How does it work as a buyer?

You will be all set to bag the nearly new purchase in just a few simple steps.

  1. Easy signup – get started in minutes by signing up for a free account. We ask you to upload a copy of your photo ID and a recent utility bill, which provides an extra layer of added protection for all users and be assured these will be stored GDPR compliantly & securely.
  2. Explore unique finds – discover a diverse range of preloved items local to you.
  3. Effortless browsing – easily navigate through categories & search for specific items.
  4. Add delivery / collection / shipping – being a local platform, many of our sellers are happy to drop off items, sometimes for a small fee or buyers can arrange to collect at a convenient time. Traditional methods via post or courier can also be used, depending on the buyers / sellers preference.
  5. Secure checkout – complete transactions safely & securely using our secure payment gateway, provided by Stripe.
  6. Message sellers – using the platforms messaging function, buyers and sellers can communicate directly & safely with ease.
  7. Buyer’s fee – we charge 10% (including VAT) on all purchases. By paying a small buyer’s fee you’re allowing us to invest this in creating a secure & safe platform for everyone, from secure transactions to reliable customer support, allowing you to access a wide range of preloved treasures at affordable prices.
  8. Community guidelines – we want all users within the community to play by the rules and be honest & transparent, ensuring a positive experience for everyone, every time, upholding our core values of respect & trust. Basically eliminating scammers & time wasters the bets we can.
  9. Dedicated customer support – our friendly customer support team are always on hand to help with any questions or concerns, albeit by email or by phone (yes, a real person).

How does it work as a seller?

Well, in many ways much the same as a buyer, but with some added functions to help you sell quickly & easily, generating extra cash!

Just a few quick & simple steps and in you’ll be making money from your nearly new items in no time!

  1. Easy signup – get started in minutes by signing up for a free account. We ask you to upload a copy of your photo ID and a recent utility bill, which provides an extra layer of added protection for all users and be assured these will be stored GDPR compliantly & securely.
  2. Create listings – showcase your items with capturing description & images.
  3. Setting prices – price your items competitively for a successful sale.
  4. State your delivery method / options – are you happy to deliver locally wither for free or perhaps for a small fee? Are you happy for the buyer to collect at a convenient time? Or maybe you are happy to post it / send via courier, so add the delivery cost as an extra.
  5. Messaging function – communication is key. Engage with buyers, answer questions & negotiate prices.
  6. Secure payment gateway – buyers pay via our secure payment gateway provided by Stripe, so you don’t have to provide your bank details, awkwardly accept cash on collection etc…
  7. Your personal dashboard – keep on top of what you’ve sold, selling , update listings and of course most importantly request a payout from us.
  8. Clear earnings breakdown – you will receive a clear breakdown of your earnings, deducting the seller’s fee in your balance, so you always know the net value of your sales.
  9. Quick transfer of funds – request a payout form your dashboard and we’ll ensure the funds hit your bank account within 2 working days max, in most cases the same day.
  10. Seller’s fee – we charge a small 15% (including VAT) of your sale as a fee, this allows you to enjoy the benefits of our platform without compromising your earnings. This contributes towards essential aspects of our platform such as visibility, secure transactions & dedicated customer support. Think of your seller’s fee as an investment in your success story. From marketing features to seller support – we are here to empower the sale of your preloved items, helping you build a thriving store & turn items you no longer use into cash in the bank!
  11. Community guidelines – we want all users within the community to play by the rules and be honest & transparent, ensuring a positive experience for everyone, every time, upholding our core values of respect & trust. Basically, eliminating scammers & time wasters the bets we can.
  12. Dedicated customer support – our friendly customer support team are always on hand to help with any questions or concerns, albeit by email or by phone (yes, a real person).

It’s that easy.

So, ready to get cracking? Start exploring buying & selling with the NearlyNewCrew today and be become part of our preloved marketplace community.

Still unsure or got a question? Email our friendly team at hi@nearlynewcrew.com, or a bit more old skool, give us a call on 023 8033 6633 and speak to a real person 😉

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