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So, only 30% to get my cash out?
actually just $1
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So does that make me a winner is I have no plan to play this game ?
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actually just $1
Re-read it, I'm pretty sure it's at least 15%.
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I mostly dislike the thing that you can't sell items worldwide, but are strapped to your local auction house.
And i plan to buy the game and play it for money, since i have no job or some sort of income.
And yes, it is quite a bit of % that blizz takes but it's still in tolerable limits for most.
But i want to sell worldwide- mostly to you yanks smile.gif since people here won't buy as much
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Meh i'll keep playing old school finding my equipment on my own like alway no big deal.
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This has been known for years...and it's completely justifiable.
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Hardcore mode does not have cash AH

win rite?
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My plan of semi profiting has been shot down.
    
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So, only 30% to get my cash out?

$1 transaction fee plus 15% whenever you cash out into Paypal. No 15% fee to keep your funds within Blizzard but you can only keep a max of $250 and only buy Blizzard products or DIII items with that money.

So in theory you can sell a ton of items and only have the $1 transaction fee until you hit that $250 cap and at that point take a 15% fee to transfer the $250 to Paypal, plus whatever other Paypal fees there are. That is $212.50 not including the Paypal fee which will probably be another 2-3% so you are looking roughly at $208.25.

This is this most effective strategy that I can think of when it comes to the RMAH not including third party websites.

Edit - Forgot to mention there is a 15% fee for commodities such as gems, recipes and crafting materials. This is 15% because you can for example stack 20 of a crafting material and sell all 20 together in the RMAH. Wouldn't make sense to have a $1 fee for each individual "commodity" item.
Edited by Zulli85 - 5/1/12 at 1:38pm
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Re-read it, I'm pretty sure it's at least 15%.
its 15% on total if you buy through gold auction house or commodities
$1 if you buy with real money but not pay with paypal or equipment.
$1+ 15% if you buy with real money AND paypal. All those are seperate Kotaku is making it misleading.
This is what Kotaku left out the big portion of how it is actually paid out.

Real Source

~edit from the source it actually says 15% on commodities and $1 for equipment and will have additional charges IF you use paypal.
Edited by Onex - 5/1/12 at 1:41pm
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