Quick Answer: Can You Bid Again On EBay?

How many times can I retract a bid on eBay?

Once you place a bid, you need to pay for the item if you’re the winning bidder.

You’re not allowed to retract bids to manipulate the bidding process, like trying to find out the maximum bid of the current high bidder or to find out the reserve price..

Can I cancel an eBay bid if I win?

While generally speaking, bids on eBay are binding and you will be required to pay for the item in question if you win it, there are cases in which eBay will allow you to retract a bid you’ve placed.

Why does eBay show 2 bids?

Probably a case of a buyer not neccessarily being around at the closing stages of the auction to outbid anyone. So that second bid is likely the most that buyer will pay for the item.

Can you bid more than once on eBay?

There is almost no advantage in bidding more than once. Bidding only once, at your TRUE maximum (without regard to what others appear to be bidding), optionally as late as practical, is the way you are most likely to win.

What happens if 2 bids are the same on eBay?

As femmefan said the time stamps of the bid will tell you if two people bid the same price. If the winner so far bid earlier then a tie will make them the winner. If there are more than two bids on the item, click on the See Automatic Bids button, to get a complete picture of the bid history.

Does eBay still do bidding?

When you list an item for sale in an eBay auction, you choose a starting price, and interested buyers place bids. When the auction ends, you sell to the highest bidder.

Why do I keep getting outbid on eBay at the last second?

If you are being outbid you are not bidding high enough. Ebay is not like a bricks and mortar auction house where you bid againstthe next guy until one of you gives up and there is a winner. As ebay have a set finishing time you have to decide the maximum you want to pay, not the I might bid higher maximum.

What happens if you win a bid on eBay and don’t want it?

Sellers can only cancel a bid while the auction is still running, not after. Chances are the seller has filed an Unpaid Item Dispute (UID) so they can get their fees credited. If you do not pay for the shoes, you will receive an unpaid item strike. One strike will not affect your ability to buy on eBay.

Is it bad to retract a bid on eBay?

It’s only OK to retract a bid if: The item description changed significantly after you placed your bid. For example, the seller updated information about the item’s features or condition. You can’t reach the seller.

Is it possible to cancel a bid on eBay?

If you need to cancel a bid: Go to Canceling bids placed on your listing – opens in new window or tab. Enter the item number, the username of the member whose bid you’re canceling, and the reason you’re canceling the bid. Select cancel bid.

How can I see all my bids on eBay?

To see your bidding history, go to My eBay and select Bids/Offers – opens in new window or tab. There you’ll find any items you’re currently bidding on, items you bid on but didn’t win, and any Best Offers you’ve made.