Can I have 2 Gumtree accounts?

The big NO NO for Gumtree is using multiple accounts to try to get around their restrictions. They will see this as a considered & deliberate act to bypass there rules/policies forbidding multiple free posting of the same ad, and if discovered they will suspend all associated accounts.

Is a Gumtree account free?

Fees and Services

Using Gumtree is generally free, but we sometimes charge a fee for certain services. If the service you use incurs a fee, you’ll be able to review and accept terms that will be clearly disclosed at the time you post your ad. You are responsible for paying the Gumtree fees when they’re due.

Do I need a Gumtree account?

Before you can start buying and selling on Gumtree, you will need to create an account on the website. This way you will be able to send message to sellers and potential buyers via the website and not rely on calling them. Gumtree offers an option to sign in using your Facebook account or Google account.

Can Gumtree block your IP address?

Gumtree, like many other websites, has a spam filtering system that checks for suspect activity. If you are known for posting in large quantities in a short period of time, the spam filter will flag you, categorize your IP address as spam, and subsequently block you from Gumtree.

Does Gumtree show your phone number?

Considering Gumtree is owned by eBay, you would think they would enforce some rules into listing and etc. Like for example, you can list your phone number, but it’s hidden by default. All you need to do is click it and your number is shown to the world.

How does Gumtree make money?

The adverts are free but you can pay a nominal amount to have your ad made more prominent. However, the majority use it as a free service. The business model includes this enhanced ad income as a revenue thread but a more substantial part is selling display advertising for which Gumtree uses a third party sales house.

Is Gumtree or eBay selling better?

The main advantage Gumtree has for sellers is that it is completely free to use. It is owned by eBay and is effectively an online version of the small ads that used to appear in local newspapers. It is a good place to sell larger items that can only be picked up in person.

Do Gumtree sell your details?

How we might share your personal information. We may disclose your personal information to other members of the Gumtree corporate family or to third parties. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your consent.

Does Gumtree show your location?

Does Gumtree show your postcode? Gumtree will then show your item to buyers in your local area. Gumtree will use your postal code to classify your ad based on location.

Does Gumtree charge for selling pets?

UK classifieds platform Gumtree has recently announced that it will be introducing a compulsory paywall, in a bid to deter unscrupulous operators from misusing the platform and discourage the ‘casual’ trading of animals online.

How safe is Gumtree?

Is Gumtree safe? Millions of people use Gumtree every day and the vast majority have a safe and successful experience. The site is committed to educating the communities who use the platform and to keep the site as safe as possible.

How long do Gumtree ads last?

30 days

Is it safe to buy animals from Gumtree?

How long does an ad stay on Gumtree? Your ad will be live for 30 days from the date of posting. If your ad falls into the categories of “Services,” “Property,” or “Jobs,” it will remain active for 60 days.

Is Gumtree good for pets?

At Gumtree we take animal welfare very seriously. PAAG is made up of animal welfare groups, vets and online classified sites, all working together to promote responsible pet advertising. Our shared goal is that all animals advertised for sale online are advertised legally and ethically.

Is Gumtree reliable for pets?

With thousands of animals for sale every day, prospective pet owners can apparently ‘pick and choose’ their perfect pup online. However, selling an animal through a third party site such as Gumtree risks their health, welfare and happiness – and can also be dangerous and costly for both buyers and sellers.

Is Gumtree allowed to sell dogs?

Watch: The Pitfalls of Buying Pets Online

Gumtree UK says it works to ensure its site is a safe place to find pets and makes it as hard as possible for illegal traders to operate on the site. For example, it deletes any ads thatr indicate signs of animal cruelty.

Is Gumtree safe for buying dogs?

Gumtree allows for lazy pet ownership and for people to buy and sell pets infinitely without considering the consequences or the wellbeing of the pet. Animals are sentient beings that should never be treated as if trading in a second-hand car for a newer model.

Is it OK to buy a dog without papers?

If the owner will not let you visit their home or meet the dog at least twice, we recommend that you don’t take the dog home. If you have animal welfare concerns report the advert to Gumtree or directly to the RSPCA.