I am planning on buying this MBP from Craigslist and will be meeting the seller at an Apple Store for the transaction: http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/sys/4985966460.html I feel this model is best for me as it is the last of the "user-serviceable" models before the retinas came out. The only downside I see is only 128GB for the HD, however, I can hopefully find a good deal on a 256/512 such as the ones listed on Crucial's site or a good sponsor/vendor from these forums. Storage isn't the biggest thing, I just need to have enough space to run VM Fusion w/ Yosemite and Windows 7(which I use for my small tax biz w/ about 2gb of files) and will probably keep all my photos on Flickr and Music/Entertainment on iCloud. The device I'm upgrading from is a late '08 MB13 unibody 2.4/8/250HDD which I'm looking to replace before it dies like my wife's late '08 MBP15(RIP 05/05/15 - fried logic board). This will be my 3rd used MB so I'm somewhat confident in the durability, however, are there any issues to look out for that would make me walk away? One I'm considering is b/c he did the 16GB RAM and SSD installs himself. It looks like he's gonna go with the offer of $700, however, any other red flags I'm sure will drive that down lower.