Consider working with an Agent to assist you in your search, negotiate on your behalf, and ultimately assist you in getting into your new home. You could also check out http://www.mlsli.com
for available rentals, local newspapers, and other print ads.
Remember to always verify ownership before exchanging money, should you wish to use a service like Craigslist.
I hope this answered your question! If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact me by the ways below.
Wishing you all the best,
De Vonte Williamson , LSA
Proudly Serving Long Island
Coldwell Banker Residential