Two craigslist postings (one maybe real, one maybe fake) lead me to think, maybe renting IS better than buying …
$1,000 1 bedroom in fabulous 2 bedroom
I really am a nice guy, I just had a terrible terrible TERRIBLE experience with my roommate last year and I would love to enjoy coming home.
Im semi-vegan so I hope you don’t eat meat, and if you do please do it outside of the apartment. The smell, the look, and the taste makes me want to vomit.
I don’t like the smell of Indian spices either. No pets. You can not smoke cigarettes in the apartment, but I don’t care if you smoke 420 (weed). No tweakers though. I understand that for many people marijuana is either cultural, therapeutic, or medically prescribed. No alcoholics (or recovered/recovering) please.
If you work hard and play harder that’s great, I tend to do that as well. I love a good gin and tonic. If you have over nite guests in your room please keep the noise to a minimum and the length of the stay to a minimum.
Don’t eat my food.
Conservatives, racists, in-your-face-christians, and homophobes will not work. There are places in the Bronx for you … You simply do not deserve this space.
And, this one:
$700 Park Slope share available.
A large room with great light on a tree-lined street has suddenly become available and I’m looking to fill it as soon as possible. The view is amazing and you will have access to a gym in the basement and laundry just down the block.
I am looking for somebody who will pay the bills on time and is willing to cooperate fully with ongoing police investigation. The only drawback to the room is that there are some minor bloodstains on three of the walls and floor …