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Old 07-24-2015, 12:16 AM
 
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Just confused about craigslist listings for apt rentals in Europe and Australia, if the price is listed weekly or monthly. I have read that in NZ and Australia they are usually listed weekly, is this true?

Also, how come on craigslist I have noticed they rarely show the exterior of the builiding?

Thank you
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Old 07-24-2015, 07:43 AM
 
Location: Fayetteville, NC
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Send an email to the person listing and ask?
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Old 07-25-2015, 03:38 PM
 
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Why Craigslist? There are more reliable sources out there.
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Old 07-26-2015, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Middle of the Pacific Ocean
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My experience when in Australia (Sydney) is that rents on Craiglist are priced weekly unless otherwise specified. However, I hope that you are in Australia and can go check out a place before making a deposit. I was rather desperate and needed to find housing before landing, and ended up falling victim to a scam via Craigslist. Never again will I do an international sight unseen lease via Craiglist or another similar site; I'll stay up at a hostel upon arrival is housing isn't otherwise sorted out prior to my arrival.
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Old 07-27-2015, 06:12 AM
 
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I agree with prospect, unless you are going through a reputable and established letting agency, don't rent a place sight unseen.
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