There are absolutely NO FEES for basic membership, which allows users to bid and buy simply by registering. Becoming a verified buyer costs $4.99 (optional) a month, and entitles you to utilize a private account, feedback and added security. To sell on SaleCity.me, you can pay an $9.99 (optional) per month fee, Becoming a verified seller, or list items for FREE and NOT accrue any final value fees.
Several auction sites, including eBay and eBid, require final value fees to be paid after an auction. This is not the case with SaleCity.me, but keep in mind that you can pay the $9.99 (optional) fee if you wish toBecoming a verified seller.
SaleCity.me attention grabbers are somewhat limited in comparison to other online auction services. Listing your item in two categories is completely FREE, allowing potential buyers to more likely to see your item.
Selling on SaleCity.me is simple and can be tailored to different selling options. If you have several items to sell, you might consider opening an online store, which is completely FREE at SaleCity.me. You can even cross promote your items within various listings, drawing attention to other items you have to sell that potential buyers might be interested in.
Sellers at SaleCity.me can block bidders that they don’t trust, and they have the option to end an auction early should the need arise. Sellers can remove their listings for FREE as long as nobody has placed bids on them.
Searching and finding what you’re looking for is simple on SaleCity.me. Advanced searching is available and allows the user to search for auctions by categories, item number, the member auctioning the item, or even search for what items specific people are presently bidding on. You can even search the auctions by setting a price range.
Sorting the listings is also easy to customize. You can sort the search results by price (high or low first), number of bids, or time remaining.
Searches are listed in a gallery. The pictures for each listing are decently sized. Making at-hand image viewing even easier, scrolling over the picture provides an enlarged view of the thumbnail image.
If you’re interested in seeing who bid on an item and when, you can access the history of any item. With this, you will be able to see how many people have bid on the item, when they bid, and for how much. You can also quickly see how many people have viewed the auction listing.
SaleCity.me utilizes a user feedback system, allowing sellers and buyers to provide feedback on their auction and transaction experiences. SaleCity.me presents a user’s rating so other members can see how many successful auctions they have been a part of and decide whether they want to trust them or not. Another nice feature that SaleCity.me provides is the ability for buyers and sellers to respond to feedback left about them.
SaleCity.me has several options for users to get help with any issue they might have with buying or selling. The help and support center addresses a variety of topics. Members can also get help from other members through our community forum.
SaleCity.me is a great online auction service, combining an easy interface with a healthy user base and strong tools for buyers as well as sellers. Auctions on SaleCity.me are simple, straightforward, and easy. If you’re a seller who needs an eBay alternative with NO SELLING FEES (other than membership), SaleCity.me is a great option.
SaleCity.me is a Free Online Marketplace.
At SaleCity.me buyers and sellers can come together and trade just about anything without membership fees, bidding fees, or selling fees. You can find great bargains at SaleCity.me because sellers don't have to mark up their products to cover fees and percentages typically charged by other online marketplaces. Join the excitement of a low winning bid on an auction item, or purchase instantly from the hundreds of thousands of fixed price items.
SaleCity.me is supported by the advertisers and corporate sponsors who display banners on the site, not by charging fees to our members.
Thanks to our advertisers, SaleCity.me members enjoy a professional, feature filled, FREE community in which to buy and sell goods and services without all the common fees of most auction sites and online marketplaces.
To get back to the basics of good ole' fashioned buying/selling. As online marketplaces have grown over the years, so have their fees. It has become almost impossible for the small seller to make a profit online. SaleCity.me hopes to bring the "Garage Sale" to the online world.
Is it safe?
Buyer Safety is of primary concern to SaleCity.me. Although it is impossible to completely rid an online marketplace of fraud, we support only the top Online Payment Processing companies and have implemented many fraud control/protection systems to offer the safest possible online shopping experience. Some of the these protections include:
• We encourage all SaleCity.me sellers to utilize Paypal and/or Google Checkout for online payments. Using either of these payment methods offers buyer's fraud protection and dispute resolution channels.
• Buyers/Sellers have the option of Verifying their SaleCity.me accounts through a process which confirms their mailing address. These members proudly display the verification icon , and have taken this extra (optional and voluntary) step in their commitment to create a safe marketplace.
• Bid or buy with confidence from our many Top Rated Sellers . These sellers have proven themselves time and time again to provide great products and great customer service as evidence by the excellent ratings received from buyers.
• Every transaction on SaleCity.me may be rated by both buyer and seller. Buyers or sellers with consistent negative ratings are automatically suspended from the SaleCity.me marketplace.
• Members which have been suspended from SaleCity.me (for fraud or otherwise) are prevented from re-registering under a different name to commit fraud again. These automatic fraud protection systems are constantly being upgraded to insure the safety of our marketplace.