Aircraft on FB

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by Tom-D, Sep 13, 2020.

  1. Tom-D

    Tom-D Taxi to Parking

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    jrcox19 Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I usually keep an eye on anything within ~100 miles of me.. Usually it's nothing special, or it's also posted on Trade A Plane/Barnstormers.
     
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    Wrench978 Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I found my bonanza on FB marketplace. I probably wouldnt sell a plane there though.
     
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    KaiGywer Line Up and Wait

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    My friend just sold his Mooney on Facebook Marketplace. I helped him with the sale and it went very smooth. A couple tire kickers, but it was easy to just move on
     
  5. Tom-D

    Tom-D Taxi to Parking

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    I hope the swift sells soon, the lady needs to get it flying
     
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    SoonerAviator Final Approach

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    The biggest problem with FB marketplace for items like cars/planes/boats is the 100-mile radius. I would spend an hour searching for a particular vehicle on FB marketplace (which has better results than just about any other car search platform), but having to type in a new city to try and search a region/country is a PITA. Just let me choose my search radius with no limitation.
     
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    DaleB En-Route

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    I despise Facebook. That said, when we were looking for tenants for our rental houses that's how we found them. My wife posted the houses on FB Marketplace of Buy-Sell-Trade or whatever the hell they call it, and it worked better than Zillow (which produced a flood of unqualified applicants) or Craigslist (which was a complete waste of time). We had tenants in the last one two weeks after we closed on the house.
     
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    midwestpa24 En-Route

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    Its been a while since I've had a vacancy, but I have had the best luck just posting on my personal FB and having friends of friends hear about it through word of mouth. Also helps pre-screen the applicants a little, since we have mutual acquaintances. Worst thing I ever did was put a For Rent sign in the yard. A lot of "tire-kickers" but no qualified applicants. Wasted a lot of time doing showings for people with no intention or ability to rent.
     
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    frfly172 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    People looking at the Facebook marketplace, assume their going to get a great bargain.