As a decorator and home staging specialist spend much time shopping in general, especially for large purchases on a website called Craigslist.org for my clients too, but mostly for themselves. It provides an opportunity for buyers and sellers to come together as eBay does not, without the need for auctions or any fees. This is all done locally, so that usually no shipping involved.
It's amazing to see how Craigslist is quickly removed in so many cities and towns. Daily there are free items up for grabs, the ads for garage sales and any items in the artwork and bedding to cars, appliances and clothes! It really is a great way to save money and recycle, so that you are helping the planet too with fewer items in landfills!
As with most things in life, there is a certain degree of etiquette that must be adhered to for everyone to be happy in the world of online selling and buying. Below I've listed some guidelines for buyers and sellers.
You've decided to do some 'spring cleaning' and a few items that you want to send. Setting up an account is easy and fast. This allows you to edit the settings later if needed, add / remove photos, and once again a year later again if necessary until it sells.
As a buyer, these findings are an excellent way to reduce costs in the economy down and keep more money in your wallet! Often things are new or like new and a fraction of what even discount stores in your area. Here are some tips to ensure success you stay safe and happy.
I hope you find these tips helpful in online buying / selling world of Craigslist. I've been using this site for years and never had any trouble. I was careful and I always negotiate! My points come from the experience (just today I came across loud car horn honker her horn to get my attention to come out with a set of bamboo blinds !)