make an offer


: to say that one will pay a specified amount of money for something
They made an offer on our house.

Examples of make an offer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The artifacts could be auctioned off — which would take time to organize because the catalog is handwritten rather than digitized — or someone could make an offer to buy the museum as-is. Lana Ferguson, Dallas News, 29 Apr. 2023 An interested buyer can make an offer on any of the furniture, though the family has claimed a few pieces. Adriane Quinlan, Curbed, 15 Aug. 2023 How to make an offer on a house When deciding on an amount to offer the seller, consider comparable homes, how long the property has been on the market and any necessary repairs. Alex Groth, Journal Sentinel, 19 July 2023 Determines if a Vehicle Is Worth the Asking Price This type of report can show important details about a car's history that can inform your decision to make an offer. Elizabeth Rivelli, Car and Driver, 18 July 2023 The 31-year-old Hopkins, a five-time Pro Bowl pick, could be waiting for a Super Bowl contender to make an offer. Rob Maadi, Chicago Tribune, 11 July 2023 Such networking allows Perry to know what’s coming to the market before the general public, so his buyer clients have an opportunity to make an offer on a home without competing bids. Allie Beth Allman & Associates, Dallas News, 11 June 2023 The message went unread, but when Page sent out a proposal in February 2022, Clark made sure her company was ready to make an offer. Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2023 To close a deal, some real-estate agents will go the extra mile to make an offer attractive to a seller or buyer. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 30 May 2023 See More

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“Make an offer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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