Most of the time a used iMac for sale can be a dream come true for many. However, some of those dreams become shattered when the iMac arrives at your front door not being what you expected. Here are some tips to help you avoid the 4 common mistakes many people make when purchasing online.
The 4 Common Mistakes
1. Failing to read the description thoroughly – there may be missing remotes, keywords, a mouse, etc. Make sure you know what you’re buying before you purchase.
2. Not knowing how it was refurbished – some refurbished products may have a slight scratch, restored software, or just a simple case of repackaging. Sometimes the cost of refurbishing the iMac can cost just as much as a brand new iMac, which in that case you’re better off going on to the next used or refurbished iMac.
3. Confusing description – confusing descriptions are very common if you’re not sure how to shop for computers online. Luckily for you, there are consumers who write reviews for these products that know just as much about used iMacs as you do, nothing. So their reviews come in handy when you’re unsure of certain terminologies.
4. Failing to thoroughly read the return policy and warranty information – warrantees are a must whenever purchasing anything online. Not only with a used iMac for sale, but with all Internet products in general.
How to Spot a Good Buy on Amazon.com
To the right of the iMac picture you will notice highlighted stars, 5 stars meaning it’s a very good product to buy in the eyes of most consumers who have already purchased like you intend to. Click on the stars to take you to the consumer review pages.
Also to the right of the iMac picture and description, you will find links titled “used” “refurbished” and “new.” These are the links you click on to view seller reviews as well as warranty information to make sure you’re buying from a reputable person.