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    I'm selling this laptop (brand new/boxed) in London for £700 and even though I had advertised it in Gumtree I had no replies. Are there are any other alternative places to sell this laptop (perhaps shops that buy new laptops)? The lowest price I've seen on the internet is £1099.99 so logic dictates I should be able to find a buyer but I'm clueless.
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    eBay should be good

    Don't sell it to a shop/business. They will give you significantly less than you could get from direct dealings with another person
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    eBay should be good

    Don't sell it to a shop/business. They will give you significantly less than you could get from direct dealings with another person
    Thanks for the suggestion. I never used ebay before. I guess I'll have to figure out how to use it.
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    Thanks for the suggestion. I never used ebay before. I guess I'll have to figure out how to use it.
    It's pretty easy to do. Just make sure you use tracked mail so the buyer doesn't scam you!

    Good luck!
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    Sell it in a rich place so the demand for the good is less income elastic.
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    Sell it online. eBay or Amazon, probably eBay. If you sell to a shop or any other vendor they'll be looking to make a profit from it and will offer less than what it's worth.

    As a side note, you can get the same laptop, brand new on eBay for far less than £1100:

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lenovo-Ide...sAAOSw6WdXiPAb

    So don't go in expecting to make loads. I'd offer it as a BIN at a lower price than this one to try and undercut them. Maybe list it for £849. You'll lose some money to eBay and PayPal fees but should still manage to make over £700.

    Worth noting though, if you've never used eBay you might run into a little trouble. Not only does it look pretty dodgy (someone with no reputation trying to sell an expensive laptop for an undercut price) but eBay/PayPal may hold your money for an extended period to protect your buyer (again because you'd look suspicious).

    eBay is ideal for this but if you've never actually used it you may run into some minor problems that make the transaction go less smoothly than normal.
 
 
 
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