Untested means the seller was unable to, too lazy, too busy, or doesn’t have the capability to test some things. Sometimes to test an item means taking it out of the package and installing it to see if it works.
The 10-day duration on auction-style listings will no longer have an added feature fee. Sellers can maximize visibility and enjoy our longest auction-style duration. Sellers who choose 1- or 3-day auction-style listing durations will be charged a $1 special duration feature fee per listing.
This simple alternative to the wild world of auctions on eBay is called fixed-price listing or simply, Buy It Now. Buyers can purchase your item right away at a fixed-price. No waiting and no bidding wars. There’s no time limit either—your item will continue to be relisted until it sells or until you end the listing.
To view a seller’s detailed seller ratings, select the number in brackets next to their username to go to their feedback profile. You’ll find stars next to the 4 different areas, with 1 star being the lowest rating and 5 stars being the highest.
If you want to start making money at home quickly, with little to no investment, selling on eBay is a viable option. There are many advantages to starting an eBay business including: It’s fast. You can create an auction today, and get paid for your item within a week.
After receiving the item, authenticators check it against the listing description, perform a multi-point inspection, and then ship it with a unique authentication NFC tag, NFC card, or QR code sticker.
Short version: eBay takes a percentage of almost all sales, ranging from 1.5% to 15%. eBay’s final value fees are often the largest single cost for sellers. They’re taken as a percentage of the amount actually charged to the customer. That includes the item price, the shipping cost, and any sales tax.
Reserve prices are an optional listing upgrade, which will incur a fee when you create your listing whether or not your item sells. Reserve fees are calculated at $5 or 7.5% of the reserve price you set, whichever is greater, up to a maximum fee of $250.
Each offer is valid for 24 hours or until an offer is accepted, whichever comes first. With a single item listing, the first buyer to accept the offer gets the item. With a multiple quantity listing, buyers can continue to avail of the offer until all items in the listing are sold or the offer expires.
According to eBay, A reserve price is a hidden minimum price—essentially, the lowest price you’re willing to accept for your item. If the listing ends without any bids that meet the reserve price, you aren’t required to sell the item.
Some fake listings dealers operate directly through eBay, while others have their own seller shops, such as the one below: If prices are significantly below the market value, remember the old adage that if looks too good to be true, it probably is.
The online auction site launched in 1995, and scammers have used it ever since. eBay involves a lot of trust on behalf of the buyer and the seller, but it’s relatively easy for that trust to be exploited. The company has put in some safeguards, but you can do a lot to protect yourself as an eBay user.