How does craigslist work?
Craigslist is a privately held company that has an American-based classified advertising website, which provides various options for housing, selling, items for sale, items wanted, gigs, community services, discussion forums, and so on. Craigslist was founded 56 years ago in 1995 by Craig Newmark, then it was incorporated in 1999. Currently, it serves 570 cities in around 70 cities. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, the United States of America.
The site is easy to use and navigate among different categories and subcategories. To find out the item you wish to buy, or if you want to add your item to sell, then Craigslist is the best option to use.
How to find craigslist cargo trailers for sale by the owner
If you want to find our all available Craigslist cargo trailers for sale listed by owners, you should first login to your Craigslist account to gain access to the website and check all the accessible listings to choose the best option for you. Here is the official website of Craigslist where you can search for different types of cargo trailers listed for sale. Follow the step by step guide which is given below. If you complete all steps as instructed, you will successfully find the best cargo trailer through Craigslist. Here is a guide to follow:
Step 1 – First of all, you should type in the domain address of the Craigslist website which is the following: www craigslist.org, or simply copy and paste the following domain link: www seattle.craigslist.org/d/trailers-by-owner/search/tro. However, note that this page automatically redirects you to all available Craigslist cargo trailers for sale by owner, only for the Seattle region. If you reside in another city, you should indicate the right location and then search for the listings.
Step 2 – Once you open the website, navigate to the left side of your screen, where you will find different sections to select in order to search in detail mode. First, you must choose the city in the U.S. in which you reside, or would like to find a cargo trailer. To do so, find the top left side corner of the page and select among the following options: Seattle, Moses Lake, Portland, Yakima, Corvallis, etc.
Step 3 – Then you should select the precise area. If you choose, for example, Seattle, then you should indicate the right area of your search span. You can select all Seattle, Eastside, Tacoma, south king, etc.
Step 4 – After that, you should select an option among the following: for sale, gigs, community, housing, jobs, etc. In that case, you must select for sale option to let the site show you all available cargo trailers for sale.
Step 5 – Next, you should select the item you are interested in or searching for; There are some options given in the pop-up box: RVs, sports, tickets, trailers, tools, wanted, video games, etc. You should choose trailers.
Step 6 – Now that you have already selected the best-suited options for your search, it is time you indicate more precise details to let the Craigslist site know particularly which model of cargo trailer you would like to buy, what price suits your budget best, etc. To do so, you should first select the option all, owner, or dealer. If you want to see all available cargo trailers that are posted by owners, then select owner.
Step 7 – Then, you should type in miles from zipping, a minimum and maximum price of the cargo trailer you are looking for; You can also indicate make and model, minimum and maximum year of manufacture (see image below).
Step 8 – If you press the button "Condition" you will be enabled to choose the best option for your search. You can either tick new, good, fair, like new, excellent, or salvage to make the searching process easier.
Step 9 – If you press the button "Paint Color", you will be enabled to choose the colour you wish your future cargo trailer would wear. You can also select all colours.
Step 10 – Now that you have completed almost all important fields, it is time to choose either “cryptocurrency ok” or “delivery available” options. Moreover, you can choose the language of posting. That will help you to avoid posts that are in other languages. Once you tick the right options, you must click on the Update Search button.
Within a few seconds, you will view an updated page of Craigslist cargo trailers for sale by the owner. You can tap on the photo of the cargo to view more details about the item, selling options, cargo conditions, price range, owner name, contact information, delivery details, etc.
Personal safety on Craigslist
When you find the right item for you to buy, you should take into account the personal safety information that is posted on Craigslist. The website highly recommends its users to be safe and follow their tips to avoid any misunderstanding, or trouble while using the site.
It is commonly known that the overwhelming majority of Craigslist online users are well-meaning and trustworthy. The incidence of a violent crime connected to Craigslist is extremely low, even though there are billions of human interactions per day. However, as of statistics, millions of violent crimes occur just in the U.S. per year with more than 10,000 homicides, over 600,000 robberies, and about 5 million assaults. Some of those incidents are related to Craigslist.
Craigslist aims to let its users know and take into consideration some of the common-sense precautions online too. For instance, when you have found something to buy, or sold something to someone and decided to meet him or her for the first time, remember to:
- Insist on a public meeting. It can be a bank, cafe, or shopping centre.
- Do not meet someone in a secluded or rural place, or do not invite those strangers into your home.
- Be particularly careful when buying or selling high-value items.
- It is recommended that you tell your friend or a family member where you are going to meet that person.
- Always have your mobile phone along if you have one.
- It is better to have a friend to accompany you.