Selling a car for $20k:
> 5 messages
> "Hi can I get the VIN for a carfax report"
> "If all looks good, will you take 18500?"
> buyer shows up with a bank draft and registration/insurance
> Total time on market: 11 days
Selling a car for $2k:
> 400 messages
> "Will you take it to my mechanic in the middle of a workday so he can look at it?"
> "hi I have $600 let me know we have deal"
> "does it come with service records?, when was the last time the time the muffler bearings were done?"
> People claim they're on the way to see it and never show
> "Will you knock $750 off the price because the windshield is cracked?"
> "Will you trade for three XBox 360's and a mountain bike?
> "I'm interested buy I'm out of town for the next 8 months, will you hold it for me with no deposit?"
> Obvious paypal scams
> 4ft tall filipino shows up to test drive it, fucks the seat position beyond all repair and leaves without making an offer
> "Hi this is Keith Shitterson from Kunkleman Hyundai, we'd like to buy your car. Come by and I'm sure we can get you approved on a $65000 tucson"
> Total time on market: 60 days
Buying and selling shitboxes was fun 10 years ago, but the rise of Facebook Marketplace and the fall-off of it's competitors has completely fucked everything up.