It’s quite simple, really – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Here’s an email one of our staff received in response to an inquiry to a Craigslist apartment listing. See if you can spot the red flags. For your reference, comparable apartments are listing for approximately $950-1,150/mo.
Helloi would like you to know that it is still very much available for rent, i am only willing to give it out to a Good and Responsible person. Its indeed a lovely and comfortable home and available to move in as soon as possible May the Peace of the Good Lord be with you for considering my home.Fees:Per Month : $800 ( Including Utilities )Management Security / Deposit : $300. ( REFUNDABLE )1 Bedrooms1.5 Bath# Central Air ConditioningAPARTMENT FEATURES:** True 1 Bedroom **** Hardwood Floors **** BIG Living Room Shared W/ Kitchen **** Brand New Cabinets-Stove & Refrigerator**The followings are included in the monthly rent:-Heat-Hot Water-Electric-Separate private entrance-Homeowner in Charge-Brandnew stove, refrigerator, cabinets, countertops-Own Thermostat-Parking space-Washer & Dryer on premisesI would like you to know that i am giving this home out to you because i just relocated to West Africa , Nigeria for the Missionary work and have a 4 years course.. so my family and i have decided that we would be moving to our other home when we get back.I would like you to send me the below details:Full name :Present address :Occupation :Age :Phone Number :When you are planning on moving in :Credit Statues :Period of time you are planning to stay, cos i wont be moving back to it:
There is no Registration fee and agency fee, since you are dealing directly with me the Landlord. The Security Deposit would be needed as a Security Bond in order for the keys and paperwork along side with Lease Contract agreement to be sent to you… Electric Bills and water bills have been paid for, so i would also need to send the receipts to you, would in case it would be needed.I would like you to know that you are free to contact me at any time. After i receive this details, i would get back to you soonest and then let you know my terms. Pets are allowed. I hope to hear from you soonest.
God BlessRev Mark Wilson
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