Description of the unit contents should support what is visible in the photos. In other words, describe what you see.
- List items in lowercase, separated by commas. Do not list items in all caps.
- Describe items that are visible in the unit.
- List the most marketable or high value items first, to grab the bidder’s attention.
- Do not make assumptions of what you think may be in the unit. For example, do not assume a TV box has a TV inside. People often store boxes for returns.
- Be as detailed as possible. Stating ‘household goods’ is too broad. Instead, list what household goods are in the unit. Example: couch, sofa, lamps, microwave, linens, holiday decorations, yard tools and more!
- Bidders search by keywords. The more items that are described, the better chances that your unit will come up in a search.
- List brand names and/or model numbers, if possible, especially for high-ticket items
- Avoid stating quantities of items unless you are confident you can see everything in the unit
- Excluded items must be clearly stated in the description, in caps. Example: VEHICLE IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SALE.
- If selling a vehicle or boat, include the year, make, model and VIN/HIN number. The bidders can research prices.
- If boxes, totes or bins are visible in the unit, include these in the description to gain bidder interest. These should be the last items listed in your description.
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