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Re: Selling a Haunted House? Here’s What You Need to Know
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In Hong Kong, there's an app that tells you where the haunted houses and apartments are!
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/24/wor ... unted-apartments-app.html

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Y'all do know that ghosts don't actually exist, right...?

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The solution is to have your home blessed.

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Are you talking about that huge psychiatric hospital on
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I heard stories from security guards that people saw ghosts in a certain condo converted from a hospital.

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I worked in a building in the Heights 20 years ago it had 2 ghosts in it. I drove by the building recently and saw that the building was converted into rental apts I wonder if the ghosts were still there and if the tenants have any interesting stories.

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Selling a Haunted House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Only four states deal with paranormal activity in their real estate disclosure laws: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Minnesota

Published Oct 29, 2019 at 1:25 PM

Your dream home may be haunted, and in most states, sellers don't have to say boo about it.

Ahead of Halloween, Zillow scared up a state-by-state analysis and found only four deal with paranormal activity in their real estate disclosure laws: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Minnesota.

In New York state, courts will rescind a home sale if the seller creates and perpetuates a reputation that the house is haunted and then takes unfair advantage of a buyer's ignorance of the home's ghostly reputation. For example, if you invite reality television ghost hunters to your home, then later sell your poltergeist palace to an unwitting buyer who prefers sitcoms, a court could make that sale vanish.

In New Jersey, a seller must truthfully tell a buyer if their property comes with phantom roommates - only if asked.

Many states have statutes that say property facts that could cause "stigma" or "psychological impact" need not be disclosed. Massachusetts and Minnesota deliberately mention paranormal or supernatural activity as a "psychologically affected" attribute that does not need to be disclosed.

Some real estate agents say haunted properties present other challenges that can scare off buyers.

"I worked with a seller who claimed their house was haunted by a ghost who lived in the basement," says Jennifer Stauter Kornstedt, an agent in Wisconsin. "When I arrived for the open house, I heard banging noises coming from the basement. I went to investigate but could not find the source of the noise. Then the phone rang three times with only static on the other end."

Stauter Kornstedt says she and the seller agreed to disclose the creepy companion to any potential buyer even though they didn't have to under to Wisconsin law. Ultimately, the homeowners decided to stay in their house, but Stauter Kornstedt says she's been spooked ever since.

Nine states have laws around the disclosure of a death on the property. In California, sellers must disclose a death on the property within 3 years. In Alaska, a death within one year must be disclosed. In South Dakota, sellers must disclose a homicide on the property.

In Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, New Hampshire, New Jersey and South Carolina, sellers must disclose a death on the property only if asked.

So, if you own a home in Texas that was the scene of a chainsaw massacre in 1974, you can keep that your own little secret.

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/ ... y-New-York-564046881.html

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