I'm a diehard thrifter and garage sale addict! I love the thrill of the hunt! And I love making CASH from trash so I also resell on eBay and Etsy. I share my successes to inspire you ... and my failures so you learn from my mistakes. Please join me on this wild and crazy ride of making cash from trash!

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Selling on eBay: How to See Final Price on Best Offer Items

Hope everyone had a fun-filled and safe 4th of July holiday!  We spent the day with family and friends at Veterans Park, a beautiful & relaxing park right on the ocean and adjacent to the pier in Redondo Beach.  Then we came home just in time for the fireworks show at our city park.  The park is just a couple blocks from our home, so we just sit outside and enjoy the show!


UPDATE:  Click here for an update to this post.

Anyway, I was so excited about my new “discovery” that I just had to do a quick post to share it with you!

It’s been some time now since eBay disabled our ability to see the final price on “best offer” sales.  And for awhile several months ago, I was still able to see the final price if I searched on eBay.ca, which is the Canada site.  However, it’s also been disabled on all eBay sites.

I was doing some research today on a pair of Sergio Valente jeans I want to list, and I found the exact same pair in the “sold” listings.  But, darn it, it was a “best offer” sale.  I really wanted to know how much the jeans sold for, so I did a Google search on how to find out.  After surfing around, I found this great site.

Here is the original listing on the Sergio Valente jeans:

Fullscreen capture 772013 41519 PM.bmp

You can see that the jeans were originally listed for $39.99, and the buyer accepted a best offer.  But for how much?  The answer is …

Fullscreen capture 772013 41557 PM.bmp

… $15.00 plus shipping!  Ok, not exactly the price I was hoping for, but just knowing how much is priceless!

I’m sure you are now sitting on the edge of your seat, anxiously waiting to know what this great site is.  Well, I’m going to tell you …

Fullscreen capture 772013 42216 PM.bmp

You can look up the Best Offer Sold-For Price on completed eBay BIN items on WatchCount.com. Just copy-paste the eBay listing # into the homepage search box, and you can view the item info – including the actual Best Offer selling price.

So that’s my tip for today!  Hope you all are having a great weekend … and be sure to come back for another Cash for Trash post.

Happy thrifting and saling!