Contacted a domain owner to enquire about a name they owned - here's the reply i got. Hi Paul, Warning - I'm a project manager and get offers for domain names every day. I do not have time to handle these enquiries and negotiations. Low ball offers will just be ignored because I do not have time to explain the value of domain names in detail - do your research atdnjournal.com. Yes, subject to contract, I can make an offer of £15,000 (Fifteen Thousand British Pounds Sterling) To check the value of similar name sales seednjournal.com This offer is valid for 3 working days, after which the offer will expire at15:28onThursday 9th June 2016. I'm not sure i'd use his reply as a template myself but the "Warning" had me rolling around.