To enable free submission navigate to Theme Options > Membership > Membership Settings and set NO to Enable Paid Submission option.
You can also:
- Set to publish front end submitted properties manually (admin approval) or automatically
- Limit the number of images uploaded in front
- Make sure you have the User Dashboard pages active/published in admin – pages.
Help article about how to create User Dashboard pages
- Make sure that the User Menu is enabled (it includes login & register options):
Help article for User login menu option
The user cannot make a property featured from front-end submission dashboard. Only Admin can do that from admin – edit property.