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Editor's note: The following item is republished with permission of AOL Real Estate. View the original article.Each week, AOL Real Estate probes the corners of the Web to bring you offbeat dispatches from the world of real estate. Here are some "gotchas," with the news that the founder of a for-sale-by-owner website used a broker to sell his house, and the revelation that the head of New York's "Rent Is Too Damn High" movement enjoys the benefits of a rent-controlled apartment.By TEKE WIGGINBut first: Haven't you ever fantasized about having your own pet dinosaur? That's what one enterprising Canadian is betting on. Curbed reports that in exchange for housing in Vancouver, B.C., a Craigslist advertiser is offering to be a landlord or landlady's &quo...