The Gumtree Blog

The Neighbourhood’s Good

Wednesday 16 January 2019, by

When was the last time you really interacted with your neighbours?

In the increasingly fast-paced, disillusioned and atomised world we live in – community spirit is dwindling. We live metres apart from people, yet we feel worlds away. Everyday transactions …

Find your Christmas essentials on the Gumtree BHF store

Wednesday 19 December 2018, by

Christmas time is a time we focus on being with loved ones, and before the relatives descend from far afield, have you thought about whether your home is ready?

The gifts may be wrapped and the food order placed, but …

5 ways to prepare for a new tenancy

Thursday 13 December 2018, by

Like any good business owner knows, a successful operation involves a happy customer and vendor alike. It’s important that you cover your bases so you can start your relationship with your tenants in a positive way and see it through …

Improve your property ad with these top tips

Thursday 13 December 2018, by

When it comes to the business of new homes, the property industry can be daunting for landlords and tenants alike. A standout listing that’s complimentary yet honest is the best way to ensure the property hunting process is as seamless …

Read these 5 tips before becoming a landlord

Thursday 13 December 2018, by

If you’re a property owner with room to spare, becoming a landlord for the first time may seem like a straightforward way to make a profit. Like any job, however, it’s not without its set of responsibilities – some protected …

Santa Who? Spare a thought for the tireless work of the Christmas host!

Monday 10 December 2018, by

With just two weeks to go until families and friends gather for festive celebrations, it’s time to start thinking about the practical side of the day. From finding extra chairs and glasses to having large enough turkey pans, hosting the …

Win £1,000 to spend on Gumtree this Christmas!

Tuesday 4 December 2018, by

Christmas is a wonderful, yet often busy, time of the year. This Christmas, to help you get through the festive chaos, we’ve partnered with Magic and Kiss FM to give you the chance to win £1,000 to spend on Gumtree!…

BLACK FRIDAY BLUNDERS: BRITS WASTE £3.9BN ON POINTLESS PURCHASES

Thursday 15 November 2018, by

Gumtree research highlights the unnecessary purchases people make on shopping discount days, encouraging people to think before they shop

 

  • 61% of shoppers feel pressured to buy something on Black Friday, up from 23% in 2017
  • 33% of people admit to