close the sale

close a/the sale

To reach an agreement with a buyer; to finalize a sale by persuading the interested party to complete the purchase. We need to move in a month, so how quickly can you close a sale? Obviously, we're looking for salespeople who can consistently close the sale.
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close the sale

Also, close the deal; close on a sale or deal . Complete a transaction, as in Jack was delighted to close the sale. This term applies to such transactions as the sale of a house, also put as closing on a house, as well as negotiations leading up to a sale. The latter was also put as to close a bargain, a phrase used by Charles Dickens and other 19th-century writers: "He closed the bargain directly it reached his ears," Nicholas Nickleby, 1838.
See also: close, sale
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will soon close the sale of its global silicones business to China National BlueStar Corp.
Thus, no gain or loss on a short sale against the box is recognized until the short seller delivers stock to the lender to close the sale.
Complete expects to close the sale of the notes on December 6, 2006, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Range expects to close the sale of the notes on May 23, 2006, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
5 million shares of NUL stock and expects to close the sale early next week.
Encore expects to close the sale of the notes on November 23, 2005, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
333-73874) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on December 14, 2001, as may be amended, which is incorporated herein by reference: inability to close the sale of the property under contract; inability to realize gains from the sale of the property under contract; changes to the amount of gains reported as such amounts may be based upon preliminary information; and other risks listed from time to time in WRP's reports filed with the SEC.
Gateway specializes in working directly with consumers in a caring and professional manner to successfully close the sale of their home.
We do all of the photography, write complete item descriptions and specifications, list the items, download the ad copy and photos, answer all questions during the auction, close the sale, collect the payment, package and ship the items to the buyer, and then send a check to our client," Whitmer said.
Once the items arrive, we will unpack the items, photograph the items, research the items to ascertain the market value, write detailed descriptions, list the items on eBay, answer all questions from buyers, close the sale, collect payment, ship the items, and then we send the client a check.
This additional capital infusion will enable us to promptly close the sale transaction previously approved by the court.
This additional capital infusion will enable PhyAmerica to promptly close the sale transaction previously approved by the court.
The company expects to close the sale on or about September 22, 2003.
There can be no assurance that the Company and the prospective buyer will be able to negotiate a mutually acceptable definitive agreement, including the purchase price for the IBT sale, or that the conditions to the closing of the definitive agreement can be satisfied or waived in order to close the sale.
as exclusive agent for the seller, teamed up to close the sale of the Riverside Portfolio in Westport, Connecticut.