How to Sell on Gumtree South Africa

How to Sell on Gumtree South Africa

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Gumtree is South Africa’s biggest online classified advertisement and community website, regularly attracting between 5 and 6 million unique browsers per month. Gumtree is filled with classified ads for everything from items for sale, to property, jobs, services and even pets. With over 600 000 live ads and 30 000 new ads are posted on the site every single day, it’s a great place to find what you’re looking for.

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Gumtree is the most popular website in South Africa for jobs, property, cars and buying and selling goods. It’s free for private sellers to post ads in the “for sale” section on Gumtree South Africa. This could be the right place for you, whether you want to buy cheap items or sell stuff you don’t need anymore without having to pay for listing fees. Here is our guide to selling on Gumtree.

How to Sell on Gumtree

Steps to selling items on Gumtree.

1.Creating an Account

  • Go to to create an account
  • Create a username and password
  • Add a profile picture

2.Creating an Ad for Your Item

  • Select the category for the item
  • Note your selling location
  • Describe the item in detail
  • Use visible pictures of the item
  • Include the price
  • Title the ad
  • Post the ad

Selling items on Gumtree is easy and fast. The site is a well-established international brand and forms part of the eBay classifieds group. Although their ads are completely local, they are backed by their international expertise and support.

The site’s most popular category in South Africa is the Automotive category. Over 3.8 million unique visitors browse for cars each month. The company has also hosted the prestigious Gumtree Auto Pre-owned Car Awards since 2017.

If you come across any ads that seem suspicious, please report it to Gum tree immediately.

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