Frequently Asked Questions
Signing up is really easy. From the auction landing page simply follow the “sign Up” link and complete the sign up form.
Absolutely. Auction users can create Watchlists. When you see an item that you like while searching, simply follow the details link to view the item. From the details page you will see “+ Add to Watchlist”. Choose that link and the item will be placed on your Watchlist.
When looking at items in the Equipment Search, or specific Category search, you can narrow down searches by utilizing the “Search For: section. Simply enter a few keywords for what you are looking for and click “Go!”. As an example if you are looking for John Deere related items, you could type “Deere”, or “John Deere” in the search box to view those specific results. Another example could be if you were looking for a specific implement, maybe a bush hog. A simple search would be “Bush Hog” or “Brush Hog”. The search will display active listings that contain the keywords you choose.
Of course. Once you are signed in you can select the “Sell Equipment” link. Complete the form with the requested information like Year, Manf, Model, and etc. Watch the “Title” automatically populate as you complete the form. Use the Description box to fully describe the condition of the item, along with any special instructions you have as seller of the item. Some examples of special instructions might be “Can inspect the item M-F by appointment” or “Payment via Zelle accepted”. You want to list any special requirements that you might have around inspection, payment, and pick up of the item.
We recommend the following photos: a) 4 corner shots of the item to give potential buyers a good feel for the condition of the item; b) at least one photo of any hours meter, odometer, or any other indicator of hours/miles on the item; c) any other relevant photo that you think will allow the buyer to ascertain the condition of the item.
There are fees associated with listing and selling items. They are posted here Fee Schedule . There are times when all fees are waived, or zero, and the fees can change from time to time.
Use this area to describe the item in detail. Talk about overall condition, any known problems, and anything else you think might be helpful to a buyer. You will also want to list any Additional Seller Terms that may be associated with the item. Things like: Cash only, PayPal accepted, inspection days and hours, or any other special circumstances related to viewing, paying for, or picking up the item. This would also be a great place to say if you offer shipping of the item.
For parts you do not need to indicate the year. You can simply notate Manufacturer and Description of part if you wish. As you are building the listing be sure and watch as the title is building. Make adjustments to get it closer to your desired title. The title will help potential buyers find your listing at a glance.
Once a bid is placed it cannot be removed.
Although some states do allow this activity, KAS does not. Sellers cannot bid on their own items.
No spaces are allowed in usernames. Check to ensure there are no spaces.
Setting a reserve price on an item that you list indicates the minimum amount of money you are willing to accept in order to sell the item at auction. If the bidding activity does not meet, or exceed, the reserve price you entered – the item will not sell.
After you are the winner of an auction you will receive an email confirming the win along with the Seller’s contact information. Reach out directly to the Seller using the contact information provided to make arrangements to pay for and close out the transaction. The Seller will also have your details and may reach out to you directly also.
After a bidder wins you item you will receive an email confirming the win along with the Buyer’s contact information. Reach out directly to the Byer using the contact information provided to make arrangements for final payment and to close out the transaction. The Buyer will also have your details and may reach out to you directly also.
When you see a current bid with a dollar value, but the item is showing the current number of bids as zero – this means that the seller wanted an “Opening Bid” amount. This opening bid, once a buyer bids that amount or higher, will be the official first bid of the auction for that item. The idea is intended to speed auctions along. It an item has a true value of a few hundred dollars – it does not always make sense to start the auction at $0. This is a seller preference. If there are additional questions around this please reach out the customer support or help.
Yes. You can manually type in a bid value and press “Submit Bid” button instead of using the Quick Bid option.