Posted 12 November 2012 - 12:13 PM
I have used FAB and gumtree. Gumtree is free but i think the overall quality of applicants is better on FAB. $95 seems a lot but when you compare it to how much you're going to pay the nanny, I personally think its a good investment!! I found gumtree had a lot of students and travellers so probably better if you're looking for someone relative short-term
Depending on how much time you have, you could try gumtree first, then FAB later if unsuccessful initially. My current nanny was on both as it turns out. I have never used an agency, but understand they charge hundreds for inital placement etc.