Everything But The House (EBTH) is a revolutionary marketplace that makes it easy to find and sell secondhand goods. EBTH was born out of a passion for helping people via their full-service approach to consignment, and is revolutionizing how homeowners, estate managers, dealers, and collectors connect with a world of shoppers seeking rare and wonderful things. Each day the global auction platform unleashes an ever-changing assortment of art, jewelry, fashion, collectibles, antiques and more, all with a starting bid of $1.
Features you’ll love:
- Bids for all items—from a watch to a Warhol—start at just $1
- Notifications when new sales start
- A watch list that allows bidders to follow pieces of interest
- Option to set a maximum bid for an item, allowing automatic bidding
- Notifications when a user has been outbid or won an auction
- Alerts when sales with active bids are about to end
- Item descriptions from professional catalogers
- Item images from professional photographers
- Instant shipping quotes
Download today and discover everything uncommon with EBTH.
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Ratings and Reviews
App works great
The app itself works flawlessly. Looking through all the auctions is addictive. Very handy shipping estimator. Easy payment system. The 5 minute extension to bidding makes total sense once you think about it and actually read through the rules & regs but can be a bit of an unpleasant surprise to new users as most of us don’t actually read all the fine print—I certainly didn’t. As this is the place where we’re really supposed to be commenting on app functionality, I suppose I should stop here. However, I’m sure people want to know how things work after you win the auction. I’ve purchased three items. Two were shipped promptly, one didn’t ship until I inquired what happened nearly three weeks after purchase. I sent my inquiry via email and never heard back directly, but the very next day I noticed when I logged in that the pkg status had changed. I think they need a little customer service improvement in that area. Of the 2 items received one was packed well, the other was a shave mirror and poorly packed. I’m surprised it didn’t break. Overall, EBTH is a fun place to find unique items. Going forward, though, I’ll proceed with a pinch of hesitation depending on type of item purchased & if I feel willing to track down items that should be shipped more promptly.
Problems in bidding and beware shipping cost
I’ve bought many things on this EBTH.
You can find great things however be ware of the shipping costs as they are NOT always accurately stated in the obtain a shipping bid. Plus you may think you can pick it up but the location is not the city listed. It may be that city is listed for at least 4 states, such as Boston, as I unfortunately found out includes Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. Thus the pick it up becomes a 4-5 hour drive and then you are shipping it unplanned or budgeted.
Things may arrive broken and may not always be actually delivered but go to a pick up location if the attempt delivery.
Furniture delivery is sent to the lowest bidder and may take a month to reach you.
These are the main things.
I did have several problems with bidding on higher priced items:
On one item the bidding page would not load st the end and the other bidder won the auction but it seemed to have blocked others like me from placing a further bid.
That may have been a problem with the app but raises the question could a bidder float and block further bids. I don’t know but something was up.
Another time the five minute rule did not occur and I simply won the auction despite others bidding.
These occurred but the majority are without problem.
The biggest problem is the shipping costs when you are bidding are not accurate at all, so plan for that.
Good luck many beautiful items.
I had three great purchases with EBTH, but will not use it after my last two. Their images are heavily edited; I’ve had two rugs arrive that were drastically different looking than in their pictures. The written description of the conditions are intentionally vague. In my most recent purchase, EBTH went so far as to show two separate images of the leather binding on the back of the rug (one corner and one cropped bit along an edge) appearing to be in perfect condition; upon receipt it is actually coming completely undone on two corners and shows when flat on the floor.
EBTH’s customer service failed to address their intentionally deceptive listing and told me that “the edge support tape is not integral to the rug and would be a very simple repair.”
I will not be shopping with them again, personally or professionally. I would urge others to shop with caution, especially for rugs or anything fabric.
*** In response to the developer, I have already spoken with your customer service department and was advised that there is nothing they can or will do. I, and I think everyone who is buying estate sale goods, understand that I am purchasing items that are used. The issue is not the use, it is the manner in which they are presented to be appear in much better condition than they actually are upon delivery.
For anyone who would like to see what I am talking about, I’ve posted a review on Yelp with pictures. ***
Developer Response ,
Hi there. We're so sorry to hear this! We use product photography, so the lighting tends to be bright—we apologize if it has thrown you off at all while shopping on our site. Please remember that all the items we sell on our site are used, so they will not be in perfect condition and will likely need some sort of cleaning or repair after being won. Our editors work hard to illustrate the items on our site through visuals and text, but we are not always able to list every characteristic present. If you would like to continue discussing your recent invoice, please reach back out to customer service and put "Attn: SE" in the subject line. Thank you. -EBTH
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.