I want to place a classified ad – where do I start?
Take 2 minutes to register your contact details including your address, email and phone number and you can start posting ads. Categorise the kit, add a description and include as many images as you like.
How do I pay for my ad?
Pay quickly and securely via Paypal – either use a Paypal account or a debit or credit card.
What does it cost to place an ad?
It costs just £1 + VAT a day for a classified ad. Ads run for a minimum of 7 days but if you sell before the ad expires just remove it and you will retain the remaining credit for the next time you are selling.
Do the prices on the site include VAT?
No, all prices on the website are + VAT unless stated otherwise.
I’m a dealer not a private seller – do I get discounted rates?
Call us on 0114 360 0088 to discuss our great value dealer packages and how farmkit.com can help boost your business.
Do auctions take place every week?
Yes, auctions will take place weekly, starting midday on Tuesday and finishing at 7pm the following Monday. Whether you’re mowing in summer or muckspreading in winter Farmkit auctions are helping you buy and sell kit.
How do I put kit into an auction?
Firstly set up your free account at farmkit.com. Then just click on the big, yellow "Sell" button, enter a description of your kit and add as many photos as you like. You can set a start and reserve price as normal and then click on "Submit For Auction" and you’re done – simples!
How much does it cost to put kit into an auction?
You’ll like this – it doesn’t cost a penny to put kit on the site! If your kit doesn’t sell or meet your reserve then it’s cost you nothing. When it does sell we’ll invoice you for 2.5% of the sale price, capped at £500 to keep things fair even when you’re parting with that mint condition Claas combine with one careful owner!
How can I bid for items at auction?
When you create your farmkit account you are automatically registered as a bidder. You can start bidding as soon as you have created your acccount.
You can set a maximum bid, and let the website bid on your behalf in £25 increments. If your maximum bid is beaten we'll email you to let you know.
Is VAT included in the prices of kit I can see on the website?
No, VAT is not included in the prices which appear on the website. The starting prices and bids are all exclusive of VAT as in normal live auctions. If an item is VAT free then this information will be included in the description.
I’d like to see the kit before I buy – can I do this with Farmkit auctions?
Yes, once you’ve set up your Farmkit account and registered as a buyer then you can enjoy all the Farmkit benefits. If you see a piece of kit you're interested in at auction then just click on the "Request a viewing" button and your contact details will be sent to the seller so they can call you to arrange a viewing, or just click on “Ask a question” to send an email to the seller.
I know what I want but it's not at auction this week – can you let me know when kit I’m interested in is available?
Yes we can! Once you’ve created your free Farmkit account you can use the "Saved Search" facility to let us know what you’re interested in and we’ll email you when it comes on to Farmkit – you’ll never miss out again.
I’m the highest bidder in an auction what happens next?
When the auction ends, if you have won you will receive an email letting you know. Then just click on the link to see the seller’s contact details. They will also receive your contact details.