Where to Sell Your Mac Computer (key differences)

Brick-and-mortar stores Brick-and-mortar stores offer fast cash (or store credit) with no ads or selling fees; however, they pay 10 to 20 percent less than online buyback stores. Sales are not guaranteed and getting a fair price might require negotiation.

Online marketplaces Online marketplaces like Amazon and Ebay tend to pay fair prices, but sales are not guaranteed and you are competing with prices of other people trying to sell their Mac. Sellers must take the time to create detailed ads and pay selling fees: on Ebay, that means 10 percent of the sale plus PayPal fees; on Amazon, it’s 99 cents per item plus a six percent referral fee.

Private market You can get more money on the private market via sites like Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist, but listings are not moderated – which means you might need to deal with hassles like scams and no-shows. There is no guarantee of sale; if your Mac does sell, you’ll probably need to meet the buyer in person.

Online buyback stores Quick and convenient, online buyback stores offer guaranteed sales with free shipping and no selling fees. You don’t need to post an ad or negotiate prices, and payouts are sent within one to three business days.

The following Trust Verified online buyback stores provide cash quotes for Mac computers. Let them know your model, serial number, condition and any included items. You’ll get a quote delivered to your inbox in about 24 hours. Be sure to describe your Mac’s condition to get the most accurate price. Some of the stores have winnowers or serial number look ups to find your value but many have incomplete serial number databases, so while they may buy your Mac they won’t show a price. By contacting them with your serial number they can do the look up to provide the most accurate quote.

Where to sell your Mac

Flipsy Trust Verified Stores Buying Mac Computers

Contact these Trust Verified stores to get a cash quote for your Mac Computer. Let them know your serial number (found on the back or underside of the computer), condition and any items that you have or that are missing. You’ll typically get a quote back that is competitive with selling on marketplaces like eBay or Swappa plus they pay shipping. If you accept the offer they make, payment is made 1-2 days after receipt of your Mac.

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