Demo page:

Add shortcode from the classic editor with WPBakery Page Builder

This is the shortcode to add properties or articles by id

For properties, the shortcode works as described by the next screenshots.

Find the IDs of the properties you wish to list.

Add the properties IDs separated by a comma and select the other shortcode options: how many listings per row, how many listings in total (total items must match total ids)

For articles you can use the same options. Just select articles from this setting:

Add shortcode block in Gutenberg editor

Wp Rentals  is WordPress 5.0 ready and fully Gutenberg Ready! Wp Rentals 2.3.1 – Includes Wp Rentals Gutenberg Blocks for clients who wish to use Gutenberg (WordPress 5.0 Newest Editor) instead of classic editor with WPBakery Page Builder builder.

Help for theme update:

To add a new block, all you need to do is click the +Plus icon and select the type of content you want to add. Theme shortcodes are inside WpRentals Block category:

Select List items by id block and add:

-a title,

-select type (properties or articles),

-List of IDs separated by a comma,

-Number of Items,

-Number of Items per Row,

-choose if wish it to be displayed  Vertical or horizontal,

–  add Link to global listing.