How Does Consignment Work?
Getting a quote is easy and free! Our system will analyze what other gear like yours is selling for on the open market and we’ll let you know what we think we can sell it for.
Our automated quoting system takes less than five minutes and will ask you a just few questions about the gear you are considering selling. Get started now.
Once you know how much your gear is worth, you can decide to set a minimum selling price. This price is never shown to buyers but it’s available if you’d like to be more competitive and allow us to accept offers below the marked selling price. Don’t worry! You can change your adjust your minimum selling price at anytime within your account.
Once you set your minimum selling price, you will ship your item to us via the shipping service of your choice. Once your item is received, we will notify you of its arrival at our facility.
Upon receiving your product, we do a thorough inspection to test all functional aspect of the equipment (to ensure quality). Once inspection is completed, we capture images, create the product listing and distribute it throughout the internet on a number of key selling channels, getting you maximum visibility with virtually zero effort on your part.
As soon as your product is purchased, you are notified immediately by email and directly in your Play It Again Audio account. You can the moment we ship it out and when the customer receives the product. Once the customer receives that product, we deposit your products (minus our fees) to your payment method on file in your account. It typically takes just 2-3 business days to receive your funds if your product is $2,000 or less. Higher amounts require additional processing time and can take up to a few weeks.
Play It Again Audio, charges sellers a base fee and a percentage base fee on the products total selling price. In other words, the more valuable your product, the more you’ll earn.
ONCE THE PRODUCT SELLS, Play It Again Audio charges the seller a fee of:
- 10% of sales revenue per item sold.
- A base fee of $250 per item sold.
Here are sample payouts that you would receive:
- $1000 sale – $650 paid to you
- $1500 sale – $1100 paid to you
- $2500 sale – $2000 paid to you
- $4500 sale – $3800 paid to you
- $6000 sale – $5150 paid to you
- $9500 sale – $8300 paid to you
When will I get paid?
Items with a sale price of less than $2000 are paid out immediately following the sale (we assume responsibility for any returns). Products with a sale price greater than $2,000 are typically paid out within 3 to 4 weeks of the time of purchase.
What do the fees include?
This fee is inclusive of all costs, fees, shipping supplies, marketing, returns, chargebacks, customer service, product support etc. The fee does not include the initial shipment to our facility.
How long will it take to sell my equipment?
We typically have your item up for sale in multiple sales venues within 5-7 business days following receipt and typical sales cycle is 30-60 days.
How does PIA Audio ensure safe & secure transactions?
Play It Again Audio, ensure privacy or security by:
- Seller information is 100% private and not shared with buyers.
- Buyer information is 100% private and not shared with sellers.
- All packages are shipping with adequate insurance to ensure no loss of property value.
- Sellers can login at anytime to see a complete transparent view on their product listing, order time, shipping dates and returns.