7 certified refurbished items from eBay that are worth the investment

eBay's certified refurbished products are the easy-and-affordable way to update your go-to household products without breaking the bank.

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Are you looking to be out with your old appliances and in with some new products, but unfortunately, find that high price tags roadblock you from making the upgrade? If so, you're not alone, and eBay is the unlikely hero here to save the day.

Sure, the multinational e-commerce company might be primarily known for its large assortment of new and used items, but what isn't as well-known? That this retailer also offers shoppers just as many certified refurbished products. 

Certified refurbished — or 'CR' — is a step up from refurbished products, putting it in a league of its own.

 The difference is: refurbished items are "good as new," whereas certified refurbished mean's these products have not only been tried but tested, making it a worthwhile investment compared to a risky one. 

In short: it's a pretty sound purchase if you're someone looking to upgrade any household item and do so without breaking the bank. 

Shoppers can save up to 30% off of brand-new products from brand names you know and trust— so, if you're a new mom or budding fashionista is music to your ears. You'll have more money to spend on other items and still get what you need. 

Fantastic, right! Of course, it is. 

So, what are you waiting for here? These are the seven certified refurbished items from eBay you should be adding to your shopping cart ASAP. 

1.  A tumble-dryer

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Refurbished Neff R8580X3GB Freestanding Condenser 9KG Tumble Dryer l Was £493.97 l Now £439.97, at eBay

This tumble dryer comes with all the bells and whistles. There's a large display that offers easy appliance navigation, a 40-minute dry cycle – perfect when you're in a hurry — auto-dry to prevent shrinkage, and an illuminated drum to ensure you'll never leave a sock behind again. 


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2. A bagless vacuum cleaner

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Hoover Velocity Evo Pets Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaner l Was £139.99 l Now £99.99, at eBay

This Hoover Velocity Evo Vacuum Cleaner excels in every department, achieving the best possible 'A' ratings for dust pick-up on hard floors and carpets, as well as an A+ for energy efficiency. With A-class emissions and HEPA filtration, less than 0.03% of dust is emitted back into your home, making it a good choice for allergy sufferers.


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3. This Apple iPad Pro

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Apple iPad Pro 12.9Inch 1st Gen 32GB 128GB 256GB WiFi Cellular 4G eBay Certified for £439.95, at eBay

Designed with a LED Backlit Multi-touch display with IPS technology, this Apple iPad Pro 12.9 offers up to 10 hours of watching videos, a charging adaptor — or USB3240 mAh battery— and HDR for live recording and photos. View Deal

4. This electric planer 

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Einhell Electric Planer TE-PL 850 - Certified Refurbished (S) for £54.95, at eBay

The high-quality TE-PL 850 electric plane is a powerful high-precision tool for experts to tackle any job. With an automatic parking function to protect the planing knife and the workpiece, a comfortable soft-grip ensures safe handling during tougher assignments. Chips are ejected either to the left or right as preferred. The TE-PL 850 is equipped with reversible carbide knives that, together with the large knife shaft, achieve perfect planing results.View Deal

5. This top-of-the-line electronic

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Philips 75BDL3050Q/00 75-inch Q-Line Ultra HD 4K Smart Android OS (1418200) for £1,399.99, at eBay

Turn up the stopping power with the Q-Line UHD Android display that goes big on resolution. Benefit from fast, hardware-free installation and superb picture quality. 


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6. This must-have mattress

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Nectar Certified Refurbished Smart Pressure Relieving Memory Foam Mattress l Was £549, Now £199.99, at eBay

This Nectar mattress has been professionally refurbished by ClearCycle, Nectar’s approved partner. It has been sterilised using a biocide, received a UV light inspection, and had it’s cover replaced with a brand new Nectar cover, followed by a fully audited 15 point inspection. View Deal

7. This coffee machine

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AEG Mastery KKE884500M Built In Bean to Cup Coffee Machine - Stainless Steel for £1,049.99, at eBay

Prepare to meet the espresso express! This coffee machine features a pre-heating function to create the perfect espresso extra quickly. While this anti-fingerprint stainless steel design is both sleek and compact, making it an addition to any kitchen countertop. View Deal

Brittany Romano
Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano joins the Real Homes team as their U.S. E-commerce Editor, based in New York City. From her start as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn’t writing, you can find Brittany indulging in yet another DIY-project or cheering on her beloved Boston Bruins. Find her on Instagram at @Rammmyyy.