This week we found a newish Jenn Air stove/oven on Craigslist. It's worth between $1500-$2500 new, but we got it for $200. Do we need a new stove? No. But we have dreams of opening another rental, so it's always good to begin collecting. Plus how could we turn it down! If anything, we'll just resell it for 4x the price. This woman said she just upgraded her stove. Must be nice!
Since we live in rural America, we drive about 90 miles to get cool stuff from the closest CL city. If we lived in an urban area, we'd always be fishing for deals. People are moving and dumping their stuff. People are just downsizing and are kind enough to almost just give stuff away. It's incredible.
Of course, it's helpful if you scavenge for a living because Craigslist is all about quick response and pickup. You won't be the only full-time Scavenger looking for treasure.
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