When you open Facebook marketplace, your eyes would be graced by all the amazing things you can buy from the platform. Even as far to furniture, expect to find it there. The marketplace is a great place to buy and sell, and trust me when I say people earn a lot from the marketplace. You can choose to sell items on the marketplace or purchase items from it, you can even make use of it when you have something you want to quickly sell off your hands, telling you how useful the platform can be.
Facebook Marketplace Availability
Facebook marketplace is not yet available in all the countries of the world, and with that stated, they include:
- New Zealand
and across countries in Europe which includes: Austria, Belgium, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
How to Buy on Facebook Marketplace
From the review made by users, buying on the Facebook marketplace is not so complicated, and you also need to note that it is safe to do so. When purchasing from the Marketplace, you get to chat with the seller discussing how you would receive your product and how you pay for it. Also, the Facebook marketplace is more like a local market, and in you can only see people selling on the marketplace within a region close to where you are, or the city you are in. steps to buying from the Marketplace is stated below:
- First, open the marketplace app on your device
- Then locate the item you want to purchase
- There you would be given the option to message the seller either by sending a custom message to the seller or click send to a message that says “is this available”
And with that, you should be able to get in touch with the seller and discuss further business with him or her.
How to Find the Facebook Marketplace
On a desktop, you can find this service by the left-hand side of your page. If you are making use of mobile, its quite different. For IOS devices, it is found at the bottom of your page while for Android devices, it is found at the top of your page.
How to Sell
selling on Facebook Marketplace is also as easy as buying from it, all you have to do is to follow the steps stated below:
- Once you have opened the marketplace
- On the page, click sell something or sell
- Enter the name of the item you want to sell, a good description and the price. You can also add a picture of the items.
- Confirm your location
- Select the category the item belongs to
- You can choose to post the item to any buying and selling group on Facebook if you want to. This would increase the visibility of the item
- The item would be stored in your item tab. And once you receive an offer from any buyer it would also be stored in your item tab.
And with that, you should be able to buy from the Facebook marketplace. If you are looking forward accessing Facebook Marketplace, you can find it on your Facebook page at the top for “android” at the side for “desktop site” and finally at the bottom for “iOS devices”.