Be VERY cautious when responding to ANY Craig's List Advertisement for Property for Rent. SCAM ARTISTS are HIGHLY PREVALENT in this medium.
If you wish to rent property, contact a reputable REALTOR.
Many SCAMMERS advertise property for RENT, that the DO NOT OWN, they COLLECT DEPOSITS and then, YOU GUESSED IT... disappear...
I've seen this happen many, many times to UNSUSPECTING, and TRUSTING FOLKS...