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Nervous about selling to someone with 0 feedback.

(11 Posts)
ChillinMarvin Thu 02-May-13 20:44:01

So I know everyone has to start somewhere.. But I've already had 2 problems of non payers/ saying item not as described.. Now my carseat has gone for a good price but they have 0 feedback... I really don't want to sell it and then worry about it. Argh

NotTreadingGrapes Thu 02-May-13 20:47:54

I expect when you had 0 feedback your first seller thought the same.

That said, don't sell it to the winner if you don't want to.

you meanie

myfirstkitchen Thu 02-May-13 20:49:10

You can change your settings so no one with zero feedback can bid

Mutt Thu 02-May-13 20:50:58

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fergoose Thu 02-May-13 20:51:44

send it tracked to cover yourself and add the tracking info to the transaction.

ChillinMarvin Thu 02-May-13 20:53:53

I'm not a meanie! The 2 problems I've had were the ones with 0 feedback. I can't afford to sell the carseat to someone who might trash it and then say item not described or whatever like the last person hmm.

Thanks for that information, I will change my settings.

MrsZoidberg Fri 03-May-13 10:38:35

Whilst you're changing your settings, set it to also ban people with 2 NPBs within 12 months.

I run a shop and my heart drops at the moment when I see it's a newbie. Some are great, but of the 5 items awaiting payment at the moment, 3 are from newbies. This past week I have had 4 NPB cases - all with newbies. I'm not a big shop - I sell about 100 per week, so this equates to about 9% non payers.

I think Ebay need to make it much clearer that when you click on the Buy-it-Now, or bid on an item, then you are committed to buying it.

Mutt Fri 03-May-13 18:23:35

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ananikifo Fri 03-May-13 18:38:33

Is it not too late anyway, if the person has already won the auction?

Mutt Fri 03-May-13 20:41:22

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ChillinMarvin Sat 04-May-13 10:46:02

Thank you for all the advice! It's just that Its the second time I've re listed the carseat because of a non payer, and its sitting all boxed in my front room and getting on my nerves! I'm still awaiting payment from her, so hopefully they do pay!

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