Listing types


  1. Sellers can set a start price and specify a reserve. A Buy Now can also be added.
  2. Members place bids. 
  3. If the reserve is met, the highest bidder is the winner. If the Buy Now is accepted, the auction will close right away. 


Classified sales happen off-site, and are used for property, motors, certain machinery and animals. 

  1. Sellers create a listing and set an asking price. 
  2. Interested members contact the seller directly. 
  3. Once an agreement has been reached, the seller withdraws the listing. 


  1. Advertisers set up a listing to offer services. 
  2. Members contact advertisers directly. 
  3. Members can review their experience. 

Multiple Quantity Listings (MQL)

If sellers have more than one of the same item, they can set up an MQL. These are Buy Now only, and shipping can be charged per order or per item

  1. Select 'Buy Now only' when creating a listing. 
  2. Enter the amount you have in the 'Quantity available' box. 

Listing length

Listing length
General Marketplace Up to 10 days
DVD catalog Up to 14 days
Motors car listings (from 3 May 2019) Up to 90 days
All other vehicles Up to 14 days
Jobs Up to 30 days
All property for sale/lease Up to 30 days
Flatmates wanted/all property for rent Up to 14 days
Services Up to 90 days

If a bid is placed within the last two minutes of an auction, it will auto extend by two minutes.

Check out the listing length for members who are part of the trial group for listing 10+ cars a year.

For Motors car listings, the maximum duration is 14 days for members who have listed seven or more cars in the previous 12 months or are Dealerbase users. 


The ins and outs of all the listing types and lengths we have across site.

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