Go to a centralized U.S. government online auction site that allows you to find listings for thousands of auctions that are updated daily. You can find one by using a search engine. Most auctions run for seven days. Once on a site, you can browse between categories, or you can search for specific items. When you see an item that interests you, select it. You will be taken to the seller’s page for more information about the item.


The goods you buy from government auctions are “as is.” Look on the “Terms and Conditions” page before bidding to understand the process. A typical auction page states, for example, that the auction site doesn’t guarantee the quality of the product in any way. Once you bid, you enter a legally binding contract, and you need to follow through with your bid.
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