Random thoughts on art, technology, stuff, and occasionally Real Estate: June 2008

Another Curious Craigslist Thing

We diligently repost all listings and all rental vacancies to Craigslist every week, on Friday.  The listings were posted this last Friday, as always, and yesterday I saw this response in my email

are you avaiable to show me this property


When is this place available to move in? i'm

flexable and sold already my house.

Please contact me back - thank you


Great, sure.  I was just about to email back ... then I noticed I had 8 other emails, all from different email addresses all with the same identical text ... all with the same misspellings .... the same double spacing and the line breaks in the exact same place.

So I figure, this is the latest scam making the rounds.  Anybody respond to one of these?  What was the scam?




Cheryl Johnson // Bob Tayor Properties, Inc.


Bob Taylor Properties, is a progressive, independent, full service real estate brokerage located in Northeast Los Angeles. We have a small staff of experienced, veteran real estate agents who love what they do and work tirelessly for their clients.


We are experts at selling residential, multi-unit residential and commercial properties. We are highly experienced with residential and commercial leasing. We know the Los Angeles City Rent Stablization Ordinance.


We know and appreciate all types of Los Angeles architecture and design from Historic Homes to Ultra Modern Lofts.


We would love to help you buy or lease a home anywhere in the Greater Los Angeles area, or to sell or lease the home you already own.


Call us today at 323-257-1080.


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Comment balloon 16 commentsCheryl Johnson • June 29 2008 05:44PM
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