Best Real Estate Websites to Advertise a Rental Property
Without a doubt it would be www.realestate.com.au or www.domain.com.au. That depends on which state the property is located. Next would be www.rent.com.au which is a dedicated rental site and because of this, it ranks quite high. To have your rental property listed on realestate.com.au, you need to utilise a third party, such as ReDIY.
Can you list a Rental on the number 1 Real Estate site Privately?
Realestate.com.au market themselves as Australia's #1 place for property with over 1,000,000 visits every day. However, to advertise your property for sale or for rent on Realestate.com.au, you need to hold a registered real estate licence. Note: Private listers (owners or vendors) cannot advertise property directly on Realestate.com.au. (This is taken directly from their website.) Keep reading, ReDIY can list your property on Realestate.com.au.
List Rental Property on Domain.com.au Privately
Domain.com.au market that they can give exposure to 5.9 million property seekers each month and up to 3.4 million in another page on their website. Whatever, the number, it is a lot. Private landlords can advertise directly on their web site. However, the costs range from $250 to $390 in increments of either 2 weeks or 4 weeks. So, if you do not find a tenant within the time frame, you pay again. ReDIY can list your property for rent on www.domain.com.au for a lot less, a one off payment, and it remains there until leased.
www.realestate.com.au does not allow private landlords or sellers to list their property directly on their site. They only allow Licensed Real Estate Agencies access. This is a strict policy of theirs. ReDIY is licensed, so we can give you access to Realestate.com.au. Real Estate Agencies are charged a monthly subscription on a contract basis to access both these sites. On top of this, they are charged separately for feature, premium and platinum listings. These charges are often passed on to their clients in the form of marketing costs. The subscription costs are justified, as most Agencies have many properties listed each month.
Rent.com.au Exclusive Rental Real Estate Website
Rent.com.au market themselves as Australia's #1 website, dedicated to rental property with over 6.5 million renters and Landlords having used them in the last year. For a basic listing, it is free. They do have other packages that have a cost associated with them.
Naturally, all marketing will suggest they are #1. Whichever figures you believe, these sites are the best and do attract huge numbers of enquiries from tenants. People wanting to find a rental, will look on real estate sites. If they want to buy a second hand furniture item, they will visit Gumtree. Gumtree is not the site to find the best quality tenant in the shortest amount of time. There are other real estate sites, such as rentfind, homehound, squizz, property, onthehouse and homepage to name a few. ReDIY will list your property on all these real estate sites for a one off, low cost. No time limit.
Although RedDIY is a Licensed Real Estate Agency, we understand that you want to advertise your property, find a tenant and manage your rental property yourself. We are Real Estate Do It Yourself. We want to give you the tools and assist you to do just that. Do it Yourself. We have over 30 years of real estate experience. We have worked in, managed and owned Real Estate offices. A great deal of experience, knowledge and expense has gone into our innovative website and there are many more tools coming, which will assist you in the management of your rental property. ReDIY is here to assist private landlords and sellers. We do not charge let or management fees. We merely give you access to advertise your rental property on the major real estate sites. If you are looking for a bit more assistance, we can help there as well.
One off low fee to advertise on Major Real Estate Websites
To advertise your rental property,with ReDIY, on Realestate.com.au and Domain.com.au, there is a low one off fee. The advertisement remains until you have successfully fund a tenant. You simply have to visit ReDIY.com.au, sign up, enter your contact details, the property advertising text, photos, submit your payment and press Go Live. As we are approved uploaders to these sites, your advertisement will go live immediately. Most of our competitors need to rely on a third party uploader. This causes delay and can result in errors. With ReDIY, you feed in the information, so less chance or error. When you sign up, you create your username and password and have your own dashboard. This allows you to sign in, at anytime, from any device to update any of the information. There is no limit to the amount of updates and amendments you make. The information, once leased, remains there for you to access the next time you need to re advertise. Your text and photos will be in the one place making it easier for the next time.
Because of the strict policies with these sites, your contact information is not permitted on the sites. The enquiries will comes to us and we will, forward an email with all the information to you and enter the enquiry into your dashboard. You can then decide how to interact with the tenant enquiry. We also have a chat function on our site which allows you to contact us. If the potential tenant signs in, you can directly chat to them through this function. Once you have leased the property, you can still access this function with your new tenant.
Another of our services, is a TICA check. This is a search of the National Tenancy Database to ensure that the tenant you are considering, is not listed with a previous bad rental history. This is an optional extra, For the low cost, it is well worth it for the peace of mind. You do need to know who is getting the keys to your investment property.
ReDIY is the best Real Estate site to advertise your Rental Privately
So, back to the original question. What are the best sites for advertising private rentals? Realestate.com.au and Domain.com.au with ReDIY. We offer the best available site, a low cost and we are available by phone, email or chat for support, 7 days a week from 9am to 8pm Brisbane time. If support is required, outside of these times, leave a message or send an email. One of our staff will contact you when back in the office. To get started, Sign Up with ReDIY for Free now