Technology Facebook Marketplace can help you find a new place to rent

18:40  09 november  2017
18:40  09 november  2017 Source:   engadget.com

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Mercedes pulls its plug-in hybrids to prepare for new models. " Marketplace is a popular place for people to look for a home to rent ," said Facebook 's Bowen Pan. "Now that we're adding listings from Apartment List and Zumper, people can search even more options in the U.S. to find a place to call

Use Facebook to list your home for rent or sale on Marketplace . These filters can help people on Marketplace to find your listing. Try taking 360 photos to let people see your place from all around.

a screenshot of a cell phone in a parking lot© Provided by Engadget Facebook is rapidly expanding its offerings in its Marketplace section, pulling oft-searched items like used cars into its Craigslist competitor. Now the company is bringing housing rentals from Apartment List and Zumper into the fold, letting US users browse and search "hundreds of thousands" or rental units in Marketplace.

The initial roll out will include custom filters for various features like location, price, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, type of rental, pet-friendliness and square footage. Landlords will be able to upload 360-degree photos to their listings, too, which will let potential renters see rental units more completely.

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Why should I use Marketplace ? You can list items and find great deals directly within Facebook . You don't have to download another app or set up a new account. Have more questions? You can find more information in the Help Center.

When someone finds a listing they like, they can fill out a short form with their contact information Learn how you can list your own place for rent or for sale on Marketplace even if you 're not a property manager with rental inventory. Facebook can help your large, medium or small business grow.

"Marketplace is a popular place for people to look for a home to rent," said Facebook's Bowen Pan. "Now that we're adding listings from Apartment List and Zumper, people can search even more options in the U.S. to find a place to call home. First with vehicles and now with housing rentals, we're partnering with businesses to bring more ease and convenience for consumers."

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