The house is pending at $2,800/month. Most likely, you have contacted a scammer who has no rights and knows nothing about the house, other than he might get some inexperienced person without an agent to fork over money on the "good deal" and that will be the last you see of your money and the person who claims to be the "owner." Did you get the old story about "being out of town, just send me a money order and I'll have a neighbor/relative give you the keys?"
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This is likely a scam. I advertise a lot on Craigslist for apartment clients and therefore have a lot of interaction with clients that have been "shopping" on Craigslist. A couple of my more recent clients have said they answered a similar ad only to be asked to wire money to an acct in Africa in order to get keys to the home. After doing some investigating they discovered that this was a scam. Be careful!
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