How to add a new property listing


  • Log in to Base with your unique username and password, click on the New icon located in the top right hand of the dashboard.
  • Select "Listing"





  • Step 1: Select the location of the property.  You can pinpoint the property by using the Map by entering the address or use the exact location if you are physically at the property location by selecting "use my location"
  • Drag the marker to the correct position on the map if needed
  • Alternatively, you can skip this section and move to the Area section below the Map OR enter the longitude and latitude values of the property if you have them.
  • Enter the area or suburb in which the property is located / Base will recognise the area and give you a dropdown selection to choose from, choose the correct area or suburb - e.g start to type "Centurion" and it will show a selection of areas with this keyword.




  • Fill out all fields e.g street number / unit number and Complex names (these fields need to be unique per listing if you feed to external portals or else it will be seen as duplicates. These also required fields for feeding to Private Property.
  • Click on next


  • Step 2: Select the classification, ownership and type of property from the dropdown options. 
  • Enter the zoning (optional0
  • Select whether this is a new development by ticking the tickbox
  • Enter the land size, floor size - IMPORTANT - do not add any decimals for these vlaues i.e 234,5 would be wrong, 234 would be correct
  • Enter rates and taxes and levies - IMPORTANT - don not add any decimals or characters other than the numeric value i.e 1200 would be correct, R1200,90 would be incorrect.
  • To add the number of bedrooms, bathrooms, living areas, click on the icon next to "Rooms" - add the value for each foom in the pop up screen, click on save.
  • Add external detail like the rooftype, wall type and garages by clicking on the icon next to "External", save your selections
  • Click on next   


  • Step 3: Enter a description of the property listings
  • Add a headline
  • Add a full description, 
  • Click on the "items included" tab to add items like "aircons, irrigation system, alarm system"
  • Click on the "items excluded" tab to add items that will not sell with the property or that the property does not have i.e satellite dish 
  • Click on the "defects" tab to mention any defects that the listing might have


  • Step 4: Add listing images
  • Ensure that you have high quality images save on your computer for your property listing
  • Click on "add photos" 
  • Your files on your computer will open, select the correct file under which your images have been saved
  • Select the images in the folder that you wish to upload and click on open (hint: hold your ctrl key on your keyboard whilst selecting all the images that you want to upload and then click on open, they will all upload at once, instead of you having to upload one by one)
  • Under each image you will have the option to add a description to the image, rotate the image or delete the image.
  • Click on next


  • Step 5: Capture the mandate details of the property
  • Enter as many fields as possible to ensure a good quality listing
  • Click on next


  • Step 6: Add contacts associated with the listing
  • Either add a new contact by clicking on "add new contact" or search from your contact data base already created by entering the name in the open field to find the correct contact
  • Add a color label to the contact 
  • Click on "add" to create the contact
  • Click on next


  • Step 7: Select your marketing portals
  • Select the portals on which you would like to advertise your property listings by ticking the tick box next to each portal name. 
  • Clik on save and activate