Frequently Asked Questions

General

Q: What is Habitat360.net?

A: Habitat360.net is an online marketplace and directory for residential and commercial real estate, rentals and related services worldwide. For a low monthly fee, owners, agents, property managers and developers alike can list their properties to be viewed by potential buyers and renters around the globe. This international version of the Multiple Listing Service guarantees worldwide exposure, allowing you to sell or rent your asset more quickly, and without commissions or the hassle of individual web-design and marketing.

Our Local Services Directory also offers businesses a way to reach potential clients that are currently searching for property in their market, as well as the millions searching the web daily in need of those services.

Q: Do I need to register to search Habitat360 for real estate, rental or the services directory?

No, you only need to register with us to list a property or your business in our Local Services Directory. If you are searching for real estate, rentals or a local service, you may do so without ever registering.

Q: Do I need to pay a commission to sell or rent my property?

Habitat360.net is simply a robust tool for advertising commercial and residential real estate and related services worldwide. Interested buyers contact the lister directly, eliminating the need to pay hefty commissions to get your property sold.

Q: Why I am not receiving any of the e-mails from Habitat360 regarding my account or leads from potential clients viewing my listings?

If you do not receive our e-mails, please check your spam or junk-mail folder for messages from the Habitat360.net domain. Occasionally, spam filters misinterpret automated messages, so make sure to mark the Habitat360.net domain as “not junk” or “trusted” so that all future inquiries are delivered to you without any problems.

Subscriptions & Payment

Q: What forms of payment do you accept?

You can pay on-line using our secured system with any number of approved payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover & JCB.

Q: How much does it cost to list a property?
Property Listings
  • FREE
Feature your Listing (Optional)
Regional Feature
The featured listings will appear first in the regional search results, and will be identified as a featured property. It will also appear on the featured property search results tab.
  • Feature my listing on my regional page for an additional $24.95 per month per listing
  • Feature ALL of my listings on my regional pages for an additional $249.95 per month
  • Feature ALL of my listings on my regional pages for an additional $2499.95 per year
Home Page Feature:
The featured listings will appear on the Habitat360 home page and flashed at random if there are more than 6 featured listings. Each time a user comes to the home page, a unique set of listings appear and revolve before repeating again. These listings will also be featured on the main real estate or rental pages, and receive all the benefits of a regional listing.
  • Feature my listing on the Habitat360 home page for an additional $99.95 per month per listing
Service Directory Advertisements

12 months at $99.95 per advertisement ($8.33/month)
1 month at $9.95 per advertisement ($10/month)
Free with link exchange

 

List your property or business now and gain international exposure! Already a Member? Login to advertise your business, or make changes to existing listings New User? Register now!

Q: How much does it cost to advertise my business?
Service Directory Advertisements
  • 12 months at $99.95 per advertisement ($8.33/month)
  • 1 month at $9.95 per advertisement ($10/month)
  • FREE with reciprocal link
Q: What is recurring billing?

Recurring billing conveniently renews your subscription automatically upon expiration. This is required for all monthly subscription plans, and you will continue to be charged on a month to month basis until you deactivate your listing.

Property Listings

Q: What type of properties can I list?

Any type of commercial or residential real estate or rental can be listed; villas, bungalows, houses, flats, condos, apartments, vacation properties, vacation rentals, timeshares, businesses, offices, second homes, investment properties, resorts, hotels, islands, castles, vineyards, cabins, ranches, lofts, mansions, pre-construction, or land parcels to name a few.

Q: Who should list properties?

Anyone can list property with Habitat360. A few common examples are realtors, property managers, real estate companies, developers, builders, investors, for sale by owners (FSBO) and for rent by owners (FRBO).

Q: How can I make my listing stand out above the rest?
For an additional fee you can choose to feature your listing on our home page or your regional search page. The featured listings will appear first in the search results, and will be identified as a featured property. It will also appear on the featured property search results tab.
Q: Why should I feature my listings?
Upgrading to a featured listing will maximize your results, placing your listing in the top positions for its region, above all other competing properties! When you upgrade to a feature listing you will:
  • Increase search engine rankings - Obtain maximum Search Engine exposure and rankings for your listing and your own web site, so that Internet users can find you from anywhere.
  • Open your doors to even more clients - Increase the number of visitors and inquiries your listing receives, while also drawing more people to your individual web site.
  • Reduce the time to sell your property - With more clients viewing your property the opportunity to find the perfect match becomes much greater.
  • Give your property a winning edge - By being on top of all other sellers, you will give clients a much better impression of your property and yourself. They will have no reason to look any farther!
Q: How are the featured properties sorted?

The featured listings on the home page will be flashed at random if there are more than 6 featured listings. Each time a user comes to the home page, a unique set of listings appear and revolve before repeating again.

Regional featured listings will appear first in the search results, and will be identified as a featured property. They will also appear on the featured property search results tab, and are sorted by most recently listed.

Q: What should I include in the text section of my listing?
The more descriptive, the better. By using specific key-words in the content of your listing, you will help to maximize our search engine optimization, so your individual property listing will be highly ranked by popular search engines.
Q: How long does it take to register and create a listing?
Registration is quick and easy and only requires your name and e-mail address. Creating a listing is equally as simple with our user-friendly listing template and step-by-step directions.

Service Directory

Q: Who should list services?

Anyone can list services with Habitat360. A few common examples are appraisers, attorneys, hotel operators, inspectors, insurance companies, mortgage lenders, moving and shipping companies, title companies, and any other local business service.

Security

Q: Do you share my information?

All personal and payment information is kept confidential and is stored on our SSL secured server. Subscribers are contacted by interested buyers solely by the method identified during property listing, and no additional personal information will be disclosed. For more information regarding this, view our Terms of Service.

Q: Is your payment processor secure?

Authorize.Net is used as our payment gateway, and is uncompromising when it comes to providing secure, trustworthy payment processing services. For receiving and transmitting customer payment information Authorize.Net implements the most advanced Internet security protocols including 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).

Still have questions? Please contact us anytime!