Yes, sold items do disappear on OfferUp. When a buyer purchases an item it is automatically marked as sold and will no longer appear in the list of available items. If a buyer backs out of a purchase, then the item may reappear.
After an item has been marked as sold, the item can no longer be messaged, commented on, or viewed. Additionally, once an item has been marked as sold, the item’s location and contact information will no longer show.
As a seller, it’s important that you mark an item as sold after completing the transaction to ensure it is no longer visible to buyers.
Why is my post not showing up on OfferUp?
There could be a few reasons why your post is not showing up on OfferUp.
1. Your post might still be in a pending state, which means that our Community Support team is actively reviewing and approving your post. During peak times, it can take up to 48 hours for your post to be approved and published.
2. Your post may have been flagged off the marketplace due to a violation of OfferUp policies. If this is the case, your post will not be posted back onto the marketplace and is subject to removal.
3. You may not have completed all the steps necessary to publish your post. On the posting form, make sure to verify that you’ve updated all of the necessary details (description, photos, pricing, etc).
Additionally, be sure to submit your post when you are finished.
4. Your post may have been removed if it was deemed Marketplace Unsafe by our team. Marketplace Unsafe posts include offers that are not allowed or are suggestive of activities that can be unsafe. For a complete list of Marketplace Unsafe items, please refer to the User Agreement.
If your post is still not visible after 48 hours, please contact our team and let us know for further assistance. We would be glad to help you troubleshoot the problem.
What happens when you report a user on OfferUp?
When you report a user on OfferUp, the user’s account is reviewed by our moderation team. Our moderation team is dedicated to making sure that all user accounts meet the terms and conditions of OfferUp.
The team will determine whether or not an account needs to be suspended or removed from the site. Depending on the severity of the reported violation(s), we may also take additional actions, such as removing an account from being able to post for a certain amount of time or disabling an account’s ability to communicate.
In instances where an account is suspended or removed, we always communicate the action to the user and provide our additional support to help them make sure their account is in compliance with our terms and conditions.
If you have any further questions regarding user accounts, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly.
Why is OfferUp charging me to post?
OfferUp charges users a fee to post in order to help cover the cost of running the platform and bringing buyers and sellers together. OffeUp is a marketplace for anyone to list items for sale, and since members don’t have to pay a subscription or membership fee, the platform needs to generate revenue in a different way.
The money from the fees helps keep OfferUp running and provide its users with an ever-evolving selection of items to buy and sell. This fee also helps cover the money spent on marketing, payments and fraud prevention efforts which help ensure the safety of buyers and sellers.
So, by charging a reasonable fee to post, OfferUp is able to offer users a safe and easy way to buy and sell items on their platform.
How much does OfferUp take from your sales?
OfferUp takes a 15% commission on most sales. For high-priced items, they take a 10% commission up to $500 and a flat fee of $50 above $500. For vehicles, they charge a flat fee of $99. For any sales over $1,000, they have a “Bottom Line Price” which is the seller’s listed price minus OfferUp’s commission.
Buyers never see the actual listing price that you are offering, only the Bottom Line Price. All applicable taxes and fees will be collected from the buyers and added in as part of the Bottom Line Price.
Sellers are still responsible for any applicable taxes and fees for their sales.
What is shadow Ban OfferUp?
Shadow ban on OfferUp is a feature of the app to help protect both buyers and sellers. It works by reducing the visibility of specific users on the OfferUp marketplace. When a user is shadowbanned, their listings will still be visible to them and to their followers, but they won’t show up in searches or in other users’ feeds.
This limits their access to the marketplace’s larger audience, preventing them from potentially engaging in malicious or unwanted behavior. The purpose of the shadow ban is to reduce the risk of fraud and other harmful activities within the marketplace, ensuring the safety and security of all OfferUp users.
How do I post something on OfferUp for free?
Posting something on OfferUp for free is easy and convenient. To begin, open the app or visit OfferUp. com. You’ll need to log in with your email address and password or with your Facebook. From the main page, you should be able to find an “Sell” or “Post” option.
Select the item you want to post from the available categories and follow the prompts to enter basic information about your item, such as title, description, condition, and category. You can also add photos and select the free shipping option if you want your item to be shipped.
Once you have completed these steps, hit the “post” button, and your item will be added to the OfferUp marketplace. That’s all there is to it! Now anyone in the OfferUp community can view or purchase your item.
Who pays for shipping OfferUp?
The answer to who pays for shipping on OfferUp depends on the seller. Some sellers offer items with free shipping, while others may include the cost of shipping in the item’s price or ask the buyer to pay for it.
The shipping method and cost will be outlined in the item listing. The buyer and seller can discuss shipping options and costs on the OfferUp chat, and the final arrangements should be agreed upon before either party commits to the purchase.