How to list or request a property or accommdation at Space Hooter?

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asked Aug 5 by spacehooter (1,420 points)
edited Oct 19 by spacehooter

If you are a new user , you don't need a new account to start listing or requesting properties  and accommodation at Space Hooter.

While submitting your first advert, a new account gets created automatically and all you need before editing your advert is to confirm your email address and complete your public profile.

Create your advert

From the top menu click on New Ad.

When  the form displays, select one of the four options:

  1. Sell
  2. Buy
  3. Rent
  4. Let 

In case you are also looking to exchange when you are selling, or you are looking to sell when you are renting, you can add all these details after creating your advert.

If you are sharing or offering house or flat share, select rent or let.

After selecting the right option, add:

  • The title of the advert
  • Your full name
  • Your preferred main contact number
  • Your email address
  • Whether you want to be  contacted by phone or email or both.

You cannot edit the above details after creating your advert.

Now, click on Create button to see the full advert  submission page.

Upload the property photos, floor plan & energy  performance certificate

If you are selling  or renting out a property, you can upload:

  • Up to five photos of your property
  • The floor plan
  • EPC certificate

Video tour

If you have  a large property and you think photos and floor plan are enough to showcase the many features and spaces, you can add a video tour to your advert. Use Vimeo to upload your video for free and then add the embed code to your advert.

Property/Accommodation description.

Using the pop up text area, add all the relevant details  about your property or required property:

  • Available or required facilities
  • Available or required amenities
  • Available or required parking facilities
  • About the area

If you are a sharing tenant,  guest, lodger or  residential guardian, describe the  accommodation  that meets  your  requirements, expected house rules, landlord and flat mates.

You can also share or request  a work space share.

If you are selling or renting out  a residential property, start by a concise  summary or statement about the property to get the reader's attention, such as, "Beautifully modernised, bright and spacious 2 bedroom family home designed by some famous architect - close to Finchley Lane and Brent Street's shopping."

Make sure you go  through all essential facilities, such as water, power, gas, heating, toilet, shower, smoke  and  carbon monoxide detector, fire extinguisher, garage, driveway, elevator,  year the property was built, etc.

Add all existing security  and safety features, such as 24 hrs concierge or guard,  doorman, porter, gated community, intercom, CCTV surveillance and recording, etc.

You should also add details about the decorative condition, the view, lifestyle,  and the outside space.

If you are host, specify the space  your guest(s) can use, such as the kitchen, laundry, dryer, parking, lift, pool, hot tub and gym.

Property key details

Some of the details you might edit to show the status of your sale or rental progress while your advert is live:

  • I may sell  if you are renting out
  • Sold Subject to contract ( STC)
  • Let agreed
  • Under offer
  • Shared ownership
  • Auction property
  • Retirement home
  • Council property
  • Price reduced
  • Accessible to all disabilities

Date available / needed

When the property is available or when you need it.

Number of guests

If you are a group of more than one  guest and you are looking  to stay  in a hotel, hostel, B&B  or home stay, you can add the number of infants, children and  adults.

Location

  • Location of the property : Select one of the suggested locations to guarantee your advert will get found by one of the listed cities, towns or villages.
  • Area
  • Postcode to show your property in Google map.

Property or accommodation size

If you are requesting a property, you can also  add the approximate size in square feet or meters of  the property, space, room, etc.

Use the below text field to give more details about  the size ( height, width, length, each  section, etc. )

Price, rent or budget

If you are selling, add the approximate, guide price  or reserve price.

If you are renting out , add  the rounded monthly or daily rent - not weekly.

If you are requesting a property, add your min and max budget.

Use the below text field to add more details about price, rent or budget:

  • Bills included  in the rent, such as  gas, water rates,  council tax, WIFI, cleaning service, maintenance
  • Weekly or  monthly  prices with discounts, charge for extra people, etc.
  • Rates, business rates relief, administration charge, disbursements, etc.

Exchange

If you are selling a property and may exchange, or if you are exchanging only, you need to add  your target city, area and postcode.

In case you  are looking    to  exchange only, the  given  price or expected offer won't show in your advert.

Council tax band

If you are renting out  or selling  a residential property add the council tax band.

Energy efficiency  rating

You can also specify the minimum  energy efficiency rating if you are requesting a property or accommodation.

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1 Answer

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answered Aug 5 by spacehooter (1,420 points)
edited Oct 19 by spacehooter

Residential Property Type:

  • House: Modern house, detached, semi-detached, terraced, bungalow, cottage, villa, duplex, triplex, penthouse, park home, chalet, converted barn, lodge, cabin or caravan.
  • Flat: flat, studio, maisonette or bedsit.
  • House/Flat share: all above types of houses and flats,
  • Vacant property share or residential guardians: all above types of houses and flats, industrial units, offices, retail shops, community centres, Libraries, schools, colleges, universities, pubs, nightclubs, hotels, hostels, B&Bs, churches, hospitals, care homes and building sites.

Commercial  Property Type:

  • Industrial: Storage, warehouse, industrial unit, workshop, studio, car wash space, car parking space, car sale space, auto repair shop or garage
  • Leisure & Hospitality: hotel, hostel, B&B, night club, pub, restaurant, casino, health club, gym, spa, golf course, conference centre, function room,

If the commercial  property has self-contained accommodation, such as  flats or rooms, tick  the checkbox Has self-contained accommodation. If you are requesting a commercial property and you need accommodation, you can also add that it must have self-contained accommodation.

If the type of your/requested property is not listed, select Other option and use the below text field to add the name of your property type.

Number of flat/house mates

If you are requesting a house or flat share, you can  specify the max number of people you are looking to share with.

How many people you can accommodate

If you are a host or you are offering house or flat share, you need to specify how many people you can accommodate.

Offered share type

If you are offering home stay, flat share or house share, you need to specify the share type:

  • Shared room ( one room shared by more than one person )
  • Private room 
  • Entire home/place

Available/Required residential  space

  • Number of single room
  • Number of double rooms
  • Number of living rooms
  • Number of triple rooms
  • Number of en suites
  • Number of penthouses if it's a hotel
  • Number of villas if it's a hotel
  • Number of bathrooms
  • Number of separate WCs
  • Number of kitchens 
  • Number of  kitchenettes

Available /Required commercial space

  • The number of units ( any size)
  • The number of office ( any size)
  • The number of meeting rooms
  • The number of receptions
  • The number of toilets
  • The number of kitchen/kitchenettes

Available/Required outside space

  • Roof terrace
  • Patio
  • Private  garden
  • Shared garden
  • Balcony

Parking

  • Street parking
  • Off street parking
  • Garage parking
  • Permit holder
  • Allocated parking spot
  • Underground parking
  • Secure gated allocated  parking
  • Private  parking

Available or required beds

If you are letting a residential  property or you are a hotel or hostel,  you can list most types of beds:

  • Number of  single beds
  • Number of  double beds
  • Number of king beds
  • Number of queen beds
  • Number of sofa beds
  • Number of floor mattresses
  • Number of couches
  • Number of air mattresses
  • number of water beds
  • number of bunker beds
  • Number of toddler beds
  • Number of cribs

Landlord / Host Preferences

If you requesting an property or accommodation, you can describe your preferred landlord, flatmate or buddy up.

If you are landlord or host, you can describe you preferred tenant or guest: age , religion, marital status,  occupation, university, college, country, etc. 

Landlord type:

There are six of landlord types to choose from when you are looking for  house/flat share:

  • Agency (Advertising on  landlord's behalf of the landlord)
  • Live-out landlord or  host  ( owns but doesn't  live the property  )
  • live-in landlord or host ( owns and  lives in  the property)
  • Current flatmate ( currently living in the property and acting as landlord)
  • Former  flatmate ( Moving out and looking for replacement)
  • Buddy up ( Looking to meet like-minded flat/house mates to share a place )

Landlords and hosts also have to select one of the above types, so tenants and guests know whom they are sharing the place with.

House rules

Both landlords and tenants can specify the house rule they are not OK with:

  • Pets
  • Couple
  • Students
  • Males
  • Females
  • Dss
  • Group
  • Family with kids

Listed property

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Locally listed

Buyers can also request that building must be listed

Tenure

  • Freehold
  • Share of freehold
  • Leasehold

Condition

  • Newly built property
  • Newly refurbished

Furnished

  • Unfurnished
  • Part-furnished
  • Fully furnished

Your advert should be ready to be activated and featured in the front page when you don't see any error alerts on top of  the submission form.

              

                

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