How to sell your used items in Dubai?
Selling used/ pre-loved items in Dubai can be done via online portals. A few of the popular online portals in Dubai include
- Buy It, Sell It, Swap It Dubai,
- Second Hand Dubai,
- The Luxury Closet, and
- Pre-Loved Luxury Furniture & Home Decor UAE.
Dubizzle is an online platform in Dubai that is popularly used by people to remove mass clutter from their homes; the site has a ginormous user size and thus comparatively cheaper price along with good pictures would seal the deal.
Buy It, Sell It, Swap It Dubai
Buy It, Sell It, Swap It Dubai is a Facebook group with over 70,000 members at the time of writing this article; one can find products ranging from children’s toys to cars at this site. The page is strictly against advertisements and publishing on the page is easy; one has to post the picture of the item they are selling and the same would be approved by the admin/ moderator subject to terms and conditions.
RETOLD is a specialized online platform for pre-loved clothes; the place is common among Dubai-based influencers for its cheap price and ever-changing style of clothes.
Second Hand Dubai
Second Hand Dubai is similar to dubizzle and Buy It, Sell It, Swap It Dubai in its functionalities.
The luxury closet
The luxury closet is similar to the RETOLD functionality as both are a hub of influencer’s interest; however, Second Hand Dubai allows only high-end designer items to be listed.
Pre-Loved Luxury Furniture & Home Decor UAE
Pre-Loved Luxury Furniture & Home Decor UAE is similar to Second Hand Dubai and the only difference is that the former is a hub for luxury furniture and home decor only!. It is a Facebook group which has 25.3K members
Tips to sell your used items in Dubai
- Based on the choice of the marketplace to sell, one has to choose an appropriate price and upload a clear picture along with an accurate description.
- On finding a potential buyer/seller, set up a meeting with them (always make sure that you feel right about the meeting and proceed only when there is a feeling of safety and comfort).
- On sealing the deal, with covid-19 precautions in mind try to pay digitally.
Note: if the seller is asking for pre-payment, make sure to do a quick background check and other applicable checks before proceeding with the payment; on being unsure of the same, call off the deal. Likewise, if the buyer is asking for product delivery and opts for cash on delivery, make sure to do a quick background check and other applicable checks before proceeding with the payment; on being unsure of the same, call off the deal.