The Gumtree Blog

Tell Us Your Story Of Motors Glory – And Win £100

Tuesday 9 April 2013, by

When it comes to helping people buy and sell their used cars, Gumtree creates thousands of success stories every day, and now, we want to hear yours… If you’ve bought or sold a gem of a car, van or motorbike, we want you to share your success story. The best ones will be up for …read more

Turn Your Clutter Into Cash

Thursday 28 March 2013, by

Spring is here, and it’s time to give the house a good clean, right? Having a clearout can be daunting, but with a few tips from Gumtree, you’ll be just fine. We recently found out that the average home has over £1000 worth of unused items in it – so you’re not alone if it …read more

Guest Blogs From 3 Famous Mums!

Monday 25 March 2013, by

Gumtree has always been a great place for mums to find what they need, especially those trying to save a few quid. So we’ve invited three mummy bloggers for their top tips:

Clear the clutter and sell on Gumtree

Friday 22 March 2013, by

We invited our friend at Mum in the Mad House to give us her tips for a great spring clean! With spring time upon us, many of us will now want to have a good clear through their clutter. As a parent of two boys, this is a brilliant opportunity to get them to take …read more

Introducing… our new TV ads!

Friday 22 March 2013, by

We’ve been busy making some new TV ads, and thought this would be the perfect place to share them first! This year we’ve made a 30 second ad and a 10 second for motors, as well as a 10 second version for our For Sale and Jobs categories. They all go live from Monday, and …read more

Guest Blog from Baby Budgeting

Wednesday 20 March 2013, by

We invited our friend at Baby Budgeting  to give us her best tips for clearing out her clutter It’s time to spring clean! And to prepare for this we are in the process of a mass declutter. We have started upstairs and are working our way down. It’s long overdue, we have just been so …read more

Renting? Here’s a few ways to stay safe

Monday 18 March 2013, by

Every year Gumtree helps millions of users find a place to live, a flatmate or tenant. And if you’re in that group, above all, we want you to be safe before making any decisions. Here are a few tips to help you on your way.   If it seems too good to be true, it …read more

What else are they advertising?

Friday 8 March 2013, by

Ever wanted to know a bit more about the people advertising on Gumtree? Well, we’ve now created a feature on the ad pages which shows you what else they’re advertising. All you have to do is click on the link at the bottom of their ad, and we’ll bring up a list of that users …read more

Buying a Bike on Gumtree

Wednesday 20 February 2013, by

Buying and selling bikes on Gumtree is quick and easy, and we do a lot behind the scenes at Gumtree to make our site as safe as possible. Inevitably, there are some bike thieves who use classified sites to sell some stolen items, so here are our top tips to make sure you don’t get …read more

Our top tips for buying a car

Wednesday 20 February 2013, by

Unless you’re a trained mechanic, buying a car can be a bit daunting at the best of times. So we’d like to offer a helping hand. Here are our top tips for checking a vehicle before buying: Meet your buyer in a safe, public place. If you feel uncomfortable meeting a stranger, then take a …read more