The resurgence of the granny flat

Backyards around Australia are being transformed. In a fight against urban sprawl and an answer to the housing shortage, overgrown blocks and unused gardens are being turned into a new style of living quarters, thanks to the resurgence of the humble ‘granny flat’. The small backyard unit, once popular for housing older relatives, has grown…


Setting up a home on a budget

Whether you’re moving out for the first time or moving back from a long stint overseas, setting up a home can be a costly exercise. And while you may have dreams of perfectly styled interiors, if you’re on a budget you’ll probably need to hold off on the décor until you’ve sorted out the basics….


Product spotlight: The Nexersys

Do you like gadgets? Check. Do you like gaming? Check. Do you like exercising? (Or are at least prepared to do it to get into shape!?) Check. Then we present to you, the geekiest life-sized gaming gadget-slash-exercise machine you could have ever hoped for: The Nexersys. A lot of products claim to be unique but…


Gumtree Scam Security Centre

Keeping our community safe is our number one priority at Gumtree. While most community members have a positive experience, on occasion scammers do target Gumtree. We’ve now launched the Gumtree Scam Security Centre to help our users stay safe online. The site provides hints and tips, details about emerging threats, overviews of different types of…

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Gumtree Roadshow: Glebe and Maitland Recap

What a weekend! Not even the rain could stop us as we kicked off the Gumtree Roadshow at the Glebe Markets on Saturday – with expert valuers, the Aussie Pickers, Adam McDonald and Lucas Callaghan, onsite to help locals value their unwanted goods. Sydney-siders kept Lucas and Adam busy, valuing close to 80 items brought…