You should arrange to meet..
If i hade a huge and expensive collection I wouldn't wnat anybody at my house either... for many reasons..
As for the 25%.. it's a common thing, but I wouldn't do it myself.
When the snakes are ready, ask to meet with him and the merchandise..
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