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Tivo HD $99 lifetime

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by JerryAC, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. JerryAC

    JerryAC Member

    Feb 11, 2012
    Harrison, AR
    I was offered a few months ago a lifetime subscription for my Tivo HD for $99.the Tivo rep said I could purchase it at any time as he had noted the offer on my account.

    I watch the HD unit very little, and have decided to deactivate it and put it in the closet, or offer it for sale.

    I have a Premiere that I bought used on ebay which is grandfathered at the $12.95 rate. I will keep this one for now. It still has about 20 months warranty left in it.

    Should I purchase the lifetime on the HD and try to sell it, or sell it without the lifetime? I'm not an e-bay seller, although I have bought on e-bay. I would like to get about $200 out of the unit with lifetime. It doesn't have much value without the lifetime.

    Opinions or Suggestions?

  2. stcaudle12

    stcaudle12 New Member

    Jul 25, 2012
    Well a tivo hd sells for about $50 but with lifetime $250 so it seems like a good deal to buy the $99 lifetime. Still have to pay ebay fees.
  3. MeInDallas

    MeInDallas Member

    Jul 31, 2011
    Dallas, Texas
    Get the $99 lifetime and sell it on Ebay. Without subscription its not worth much at all, but with lifetime on it you could get as much as $300 to $350 from what I have seen. Just go to Ebay and search for "Tivo Lifetime" and then look at the completed auctions. That should give you a good idea of what they are going for. I would definately take advantage of the $99 lifetime if its offered.
  4. lillevig

    lillevig Cold in East Iowa

    Dec 6, 2010
    Marion, Iowa
    With lifetime the HD will easily bring $250 on eBay and probably a bit more.
  5. lpwcomp

    lpwcomp Well-Known Member

    May 6, 2002
    $12.95 is the standard monthly rate for a Premiere with MSD. If the THD is your only other TiVo, removing it from your account would mean you no longer qualify.
  6. JerryAC

    JerryAC Member

    Feb 11, 2012
    Harrison, AR
    My Premiere monthly is $12.95. No MSD required to get that rate. I am now paying $9.95 for the HD, which has the MSD applied.
  7. JerryAC

    JerryAC Member

    Feb 11, 2012
    Harrison, AR
    Thanks for the information. I need to go ahead with the lifetime on the HD. Then sell it on e-bay.
  8. emphasis

    emphasis New Member

    Jul 28, 2012
    definitely a good deal
  9. steinercat

    steinercat New Member

    Nov 16, 2007
    Sent PM.

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