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eBay devolution

What is with the bad photos on eBay? [more inside]
posted by bad grammar on Jul 31, 2013 - 9 answers

Would you like some Apples, Tacos, & Tinctures?

I'm starting a new job for a telecom giant at a call center and to make the most money I need to make sales. I have worked for a call center before, and I guess you could say I sold things, but I didn't really sell things. Where can I learn to sell? [more inside]
posted by trogdole on May 28, 2013 - 7 answers

What is this behavioral economics experiment I am thinking of?

What is this behavioral economics experiment I am thinking of? [more inside]
posted by ManInSuit on Oct 28, 2012 - 4 answers

Buying things of real value.

I would like to buy things that have a money value based on their actual utility. For example, I think gold is something that is overvalued since the shiny, soft metal doesn't have so many practical uses to justify its value. The second criteria is that the value of the thing would not go down much over a span of about 30 years, even if the economy went in the tank. Thirdly, I've a preference for commodity-like items that can be sold without much work. [more inside]
posted by ErikH2000 on May 11, 2012 - 40 answers

Moving: When the baby is inside or outside?

My husband and I own a small house, and were originally planning on moving early next year. We got some good news over the holidays and I am now nearing the end of the first trimester of my first pregnancy. We'd still like to move, but is it easier to do this while I'm pregnant or should we wait until the baby is 6 months old? [more inside]
posted by smalls on Feb 15, 2012 - 34 answers

Where can I sell my Mac in NYC?

Where in NYC can I sell my old Macbook in the next day or two? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Nov 7, 2011 - 6 answers

Moving up in the world - circumstances changing

Circumstances changing! Some financial help and advice needed! [more inside]
posted by anonaccount on Oct 29, 2011 - 9 answers

Am I being scammed?

Yesterday I sold a car and today I think the buyer is trying to scam me! [more inside]
posted by ascetic on Sep 11, 2011 - 28 answers

How frequently does a settlement date (for a property sale) get postponed?

How common is it for settlement (on a house purchase) to be delayed? [more inside]
posted by lollusc on Mar 30, 2011 - 6 answers

Help me pull the trigger on buying our dream house!

Help me pull the trigger on buying our dream house! [more inside]
posted by Hellafiles on Jan 19, 2011 - 19 answers

Should we buy this house?

We want to move. We've decided to stay in Omaha. I found a house that is a REAL bargain. So I need you, dear mefites, to help me measure the pros and cons. [more inside]
posted by wwartorff on Dec 21, 2010 - 16 answers

Is it a mistake to buy an HDFC coop apartment in Brooklyn?

I'm strongly considering putting in a offer on an income-restricted HDFC coop apartment in Brooklyn. I just straddle the income limits for 2009, but am well below it for 2006, 2007, and 2008, and the agent has assured me that won't be a problem, given the board an lawyer for this building (meeting the spirit of the regulations, if not the letter). I can afford to put down a large enough down payment so my monthly costs end up being slightly less than what my rent is now (with significantly more stability in cost from year to year). So I'm pretty sure this makes sense for me, but my only question is: is this a mistake in terms of eventually reselling the place? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 22, 2010 - 3 answers

Please, help me get this washer/dryer out of my life!

Please, help me get this washer/dryer out of my life! [more inside]
posted by dubitable on Feb 17, 2010 - 10 answers

How to buy a car from a person

I am looking to buy a used car for cash from a local (CA) private party, not a dealer. What do I need to know? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Aug 3, 2009 - 8 answers

Please buy my car, but do it rationally, for pete's sake.

I've sold three used cars and one motorcycle. At least three times I've had people call me and offer to pay me X dollars (a reasonable, though lowish, sum) sight unseen! They don't even want to hear it run! What's going on here? Are they just nutjobs? [more inside]
posted by scratch on Apr 24, 2009 - 14 answers

Tapping into a potential goldmine...

Why won't older and wealthier people buy my stuff? [more inside]
posted by sixcolors on Jan 29, 2009 - 54 answers

RSS reader optimized for Craigslist and Kijiji

Wanted, an RSS reader optimized for Craigslist and Kijiji. Willing to program myself, if necessary. [more inside]
posted by Chuckles on Oct 9, 2008 - 9 answers

eBay Return Policy

As a new eBay seller, I need a return policy. What's a sensible one? [more inside]
posted by Miko on Feb 24, 2008 - 21 answers

Best computer buying/selling strategy?

What's the best strategy for buying new laptops and selling old ones? I usually buy a new computer once every five years or so and then sell my old one. Say I spend $3000 for a new one and sell the old one for $300. Would I be better off buying a new one every year and selling the old one each year? In other words, would I get more for the old one that it would make up for the depreciation in waiting five years? [more inside]
posted by moedym on Feb 14, 2008 - 17 answers

Can I sell a near-complete set of film magazines?

I got my hands on a near-complete series of film magazines (1970s-1990s) while doing an internship in college. They're great to have, but I need some extra cash right now. I looked on EBay, and I see a few people selling single issues of this magazine with some success. Is there a market for selling the lot and if so, how much can I expect to make? [more inside]
posted by sswiller on Feb 13, 2007 - 8 answers

Should we accept an offer with a contingency?

OK, we FINALLY got an offer on our house (after 4 months on the market) and we can't decide if we should accept. [more inside]
posted by SheIsMighty on Aug 27, 2006 - 22 answers

Real Estate Offer Algorithm?

What offer should I make for a new downtown Palm Beach, Florida condo asking $295,000? [more inside]
posted by travis vocino on Apr 28, 2006 - 18 answers

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