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21 day hold workdarounds?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by ar123, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. ar123

    ar123 Newbie

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    Hi,

    As we know the 21 day holds are annoying for the simple cash flow problem it causes, does anyone know of any work arounds such as using a foreign (greek for example) paypal account, the greek paypal does not mention 21 day holds in its english TOS and someone said 6 months back on here having a different country paypal to ebay (UK ebay + greek paypal for example) does indeed bypass the hold, does anyone know if it works?

    Thanks.
     
  2. fallman

    fallman Newbie

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    why do people even get 21 day holds? I make new accounts all the time and have never had. maybe you need to be more careful in your set up?
     
  3. xxtoutxx

    xxtoutxx Registered Member

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    Lol. that's amazing how u can because that's paypal's policy to put 21 day holds on new eBayers
     
  4. ar123

    ar123 Newbie

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    This is interesting, you could hold the secret to avoid them, what country are you from/ebay country are you using? Maybe your countries version of ebay/paypal doesn't have 21 day holds.
     
  5. ineedmoney1

    ineedmoney1 Power Member

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    The guy that's not getting 21 day holds, probably does not sell on ebay. That's one way to not get a payment hold.

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  6. hennessy

    hennessy Registered Member

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    I would just refund the money right when I got it then sent them an invoice and email saying I gave them a dollar or two off for whatever reason. People loved it and I got the money right away. If your profit margin isn't very much this won't work but I was selling $50+ items so it wasn't bad.
     
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    ajandco Junior Member

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    One eBay representative I spoke to said...

    If you put a tracking number with your sold item it will reduce the hold to 3 days
    I have not yet verified this but will soon
     
  8. ar123

    ar123 Newbie

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    Yes, thats stated on the paypal site and does work.
     
  9. ar123

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    This is a very good idea, it might also be good to get them to send the money to a different paypal account (more safe) so if the ebay account goes down and the accociated paypal goes down too, the money will be safe.
     
  10. fallman

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    I actively sell on ebay. And on new accounts. I can make you a new account and you will not have a 21 day hold. Just add tracking and you can pull the money. You all must be doing something wrong. I make a new account and sell within 3 days. and "high risk" items at that. you just need to space it out.

    Oh and that was supposed to be response to Ineedmoney. because many you need more skills making your accounts.
     
  11. ineedmoney1

    ineedmoney1 Power Member

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    I find this very hard to believe.
     
  12. fallman

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    want to wager? I can give brand new account to third party. once they confirm they in fact do not have 21 day hold I win. interested?
     
  13. ineedmoney1

    ineedmoney1 Power Member

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    no. i have created brand new accounts without 21 day holds, however the problem is that the 21 day hold comes on after 2 or 3 sales tracking provided. Why don't you just share the secret.
     
  14. fallman

    fallman Newbie

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    talk is cheap on this board!! I made offer if you can't stand behind what you say then why should I share? you doubt others then back down when you are called out, not very impressive if you ask me.
     
  15. ar123

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    Hello.

    I would be delighted to take you up on the offer if its open to me, I beleive you when you say you don't get holds, its just that most people do, you are probally doing something thats causing the hold to be bypassed without knowing it.

    Thanks!
     
  16. wowhaxor

    wowhaxor Executive VIP Premium Member

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    All you have to do is send your item with a tracking number and enter the tracking number, there's still a hold but I think its 5 days or less.
     
  17. dknauf90

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    In my reality, y'all are just visiting
    i created one last night, no 21 day hold. :/
     
  18. ar123

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    Did you do anything special to get around it?
     
  19. dknauf90

    dknauf90 Registered Member

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    In my reality, y'all are just visiting
    no, i just created a vcc and vba, anonymously
     
  20. wapster

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    And you selled something?then received money to that acc?