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So, right now I have advertisements up on my usual places because a roommate is moving out at the end of June. One go to place is Craigslist. I've been in the business long enough to know what's a scam e-mail and what's not. It wasn't surprising that I received my first bit of e-mail [...]

You can find advertisements for someone renting out a room, a roommate looking for a place to live, house hold items, you name it, you can probably be find it on Craigslist. Advertisements for a spare room on Craigslist are unique and different from one another.  One may be brief and missing detail, others could [...]

During the roommate search, most of us have used Craigslist to advertise our spare room.  However, one of the major downsides of using Craigslist is the e-mails we receive from scammers. Although, the majority of us have been smart enough to look past these phony e-mails and avoid being scammed, there have been some inexperienced [...]

I received an e-mail this week from a reader feeling discouraged from the lack of responses to his roommate advertisement.  His initial e-mail didn’t state how long his advertisements were online for, but after following up, his advertisements were “live” for about a week and half.  Now, a week and half isn’t a terrible long [...]