Craig List Real Estate Scams

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Over the years we have seen many real estate scams especially on rentals.  I have had several properties for sale and come to find them on Craigslist for rent.  I’m amazed that people go to the property and see a for sale sign and call me about it being for rent.  The Craig List usually says, preview property and if your interested send the deposit check to Africa with some story how they had to leave town and are renting the property for really cheap to find a good tenant.  Do you really think people would try to rent their property from Africa, no they would hire a property management company to secure a tenant.  Next time you read one of these ads, be sure it’s not a real estate scam.

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