The Gumtree Blog

These London creatives furthered their craft with the help of Gumtree

Wednesday 19 June 2019, by

At Gumtree, we’re always surprised at the wonders that our local communities have to offer – on our site you can find everything from top-of-the-range trumpets to vintage cameras to music lessons

So, we set out looking for a …

The motherhood’s good: find the items you need just up your street

Monday 29 April 2019, by

At Gumtree, we understand that when you’re expecting, there’s a whole lot to prepare for – often with limited time and money. Cue our community of savvy mums, who’ve listed over 150,000 affordable baby and kids’ items on our site …

Celebrating Gumtree’s local community winners

Monday 8 April 2019, by

Here at Gumtree, we like nothing better than neighbours clubbing together to make their community a better place for all.

That’s why we teamed up with Heart FM to give local groups and clubs the chance to win cash for …

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 …