10. Discussing a Counter-Offer

A: Mr. Lee, the seller has made a counteroffer on his home.

B: He did not accept my original offer?

A: Technically he did, but he has conditions.

B: Okay, what are they?

A: He said your offer of $325,000 was a bit short.

B: What's his counteroffer?

A: He wants $335,000, and he'll throw in the appliances.

B: I don't know. Will the appliances have a warranty?

A: No. No warranty.

B: I'm going to have to think about this, Ms. Phillips.

A: Take your time. Counteroffers are common.

B: I need to talk to my wife about this. I'll get back to you.