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Did I price too high? HP laptop?

post #1 of 9
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http://boulder.craigslist.org/sys/2342299114.html

I figured I priced it low enough to where people would be jumping on it and I have yet to receive one reply.
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post #2 of 9
Id have thought $400 would have been a pretty fair price.
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post #3 of 9
That's a good price. You have a lot of non-tech savvy people who browse Craigslist so they may be looking like a $200 laptop with a 1.3 GHz single core cpu with integrated Intel graphics, 1 GB of ram, and an 80 GB hard drive is a better deal simply because the price is lower. Keep that price.
post #4 of 9
I don't know that it is priced to sell quickly, but it should sell at close to that price. I am getting ready to sell my 17" toshiba without dedicated graphics and a little bit slower clocked amd dual core and 4GB of memory ( You don't list how much memory in your ad, may want to ad it unless it is only 1GB . Going to list mine at $300 or so. Yours is probably worth the extra $100 over what I have. Be patient and it should sell.
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post #5 of 9
I agree that the initial "wave" of people probably were scared off by the price as they don't know the value. They look at the price more than the product.

It's a good price, I think you'll get a bite just have to wait it out for someone who knows what they are looking for.
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post #6 of 9
It's a really good price. It should sell. Don't expect to sell within just a few listing.
    
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post #7 of 9
Yeah, it's a good price for sure. It took me a month to finally sell off one of my laptops. Had a few that offered up trades, but they were offering things like Pentium D's, emachines and whatnot, very outdated hardware.

I did get sell it for less than I asked, but it was still in my range of what I wanted to sell at. I think it's good to start a bit higher than you expect cause CL almost always has people that'll offer you lower than asking price.

Just my 2¢ from personal experience.
post #8 of 9
CLEAN THE DAMN SCREEN!

People, like cool looking shiny stuff. Make sure its clean when presented. take pictures at an angle. Make sure you have a good sales pitch.

also, DONT YELL AT ANYONE IN YOUR AD!!!
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post #9 of 9
The problem with Craigs List is, that it's become like a yard sale in a shady part of town right before the rain comes. Everyone wants everything for the lowest price, usually way below it's actual value.

I wouldn't bother really. Ebay's doing the "List 50 items for Free" atm, even the "Buy it Now" option is free. They do back end you with a 9% charge (shipping included). So, price it 10% over the least you'd take for it and put it up on the auction block.

Chances are better that you'll get what your asking for, or at least more than the least that you'd take for it. Possibly even better than you'd hoped for.
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