This auction requires that all sellers and buyers be registered. This enables our software to keep track of items for sale and who bids on what. It protects both ourselves as the auction providers and you as buyer and/or seller. Registration is simple and painless. Merely click on [New Registration] here or near the top of any auction page.
We hope you'll want to bid on some of the great auction items found on these pages. To get a category list, click on [Category List] here or near the top or bottom of any auction page. Click on one of the categories you find interesting. This shows you a list of specific items. Click on the name of the item you'd like more information about. If you wish to place a bid, enter your bid in the box below the item, then just click on the place bid button nearby. We suggest that a good strategy for items you really want is to place the highest bid you are willing to pay. Otherwise, your chances of being out-bid on the item you want, becomes greater. Bidcorral will proxy bid on your behalf, up to the highest bid amount you you set. Should someone outbid you, the system sends you an e-mail notification with a link back here to the item. Click on the link right in your e-mail message and you will be returned directly to the item. You can then decide whether you want to raise your bid.
To raise your bid, go down to the place bid input box below the item's description and enter your new, higher bid.
|BUY IT NOW OPTIONS:|
If a seller has added the BUY IT NOW option, this allows a buyer to purchase the item immediately, and will end the auction at the time the BUY IT NOW option is used. Please note, that buy using the BUY IT NOW option, you will be purchasing the item, at that time, and will not be placing a bid on the item. Thus, you will be entering into a binding contract with the seller, to purchase the item, just as though you were the winning bidder of the auction.
Sometimes (and our system supports this) a seller enters a Reserve Bid. For example, a specific item sells for $100 new. The seller decides to place a starting bid of $1 on the item but they want to get at least $80 for it. So a reserve bid of $80 is entered into the system. In such a case--even if you are the high bidder at, say, $60--you will not win the item unless you go over $80.
The system automatically sends the buyer (highest bidder) and seller of the item e-mail when the auction ends. The buyer and seller then are responsible for making their own arrangements to conclude the deal by payment and shipment. This auction merely offers a venue for buying and selling. We will not, and legally cannot, be held responsible in any way for any lack of performance by any and all parties. We simply provide a place that allows people to buy and sell. HOWEVER, do let us know of any problems. We can and will suspend the account of anyone who abuses our auction.
|PAYING FOR YOUR AUCTION ITEM:|
Upon the closing of the auction, you will receive an email with the contact information of the seller. You must then contact the seller to determine the payment method accepted.
Please do not make payment directly to Bidcorral.
We provide the venue for buying and selling, but are not directly involved in transactions between the buyer and the seller once the auction has ended. Payment must be made directly to the seller, in order to complete the transaction.