Sellers set a start price, and have the option to add a reserve – which can be higher, or equal to, the start price. A listing can't sell until it's met reserve.
Minimum bid increments
The following minimum bid applies when the leading bid is:
|Minimum bid requirements|
|Up to $20||$0.50|
|Between $20 and $200||$1.00|
|Between $200 and $1,000||$5.00|
|Between $1,000 and $5,000||$10.00|
|Between $5,000 and $25,000||$50.00|
Setting an auto-bid will keep you in the lead by placing a bid whenever you’re outbid, up to your chosen maximum.
To increase or lower your maximum price, set another auto-bid to replace the old one.
To remove a placed auto-bid, follow our bid removal process.
No extra bid will be placed if you lead the bidding.