ask him to pay for my flight rental car and hotel up front. Worst case scenario you get to come to the usa for free.
     
  19. jindalashoka

    jindalashoka Established Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2016
    Posts:
    118
    Likes Received:
    29
    Don't put yourself in trouble with scammers, beware. If he is realy serious ask him deposit some money in advance in escrow or paypal. They show THEMSELVES from USA but usualy scammers from Africa so pls beware
     
  20. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    Yes, and he don't mind to anyone to represent me.
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2017
  21. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    For sure, he is from USA (Los Angeles)
     
  22. alcy

    alcy Active Member VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2015
    Posts:
    10,191
    Likes Received:
    12,285
    ask him if he is paying for the 3 bodyguards that'll accompany you to your meeting with him
     
  23. ultradog

    ultradog Established Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2014
    Posts:
    154
    Likes Received:
    169
    Utter nonsense. What if you traveled to his supposed location, and he changed his mind? No guarantees or security for you, the seller. This is a con.
     
  24. Marshall999

    Marshall999 Established Member

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2017
    Posts:
    352
    Likes Received:
    321
    Yeah, seriously if by some tiny -winy chance you agree to his proposal, just watch out for your security. :)

    You surely don't want to end up in a strange dungeon of a strange man in a strange land. @jamaltq
     
  25. jamaltq

    jamaltq sedg.com VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2009
    Posts:
    3,516
    Likes Received:
    2,001
    Of course I will not travel to anywhere.
     

Want to reply or ask your own question?

It only takes a minute to sign up – and it's free!

Share This Page

Loading...