Frequently Asked Questions

The most commonly asked questions and answers are listed below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you buy software?

We do not buy software. We do not pay extra for included software disks, applications, etc.

Do you offer more for upgrades?

Once you select your model from our Estimator tool and click “Submit,” you will have the opportunity to tell us more about your configuration, extended warranty and any added peripherals.

Our Purchasing Department reviews your upgrades, and we email you a formal offer based upon the value of these upgrades in the used market.

Do you erase my data?

Yes, we securely erase all hard drives upon arrival. We also install a clean OS prior to reselling the equipment.

Do you purchase damaged equipment?

If you have an item with cosmetic or operational defects, simply note this in the appropriate field after locating your model on the Mac-Estimator.

Our Purchasing Department and technicians will carefully review the issues you report and provide a fair offer based upon our repair costs.

How do I know you will send payment?

We are members of the Better Business Bureau and have been serving the Apple community since 1995.

How does the selling process work?

To get started, find your exact model using our Estimator tool in the Seller’s section of our site. We respond with a formal offer, which you have three (3) business days to accept. We then email Purchase Order documentation and instructions for sending your equipment. A prepaid FedEx Ground Return Label follows to cover shipping.

We test and inspect your equipment upon arrival and send payment three (3) business days after receiving the equipment. PayPal payment is also available. Custom shipping boxes for transit are also available.

Model not listed in our Estimator tool?

If you are an Individual Seller (four or fewer machines) and do not see your model listed in the Estimator, we are not currently purchasing or providing pricing information.

If you are a Volume Seller (five or more machines), the minimum requirement is your Apple equipment have an Intel processor (2006 and newer). Please visit our Volume Selling Page for more information.

When do I get paid?

You have two options for payment:

1) A check is sent via US Postal Service (FREE and the most popular option). We email confirmation when payment has been sent three (3) business days after receiving and testing the equipment. No tracking is available for US mail service.

2) Payment is sent via PayPal (seller pays any applicable PayPal fees). Payment confirmation is emailed three (3) business days after receiving and testing the equipment.

Who pays shipping?

Mac Me an Offer pays shipping via a prepaid FedEx Ground Return Label. We offer custom boxes with the custom foam packaging at cost.