How to configure REST to send your rental listings to HousetoRent

Please see the REST Web Advertising Manual for complete instructions on using web advertising in REST.
 
To setup HousestoRent as an Advertising service in REST:
 
  1. Register on HousesToRent from this page .. http://www.housestorent.co.nz/Members/Register
     
  2. Contact TINZ by Email  or Ph 0800836268, before carrying out your first upload of listings. Ask to be assigned a username and password for the HousesToRent FTP upload site. This is different from your TINZ login.
     
  3. In HousesToRent website add agents that are in your REST software as follows...
    • Login to HousesToRent website www.housestorent.co.nz
    • Go to "Listing Agents" under the “Landlord” menu
    • Click on “Add Listing agent”.
    • Complete the form. Use the "Agent ID" which is assigned in your REST software as 'ImportID". Make sure there is a unique id for each listing agent in the 'Agents' screen in REST. You can use your REST login names to keep things simple. 
       
  4. In REST    Select Other > Utilities > Company Details.
     
  5. Go to the Advertising Tab.
     
  6. Click Configure / View.
     
  7. On the Advertising Service Configuration screen, click Add.
     
  8. Select an available User Defined option.
     
  9. Enter the Service Name    housestorent
     
  10. Enter the Login Name        (Provided by HousestoRent)
     
  11. Enter the Password          (Provided by HousestoRent)
     
  12. Enter the FTP Address      housestorent.co.nz.
     
  13. Select the Export Format realestate.co.nz.
 
 
13.   Click OK, Close and then OK – F12, to save the HousestoRent as a new Advertising Service.
 

 

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