1- Trust:

The thing number one which you need to check before purchasing an eBay account is trust. This is easy to say but how we can review it, how can we check if the person who will buy an account from is trustworthy or not.

We recommend you to ask the seller some few questions like:

-Will you help me if I have any problems with the current returns and cases opened on the account?

-Will you help me if I need any verification documents in the next one or two months?

By asking these questions, you can have a basic understanding of what you should expect from the seller.

REMEMBER, this is the most important and the hardest thing to check.

2- Feedback:

The second thing that you need to check is the feedback, this is very basic, but you will still want to check it.

You will need to check if the account has more than 99% of positive feedback, it’s not critical if it’s not 100%, the 99% or 98% of positive feedback is excellent, we don’t always need 100% positive feedback.

But we still want to read the feedback and check how the seller dealt with the buyers. We can also get a perspective about the seller and know if he is trustworthy, based on that we can determine if the account is good for us or not.

3- The Current Seller Level:

You will need to go to the seller dashboard and check if the account is not on the below standard right now and what is the return rate, the percentage of transaction defect rate and so on.

Not only for the current status, but you will also need to check at what position is the account right now and what will be in the next evaluation.

You can see all this information from the seller’s dashboard to make sure that the account will not go to the below official status the next month.

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4- Case and Returns

You also need to check the current cases and the returns to see how the seller works with this account in the last couple of weeks.

Because many sellers decide to quit selling on eBay, they stop working on their accounts and their account goes down.

You do not want to buy an account that did not have any activity in the last couple of weeks.

You will want to check that until the last couple of days the seller worked on the account, and he already did everything which needed.

If the account has a lot of cancellations, a lot of cases and returns that are waiting for an extended period, you should avoid buying this account because it is too dangerous.

5- The Current Revenue:

You should always check the current revenue as you want to be sure that this account generated some sales in the last few weeks.

Because sometimes you will see that the revenue was very good for the last couple of months, but now the seller did not sell anything, which means that this account is dead.

You DO NOT want to start with an account like that, because It will be much harder for you to make this account alive again. The same thing applies to accounts that have been on vacation mode for the last few weeks.

It is not a problem if this is the case, but you need to ask the seller for a discount because this account is dead and you do not want to pay too much for a deceased account.

6- Other Connected Accounts:

You want to check that this account did not have any other connected accounts; in other words, the seller doesn’t have multiple accounts with the same name and same address.

Because if the seller has just one other connected account, and he sold it to another buyer who makes mistakes, you will also get suspended and blocked from selling on eBay.

Therefore, you want to be sure that the seller does not have any other eBay accounts with the same details. This way, you can be sure that the account will not get suspended because of someone else’s mistakes.

7- The PayPal Account:

The last thing is that you also need to check before purchasing an eBay account is that the PayPal account used with the eBay account does not have any other connected accounts, because eBay can also connect these accounts.

Usually, if the seller is trustworthy, he will tell you that.


Great! Now you know everything there is to know about purchasing eBay accounts. Like anything else, it will be hard in the beginning, but as soon as you get the hang of it, it will become easy.

You can grow like other AutoDS users that have numerous accounts. The sky is the limit!

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