7 Listing in the Housing Section

The housing section on craigslist (see Figure 7.1) is one of the most popular sections in almost all communities. Stories of people finding a place to live or a new roomie abound. With a high number of postings in many communities, using successful listing strategies is extremely important.

Figure 7.1 Both real estate pros and private individuals post ads in the housing section.


The beauty of classified ads, unlike other types of advertising, is that people who read them already have intent. Most people don’t seek out classified ads just to pass time; if they’re looking in the housing section, they’re at least ...

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