Listing a property on Facebook Marketplace

Listing Your Property On Facebook Marketplace In 2022 [Step By Step Guide]

A quick explanation of what Facebook Marketplace is

Facebook Marketplace is a platform where sellers can list products they want to sell and buyers can purchase them.

It is not specific to real estate. Facebook Marketplace allows the following categories:

  • Classifieds
  • Clothing & Accessories
  • Deals
  • Electronics
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • Hobbies
  • Home & Garden
  • Housing
  • Vehicles

Here’s what CANNOT be sold on Facebook Marketplace:

  • Adult products or services
  • Alcohol
  • Animals
  • Digital media and electronic devices
  • Event tickets
  • Gift Cards
  • Healthcare items (thermometers, first-aid kits, etc.)
  • Illegal, prescription or recreational drugs
  • Tobacco products or tobacco paraphernalia
  • Unsafe supplements
  • Weapons, ammunition, or explosives
  • Intangible items like a service

So anyone can list a product on Marketplace as long as it does not violate Facebook’s rules. Once listed, it is visible to all users when they access Marketplace and search for the item category.

Facebook Marketplace is therefore an excellent place to list and promote your property when you are looking for tenants.

Advantages of using Facebook Marketplace to find tenants

  1. You can list properties for free
  2. Your listing gets exposure to Facebook’s audience, and almost everyone today is on Facebook
  3. It’s easy to use and once you list your property, Facebook’s algorithm automatically shows it to people likely to be interested in your property
  4. It integrates with all other Facebook services, like their messenger chat and Facebook ads. You can run ads for your property and interested people can also directly message you on Facebook
  5. It has an easy to use mobile version so you can manage everything through your smartphone
  6. You can organically promote your listing on Facebook groups
  7. You can ask your friends and family to share the listing on their feed increasing visibility

Facebook Marketplace listing is a part of our property management services (under marketing and advertising). If you’re looking to find tenants but don’t want to go through the hassle of listing the property, advertising, and showing the property again and again, talk to us, we’ll be able to help you.

How to use Facebook Marketplace to list your property

  1. Click many pictures of the property and also keep a description for it ready
  2. Access Facebook Marketplace by clicking the marketplace icon at the bottom centre of your Facebook app or on the left panel of the Facebook website
  3. Type in the title and description of the property. Include as many details as possible
  4. Upload all the images
  5. Enter the expected rent amount
  6. Select the location of the property
  7. Add a category to the listing
  8. Post the listing and also share it if you’d like

The steps in images:

1. Click on the Marketplace icon (bottom centre as seen)

accessing FB Marketplace

2. Click on ‘Create New Listing’ after entering ‘Property Rentals’

listing a property on Facebook Marketplace

3. Enter all the details and hit submit

submitting a property on Facebook Marketplace

Final Word

And there you have it, everything you need to know about listing your property on Facebook Marketplace in 2022.

The activities involved in renting a house can be extremely tiring and cumbersome, we know. This is exactly why we started PropTech Solution: to make life easy for owners and tenants.

If you’re looking to find tenants and also hand over other rental related work, drop us a message!

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