I sold a laptop on eBay two days ago, and the buyer paid today. If you’re waiting longer than you expect for a payment, contact the buyer to find out if there’s a problem. Rendered by PID 15961 on r2-app-012380b778262e5e4 at 2021-02-23 13:58:09.578011+00:00 running 81a1eda country code: US. Please read the FAQ before posting. A buyer can file a Money Back Guarantee claim for 30 days, whether or not a seller offers returns. Be respectful to other users at all times and behave in a civil manner. So basically I have found a way to not have ebay/paypal place the funds on hold, but they will ask for a shipping label. Category, price, and seller standing can all contribute to this decision. I'm using managed payments, Ebay Seller Shipped Retail Ground instead of Priority. The state holds this reported property until the rightful owner or heir claims it. This isn't a fee or a charge; it's just a way for eBay to verify that your card is both active and possess sufficient funds. He’s in Hawaii, I’m in Indiana. PayPal will hold the money until after a certain amount of time has passed that the buyer has received the item. If a buyer files a payment dispute with PayPal, any eBay Money Back Guarantee (eMBG) claims, open order cancellations, or return requests for the same transaction are immediately closed. If a payment shows as pending, there could be a problem with your PayPal address or, if you’re new to selling, you may have funds on hold. or are you selling the exact same way as before? Thanks! If your PayPal money is pending, it is because the online payment service holds funds in certain cases. $5k is a lot of money for me, and I was expecting to have that money within short order, so this has left a sour taste in my mouth. So much so, that I have decided I cannot justify selling on ebay anymore and can't trust them to manage my money, as they can hold it hostage at any point, and this can happen to any seller, no matter how big or small. No private messages. Check your account for the specific reasons as to why we are holding your money and to learn how you can release it. Been on ebay 20 years. PayPal hold funds for a variety of reasons, based on the activity of the account. This includes USERNAMES, real names, street addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses etc. (I was at work). But the buyer asked me to refund 250 which I did. A list of all funds holding eBay. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. But if you think they're gonna release your funds because you gave the buyer a $250 refund..... LOL. So shouldn’t ebay release my funds now since I refunded 250 out of the 1000. If this happens, we’ll ask you for more information so we can determine if you’re still eligible to receive benefits. For the eBay Money Back Guarantee, when a buyer initially starts a return because the item didn't match the listing description or reports that they didn't receive an item, the transaction issue is called a "request." And is there any way to get my funds released earlier? Don't worry you will get your money. Now I'm back with a new account for a short period to sell a few items for a younger member of my wife's family. [–]HonestJohnsVintage 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child). I called ebay multiple times every week and they told me even though I met and exceeded the top-rated-seller metrics because of recent claims of non-received packages they were holding funds. You may also be … I would personally keep asking for a Supervisor or another department until someone explains why you’re in this New supposed program and to release your funds faster. Laptops are a high risk item. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 15961 on r2-app-012380b778262e5e4 at 2021-02-23 13:58:09.578011+00:00 running 81a1eda country code: US. But the buyer asked me to refund 250 which I did. Even if you call every week they won't help and they don't give a shit about you or your situation. So I’m not sure why I’m marked as “new”. Is there another way to contact them other that calling? I've sold 2 items and the funds are on hold for 21 days. I have been a user of Ebay and Paypal for several years and had taken a break due to becoming disabled, so needing funds I opened a new account with ebay and paypal to sell a Barbie doll collection to get some extra funds. Category, price, and seller standing can all contribute to this decision. You can follow your package online all the way to your shipping address when the seller uploads tracking information. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Watch out for spoof (fake) emails about account holds or suspensions. Between eBay and PayPal, buyers cannot use more than one resolution method to get a refund. Managed payments system says it will take money from my bank account. I have a 100% rating, never a dispute or anything. Not fussed though. More posts from the eBaySellerAdvice community. If you didn't get your item, you're covered under eBay Money Back Guarantee. and join one of thousands of communities. Assuming that you don't have any other money and that is why you are selling items on ebay, as thousands of people would do.. I sold something for 1000 and eBay obviously are holding my funds for 21 days I know this. I sold a laptop on eBay two days ago, and the buyer paid today. PayPal may place your funds on hold for up to 21 days until the buyer confirms receipt. We do this to ensure there is enough money in your PayPal account to resolve any issues that may arise with your account such as chargebacks or disputes. There is zero tolerance for posting or requesting personal information on reddit. This scenario happened twice to me in a period of two weeks. What is a hold? They said since the hold is from eBay, they can’t help me, [–]Darby17 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). High risk category. The below are a few examples of why we may hold funds: I guess try Ebay again. How do I refund buyer as I can't find order details. This was done to mimic Amazon and their A-Z Guarantee policy. If you're new to the category that may be why. 4 min article; Tracking your item. When you add a new credit card for use on eBay, you'll see a one-dollar debit in your account. Continue doing everything right and meeting basic seller metrics. Users doing so will be banned. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I make money for eBay, especially because I deal in expensive items. Please no low quality posts. Normally for Ebays hold funds are released when tracking shows the item as delivered + 1 days (if you use Ebay / paypal postage). Sometimes they’ll release the funds sooner. Because it would make sense. She then reported him to the police for harassment. No actually there’s a new policy where the hold funds over 1000 for 21 days and yes there was a good reason. The funds will be sitting there without the worry of being held. The amount of time that those funds are held, will decrease for sellers with a good reputation. DOXXING. If you can’t find a copy of the email there, then it wasn’t from eBay. Never a laptop, [–]AbandonedKitten 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child), One of the most common reasons is "There may be a high level of risk associated with your account or transactions.". My funds have always instantly been available in the past when selling, but they’re holding for this purchase until three days after the buyer receives the item. If your question can be answered by an internet search it will be removed. Even if you’re employed part-time or full-time elsewhere, you’ll still need to fill out the Schedule for your eBay activities. My store is throttled and ghosted, I've tried everything in the last 2 years with no success. Help! Do not PM people. Abuse will be removed and result in a ban. © 2021 reddit inc. All rights reserved. I called PayPal today and they said it was because I was enrolled into a new sellers program and that eBay was the one I needed to contact. I already updated the tracking info on eBay, [–]Darby17 -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (2 children). I am a top-rate-seller and Fedex Smartpost missed a delivery deadline (during christmas). He emailed the buyer demanding the item, or his money back. To confirm that an email was sent from eBay, check your eBay Messages - opens in new window or tab. [–]Parkerbutler13[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children), I’ve sold iPhones in the past. 1 OSTON MICHAEL HEFFERNAN ANF SECRETARY Commonwealth of Massachusetts EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE STATE HOUSE, ROOM 373 B , MASSACHUSETTS 02133 TELEPHONE (617) 727-2040 WWW.MASS.GOV/ TO: Chief Executives of Massachusetts Cities and Towns FR: Michael J. Heffernan, Secretary of … is the buyer out of country? Keep in mind that it may take longer to get funds if your buyer reports a problem. Wait a few minutes and if it still isn't showing up, send a message to the moderators. Sometimes legitimate posts get caught in the SPAM filter. Documents requested Photo ID - Front, Photo ID - Back, Government Photo ID 2 - Front, Government Photo ID 2 - Back, Proof of address, So shouldn’t ebay release my funds now since I refunded 250 out of the 1000. You can identify this by the estimated release date in the sold section of My eBay. You can call PayPal. Holding my funds as new seller, but I’m not new.. eBay is making it really hard for me to do business with them and they should be more respectful towards me. Chances are you question has been answered. The one-dollar won't be removed from your account, just placed on hold for a day or two. They were very inconsistent about it and some categories they would hold and others they will not. The following is a list of items that are not covered, which means the seller can accept payment, fail to send the item, and then you as the buyer have no recourse through the eBay … Sometimes when you try to contact customer service they’ll give you the option to “call us” or “call me.” If you try the latter you don’t have to wait on hold forever at least. The money hold is indeed an insult to honest sellers, as if it wasn't bad enough that eBay + Paypal eat away 20% of my profit with their "fees". This IS not happening by chance but has been in the dirty works in the greed catacombs of the owners. Do you need to add stamps on the eBay standard envelope? Why does PayPal do this? [–]Parkerbutler13[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), Tried. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Idk how they're doing it for first time sellers, I started with paypal. First off, was there a valid reason for a partial refund? Info in this Ebay … Good Luck I almost had a heart attack I was so mad at them over this issue. If your eBay sales are a business: If you’re selling on eBay as a business, report your profits and losses on Schedule C, which is used for self-employed people who don’t have bosses that withhold taxes for them. Does eBay have an algorithm for relisted items? I had this happen to me for a period of six months. Delaying funds availability is a common industry practice we implement to help ensure the safe and secure use of PayPal by both buyers and sellers. We noticed you only recently started selling outside of eBay, so your history with us as an off-eBay seller is quite short. It felt like they were trying to murder my small business. Holding my funds as new seller, but I’m not new.. Don't let your paypal account go below $500 so you can still source, ship and afford to have a few returns. Buyer returns item 112 days after receiving. And usually eBay releases funds when the items are marked delivered by the tracking. Find out more about managed payments on eBay. The day payouts were supposed to be dispersed I woke up to my Shopify dashboard saying your Shopify payments account is on hold we need a little more information to verify your account. Fake account hold and suspension notices. Sit in for the long haul and be patient. After the first doll sold immagine my dismay when the customer paid and my funds are being held. Don't see your post? [–]AbandonedKitten 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children). Do not post a new topic about scams. Do not PM mods individually. [–]Parkerbutler13[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Exactly the same. While the buyer will have to pay return shipping and perhaps a restocking fee, eBay will place a hold in the meantime on the funds in question until the issue is resolved. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. We'll make sure you either receive the item you ordered, or get your money back. Additionally, we may hold your funds for 21 days if we determine the transaction to be a risk. Any ideas? Oh trust me I know they won’t I’m just saying they should. By placing the payments on hold, we want to make sure that there are enough funds in your PayPal account to resolve any issues that may arise with your transactions, such as chargebacks or disputes. However, this hold will generally only apply to sellers who are already under the Funds Availability program. When a hold is placed, eBay and PayPal are basically engaging in a kind of risk management on their end; they want to make sure that funds are readily available in case a refund has to be issued, and want to give the transaction time to play out before the funds are released to you. My funds have always instantly been available in the past when selling, but they’re holding for this purchase until three days after the buyer receives the item. This normally comes with a barcode number on the proof of postage receipt I can plug in to get proof of delivery as well. Vora, however, decided to make a stand. The buyer claimed they never received the package (they got it 3 days later). is there some new program you enrolled in? If yours was an Ebay transaction then its an Ebay hold and Ebay authorise when paypal can release the funds. An eBay money-back guarantee protects buyers from fraudulent sellers, save for some exclusions. They told me that they held the money for three days after the buyer received the item. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. [–]Parkerbutler13[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), they said it was because I was enrolled into a new sellers program. Use the stickied scam thread, which can be found here. What changes do you make to your listing when you notice your item isn’t getting much traction after a few days? Amazon hold funds and it takes days to get paid even for selling a lousy cd for $10 and lo and behold Ebay is now forcing this on its sellers. There may be times when your Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits are reduced or put on hold until you requalify. Do not request PMs. Delaying funds availability is a common industry practice we implement to help ensure the safe and secure use of PayPal by both buyers and sellers. Holding my funds as new seller, but I’m not new.. (self.Ebay). Holder Amount Position Size ($ in 1000's) As of; Vanguard Group Inc. 51,719,745 For most eBay sellers the story would end there. What was the best purchase you made on Ebay? So I mean, technically he’s out of the continental country if that matters. Have you sold anything similar in the past? Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. These will be removed. With the broader stock-market indexes in a bit of a coma this week, the talk of financial markets is still the awakening of retail investors to the U.S. stock market. Other reasons eBay may place a hold on funds We may hold your funds for 21 days if we determine the transaction to be a risk. I sold something for 1000 and eBay obviously are holding my funds for 21 days I know this. I was a former eBay veteran of 16 years but closed my account a few months ago with 100% feedback from buying and selling. I’m just asking because you appear to be a new seller so I want to make sure your not being taken advantage of. In My eBay, go to Sold and select Awaiting payment - opens in new window or tab. The Unclaimed Property division of the Massachusetts state Treasury connects citizens with their abandoned property such as bank accounts, uncashed checks, stocks or dividends, insurance policies, or the contents of safe deposit boxes. "We are sinking fast and are out of cash," wrote one seller who said eBay is holding $4,000 from transactions processed through the new payments system - the last payment she received was on October 11. 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