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Old 04-18-2008   #1
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Cool Texans "PSL MarketPlace"

Interesting...

http://texans.seasonticketrights.com/
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Good idea.

Maybe trying to control brokers? We can always hope.
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Good idea.

Maybe trying to control brokers? We can always hope.
I wish - not sure how the Texans hosting a version of StubHub does that, though.

More likely just a cost free/safe way of people (fans and brokers) being able to buy and sell PSL's.
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cost free/safe

Not so sure your correct at cost free, Maybe it is safe but a fee will be assesed of at least $250 which to me is a way for the Texans to capitalize on a product that they have already capitalized on. Get paid twice for the same PSL. It is just making me go HMMMMMMMM
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Not so sure your correct at cost free, Maybe it is safe but a fee will be assesed of at least $250 which to me is a way for the Texans to capitalize on a product that they have already capitalized on. Get paid twice for the same PSL. It is just making me go HMMMMMMMM
You are correct Joe.

From the site.

"The Texans have waived their normal $50 transfer fee for all transactions using the Texans PSL Marketplace.

In The Marketplace, you will find a:

* Permanent Seat Licenses page where buyers can view and make offers on your seat licenses.
* Permanent Seat License Info page where you can read about the transfer process and other details about the Texans Permanent Seat Licenses.
* Sales Data page where you can download historical sales data for FREE.
* Seating Chart page where you can view the seating chart of Reliant Stadium.

There are No listing fees and No membership fees. Your seller fee (calculated as 5% of the sale price, minimum $250) will be deducted from the check we send you after your transaction is complete."
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250 bucks seems like a rather hefty fee for being the go-between. If it were just 5%....OK, but to have a min. of $250? I suspect that the sellers will just add that in to the price.
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You are correct Joe.

From the site.

"The Texans have waived their normal $50 transfer fee for all transactions using the Texans PSL Marketplace.

In The Marketplace, you will find a:

* Permanent Seat Licenses page where buyers can view and make offers on your seat licenses.
* Permanent Seat License Info page where you can read about the transfer process and other details about the Texans Permanent Seat Licenses.
* Sales Data page where you can download historical sales data for FREE.
* Seating Chart page where you can view the seating chart of Reliant Stadium.

There are No listing fees and No membership fees. Your seller fee (calculated as 5% of the sale price, minimum $250) will be deducted from the check we send you after your transaction is complete."
They charge both the seller and buyer the same amount equal to 10% total
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It is NOT $250 - it's $250 X 2. The seller pays AND the buyer pays.

To anyone wanting to buy or sell PSL's. - Try these message boards or Craigslist first. I bought PSL's from and individual (that had placed an ad on craigslist) a few month's ago and there IS NOTHING TO IT. I brought a money order to the seller's office, we downloaded the transfer form from the Texan's website. We completed the very simple form, faxed it and called the Texans to make sure that it looked correct. I handed the money order to the seller and that was it.

Don't waste $250 X 2 -

Just my opinion.
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Cool Re: Texans "PSL MarketPlace"

I got my 116 D PSL's on here, 116 H PSL's on Ebay.

JUST BE CAREFUL WITH YOUR MONEY!!!!
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This is just Seasonticketsrights.com, but for the Texans. You can see the name on the website. I've sold PSL's on seasonticketsrights.com before. They are pretty good but kinda slow.

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$250 is way too steep. And that is just the minimum, if 5% is over that they charge the 5% if I am reading it right.

I bought my on craigslist and it was very smooth. After I found the add I wanted, I negotiated the price. We agreed and I called up the Texans they will verify ownership for you. Once that checked out. We faxed each other a copy of each other's driver's license. We had email of us agreeing to the price and transaction (intent to buy), home phone and address plus a copy TX DL. He filled out the transform and filed it, I called and verified again. I then sent half the money. After I received all of the official paperwork from the Texans, I sent the other half of the money.

He was in Houston, I was in RR. We never met in person and did it all over the phone, fax, internet, etc.

IMO, they should stick to charging $50 or not do it at all.
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$250 is way too steep. And that is just the minimum, if 5% is over that they charge the 5% if I am reading it right.

I bought my on craigslist and it was very smooth. After I found the add I wanted, I negotiated the price. We agreed and I called up the Texans they will verify ownership for you. Once that checked out. We faxed each other a copy of each other's driver's license. We had email of us agreeing to the price and transaction (intent to buy), home phone and address plus a copy TX DL. He filled out the transform and filed it, I called and verified again. I then sent half the money. After I received all of the official paperwork from the Texans, I sent the other half of the money.

He was in Houston, I was in RR. We never met in person and did it all over the phone, fax, internet, etc.

IMO, they should stick to charging $50 or not do it at all.
Well. if you just wanna sell your psl's for face value than craigslist is fine. Seasonticketsrights.com gives a much larger fanbase and therefore you can offer to the highest bidder. I made some money on seasonticketsrights.com. I actually doubled my money. Now if you are a buyer, you have a bigger selection on seasonticketsrights.com than craiglist. Right now they don't have anything because they renovated the whole thing.
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