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How long should you wait for payment
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Registered: ‎11-15-2012

How long should I wait for a payment


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Community Member
Posts: 22,114
Registered: ‎01-13-2011
in reply to nikelady04

Buyer has 4 days.  If no payment, you can open an Unpaid item dispute.  If no payment in an additional 4 full days, you can close case, and re-list.

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Posts: 12,350
Registered: ‎04-02-2008
in reply to nikelady04

Did you list your payment terms in the listing?  This at least gives buyers an idea of a seller's anticipated payment date.


Meanwhile, you can't do anything for minimum 4 full days... after that, you can file the Unpaid Item Dispute:




Good luck!

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Posts: 18,695
Registered: ‎02-25-2003
in reply to nikelady04

Sellers may start the Unpaid Item process 4 days after auction close.  They can close the Unpaid Item Case as early as 4 full days later, issuing a nonpayment strike to the buyer.


Sellers should not relist or make any Second Chance Offers, until the Case has closed.


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