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  1. Sunnygirl

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    I have a Nikon D60 that I'm going to list on craigslist or ebay. It's about 8 months old and in great condition. I just decided to upgrade to a Canon 40D. Not sure what a fair price is? My husband bought it for $649 last December. I will include everything that came in the initial package including a 18-55mm lens.

    Any suggestions on price?

    Thank you!
     
  2. thenikonguy

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    just so you know, your not likely going to get anywhere near the 649 you paid.. i saw one on my local kijiji the other day for $400.. unfortunatley the lower end DSLR's loose value really quickly..
     
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    did you check on craigslist / ebay for what you are selling to see what the market is buying at?

    I'd start with there. But if you feel 649 is a fair price, go with that. If you dont get any hits in a few weeks, then bring it down by $xx.
     
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    I definitely don't expect to get $649 but was hoping to get close to $500. Seems like everywhere I look, the prices vary quite a bit. Does $500 sound like too much? If so, what would you suggest?
     
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    It's like selling a house .... presentation and the right buyer ...


    Do you have all the original packaging? Does it look pretty? How quickly do you need to sell it?
     
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    500 and free shipping would seem like a good deal. Is the lens the VR lens?
     
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    Craigslist here as a D60 + 18-55 VR lens for $650
    Craigslist in surrounding cities:
    D60 body only $300
    D60 + 18-55 VR for $501
    D60 + 18-55 VR + 8gb memory card + 2 yr warranty for $700
    D60 + 18-55 + 55-200 for $600

    **these are canadian $$

    So the price can vary somewhat.
    If you want a quick sale, find the lowest price already listed and sell yours for $10 cheaper
     
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    Best Buy has them brand new for $549 with 18-55 VR lens.
     
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    yea, if i was selling it i'd probably start at $500
     
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    Really depends how bad you want it to sell I suppose...

    The thing is, Nikon recently announced the D3000 which is the successor to the D40/D60 and is supposed to retail for $599 with kit lens.
     
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    if I were you, i'd put it on craigslist and kijiji, and advertise it for 500 OBO..
     
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    Yeah, $500 OBO is going to be a pretty good initial offer. You will get offers for less, but you can hold out for something close to the initial asking price.

    Especially being CAD, and not $500 USD which would be about the $550CAD that you found the listing for.
     

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