The Gumtree Blog

Baby on the way? There’s no need to overspend

Tuesday 17 March 2015, by

Are you a first time parent? It can be tempting to spend money on lots of new bits and bobs for your bundle of joy, but you might not actually find all of it as useful as you hoped. The Money Advice Service found that in the first year of their baby’s life parents spend …read more

Stay smart when buying hi-tech

Wednesday 11 March 2015, by

Looking for a new mobile, laptop or tablet device? Well, there are loads on Gumtree and a secondhand model can be a great way of getting the device you want at an affordable price. As ever, there are a few important tips to be aware of which will help you be safer when buying a …read more

How To Make A Profit From Your Spring Cleaning

Monday 9 March 2015, by

We invited a good friend of ours, Penny Golightly to write a blog post about her top tops for spring cleaning. Penny, take it away… A good spring clean can make room for better things, whether that’s this season’s clothes, a new workbench or a hobby. Plus you’re likely to find a few things to …read more

Our advice on buying or selling tickets

Friday 6 March 2015, by

Our advice on buying or selling tickets Whether you’re searching for a last-minute ticket to see your favourite band, or need to flog your ticket to a sold-out sporting event, here’s our advice on buying and selling tickets online: Always meet face-to-face in a safe, public environment Ask lots of questions about the tickets, such …read more

Photography in three steps: The Gumtree Guide

Tuesday 24 February 2015, by

If you fancy yourself as the next Diane Arbus or David Bailey but your expertise is currently limited to the ownership of a DSLR camera, Gumtree is here to help. In three simple steps we can teach everything you need to know about your camera and the basic photography techniques you’ll need to know before …read more

Easy as one, two, three

Tuesday 24 February 2015, by

STARTING A BAND IN THREE STEPS: THE GUMTREE GUIDE So you wanna start a rock ‘n’ roll band? A jazz band? A ukulele orchestra? Gumtree can help. In just three easy steps we can turn your musical dreams into reality. We can’t guarantee you a Grammy, but we can get you up and running quicker …read more

Buying a used car: The Gumtree Guide

Saturday 21 February 2015, by

Time for a new car, but you don’t know where to start? Then head to the Gumtree cars section for a huge range of used cars for sale across the country right now. New cars are added every minute, so whatever your dream motor, you’ll find it here. It’s easy buy, easy sell at Gumtree, …read more

Your Last Chance to Buy a Piece of Celebrity Big Brother History!

Tuesday 3 February 2015, by

This month Gumtree are giving you the chance to get your hands on your very own piece of TV history. A whopping 41 items from the Celebrity Big Brother House are for sale on Gumtree right now – from bedroom furniture and tea sets to quirky wall mirrors and glam handbags. If you fancy giving …read more

Make extra cash this January by selling your unwanted goods

Friday 30 January 2015, by

Are you living on a diet of baked beans this January? Many of us will be feeling the pinch in the New Year but, if you have any unwanted Christmas presents or goods lying around, you could make some extra cash for your pocket. We’ve been chatting with the Money Advice Service and here are …read more

Selling on the move?

Friday 30 January 2015, by

We’ve been working to make it even easier for you to post and edit ads on Gumtree. The pages you see when you create your ad are now perfectly fitted to your screen size – whether you’re on a mobile, a tablet or a desktop. So you can edit ads at home, over coffee or …read more