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Old 02-08-2017, 08:24 PM
 
Location: South Florida
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Originally Posted by fernweh View Post
Not true.

People automatically assume CL is full of con artists and/or serial killers.

I've rented out my home via Craigslist AND have found great roommates on CL (when I was in college several years ago). Also, the townhouse Im renting now in Weston was also found on CL.

The only time I would not use CL is if you cannot meet the owner/roommate before the move. If you're lacking time, I'd get my own apartment, and if needed, find your own roommate.
It's not all scams, but always watch your back. If something seems too good to be true it probably is
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Old 02-09-2017, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Davie, FL
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It's not ALL scams, but there are a LOT of scams on craigslist. It's too high of a probability to use it. One of my employees was just ripped off by a craigslist scam artist on a rental last week. It's very common. There are much more reputable places.
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