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another stupid ebay question from a novice seller

(7 Posts)
snooks Sat 26-Jul-08 11:45:32

hello, sold an item on ebay a few days ago, sent invoice, buyer has not paid yet ( I accept paypal). I didn't state a 'payment time period' in the listing so how long does the buyer have to pay? (Am going round in circles on ebay help topics)

Thanks smile

Flllight Sat 26-Jul-08 11:51:31

7 days normally, then you can send a reminder.

(No harm in asking them politely if and when they intend to pay as you need to know)

snooks Sat 26-Jul-08 11:57:34

thanks flllight, have just sent a friendly massage to buyer to ask.

snooks Sat 26-Jul-08 11:58:15

well, it was a message actually blush

Flllight Sat 26-Jul-08 12:04:17

PMSL grin

ten10 Sat 26-Jul-08 12:06:14

If they still don't pay after your reminder then you can do what Ebay call
Reporting an Unpaid Item Dispute

"look at this link for info,

snooks Sat 26-Jul-08 12:11:49

thanks too ten10, the buyer has excellent feedback so hopefully he/she will pay soon, (can see now why sellers always comment in my feedback saying 'prompt payment' etc grin)

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