Last Updated:  October 22, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Second Home Market?

A: Second Home Market is an online marketplace for listing vacation rentals for sale. Buyers can get quick access to browse an international selection of properties that have a history as an income-generating vacation rental.  Sellers and real estate agents can showcase their listings to a global audience of investors specifically interested in vacation rental properties.  With a very low cost to list your property and an incredible worldwide reach, Second Home Market is the premier place to advertise your vacation rental for sale.


Q: How do I buy a listing that I see on this site?

A: Second Home Marketplace strongly recommends that all buyers secure representation of a real estate agent who is licensed in the region where they’re looking to buy. It is also a best practice to retain a real estate attorney in that region to handle the closing transaction. It is strongly advised to NEVER wire money (not even a small deposit) to a seller or use a cash app or otherwise pay a seller without first retaining a vetted licensed real estate professional AGENT and/or attorney to handle your purchase.


Q: What types of properties are listed for sale? 

A: Houses, townhouses, condos, apartments, multi-family properties, bed and breakfast lodges, and small hotels are all listed property types on Second Home Market.  The common denominator is that all listed properties have history or potential as an income-generating vacation rental.


Q: How do I list a property for sale? 

A: First, just register for a free account on our site. Once registered, click on the “Add Property” button at the top right corner of your user dashboard. Select the listing option (3, 6, or 12 months) that works best for you and follow the listing submission form.


Q: How much does it cost to list a property?

A: Sellers and agents may select to create either a 3, 6, or 12-month listing, available at $20, $35, and $50 respectively.


Q: Why are there only a few countries and states listed?

A: The countries and states are populated based on the properties that are available and that list will expand as more properties are added to our system.


Q: Why are there multiple logos of your website on some of the listings?

A: The logos seen on some of the listings are placeholder images set due to the lister not posting enough photos of the property.


Q: What is included with a listing?



Q: If there is an issue with a listing how/where do users report these issues to?

A: In the event you find a bug/issue please report it to [email protected].


Q: If we as users have a feature request/idea that we think should be implemented can we request it?

A: Absolutely! Feel free to request any features you as a user think would help enhance our product/system. For any feature requests/comments/feedback please contact us at [email protected].


Q: What does the newsletter include and if I want to cancel it at a later date is that possible?

A: The newsletter will include new listings as well as new blogs that are released. on a monthly basis. In the event you do not want to continue with the newsletter you will have the option to unsubscribe from the newsletter through the actual newsletter you recieve in the email.


Q: As a business, if I would like to advertise on your website how would I go about that?

A: If you are interested in advertising on any part of our website feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]


Q: If I were to advertise on the website how much would it cost?

A: The cost of advertisements on our website will vary based on page and position. However, by no means will the first page contain any sort of ads.


Q: Is there a discount if I have multiple listings to post?

A: Yes, agents and brokers are encouraged to list multiple properties with us! Contact us at info@secondhomemarket to request the $200 unlimited listings annual package.


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