Some tips for purchasing items from location-specific Craigslist.org sites, such as Miami, include meeting in a public place, not entering a stranger's home, telling someone about the plans, being cautious with high-priced items and taking a cellphone to the meeting with the seller, notes AL.com. Miami is one of 700 locations available on the classified site, as of 2015. Craigslist.org offers a variety of advertisements, including sales, housing, personals and jobs.
While Craigslist of Miami is a useful service to find deals on items such as electronics equipment and furniture, customers should take precautions so that they remain safe. There have be instances of buyers and sellers becoming robbery victims, notes AL.com. To stay safe when buying items on Craigslist, customers should consider meeting at a public place, rather than inviting a stranger to their home. They should let others know the time and place of their meeting and bring a cellphone in case of an emergency. Customers should be extra cautious when dealing with expensive items, such as computers, and remember that if the deal seems to good to be true, then it is most likely a scam.
Other tips for purchasing items from Miami Craigslist include searching the listings several times a day to find the best deal, using multiple keywords and using the image option to view the items available, notes FoxNews.com.