A two-bed, two-bath One Rincon Hill penthouse unit on the 58th floor is renting for $2,000 on Craigslist., and we admit for a second there it seemed like the laws of real estate physics had ceased to apply. Things couldn't be that bad, could they?
Not even at the loneliest tower of them all? And they're not— remember, apartment hunters, to arm yourself with the "flag" link when browsing the wild and woolly world of CL.
Those out-of-country landlords who welcome dogs and cats and rent at a third of market rate can be nasty. But just to get a good reality check going, here's that penthouse for real: 1,600 square feet, no pets, one parking spot, gym, pool, and $6,500 a month with $7,000 deposit. Reality check: complete.