Buyer beware. Deal locally to avoid scams. Never wire funds.
Shopping on Craigslist.com is not for the faint of heart. The warnings posted on the website are enough to make even the savviest buyer think twice before buying.
But for folks like Emma Reichart and Bill Reil of Mechanicville, New York who are willing to do their homework, ask a few questions and take a risk, the payoff can be rewarding.