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    Buying and Selling Online Vs. selling bullion near you


    Feb 10, 2022

    Investing in silver is now easier than ever. The internet has made the practice of dealing in precious metals is not only easy but it was quite convenient. The price of bullion is always shifting because it has complex factors. Bullion dealers have to be concerned with price fluctuations and so should the seller be. When you buy silver you buy it for the price it currently is. This applies to the various bullion dealers in Melbourne whether they run physical stores or online silver bullion buyers. However, you should be able to sell bullion as close to the melt value as possible. To understand this, you need to know what the spot price of silver is at the time you want to sell. This is important regardless of whether you sell to a local dealer or an online dealer.

    An online store may have complicated checkout procedures. When a seller presents silver that they want to sell they need to think about how that silver will reach the buyer. You will need to think about packaging and shipping if you are selling to an online buyer. If you are approaching physical stores, you’ll need to think about where exactly the buyer is located and how you are going to get there. Can you walk, take a drive in your car, ride a taxi or train? Those should be factored into the ultimate cost of selling your silver. You don’t want a situation where you spend too much money or is too much of a hassle. Remember, the silver market is volatile. It could go down or up between the time you accept the offer and the time the buyer takes possession of the silver. If the price goes down, the buyer cannot within that period, withdraw the offer he’s made for a lesser amount of cash. When you sell bullion, you and the buyer are locked into the price.

    If you have silver bullion coins you want to sell, you will find online buyers more willing to accept your silver even when it is not in pristine condition. These buyers can then resell them for scrap to refineries if they are scratched or damaged in any way. Selling silver online is convenient and easy. You can do everything from the comfort of your home.

    Some people will have an issue with shipping their precious silver bullion to someone they have never met. There’s always the chance that the buyer may not be who they say they are and vanish with your silver. Then there might be issues with shipping. Things get lost in the mail all the time. Your silver package could easily be one of the unlucky ones.

    Trust is a big issue. You need to be sure that you can trust the dealer you sell silver bullion to. That takes a lot of research, asking around, sussing out exactly what the reputation of this dealer is. If you are satisfied with the information you are getting.

    When selling to a local buyer, you don’t have to send anything by mail, you simply take your silver in, the dealer checks the silver out and then offers a price. You get paid immediately.

    By James

    James Harrison: James, a supply chain expert, shares industry trends, logistics solutions, and best practices in his insightful blog.