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What has been your experience with Craig’s List? Does it bring you any business or just take up a lot of time?


As Realtors, we think it would be great if we could post in cities that send a lot of buyers to Florida, but that is against their rules. What techniques other than the internet do you use to reach out-of-state buyers? Has it worked?


Something like Craig’s List just for Realtors might be the ticket. What do you think?


Roxanne Moore

Shannon Moore

Prudential Florida WCI

North Port, Port Charlotte, Venice

Comment balloon 5 commentsShannon Moore • July 19 2006 08:17AM


Wilmington, NC was just recently added to Craigslist, before that we'd have to post in the adjacent big city (Raleigh) 2 hours away. 

I did notice spikes in visitors from Craigslist anytime I posted a listing.

Posted by Paul Sullins (Network Real Estate) over 12 years ago

CraigsList can work, but I suggest you test different properties and ad styles. I definitely see a difference in response rates depending how I run certain properties.

Posted by Auburn Football (Whipped the Gators...Again) over 12 years ago

I find that Craigs List drives business to my single property sites.  For some reason renters seem to think they can call to see if the property I am selling is for rent. 

Does this mean the callers from Craigs List don't read, or think they might get lucky...

Posted by Kristal Kraft, Selling Metro Denver Real Estate - 303-589-2022 (The Berkshire Group Realtors) over 12 years ago
Craigslist has been good for publicizing open houses.  But, the Seattle RFS is inundated with buyers agents posting multiple listings belonging to other agents and many violate our MLS Rules.  Also mortgage LOs have been posting listings trying to get clients...not to mention all the out-of-area listings.  To a degree, the spamming devalues the effectiveness of Craigslist.
Posted by Ben Kakimoto, Seattle Condo Specialist (Keller Williams Greater Seattle) over 12 years ago
I post my new properties all the time on craigs list and it gets me traffic. Antyhing that gets me traffic is worth my time, traffic to that is! LOL, sorry, had to do it!
Posted by Ray Higdon (Forever Wealth Club) over 12 years ago