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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: Is CoStar a broker service?

A: No. We are a research organization that provides information services to commercial real estate brokers, owners, developers, investors, lenders, appraisers and other professionals. CoStar has no stake in the outcome of any commercial property transaction.

Q: Why should I list my property with CoStar?

A: By listing your property with us, you reach tens of thousands of the commercial real estate industry’s most active buyers and brokers. The more professionals that compete to buy your property, the faster you’ll close at the price you want.

Q: What makes CoStar different from other listing services?

A: CoStar research professionals independently verify each property listing we post. To do this, we employ more than 1,200 impartial analytic and field researchers that canvass markets, collect and verify property details. Properties listed on CoStar have up to 200 fields of detailed information, including RBA, sale price, date last sold, contact information, high-resolution property photos, maps and floor plans. You’re also supported by powerful search, presentation and analytic tools. CoStar customer support professionals are also standing by to help.

Q: What does it cost to list my property with CoStar? How do I get started?

A: It’s free. No subscription is required. Just call 877.664.LIST (5478) to talk to a CoStar Research Representative. Once your property is listed, we'll update your listing to help ensure accuracy. Plus, your listings may be enhanced with photos, floor plans, aerials, maps and 360º images at no cost to you. Call 877.664.LIST to get started.

Q: Will I be provided with any support or training once I purchase a product?

A: Yes. Training and support are provided at no extra charge. 

Q: Can I get a Free Trial?

A: No. However, you may request a free demo at any time. 

Q: What are the subscription terms for CoStar products?

A: CoStar offers on-demand access to CoStar COMPS Express®; and annual subscriptions to CoStar Property Professional®, CoStar COMPS Professional®, CoStar Listings Express™ and CoStar Tenant®.

Q: Can I subscribe to your products individually or as a suite?

A: You may subscribe individually or as a suite. 

Q: How much does it cost?

A: CoStar products are tailored to your needs. Call for your customized solution.

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