Buying and Selling on Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace is a great place to buy and sell new and used items locally or nationwide. It’s free to use, and you can connect with buyers and sellers directly through Messenger.

Buying on Facebook Marketplace

To buy on Facebook Marketplace:

  1. Go to the Facebook Marketplace website or app.
  2. Browse items by category, location, or keyword.
  3. When you find an item you’re interested in, tap or click on it to view more information and photos.
  4. To contact the seller, tap or click the Message button.
  5. Ask the seller any questions you have about the item, such as its condition, price, and availability.
  6. Once you’ve agreed on a price and delivery method, you can arrange to pay the seller.

Selling on Facebook Marketplace

To sell on Facebook Marketplace:

  1. Go to the Facebook Marketplace website or app.
  2. Tap or click the Create Listing button.
  3. Select the category for your item and enter a title and description.
  4. Add photos of your item.
  5. Set a price and delivery method.
  6. Tap or click the Post button.

Once your listing is posted, buyers can contact you through Messenger to ask questions or arrange to purchase your item.

Tips for buying and selling on Facebook Marketplace

  • Be safe and aware of scams. Never give out your personal information, such as your home address or phone number, to someone you don’t know.
  • Meet in a public place to complete transactions.
  • Use a secure payment method, such as Facebook Checkout or PayPal.
  • Read reviews from other buyers and sellers before making a purchase or sale.
  • Be honest and accurate in your listings.

Facebook Marketplace is a great way to find deals on new and used items, and to declutter your home or business. By following these tips, you can safely and successfully buy and sell on Facebook Marketplace.