By Michael G. WilliamsBloomberg BusinessWeek October 12, 2018 12:59:25When you’re looking to sell your vintage furniture, be sure to use eBay’s auction service, where you can place an order or check out items to see if you qualify.
To be sure you can find the right pieces, you’ll need to be prepared.
Here are 10 common eBay mistakes that buyers can make:You should get a first-come, first-serve basis on an item.
If you get an item, you have to wait 30 days before you can see it.
You don’t have to show up on the date that you ordered it. eBay does not allow customers to bid on items until the item is listed for sale.
This is a good practice if you have an eBay listing for a certain item and the item has not been posted yet.
But you should be aware that there may be a time difference between when you place an eBay order and when you see it listed for purchase.
You can order items in advance if you like.
However, eBay may take a day or two to confirm the item will be available in stock.
This can take a long time, but if you’re willing to wait, you can get a “pre-order” status and bid on the item before the listing opens.
You can bid on multiple items at once, but you can only bid on one item at a time.
You must wait 30 business days to receive your item, and then you can start to bid.
If your item is not available, you may not get any bids.
You may get an error message when trying to place an auction.
If this happens, you must contact the seller and try again.
You must wait until the seller responds before bidding.
The seller may take an extra day or more to respond to your request.
You may be charged extra fees for this extra time.
If you need help with your auction, you might find the following helpful tips helpful:If you get a call from eBay and it appears the item you’re interested in is not on sale, you should not take your item back.
Instead, contact eBay customer service and explain what’s going on.
You should also be aware of your auction policy so you understand what’s allowed and what’s not.
You might want to check with eBay’s FAQs page to find out more.
If the item that you’re bidding on is already listed, it will likely not be available for purchase at the auction site.
Instead of bidding on the items you want to see sold at the eBay auction, contact the sellers and try to arrange a better price for the item.
The sellers may not accept your bid if the item’s price exceeds the reserve.
This means that you may pay more than you would for the listing.
If your item doesn’t have an auction date yet, it may be on sale in the future.
If so, you will need to check back regularly.
If the item isn’t available for sale, it might not be on the auction schedule.
To find out if an item is currently on the market, you need to see the listing page of the listing service.
You’ll need the listing date, the listing price, and the eBay bidding number to see when an item goes up for auction.
If a seller says that an item’s listing date or auction date doesn’t appear on the listing, that listing has not gone up for sale yet.
If that is the case, contact your listing agent to see what steps you need on your part to get the item added to the auction.
You should always follow the bidding process.
It’s the best way to get a better chance at getting the item for sale or to ensure the item can be shipped or picked up.
When you place a bid, you agree to pay the listing fee and wait 30 calendar days for an item to be listed.
If an item doesn, you don’t need to pay.
If it doesn’t go up for the auction, it’s up to the seller to remove it.
The seller can decide to ship or pick up the item at the buyer’s expense.
If an item isn and auction date has not yet come and gone, you shouldn’t be worried about the item being on the sale.
However:You can get an estimate on the final price of an item at your next eBay auction.