Wednesday, December 21, 2011

eBay Price Trends

I'm not sure how new this is, but Ebay now has a "price trends" feature that allows you to track the prices of standard items over time for both completed "buy it now" purchases and "auction" sales.  The chart above (click to enlarge) shows the downward price trend for the "Apple iPhone 4S (Latest Model) - 16GB - White (AT&T) Smartphone" from $710 in early October to $558 for the most recent purchases.

MP: The eBay link above should work, but might take awhile to load. 

5 Comments:

At 12/21/2011 3:32 PM, Blogger Larry G said...

and here is one from Amazon called "camel" :

http://camelcamelcamel.com/

here's a charger for the Iphone:

http://camelcamelcamel.com/iLuv-iAD219-Charger-iPhone-Devices/product/B003ZUXQ3U

 
At 12/21/2011 3:49 PM, Blogger Highgamma said...

I think that I'm just being thick, but I cannot find the price trends feature on the page. Can you tell me where it is? Thanks.

 
At 12/21/2011 4:31 PM, Blogger Mark J. Perry said...

Try the link again, it should work, it might take awhile to load.

 
At 12/21/2011 8:01 PM, Blogger buy and sell on ebay said...

As far as saving when buying on eBay goes:

Use a site like Ebuyersedge.com to set up saved searches. You get an e-mail whenever a matching item is newly listed. Especially good for "Buy It Now"s that are priced right.

Try a misspelling search using a site like Typojoe.com to hopefully find some great deals with items that have main key words misspelled in the title. Other interested buyers might not ever see them.

If you see an auction that you want to bid on, use a sniping service such as Hidbid.com to place your bid for you. It'll bid in the last few seconds, helping you to save money and avoid shill bidding.

 
At 7/27/2012 4:48 AM, Blogger Benjamin dyson said...

this is also a pretty handy site compares prices around Europe www.huge-river.com

 

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