Guide to Completing Your Listing

How to Create a Listing

If you need a bit of guidance or inspiration to create your listing then follow this handy guide. The guide will help ensure all information is in the right format to optimise the speed at which your house is sold/rented. Click the images to enlarge them.

 

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Select the listing package that best suits your needs. Are you selling or renting? Do you want the short term 30 day option or our extended 90 days packages?

 

Choose from our listing packages - on Escape the Agent

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Complete the Title With all the key information people need to know about your property. Treat it like a newspaper heading, it’s a key part of encouraging people to view your property in the search results.

Secondly, complete the description box. Be as descriptive as possible and remember to mention any advantages of location, transport links, south facing garden, garages/sheds etc.

A completed description - on Escape the Agent

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Select the relevant county where your property is situated.

Select a County - on Escape the Agent

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Complete all the fields:

  • Select the County using the drop down arrow. This should populate the Post Code option.
  • Select the correct number of bedrooms.
  • Select the type of property (House, Flat, Bungalow etc).
  • Depending on the package you selected you will need to confirm whether your property is FOR SALE or TO LET.
  • Add your price. PLEASE DO NOT add £ as this will stop it being found in searches. You can include a comma ( , ) or leave it out totally e.g. 225000 or 225,000.
  • Fill in the ‘Where did you hear about us?’ section. This information is purely for our records and will not show on your listing.

Complete the additional details - on Escape the Agent

 

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These are the photos of your property. Make them bright, bold and a great reflection of your house. The photos will automatically order themselves alphabetically. Make sure the main image you want for your listing has a title which will be ordered first alphabetically.

Browse your computer for the files and attach and upload the photos.

Photos taken with a camera rather than a mobile phone usually have much larger file sizes (generally 2-5MB each). Large photos can slow down websites. Please consider resizing your images to help us keep our site running smoothly for you.


You can resize images using photo software like Photoshop or online on a website such as: http://www.webresizer.com/

Attach photos using these button - on Escape the Agent

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Add your full address  or at least the Post Code into the white box.  Google Maps should then give you the option plus UK written after.  Select this and  a red marker will appear.  If it’s in the wrong place click where the marker should be and it will move.

Add your property to Google Maps

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Once you have completed your listing, you will be asked to make a payment before the listing become live. Select the Red button and you shown a new page.

If you have a discount code for our site please apply it first, before selecting the blue pay it now button.To make a payment select the blue pay now button to connect to PayPal.com Login or sign up for PayPal to complete payment.Contact us if you need to discuss alternative payment methods.Your listing will become live as soon as payment has been made.

 

Make a payment on - on Escape the Agent

Payment box

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Login and go to “MY ACCOUNT” Select “My WEB LISTING” You’ll see a thumbnail of your listing, select the thumbnail and select Edit listing.

You’ll then see your listing and you’ll be able to make any necessary changes.

 

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1. Select a Listing

Select the listing package that best suits your needs. Are you selling or renting? Do you want the short term 30 day option – or our extended 90 days packages.?

Choose from our listing packages - on Escape the Agent

2. Enter Listing Description

Complete the Title With all the key information people need to know about your property. Treat it like a newspaper heading, it’s a key part of encouraging people to view your property in the search results..

Then complete the description box.
Be as descriptive as possible and remember to mention any advantages of location, transport links, south facing garden, garage/shed etc.

You can also add a few keywords at the bottom,
Read our guide on how to make the most of your listing.

A completed description - on Escape the Agent

3. Choose Listing Category

Select which county your property is in.

Select a County - on Escape the Agent

4. Enter Listing Details

Complete all the fields:

  • Select the County using the drop down arrow. This should populate the Post Code option.
  • Select the right number of bedrooms.
  • The type of property
  • Depending on the package you selected you will need to confirm whether your property is FOR SALE or TO LET.
  • Add your price. PLEASE DO NOT add £ as this will stop it being found in searches. You can include a comma ( , ) or leave it out totally.
  • Where did you hear about us? This information is purely for our records and will not show on general listing.

 


Complete the additional details - on Escape the Agent

5. Add Listing Attachments

These are the photos of your property. Make them bright, bold and reflect your house. The photos will automatically order them selves alphabetically. So make sure the main image you want for your listing is the first alphabetically.
Browse your computer for the files and attach and upload photos.
Photos taken with a camera rather than mobile phone maybe rather large in file size generally 2-5MB each. Large photos can slow down websites – so please consider resizing your images to help us keep our site running smoothly.
You can resize images using photo software like Photoshop or online on a site like http://www.webresizer.com/


Attach photos using these button - on Escape the Agent

6. Add Listing Location

Add your full address  or at least the Post Code into the white box.  Google Maps should then give you the option plus UK written after.  Select this and  a red marker will appear.  If it’s in the wrong place click where the marker should be and it will move.


Attach photos using these button - on Escape the Agent

7. Make a Payment

Once you have completed your listing, you will be asked to make a payment before the listing become live. Select the Red button and you shown a new page


Make a payment on - on Escape the Agent
If you have a discount code for our site please apply it first, before selecting the blue pay it now button.To make a payment select the blue pay now button to connect to PayPal.com Login or sign up for PayPal to complete payment.Contact us if you need to discuss alternative payment methods.Your listing will become live as soon as payment has been made.
Payment box

8.How to Edit Your Listing

Login and go to “MY ACCOUNT” Select “My WEB LISTING” You’ll see a thumbnail of your listing, select the thumbnail and select Edit listing.

You’ll then see your listing and you’ll be able to make any necessary changes.

My account options