Buying and selling expensive artworks online can be challenging, particularly when it comes to identifying a potential scam or fraudulent transactions.
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Escrow.com is a fully accredited and licensed escrow company in 48 US states. To date, Escrow.com has securely handled over $4.5 billion in transactions.
With Escrow.com's simple 5-step process, this offers complete peace of mind and ensures a verified money transfer and delivery of artwork for every sale.
Importance of Using Escrow.com
As a trusted and established global leader in online escrow services, you can depend on our proven processes to reduce risk and provide all parties with complete transparency throughout the lifetime of the transaction. Escrow.com acts as a neutral third-party in the transaction, providing a service that is quick, easy, secure, and 100% online.
If you’ve been looking for a way to simplify, speed-up, and secure your artwork sales, Escrow.com now has the ultimate solution to support your shipping and payment processing needs.
Benefits for Brokers
By choosing Escrow.com, you’re partnering with the world’s most trusted provider of escrow services online, and an organization that will help you shape your online art marketplace with a fully-fledged solution that encompasses payment processing, disputes, communications between all parties, and more.
Escrow.com gives you an easy way to transform your art business into a comprehensive online art market, while empowering you to take control of the sales process and prevent Buyers from going offline.
Trust, communication, and simplicity all form part of why Brokers use Escrow.com for their art sales and payments. We also provide you with a dedicated Account Manager to make sure you get a concierge-level of service and support from our business.
Benefits for Sellers
As a creative, you don’t want to have to think about administration and risk-aversion; but it’s essential to protect your business. Escrow.com is the number 1 provider of global escrow services and gives you the ability to fully secure online transactions, giving you the ultimate reassurance that a Buyer won’t be able to simply disappear with your work.
By choosing escrow, you’re partnering with a neutral third-party that will help you sell artwork easily, giving you a fully-fledged solution that encompasses payment processing, disputes, tracking of shipping, inspection periods, communications between parties, and more.
We can also provide support for payment of commissions (Milestones), certification of your work, and other relevant services that are designed to help artists and art Sellers transact with people in a more secure, transparent, and easier way.
Benefits for Buyers
For art Buyers across the globe, whether you’re a new or seasoned Buyer, Escrow.com supports your ventures and purchases by giving you a trusted online escrow facility to handle and secure your transactions.
We understand the significance that art has in your life. If you want access to artwork that you cannot inspect in person, Escrow.com’s inspection period feature gives you an easy way to do this. For protection from fraud, forgery, and stolen pieces, a proven rejection and dispute process, and a suite of services that ultimately allow you to buy art while staying in complete control of your money.
Escrow.com’s proven processes give art Buyers the peace of mind needed to buy art with confidence, securely. Shipping is tracked, inspection periods are written into contracts, and communications can be handled via the site making everything centralized, simple, and safe.
Benefits for Galleries
In the modern-day world, traditional art galleries are diversifying. While many are now 100% online, others still retain a physical location. By choosing Escrow.com, you’re partnering with the world’s most trusted provider of escrow services online, and an organization that will help you shape your online gallery with a fully-fledged solution that encompasses shipping and tracking, payment processing, disputes, communications between parties, inspection periods, and more. Even in cases where there is no shipping required, Buyers can release funds while onsite upon inspection of the artwork at your gallery.
Escrow.com empowers your gallery to take control of the sales process to make sure you collect your payment in full, while providing a service that enables you to remain competitive in your marketplace.
Trust, communication, and simplicity all form part of why galleries choose and use Escrow.com for their online art gallery sales, shipping, and payments. All Buyers receive a modern, robust, and transparent Escrow service from start to finish. We also provide you with a dedicated Account Manager to make sure you get a personalized service and complete support from our business.
Escrow.com Five-Step Process
Our simple five-step process:
- Both parties agree on payment terms. Both parties create an account on Escrow.com, agree on a price, and to the terms and conditions of the transaction.
- The Buyer deposits payment. The Buyer deposits payment using an approved method into a secure Escrow account. The terms of sale are also recorded as a formal agreement. Escrow.com verifies the payment and notifies the Seller when payment is in Escrow.
- Seller sends the artwork. The Seller sends the artwork to the Buyer and adds tracking information to the account. Escrow.com verifies the receipt by the Buyer.
- The Buyer accepts the artwork. The Buyer accepts delivery and has a set number of days to accept or reject the shipment. This gives them the opportunity to inspect the artwork being sold by the Buyer.
- Seller receives payment. When the Buyer accepts the shipment, they authorize Escrow.com to release payment to the Seller.
To Get Started
To get started with Escrow Art, contact our fine art dedicated team at email@example.com. They will be responsible for any additional questions or concerns regarding Escrow Art.